Management Team 2018-10-25T15:17:10+00:00

Management Team

"ADASTRA BULGARIA" MANAGEMENT TEAM

Lyoubomir Ovtcharov

CEO ADASTRA BULGARIA

Lyoubomir Ovtcharov has over 15 years of international IT and Management experience. Throughout his career he participated in large projects in the Financial, Telco, Travel, and Metal industries in Bulgaria, Germany, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, and Canada. For the last 10 years Lyoubomir has been leading consulting teams in Adastra Bulgaria and has been responsible for the successful implementation of Adastra Bestshoring consulting model to clients in North America and Europe. Lyoubomir holds a Master of Business Administration from the City University of Seattle and a Master in Computer science from the Technical University Berlin.

Emilia Angelova

HEAD OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION 

Emilia Angelova has over 18 years of experience in the Finance and Administration area. During the past 15 years she has held key positions in the Finance and Administrative management of international companies in the IT sector thus being involved in a variety of business processes and finance optimization projects. Emilia has a Masters Degree in Economics from the Sofia University.

Sava Vladov

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Sava Vladov has more than 15 years international experience in the field of IT Sales and Business Development. During this period he has been in top management positions at major IT vendors including Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and has successfully led initiatives for new markets development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sava has in-depth knowledge and expertise in the Business Process Automation and Business Information Analysis areas, being responsible in the last 10 years for initiating, consulting and leading projects for implementing Management Information Systems at leading companies from the Telecommunications, Utilities, Energy, and Financial Services industries.

Sava has graduated in Electronic Engineering at Faculty of Electronic Engineering and Technology of Technical University-Sofia and holds an MBA Degree from City University of Seattle.

Milka Racheva

HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Milka has been with Adastra Bulgaria for over 5 years, as Head of Human Resources. Leading a team of 10 professionals, her mission is to fulfil business needs and achieve organizational excellence through effective internal and external partnerships in all human capital areas and core business processes. Core areas of expertise include strategic HR planning and development, sourcing, staffing, talent development and succession planning, performance management, compensation & benefits, health & safety, new markets and innovation in HR.

Milka has 20 years of progressive development in HR. Before taking on the challenge to venture in IT, she has worked in sectors such as Production, Retail, FMCG, Utilities. She has tackled HR roles at all organizational levels, with different types of target groups, both in Bulgaria and abroad, and successfully manages to plan in the context of the big picture and execute within the specifics of each audience.

Milka holds a Degree in Business Administration from the University of Hertfordshire, UK, and has a Certificate in Personnel Practice from the CIPD, UK. Her educational background and experience to date allow her to approach the HR function as part of the wider business context, as a challenge, as well as a hobby.

Veselin Berov

BESTSHORING ACCOUNT MANAGER

Veselin Berov has more than 20 years of experience in the area of DHW consulting, Quality Assurance and IT Infrastructure support. Prior to joining Adastra, Veselin has been working for one of the biggest Telecom providers in Bulgaria taking different expert and management positions. He started at Adastra in 2008 first as a consultant and then as team lead and manager. During this period he contributed for the success in many projects in the area of banking, insurance and telecom industry.

In his current position as Account Manager and member of the Adastra Executive Management Team, Veselin is responsible for growing the company Bestshoring services towards North American and European clients covering both DWH consulting and mobile applications development. In addition to this role Veselin holds the position of Information Security Manager and is accountable for keeping the highest information security standards in all areas of the company operations including compliance with ISO 27001:2013.

July Karchev

BESTSHORING ACCOUNT MANAGER

July Karchev has worked at Adastra for more than 10 years.

Before joining Adastra, July had IT career as database and applications developer and analyst, working for the two biggest Bulgarian banks. Started in Adastra as a Senior Developer, July contributed with his extensive technical and industry knowledge for the success of the projects in Investment Banking and Customer Care, growing in his responsibilities as Technical Lead, Team Lead, and Line Manager.

In his current position of Bestshoring Account Manager, held for the past four years, July has tremendous success in growing the services to Adastra clients on the North American and European market, leading a number of teams of consultants implementing projects and serving business customers in telecommunications, retail and manufacturing.

Lyoubomir Ovtcharov

CEO ADASTRA BULGARIA

Lyoubomir Ovtcharov has over 15 years of international IT and Management experience. Throughout his career he participated in large projects in the Financial, Telco, Travel, and Metal industries in Bulgaria, Germany, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, and Canada. For the last 10 years Lyoubomir has been leading consulting teams in Adastra Bulgaria and has been responsible for the successful implementation of Adastra Bestshoring consulting model to clients in North America and Europe. Lyoubomir holds a Master of Business Administration from the City University of Seattle and a Master in Computer science from the Technical University Berlin.

Emilia Angelova

HEAD OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

Emilia Angelova has over 18 years of experience in the Finance and Administration area. During the past 15 years she has held key positions in the Finance and Administrative management of international companies in the IT sector thus being involved in a variety of business processes and finance optimization projects. Emilia has a Masters Degree in Economics from the Sofia University.

Sava Vladov

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Sava Vladov has more than 15 years international experience in the field of IT Sales and Business Development. During this period he has been in top management positions at major IT vendors including Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and has successfully led initiatives for new markets development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sava has in-depth knowledge and expertise in the Business Process Automation and Business Information Analysis areas, being responsible in the last 10 years for initiating, consulting and leading projects for implementing Management Information Systems at leading companies from the Telecommunications, Utilities, Energy, and Financial Services industries.
Sava has graduated in Electronic Engineering at Faculty of Electronic Engineering and Technology of Technical University-Sofia and holds an MBA Degree from City University of Seattle.

Milka Racheva

HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Milka has been with Adastra Bulgaria for over 5 years, as Head of Human Resources. Leading a team of 10 professionals, her mission is to fulfil business needs and achieve organizational excellence through effective internal and external partnerships in all human capital areas and core business processes. Core areas of expertise include strategic HR planning and development, sourcing, staffing, talent development and succession planning, performance management, compensation & benefits, health & safety, new markets and innovation in HR.

Milka has 20 years of progressive development in HR. Before taking on the challenge to venture in IT, she has worked in sectors such as Production, Retail, FMCG, Utilities. She has tackled HR roles at all organizational levels, with different types of target groups, both in Bulgaria and abroad, and successfully manages to plan in the context of the big picture and execute within the specifics of each audience.

Milka holds a Degree in Business Administration from the University of Hertfordshire, UK, and has a Certificate in Personnel Practice from the CIPD, UK. Her educational background and experience to date allow her to approach the HR function as part of the wider business context, as a challenge, as well as a hobby.

Veselin Berov

BESTSHORING ACCOUNT MANAGER

Veselin Berov has more than 20 years of experience in the area of DHW consulting, Quality Assurance and IT Infrastructure support. Prior to joining Adastra, Veselin has been working for one of the biggest Telecom providers in Bulgaria taking different expert and management positions. He started at Adastra in 2008 first as a consultant and then as team lead and manager. During this period he contributed for the success in many projects in the area of banking, insurance and telecom industry.

In his current position as Account Manager and member of the Adastra Executive Management Team, Veselin is responsible for growing the company Bestshoring services towards North American and European clients covering both DWH consulting and mobile applications development. In addition to this role Veselin holds the position of Information Security Manager and is accountable for keeping the highest information security standards in all areas of the company operations including compliance with ISO 27001:2013.

July Karchev

BESTSHORING ACCOUNT MANAGER

July Karchev has worked at Adastra for more than 10 years.
Before joining Adastra, July had IT career as database and applications developer and analyst, working for the two biggest Bulgarian banks. Started in Adastra as a Senior Developer, July contributed with his extensive technical and industry knowledge for the success of the projects in Investment Banking and Customer Care, growing in his responsibilities as Technical Lead, Team Lead, and Line Manager.

In his current position of Bestshoring Account Manager, held for the past four years, July has tremendous success in growing the services to Adastra clients on the North American and European market, leading a number of teams of consultants implementing projects and serving business customers in telecommunications, retail and manufacturing.

"ADASTRA GROUP" MANAGEMENT TEAM

Jan Mrazek

PRESIDENT ADASTRA GROUP

Dr. Jan Mrazek is considered to be a rational visionary; a powerful managerial figure truly capable of solving problems.

Under his leadership, Adastra was ranked, for the first time, amongst the „50 best managed Canadian companies“ in 2006 (Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, compiled by Deloitte). Adastra continues to defend its place annually in the ranking and has been honoured this year, for the second time, with the status of „Platinum“. Dr Mrazek became the first Czech-Canadian to be named Technology Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in its Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2008 (Ontario, Canada).

Jan Mrazek is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and was awarded the title of Doctor of Science in Management Science from the Hagen University in Germany.

Jan Cervinka

CEO ADASTRA GROUP

Jan Červinka established Adastra as a multinational company and in his role as CEO he is responsible for its strategic development.

Under his leadership, Adastra has built a solid customer base in Central Europe and continues to expand into foreign markets in the European Union and North America. Jan Červinka was honoured as the Technology Entrepreneur of the year 2006 in the Czech Republic. This award is part of the Entrepreneur of the Year competition organized annually by Ernst & Young which selects the most successful pioneers in the field of entrepreneurship in the country.

Petr Jech

COO ADASTRA GROUP

Petr Jech is a technology guru and co-founder of Adastra.

His extensive experience in data architecture, database design and ETL laid the foundation for the robust technology solutions and competencies Adastra has become known for. Since the establishment of Adastra, Petr has overseen dozens of projects in the areas of strategy and data warehousing architecture, fields in which Adastra has become synonymous for its customers.

Jan Mrazek

PRESIDENT ADASTRA GROUP

Dr. Jan Mrazek is considered to be a rational visionary; a powerful managerial figure truly capable of solving problems.

Under his leadership, Adastra was ranked, for the first time, amongst the „50 best managed Canadian companies“ in 2006 (Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, compiled by Deloitte). Adastra continues to defend its place annually in the ranking and has been honoured this year, for the second time, with the status of „Platinum“. Dr Mrazek became the first Czech-Canadian to be named Technology Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in its Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2008 (Ontario, Canada).

Jan Mrazek is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and was awarded the title of Doctor of Science in Management Science from the Hagen University in Germany.

Jan Cervinka

CEO ADASTRA GROUP

Jan Červinka established Adastra as a multinational company and in his role as CEO he is responsible for its strategic development.

Under his leadership, Adastra has built a solid customer base in Central Europe and continues to expand into foreign markets in the European Union and North America. Jan Červinka was honoured as the Technology Entrepreneur of the year 2006 in the Czech Republic. This award is part of the Entrepreneur of the Year competition organized annually by Ernst & Young which selects the most successful pioneers in the field of entrepreneurship in the country.

Petr Jech

COO ADASTRA GROUP

Petr Jech is a technology guru and co-founder of Adastra.

His extensive experience in data architecture, database design and ETL laid the foundation for the robust technology solutions and competencies Adastra has become known for. Since the establishment of Adastra, Petr has overseen dozens of projects in the areas of strategy and data warehousing architecture, fields in which Adastra has become synonymous for its customers.