Jan Kadanik is the CEO of the Ameropa Group since January 2014 as well as Member of the Board of Directors of Ameropa Holding AG.
He was born in 1965 in Prague. In 1988 he graduated the Prague School of Economics with a master in International Trade and Finance. Jan Kadanik then started as a base metals trader in one of the state owned foreign trade companies before founding, together with some partners, his own metals trading company in the early 1990'ies. He was a co-managing director of this company until the year 2000. From 2001 to 2007 he worked for the largest Czech and Slovak agriculture, chemical and food group, as director for strategy and finance before moving to Ameropa in 2007 in a similar capacity as CFO.