Robert Chvatal

Robert Chvatal

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Robert leads the SAZKA Group and its international team with the aim of becoming one of the key players in the lottery and gaming sector, with an emphasis on innovation and expansion of the business both organically and through acquisitions.

He strongly believes that teamwork, a focus on innovation, and speed are success factors in this industry, which is significantly impacted by technology and changing consumer expectations.

Robert has been instrumental in turning Sazka a.s. around in the Czech Republic to become one of the fastest growing lottery companies in Europe between 2013 and 2016.

He started his professional career with Procter & Gamble and Benckiser before spending 15 years in mobile telecommunications with T-Mobile as Chief Marketing Officer for T-Mobile Czech, and later as CEO of T-Mobile Slovakia and T-Mobile Austria.

Robert serves as the First Vice President of the industry association European Lotteries.