Monthly Archives: December 2005


Designer Iška Fišárková, winner of the Designer of the Year award for her unconventional fashions for men. Designer Klára Nademlýnská (middle) surrounded by her models. Lord Mayor Pavel Bém, posing for photographers with designer Jaroslava Procházková. Susie Collinson, International Women’s Association of Prague and Jan Třeštík, gallerist, Galerie u Křížovníků Marek Houda, CzechTrade (left), with…

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Jaap Aardse: A Dutchman in Prague

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Jaap Aardse (65), the former CEO of Philips ČR, is one of the entrepreneurial elite who arrived in the ’90s to do business in a country that for many years had been untouched by market economics. After retiring and parting ways with Philips, this native Hollander became a private entrepreneur, and…

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Saying farewell with a flashback

Written by: Philippe RibotonWhat’s a goodbye without a bit of reminiscing? Here’s a few words from, for, and about the people that made The Prague Tribune a labor of love. QUOTES Jack Stack, CEO, Česká spořitelna » I believe The Prague Tribune has set a very high standard for journalistic professionalism and for high quality…

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Written by: Monika Mudranincová PEOPLE UP Photo archiv Laurent Goutard The new CEO of Komerční banka received, on behalf of the bank, the Bank of the Year award. In the ranking organized by Fincentrum in cooperation with MasterCard, Česká spořitelna and ČSOB followed in second and third positions. Photo D. Bylica Zdeněk Bakala Bakala’s investment…

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One for the road

Written by: Philippe Riboton SOMETIMES magazines disappear like those women that men can’t manage to love the way they should – you only realize how much you valued them after they’re gone. Incidentally, magazines also often disappear just before the summer or Christmas… before summer so that people won’t notice their absence when they come…

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Tomáš Sokol: “In law, things are not black and white”

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo by: Vojtěch Vlk A devil’s advocate defending scoundrels or a prestigious attorney who deserves respect? Opinions regarding one of the best-paid lawyers in the land vary. Read what the defender of fugitive entrepreneur Radovan Krejčíř thinks about truth, politics, innocence, and justice. Many people still don’t understand why you, a…

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