Daniel Morys ihe has been the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dopravní podnik Ostrava a.s. (DPO), a transport company, since 2016.
He graduated in marketing and management from the Silesian University in Opava (Faculty of Business and Management in Karviná) and completed an MBA program at Liverpool John Moores University. Before joining DPO, he held the position of CEO and director of ČEZ Energetické služby.
In the Manager of the Year competition in 2020, he ranked in the top 10 and also won in the Services category. He is a member of the board of the Association of Transport Companies in the Czech Republic, which formulates and advocates for the common interests of urban transport companies in dealings with state authorities. A significant achievement was the legislative change that exempted traction energy from fees related to renewable energy sources (OZE).
During his tenure at DPO, he introduced a number of innovative projects, including a fare payment system with daily optimization using payment cards (similar to London), projects such as „BezpapirOVA“ (ending the sale of paper tickets), the introduction of transport assistant services, installation of Wi-Fi for passengers in vehicles, the Turquoise Collection (proceeds going to non-profit organizations), installation of anti-collision systems in trams, a tram driver simulator, the „MyDPO“ mobile application, „Diesel-Free“ (the option not to use diesel buses in regular daily operations), procurement of double-decker buses with CNG propulsion, fleet renewal with the use of European subsidies, and the acquisition of electric buses, including ultra-fast charging stations.