Starting out in initially in a small flat, they soon opened up the first office at the Benešovská 21 villa in the Vinohrady district of Prague.
|Mari and Ivan, 1991|
|Steven, Sofie, Anetta, and Donna – 1992|
The early staff started quickly with two projects – the beginning of a 5 year sales and service training relationship with GM/Opel and the introduction of country-wide salary surveys with Coopers and Lybrand, later to become PricewaterhouseCoopers.
|First GM/Opel Dealers Training 1992|
|Flyer for Salary Survey – 1992 to 2002|
In the past 4 years, Hana and manager colleague Michaela Karásková, who joined KNO in 1999 focusing on customer service research, have taken the majority ownership in the Czech firm.
During the past 20 years, KNO has provided quality consulting, training and research performance support to many of the top businesses in the Czech Republic. Notable collaboration efforts are linked here.
Several company milestones from 20 years of operation are detailed on the KNO website.
Below are a few historical team photos from the last 2 decades of KNO Česko operations.
|Retreat with Slovak colleagues|
|Jana, Martina and Veronika|
|Robert, Miša and Jana circa 2005|
|Mark, Steven, Karel and Ondrej in 1995|
|KNO team circa 2000|
|1997 AmCham Cover|
|Team at Villa Safranka circa1998|
|10 Year Celebration in Crete, Greece 2001|
|Strategy Session on Ruska Terrace 2004|
|Happy Anniversary KNO!|