JATO Dynamics appoints new CEO
JATO Dynamics, which provides global automotive data, has David Krajicek as its CEO, effective 13 April 2020. Dr Krajicek has over 25 years’ experience. He joins from GfK where he had been at the helm as CEO of GfK Research since 2017.
On his appointment Dr Krajicek said: “JATO Dynamics is a true insights leader within the automotive industry and I’m delighted to get started. I’m looking forward to engaging with the leadership team in the coming weeks as we continue to develop innovative solutions for our clients’ needs.”
During his time at GfK, Krajicek held various leadership positions, including his membership on the GfK management board. Most recently he led the restructuring of the business, and creation of a new operating unit overseeing 1,950 employees.
Jake Shafran, chairman at JATO Dynamics, added: “David is an excellent business leader, whose drive and focus are wholly welcomed into the firm. His commitment to the industry and long-term interests, mean David is not only well-versed in our business strategy, but also with the markets in which we operate. He is an exceptional addition to the team, with the core strategic and customer orientation skills necessary to support our customers and lead our teams through periods of significant growth and change. Everyone at JATO Dynamics warmly welcomes David to the position and wishes him every success.”