Mr. Petr Materna, a former long-term Director General of ANS CR, passed away on 13 May 2018 at the age of 76.
Mr. Materna was a highly respected person in global aviation, one of the founders of CANSO, the first CANSO President and a Member of Honour of ATCA.
Graduated in radio engineering of the Czech Institute of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering.
He joined ANS CR in 1973 as a radio navigation field engineer. From 1992 to 2007, as a Director General of ANS CR, he led the company throughout all its different organizational forms.