On 25 August 2020, the Supervisory Board of the Czech transmission system operator (TSO) ČEPS elected Pavel Šolc as a new member of the company’s Board of Directors. He follows Zbyněk Boldiš, whose term of office ended on 29 August. Martin Durčák, Chair of the ČEPS Board of Directors thanks Zbyněk Boldiš for “his commitment and professional work by which he significantly contributed to ČEPS’ active involvement in European energy structures”.
Pavel Šolc already held several management positions at ČEPS from 1999 to 2012 before shifting to the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade as a deputy minister from 2012 to 2015. Mr Šolc then joined the board of the Czech distribution system operator (DSO) ČEZ Distribuce, where he also served as Head of Distribution Asset Management. For the TSCNET shareholder, he will now oversee energy trading and dispatch.