Blansko, 21 March 2019 – Pavel Vecerka, age 55,  was appointed CEO of etampa-metra a.s. at the beginning of 2019. The company, which was founded in 2015, is a precision sheet metal manufacturer specialising in metal housings, post-processing and surface treatment. Pavel, who has an MBA and a Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering, was previously managing director of the welding technology company Strojirny Prostejov. Before that, he spent 15 years at cutting tool manufacturer Pramet Tools/Dormer Pramet in various positions, including in sales and logistics, and as managing director of the company's plants in Russia and Germany. His native language is Czech but he is also fluent in German, English and Russian.

Pavel is married with two daughters and lives in Mohelnice in the Czech Republic. In his limited free time, he likes to travel and play sports, particularly cycling and skiing.