Pavel holds an MSc. degree in Management from the HEC School of Management in Paris, France and a BSc. degree in International Trade from the University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. He has built his international career around various finance and commercial roles in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.
He began his professional career at the French cosmetic company Yves Rocher, where he held positions of increasing responsibilities in accounting, finance and business development first at the corporate level in France and then in subsidiaries in Southeast Asia and Turkey from 2004 to 2009. He then spent 4,5 years at the French biotech firm Stallergenes, where he was responsible for developing business in emerging markets in several regions, including Northern and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South Africa.
Pavel joined SOTIO in 2014 and is responsible for Finance and Support Functions, as well as Market Access & Commercial Planning.