Welcome Speech

Andrej Babiš has been a Czech Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance since January  2014. He got his degree at the University of Economics in Bratislava, with studies focusing on international trade. He began his career as a trader for the Chemapol company in Bratislava, and later continued it for the Petrimex company. In 1993, he established his own company, Agrofert, which is now an international conglomerate with more than 250 subsidiaries in several industries: chemical, agriculture, food processing, forestry and timbering, ground-technologies, technology and transportation, renewable energy sources and as well as media. Since 2011 he has been a chairman of the ANO political movement, which gained the second largest amount of votes in the 2013 parliamentary elections.