Do you have any life philosophy?
Optimism, joy of life, respect for life as
such, not only material but complex,
including the idealistic superstructure that
distinguishes us from other living creatures.
In an earlier interview you said that you
come from a family of engineers and
that construction was an obvious choice
for you. What does construction actually
mean to you?
It may sound like a cliché, but I really like
building. I majored in water engineering and
throughout my life, as my kids can attest,
when we drive by a dam, weir or other water
feature, I stop and we go check it out. When
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR: Jan Hasík, founder, chairman
of the board and director of HSF System, holds the title of EY
Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 of the MS Region.
projects under the ANTRACIT brand
within our holding structure.
This year you have also expanded
the board of directors in your company.
What led you to do this?
In recent years, in connection with
the positive development of the company
and the increase in turnover and fulfilment
HSF SYSTEM IS SUPPORTED: by the University of Ostrava,
VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Blind United, Bez
mámy, Ondrášek Mobile Hospice, Czech Myeloma Group,
Dolní oblast Vítkovice, HSF System Bike Čeladná, Valachy Tour,
Majáles Ostrava, Karlovy Vary Film Festival, 100th anniversary
of FC Baník Ostrava. HSF System won the MS Region
Governor‘s Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for 2020
in the category of companies with up to 250 employees.
in a town, I look in the excavation and want
to know what fittings or pipes are currently
being used by the waterworks. Of course,
I’m also interested in ground structures,
especially logistics and production halls,
which we affectionately call “cans” (smile)
You started your construction business
as a roofing and facade contractor...
Yes, that is true. We have grown gradually
over the long term and today we are one
of the most popular and respected general
contractors of large construction projects.
We are worth tens to hundreds of millions
of CZK and we implement development
of other objectives, we have been
implementing a strategic development plan
to strengthen the position of our company
in the construction market.
In the next year, we expect to complete
this strategic plan by further adjusting our
organisational structure to better reflect the
growth in sales and the expanding activities
of our affiliated and subsidiary companies.
What other projects do you plan
to focus on?
We will be expanding our development
company ANTRACIT PROPERTY, which
focuses on logistics, manufacturing, retail,
HSF SYSTEM: is a Czech construction company established
in 2002. It is headquartered in Ostrava, with branches in
Prague, Brno and Pilsen. The subsidiary HSF System SK
operates in Slovakia. It employs over 150 people in the Czech
Republic and Slovakia. It focuses on general building contracts
and complete roof and facade cladding of modern buildings,
including their reconstruction. Their customers include property
developers, manufacturing companies, logistics companies
and retail chains. It also carries out public contracts such as
schools, retirement homes and other civic amenities. They build
not only in the Czech Republic, but also in Slovakia, Poland,
Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy and Denmark. HSF System
is a member of the Association of Building Entrepreneurs and
a member of the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic.
office and residential projects in the Czech
Republic and Slovakia.
We would also like to acquire our own
capacities for the production and assembly of
some of the building parts, therefore we are
currently looking for anotheracquisitions.
Where do you see your company in another
It’s not just a vision, as I regularly consult and
create it over a long period of time, both with
my colleagues on the board and with each
of my colleagues when they come up with
something new and thought-provoking.
We want our company to continue to function
in the future as a completely professional
BUILDING OF THE YEAR:
The prestigious award
went to HSF System
for the construction of
a community centre and
prayer room in Sedlčany in
the Central Bohemia Region.
Its other awards include,
for example, first prizes in
the competitions Building
of the Moravian-Silesian
Region, Building of the Year
of the Central Bohemian
Region and Building of
the South Moravian Region.
organisation. We want to function with
a maximum and well-adjusted internal,
production, business and personnel process
without dependence on me or others, and to
be able to function, as I say with exaggeration,
for at least 300 years, which is a short time in
geological terms. (laughs) If we look around
the world, where capitalism has been in
place for hundreds of years, we can see many
companies that have been successful for
several centuries.I believe that HSF System
will be a successful and growing company
to the delight of our customers, suppliers,
partners and of course, our employees and
shareholders, not for another twenty years,
but at least for twenty times as long. (smile)
Mr Hasík, thank you for the interview.
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