Credentials

Mahipat Singh, Director at Harvey Singh Hill & Jaipur 1727
“I have had the pleasure to work with Lenka over the last few years. Lenka has tremendous energy to take on impossible workload and then actually not sleep until it is executed to the highest level. The ability to learn and grasp the nuances of any complex strategy very quickly. Lenka is a people’s person and her brand negotiations skill are outstanding. She has the ability to think globally and to execute it to the micro level. Having worked for some of the leading retail Brands internationally which include Habitat International, Selfridges, Marks and Spencer and TSUM, Moscow, I have had the privilege of working with some of the most talented people in the industry. Lenka is up there with the best.”


Harveen Gill, Managing Director of HGA Group
“I met Lenka just over 2 years ago, her commitment and dedication in demonstrating the brand potential to the international brand community is immense. Her communication and inter personal skills are just what is required to market the opportunities that Prague has to offer. Innovative and flexible in her approach, Lenka does her utmost to help brands understand the challenges and upside of trading in a new territory. Lenka works hard at maintaining relationships and at providing guidance and support to all interested parties. Lenka ‘s honesty, transparency and diligence will be great assets for any client that partners with Lenka.”


Jiří Petrovič, Expansion Director, Czech Republic | Slovakia | Austria, DEVELOPMENT
“Lenka is a knowledgeable, dynamic and passionate retail professional. She provided us with great support from understanding the local market, analysing and negotiating the commercial terms which enabled both parties to close the deal. Lenka worked diligently with Starbucks team for over a year to launch our concept in the regional shopping centre, Futurum Hradec Králové, which has been success from the opening. I trust we will have an opportunity work with Lenka in the near future.”


Maciej Malewski, Expansion Department, H&M Hennes & Mauritz CZ
“I have been working with Lenka for several years. She is diligent, organised, exceptionally knowledgeable and passionate about retail. She is great communicator, extremely efficient and always prepared to support me and my team with information needed. Although she represented landlord, she never failed to understand our business model and requirements, and was keen to negotiate lease terms which were mutually beneficial for both parties. It is rare to meet professional like her, and I will welcome to work with her on the future projects.”


Milan Petr, Owner of McPen
“After all these year I have been working with Lenka, I still remember the first time we met! In the best possible way, her work style is extremely unique to find in business. Lenka is professional, diligent, articulate and persuasive communicator, skilled negotiator – a person that commits a tremendous amount of energy to deliver high quality work. She inspires me with her willingness and passion to continuously learn, by seeking new, and original approaches in our retail business. And I must say, as an owner of stationary concept, I never ever met anyone who swears by pen and paper like Lenka😊 It is always great pleasure to work with her.”


Sandrine Fauconnet, Asset Manager
“I have had the opportunity to work with Lenka for over 12 months in the context of Lease Management of two shopping centres owned by Bainbridge in the Czech Republic. Lenka is efficient, has a knowledge and experience in retail market. The communication between us has always been good with interesting exchanges on a case by case basis when required. She is also open to different perspectives. 
With her negotiation skills she managed to achieve very good results in re-leasing and renewing all lease contacts on the property allowing us to enhance its financial value together with a good tenancy mix. Finally, it has always been enjoyable to work with Lenka.”


Oliver Nougarou, Director of Operations Central Europe
“Lenka was responsible for the entire Marketing agenda for all three Shopping Centres in Prague, both, strategically and operationally. Her responsibility also included corporate marketing and PR for the company. Lenka reported directly to me. She did an excellent job in this position through which she contributed to the company results. She managed in a very short time to re-structure and introduce a new marketing strategy and actively managed a few key strong minded stakeholders, as well as internal departments, suppliers and retailers. Lenka has a real passion for retail and shopping centers. She is hardworking, committed and dedicated individual. She has excellent written and verbal communication skills, is extremely organised, works independently and is able to follow through to ensure that the job gets done. I highly recommend her for any role she chooses to pursue.”


 

Jean-Guillaume Pollet, VP EMEA Jo Malone London & EDP Frederic Malle at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
„I have had the pleasure to collaborate with Lenka while in Prague. She is a strong retail professional, pro-active in her communication mode and with a very good understandings of brands and their positioning. I have also valued her ambition and motivation to constantly achieve the goals we had set together.“


Clare Ramshaw, Regional Manager at Warehouse Fashions
„I first met Lenka over a year ago. From the get-go I was captivated by her rare, genuine and authentic aptitude in building relationships. Lenka has a unique ability to challenge the status quo, seeking opportunities in every situation which always leads to a positive and successful outcome.
She’s a dynamic and inspiring individual who embraces any project with vigour, resilience and determination. It’s a pleasure to be in her company as she exudes confidence, knowledge, know how and demonstrates this all with warmth and integrity.“


Lucy Macleod, Head of Franchise at Agent Provocateur
“I worked with Lenka on a special project with AP. She was incredibly professional and engaging, with significant knowledge and understanding in her field. She offered wonderful insights and delivered the project outline and strategy in a very compelling way. I would definitely work with Lenka again on future projects. Thank you for your expertise Lenka!”


Marco Baldassari, Imprenditore presso ELEVENTY FIRST Class Made in Italy
“I had the opportunity to work with Lenka , I can confirm that Lenka is extremely professional and she has a great experience in our industry.”


Caroline Greer, Fashion Director at Kotva Prague
“Lenka was a pleasure to work with and her passion for fashion was infectious. Leading the leasing team, she proved to be an excellent self-motivator which led to great relationships with brands, and her nature and drive was crucial to the success in meeting our goals.”


Karel Šmerák, CFA, Group Director – Capital Markets and Transactions at EOS Holding (member of the Otto group)
„Lenka is a top-notch marketing professional with a strong track record in property marketing and dedication to excellence that is hard to beat. If you need to launch, reposition or just keep up the project, she is right on top of it – from A to Z.“


Johnny Dunford, Co-Founder at Fixxa
“During my time as Managing Director at DTZ, Lenka was a very effective retail agent. Always lively and full of good ideas Lenka was a pleasure to have on the team. Well respected by peers and clients alike, Lenka has a very effective approach to any problem thrown at her.”


Neil Burton, Global Practice Lead – Customer Strategy & Brand
Lenka has provided invaluable assistance in managing the relationship between Holmes Place and Unibail-Rodamco. I have found her to be tenacious in pursuing the best deal for her business, whilst at the same time delivering value for her partners. Lenka is a natural networker who has connected my business to many other positive partnerships too; I am extremely grateful.


Martin Řezanina, Team Leader, Head of Development
“There are few people I can talk so positively about. In my opinion, Lenka is experienced, agile, full of ideas, possesses great communication skills and is a creative thinker. Lenka can adapt herself to work well in any team environment. She possesses drive and tenacity, always remaining a hard-working professional with comprehensive involvement no matter what difficult task she under takes. Lenka is a person with a big heart, she can easily light up your day. She is a good friend, always saying what she thinks and what you need to hear. If you are looking for this kind of person, you must talk to her.”


Eva (Pilátová) Venhodová, Marketing and Communications Manager at The Prague Concert Co
Lenka is a dynamic professional with a solid understanding of the retail / shopping centre business. She is energetic, with a great passion for what she does, always streaming for the best outcome. She requires high quality work from herself as well as from others.


Petra Popová, Real Estate Professional
“It makes me very proud to have such a successful working experience and colleague relation with an individual as dedicated as Lenka is. She is an organized, multitasking person with strong communication skills and an overwhelming concern for client satisfaction. She shows a true commitment to an excellence in every aspect of her job performance. I am confident, due to Lenka´s vast experience and knowledge, she will be successful in whatever role she decides to pursue in the future. I would like to stress her ability to be independent at work and provide her expert assistance to everybody, not only, within the team. Her enthusiasm and eagerness makes for solving the most challenging cases and support in obtaining new instructions. Lenka is a natural leader and will be a true asset to any organization.”


 

Forum Nová Karolina Ostrava

Forum Nová Karolina

Forum Nová Karolina, the dominant 58,000 sq m fashion and leisure shopping centre in Ostrava, celebrated its fifth birthday...

Futurum Hradec Králové

Futurum Hradec Králové

Futurum Hradec Králové, a popular and visited centre, was opened in 2000, and it was expanded in 2012....

 

In the previous years, Lenka held responsibility for leasing strategy and optimising tenant mix on following assets:

  • Department Store Kotva Prague
  • Forum Nová Karolina
  • Futurum Hradec Králové
  • Fórum Ústí nad Labem
  • Brno Královo Pole
  • Oáza Kladno
  • Galerie Butovice

In years 2010-2012, Lenka was responsible for the strategic and operational marketing for:

  • Centrum Chodov (Westfield Chodov)
  • Centrum Černý Most