Chairman of APS Holding Board of Directors, CEO and Co-Founder
Chairman of the Board and CEO of APS Holding. Martin founded APS Group in 2004 together with Slavia Capital, a regional investment banking boutique. He is responsible for overall strategy and direction of APS Holding and its businesses. He has more than 13 years of experience with distressed debt management, investment and advisory and has overseen APS Holding’s businesses from its very beginning.
In 2015, he executed an MBO of APS Holding from Slavia Capital and is currently the sole owner of APS Holding. Mr Machon earned his MBA degree at Rochester University of New York.
Member of APS Holding Board of Directors
With over 15 years of experience in NPL collections and commercial banking, Tomáš has been responsible for developing and expanding APS’s business from its inception. Prior to joining APS, Tomáš worked in the Collections Department of Komercni Banka. He graduated in Law from Charles University in Prague.
Member of APS Holding Board of Directors and COO/CFO
Member of the Board and COO, Antonín has 13 years of experience in financial management, operations, internal and external audit, consolidation, treasury and project management. Prior to joining APS, Antonín worked for 5 years at EY. He graduated of the Czech Technical University in Prague and has international FCCA certification.
Chief Investment Officer
Viktor has more than 17 years of experience in private equity, investment banking and distressed debt in CEE and SEE. He has worked with Martin Machoň, APS Group CEO, in various capacities since APS Holding’s inception in 2004. Viktor was previously head of Slavia Capital’s Investment Banking and distressed debt activities in the region.
He formally joined APS Group from Slavia Capital, APS’s then majority owner, in 2012. He earned a Master’s Degree in International Finance from the University of Economics, Bratislava.
Regional Director CEE
With over ten years’ experience in debt collection, Victor Angelescu is responsible for the development of APS Holding’s operations in the Central and Southeast European countries. Prior to joining APS Romania in April 2009, whose activity he coordinated as General Manager until September 2016, Victor held management positions in Eurobank EFG and ProfiCredit IFN. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of “Nicolae Titulescu” University in Bucharest in 2010.
Fund Management Director
Pavel spent 15 years as Director managing private equity and M&A transactions in EPIC and SFINCS. He was engaged with Lone Star Funds in the first large NPL transaction in the Czech Republic. In the 1990s, he started his career at the Ministry of Economic Policy and Development of the Czech Republic acting as Director of the Department for Foreign Affairs before entering the Ministry of Economy as Director of the Centre for Foreign Assistance. Prior to joining APS he served as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the OECD in Paris.
Recovery & Sales Director; Country Manager, Czech Republic & Slovakia
Zuzana has more than 8 years of experience in financial services, including consumer finance and retail business. Prior to joining APS, Zuzana was the COO at an international collections company with business in Russia and Ukraine. Zuzana obtained a PhDr. from the Faculty of Political Sciences & International Affairs of Matej Bel University.
Country Manager, Cyprus
Kiki Papadopoulou graduated from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom with a Master’s degree in Engineering and Management Studies. She is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Kiki started her professional career at Deloitte & Touche in London and subsequently worked for sixteen years in Bank of Cyprus, where she held various managerial positions, moving to Hellenic Bank Public Company Limited in 2015 as the Group General Manager of the Business Division.
Between April 2016 till June 2017, Kiki held the position of a General Manager of the Arrears Management Division of the Bank.
Country Manager, Poland
Operations and IT Manager, APS Holdings Przemek is responsible for Operations and IT within APS. Przemysław looks to streamline process optimisation, improve IT structure and increase of actions.
Przemysław has more than 11 years experience in the collections area first gained at IPT Inkaso Agency, BKK Wierzytelności, Eurobank S.A. and Ultimo S.A. Przemysław graduated at International Relations and English at the University of Wrocław.
Country Manager, Romania
Robert joined APS Romania in 2008 working his way through the company from the ground up.
As a graduate of the National School of Political Studies and Public Administration in Bucharest, he specialised in Public Administration during a Master’s degree program at the Police Academy in Bucharest.
Operation and Finance Manager, interim Country Manager, Bulgaria
With over 13 years of experience in banking, finance, operations and relationship management, Hristo joined APS Bulgaria in 2016. Prior to joining APS he held management positions in DSK Bank/OTP Group and Piraeus Bank.
Hristo earned his master degree in Finance and Banking from Economical Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Science. He has specialization in law, management training from Harvard Business School and is certified in Financial Management.
Country Manager, Hungary
Since joining APS Marton is responsible for the operation and development of APS Hungary. Marton has over 9 years of experience in corporate and retail workout since after his trainee lawyer period he worked for Raiffeisen Group at both Leasing and Bank side and then held different managerial positions at CIB Bank Hungary and other Intesa Sanpaolo subsidiaries. Marton gained MSc in Law at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest and had his BAR exam with excellent proficiency.
Country Manager, Serbia
Miloš is managing the project of expanding APS in Serbia and heading sales in Serbia and Montenegro. Miloš has over 10 years experience in real estate and construction. Prior to joining APS, he was a director of operations in private construction and real estate development company and consultant for foreign investors looking for opportunities in Serbia and Montenegro.
Miloš gained BSc in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA.
Country Manager, Greece
Since joining APS, George is responsible for the operations and development of ‘APS Recovery Greece’. Following his MSc in Accounting & Finance from the University of Birmingham, he started working in the banking sector both in the UK and Greece. George has over 20 years experience in banking and has served in credit and strategy positions in BCL (London), Bank of Cyprus (Greece) and Eurobank (Greece).
Since the Greek economic turmoil in 2009, George got heavily involved in corporate and retail loans restructuring, together with business rationalisation of the bank’s international portfolio.
Marketing & Media
Karel has experience in media, communications and marketing since 2005. Prior to joining APS Karel worked for Ogilvy PR and companies from financial and consultancy sector. Karel holds a master degree from Masaryk University, Brno.