Marek Petrus, Executive Communications Director of Czech Central Bank visits National Bank of Georgia
On November 24-25, Marek Petrus, Executive Communications Director of Czech National Bank visited National Bank of Georgia. Marek Petrus met with the management of the National Bank. He also met with the staff of the Governor and representatives of the PR and other departments.
During his visit to Georgia, Marek Petrus met with the representatives of media outlets; during the meeting they discussed the following topics: communication strategy for central banks, relations with media, communication tools. The guest introduced communication strategy of Czech Central Bank to Georgian reporters and shared with the experience of relations between Czech media and Central Bank's PR office. Marek Petrus answered reporters' questions.
Executive Communications Director of Czech National Bank visited the Institute of Public Affairs, and deliver a lecture to the students of media school.
Marek Petrus is the executive director of communications department of Czech National Bank since 2009. At the same time he is the senior communications advisor to the Bank's Governor and other Members of the Board. He developed rules of communication for communications strategy and monetary policy of Czech Central Bank.
In 2008-2009 Marek Petrus was in charge of research for Egon Zehnder International. He was in charge of internal research dedicated to market research for business perspectives; he was also in charge of identification of people with good organizational skills in Czech Republic and Slovakia and their employment in business sector. He was managing relations with press and
EZI brand development activities. During 2002-2008 he worked as "Reuters" reporter in Prague and London; he was leading economic and financial news; was responsible for covering treasury markets and economic news. In 2011-2012 he was „Dow Jones Newswires" reporter in Prague. He worked in Czech Republic and Slovakia in political, economic and financial news reporting group. Marek Petrus was also the reporter of "Bridge News" in Prague on political, economic and financial directions. During 1996-1998 he was an economic reporter of "Czech News Agency" in Czech republic. Marek Petrus graduated Charles University; he has Master's degree of the faculty of social sciences, mass communications and journalism. Later he completed the faculty of philosophy of Palacky University.