František Novák has been appointed as Executive Director of Ringier Slovakia Media and Ringier Slovakia Communities 

From April 1, 2024, František Novák will take over the operational management of Ringier Slovakia Media and Ringier Slovakia Communities as the new Executive Director. Marek Václavík will continue to hold the position of CEO of both companies.

The Board of Directors of Ringier Slovakia has appointed František Novák as the new Executive Director of Ringier Slovakia Media and Ringier Slovakia Communities. In his new position, he will cover the day-to-day operational management of companies, negotiations and relations with business partners, as well as other business topics. He will report directly to Marek Václavík.

Marek Václavík remains the general director after a successful period in Ringier Slovakia. In the upcoming months, he will focus on the vision, strategic direction and closer cooperation of both companies.

Marek Václavík, CEO of Ringier Slovakia: “I am convinced that František Novák will transfer his many years of expertise also to the direct management of our companies. It will allow us to continue the changes we launched at the end of last year. The goal is to prepare for further development in the dynamically changing media environment in Slovakia.”

Dmitry Shishkin, CEO of Ringier Media International: “We have an array of exciting plans in store for our Slovak audiences, and I am eagerly anticipating the continuation of my collaboration with František and Marek. Together, we aim to forge stronger relationships with our audience by delivering unparalleled editorial content and a range of exceptional digital products. These endeavors will undoubtedly elevate our standing in providing top-notch offerings to our valued audiences .”

František Novák, Executive Director of Ringier Slovakia: “I would like to thank the management for the trust. Ringier is a long-time leader of the Slovak Internet. Therefore, I feel a great responsibility towards our readers, users, as well as our employees. My goal is to innovate and advance our products and services so that we remain a leading company also in the future.”

František Novák has been the Managing Director of Ringier Slovakia Communities since 2023. Previously, he held the position of Chief Digital Officer within Ringier Slovakia. He has been working in the Company since 2013, during this time he held several leading positions.