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Postal / invoice address:

DB Cargo Czechia s.r.o.
Hlubinská 1378/36
702 00 Ostrava - Moravská Ostrava
Czech Republic


Maciej Marzec
Head of Sales
Tel. +420 722 074 351

Service Design:

David Nykš
Head of Service Design
Tel: +420 607 169 576

Jan Bobocký
Specialist of Service Design
Tel.: +420 601 691 696


Yvona Žarnovická
Head of Operations
Tel:+420 702 156 731

Daniel Krucina
Head of Dispatching CZ, SK
Tel: +420 720 954 595

Ivan Bogdan
Head of Loco Drivers CZ,SK
Tel: +420 601 693 371

Marcel Grüner
Head of Dispatching AT
Tel: +420 737 725 203

Roland Bieringer
Head of Loco drivers AT
Tel: +420 720 954 502

Lukáš Heřman
Head of Railway Vehicles Management
Tel: +420 601 691 403

Vít Selucký
Technology, Legislative, Safety
Tel: +420 722 993 516

Non-stop Dispatching:
Tel. +420 702 222 805

Administrative support:

Petra Helebrantová
Head of Administration
Tel. +420 601 088 298

Romana Sedlaczková
Back office / General affairs
Tel. +420 720 937 084

Hana Strašíková
Specialist of administration
Tel. +420 702 265 056


Marián Maslaňák
Tel. +420 601 693 388

Human Resources:

Ing. Iva Juříková
HR Specialist
Tel. +420 722 988 641

Petra Helebrantová
HR Manager
Tel. +420 601 088 298


Michal Wiertelorz
Director of Strategic Projects and IMS Manager
Tel: +48 722 220169

Control Tower:

Tereza Sabevová
Deputy Head of Control Tower
Tel: +420 722 986 850

Whistleblower Officer (authorized person):

The person in charge of receiving and handling submissions (Whistleblower Officer) is:

Mrs. Veronika Opělová
Whistleblower Officer
Tel. +420 604 245 930

Contact information for submitting a notification:

a) e-mail:

b) in person: to Veronika Opělová, on the premises of DB Cargo Czechia s.r.o. Hlubinská 1378 / 36, 702 00 Ostrava (a personal meeting may be arranged in advance by phone or e-mail)

c) by post to the address of the company’s registered offices:

DB Cargo Czechia s.r.o.
F.O.A. Veronika Opělová
Hlubinská 1378/36
702 00 Ostrava

In case of submission according to this point, the notification must be sent in a sealed envelope marked DO NOT OPEN - WHISTLEBLOWER.

d) by telephone: +420 604 245 930 (a written record is made of the interview).

The notification must be submitted by a natural person, and must contain information about a possible illegal act that occurred or is expected to occur at the entity for which the notifier performed or performs work or other similar activity, or at another entity with which the notifier was or is in contact in, in connection with the performance of work or other similar activities which:

a) has the characteristics of a criminal offence,

b) has the characteristics of an offence for which the law stipulates a fine rate, the upper limit of which is at least CZK 100,000,

c) violates the Whistleblower Protection Act No. 171/2023 Coll., (hereinafter also referred to as the “Act”), or

d) violates another legal regulation or a regulation of the European Union in specified areas.

A whistleblowing notification shall not be deemed to be a part of any notification which contains:

a) information, the announcement of which could immediately threaten the essential security interest of the Czech Republic,

b) information on the activities of the intelligence services of the Czech Republic, or

c) information, the notification of which would constitute a breach of the clerical confidentiality obligation in connection with the exercise of confessional secrecy.

Whistleblower protection

The receipt and handling of complaints within this system is set up in such a way that the identity of the Whistleblower cannot be revealed. Only the person authorized to receive and process complaints has the right to become familiar with his/her identity and the content of the notification, and who is bound by confidentiality, and is obliged to maintain the confidentiality of the content of the submission during the investigation of the complaint and after the end of his/her employment.

Whistleblowers are entitled to protection under Act No. 171/2023 Coll., Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, if they had legitimate reasons to believe that the reported information about the violation was true at the time of the notification (i.e. the whistleblower must not make a knowingly false notification). The main protective measure may be considered the ban on applying retaliatory measures against the whistleblower and other natural and legal persons (e.g. colleagues, assistants of the whistleblower, persons close to the whistleblower, legal entities of which the whistleblower is a partner, etc.).

Authorized person’s procedure

a) the authorized person will assess whether the notification meets the conditions for handling in the regime, according to Act No. 171/2023 Coll. Whistleblower Protection Act, and will notify the Whistleblower within 7 days of receiving the notification,

b) the authorized person investigates the information in the notification and, if confirmed, takes appropriate steps; in particular, he/she proposes corrective measures, or takes further steps, e.g. forwards the submission to law enforcement authorities, misdemeanour (minor offence) authorities, or other materially competent public authorities, 

c) the authorized person will inform the Whistleblower about the result of the investigation and about the proposed measures within 30 days from the notification of receipt of the notification - (the deadline may be extended twice by up to 30 days in factually or legally complex cases. The Whistleblower will always be notified of the extension before the deadline expires.)

Obligations of the Whistleblower: 

Given the circumstances and information available to him/her at the time of the notification, the Whistleblower should have reasonable grounds to believe that the facts reported or made known to him/her are true. It is not possible to report facts that are knowingly false.

The Whistleblower should act in the public interest and in good faith that the whistleblower is based on credible facts and figures.