Petr Koška, CEO PrimeCell and Vice-Chairman of the Board, of the National Cell and Tissue Centre Inc. (one of the subsidiaries of PrimeCell). He joined PrimeCell in January 2013. Petr Koska is in the field of medicine since 1993, he is a well-known professional within the healthcare industry in the Czech Republic.
Since 2008, he was CEO at one of the largest university hospitals in the Czech Republic, namely, St. Anne´s University hospital Brno. In his position he gained knowledge of transferring medical science and research into clinical practice. Additionally, he was the head of a unique team of professionals who were developed in co-operation with Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA an International centre of clinical research within the premises of St. Anne´s hospital, namely, International Clinical Research Center (ICRC).
He started his professional career in 1996 at the University hospital Brno, where he held various leading positions until 2007, when he was elected General Director. In 1997 – 1998 he was one of the three key figures involved in the most unique plan in the healthcare industry in the Czech Republic up-to-date, which was the merger of university hospitals in the Brno region. Petr Koška graduated at the Technical University Brno. Later, he obtained the MBA degree at Prague International Business School. Currently he is the candidate for PhD in business (DBA). In 2008 – 2012 he was a member of the scientific committee at the Medical faculty of Masaryk University in Brno.