Tomáš Spurný, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of MONETA Money Bank was voted Banker of the Year 2017. He accepted this prestigious award from expert jury during the gala evening, which took place on Tuesday, November 28th as part of the traditional Bank of the Year 2017 awards ceremony. Tomáš Spurný has been managing the fourth largest bank in terms of customers for three years and his priority is to make MONETA Money Bank the banking digital leader in the Czech Republic.
“I am deeply honoured by this award. First and foremost, I would like to stress that I consider this prestigious award to be a show of respect and regard especially for my colleagues at Moneta. It is amazing as well as pleasantly surprising, that my team and our efforts received acknowledgement from our competitors. My belief, that we are heading in the right direction on our path to become the banking champion of Czech households, tradesmen, independent professionals and SMEs, is now even stronger,” said Tomáš Spurný, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of MONETA Money Bank. “And I would like to say, that each of my bankers at Moneta is Banker of the Year,” Tomáš Spurný added.
Tomáš Spurný was appointed CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of MONETA Money Bank as of 1 October 2015. Mr. Spurný is also a member of the MONETA Leasing Supervisory Board since November 2015 and MONETA Auto since May 2016.
He started his career at McKinsey & Company and has extensive experience from managerial positions in the banking and financial sector. He served as the CEO and Chairman of the Management Board at Banca Comerciala Romana, Romanian subsidiary of the Erste Group. He also worked as the CEO at major banks in Central and Eastern Europe, including the CIB Bank in Hungary and VÚB a.s. in Slovakia, and served as the CFO at Komerční banka. Mr. Spurný also served as the CEO at PPF and CCS. He holds a bachelor’s degree from New York University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
MONETA Money Bank, a leading bank in Czech consumer finance and with growing SME lending offering has reported consolidated profit after tax of CZK 3.1 billion and RoTE of 17.5% for the first three quarters of 2017. The bank has even raised its target for full-year consolidated net profit from CZK 3.65 billion to CZK 3.9 billion. MONETA continues to be one of the best capitalised Czech financial institutions, with CET1 capital ratio of 18.1% confirming also MONETA’s strong capital in line with the regulatory requirements.