Petr Kuchyňa graduated from the Faculty of Transport at the Czech Technical University (ČVUT) in Prague. He started his career at Šmidberský Transport, where he worked as an operations director. He has been working for Kiekert-CS since 2008. He first held the position of supply chain manager. In 2010 he became head of logistics, and in 2012 he took over the position of plant manager with responsibility for production, logistics and new technologies. In 2020, he became the general manager. During his time at the head of the Přelouč plant, the company has doubled its production capacity, significantly modernized and expanded its premises and currently makes up almost half of the business of the entire global group, which is the world’s largest manufacturer of locking systems for cars.