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March 22, 2017, Adam Rek

Top news: Adam Kolesa: Consulting taught me one thing that is very valuable

Adam Kolesa joined McKinsey as a consultant right out of school. When he went back to school three years later to earn his MBA, he had time to look back at his life. He was missing continuity and he said to himself that he wanted to start building something for the long term. Therefore, he is now at Rockaway, where among other things he is currently preparing a programme involving summer internships for students. But why start out talking about work? I found out from Adam that he had nearly lost his life while mountain climbing. So, let’s begin with that…

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March 20, 2017, Michaela Papežová

Rockaway to acquire Euromedia Group

Rockaway Capital announced today that it had signed an agreement to purchase Euromedia Group, a leading player in the book publishing market in the Czech Republic. The transaction, which is subject to approval by the Office for the Protection of Competition, is being executed with financial support from Daniel Křetínský and Patrik Tkáč.

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February 16, 2017, Adam Rek

VIKTOR KUSTEIN: PEOPLE SIMPLY HAVE TO FIT IN WITH THE CORPORATE CULTURE

This interview was conducted by Petr Skondrojanis (CEO of COCUMA) in connection with preparations for the Culture Rocks conference. “I first met Viktor when creating the COCUMA profile for Rockaway, when we got together and hit it off, because we both have a very similar view of what HR is and how not to do it. Viktor says about himself that he does HR 2.0 – not Human Resources, but Human Relations. He co-founded the training company Growjob, which is highly focused on corporate cultures, and subsequently came to Rockaway. What interested me about Victor from the beginning is his completely different approach. He approaches HR in a holistic manner; he doesn’t concern himself with consequences, but rather with causes, and he works a lot with the environment and mainly with the people who create the environment. And I was interested in how his role at Rockaway has shifted over the course of two years, what fills his calendar and what he gets from organising hackathons and creating communities.”

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