Miloš Đurković is Managing Director of Hewlett Packard
He graduated from University of Belgrade, Faculty of Electrical Engineering. He was member of the Managing Board of NALED (The National Alliance for Local Economic Development), and still is member of Association of Serbian Corporate Directors. He is active in sports and member of the Managing Board of the Rowing Club “Red Star”. He is married and father of two..
First Vice President
Jugoslav Eugene Pirić was appointed to Country Manager of Microsoft Serbia d.o.o. in September of 2011. Mr. Pirić brings more than 19 years of International IT Services, Sales, and Management experienceč his tenure at Microsoft started in 1999 when he joined Microsoft Worldwide Compete center of Excellence – EC3, based out of Toronto, Canada. As member of EC3 team he was engaged in number of key clients in US and Europe.
Following EC3, Mr. Pirić spent over 6 years in Microsoft Canada as member of Microsoft Enterprise Services in various roles from Principal Consultant to Engagement manager responsible for leading Microsoft Consulting business in Scotiabank, Toronto Dominium bank and Tier 2 financial services growing Microsoft and Consulting portfolio.
In 2007, hejoined Microsoft CEE HQ in Munich, Germany to assume role of CEE Area Lead for Microsoft Business Productivity portfolio of products and solutions in over 27 countries and size of over 500 mil $..
In 2009 Jugoslav has taken the role of CEE area Incubation lead with responsibility for Incubating 6 of the Microsoft next-generation products like Lync, High Performance Computing – HPC and Azure Cloud platform getting them ready for mainstream, growing entire portfolio 48% YoY.
Prior to Microsoft Mr. Pirić worked at the Toronto Stock Exchange – TSX for 6 years in IS&TS with responsibility for Distributed Systems, Messaging and Collaboration platform, taking part in some of the mission critical projects like TOREX, first PC based decimal trading system in North America and historic closing of the TSX Trading floor due to implementation of the first fully automated trading system
Jugoslav Pirić has been recognize for his contribution and impact with many awards including President Club winner 2002 by Scotia Intek , CSI Award, WW Compete Leadership Award in 2009 and EMEA Incubation business lead of the year 2010..
Second Vice President
Vladan Živanović was appointed Executive Director & Chief Sales Officer of SAGA d.o.o. (Member of New Frontier Group) in January 2012. SAGA d.o.o. is the leading system integrator in Serbia and a partner to global leaders of ICT development, employing over 350 people.
Mr. Živanović has over 20 years of experience in managerial positions in ICT companieswith numerous contributions and achievements to the business, in particular:
-Defining strategic relationships with the largest customers
-Establishing a high level of trust between Microsoft office in Belgrade and its largest customers in the territory of the Republic of Serbia
Mr. Živanović was the one responsible for the accelerated adoption of Microsoft information technology in the public sector in the territory of Republic of Montenegro
After several technical positions, Vladan Živanović began his career in Duga computers in 1995, joining as CEO. As of 1996, he extends his responsibilities with establishing PC Computers Magazine Serbia & Montenegro where he held the position of Editor in Chief. He joins Comtrade in year 2000 where he was appointed as Sales and Marketing Manager. In 2003, Vladan Živanović decided to move on and join just established Microsoft Office in Serbia as Partner Manager and in short period of time become Enterprise Director. He was appointed as General Manager of Microsoft Office in Serbia in 2008, before joining SAGA and NFG in 2012.
From 2010 to 2011 he performed the role of President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia.
Mr. Fish started his career in his native England, before moving to the Middle East. He then lived and worked in Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Slovenia before he moved to Croatia in 2008 to head up the Ernst & Young country practice. Last year he also took on the practice in Serbia and moved to Belgrade.
As a Partner in Ernst & Young, he is currently in charge of coordinating the firm’s services in Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
He has joined BPE in 2004 as the Engineering Manager at the Belgrade facility overseeing the installation and startup of production as well as the recruitment and training of new employees.
In 2006 Mr. Banjai took over responsibility of Manufacturing at BPE Belgrade as the Assistant Plant Manager, before being appointed Plant Manager in 2008.
Before joining Ball Packaging Europe Mr. Banjai has spent five years in Hungary at various technical roles at the Siemens EC’s electronics manufacturing facility near Budapest.
Mr. Banjai graduated in 1998 with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Novi Sad, Serbia.
His key areas of interest are people development, promotion of modern manufacturing culture and support for initiatives to improve the local business environment.
Mr. Banjai is the Managing Board Chairman of Sekopak. He’s married with one child.
Professor Ivan Vujačić served as the Ambassador of Serbia to the United States of America from 2002 to 2009. Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics at Belgrade University, Professor Vujačić is also known to the Serbian public as a renowned economist, recognized for economic projections during the transition and privatization process. Fulbright scholarship student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (1983-1984), he afterwards gained professional experience by participating at numerous economic seminars, and as a guest lecturer at renowned international nstitutes and universities – University of California, Berkeley, Columbia, University of Virginia and Harvard, among others.
Founder of the G17, group of independent economists and its member before it became a political party, Ivan Vujačić is actually a member of the Main Committee and the Political Council of the Democratic Party.
Education, Licenses & Certifications
· Ph. D. in Economics - Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade, Serbia, 1996
· Over 20 years of professional experience in the fields of taxation and microeconomics.
Selected Professional Experience
· Head of Markets in KPMG Belgrade from June 2009 and the leader of multidisciplinary projects.
· Corporate Affairs Director in Philip Morris Serbia, 2005 to 2009.
· Tax Director in KPMG Belgrade, 2004 to 2005.
· Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy, Government of the Republic of Serbia, 2003 to 2004.
· Director of the Republic of Srpska Tax Administration, 2002 to 2003.
· Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Government of Republic of Srpska, 2001 to 2002.
· Professor of Public Finance and Fiscal Policy (FEFA, Singidunum University).
· The author of over 40 articles, studies and books about microeconomics and tax policy
Miša Lukić is one of the most prominent leaders in the Marketing Communications Industry in Serbia and CEE. Currently he is President of the Management Board of Publicis Group Serbia encompassing world-renowned communication agency brands Leo Burnett, Saatchi&Saatchi, Publicis and employing more than 130 people.
Miša Lukić, founder of Leo Burnett Serbia has numerous contributions and achievements to the business, in particular:
· Under his leadership Leo Burnett Belgrade was the most successful Marketing Communications Agency in Serbia according to number of employees, profit and agency net revenue for the last seven consecutive years
· Leo Burnett was awarded as “The Best agency in the Adriatic Region” (2010).
· “Marketing Person of The Year in Serbia 2010” (World of Marketing).
· As the youngest laureate, he received “Life Achievement Award” (Serbian Advertising Practitioners Association).
In the last two decades he successfully led five communication agencies in four countries on two continents.
Miša Lukić is also well known for his contribution as donator (co-founder of foundation “Dobar Glas”) and thought-leader for many socially responsible and humanitarian campaigns..
Željko Tomić is a founder, majority stakeholder and General Manager of OSA - Računarski inženjering, which under his leadership became one of the leading IT companies in Serbia and a strong player in the Adriatic region.
Mr. Tomić has 24 years career in OSA with numerous contributions and achievements to the business, in particular:
· From a small office of 3, OSA grew to a company employing 40 people with exclusive contracts for multinational IT brands such as Autodesk, Canon, Océ and Kern
· He is credited for expending OSA’s business from Serbia to more than 10 countries in Europe and Asia and especially opening two subsidiary companies in Croatia and Slovenia
· Under his leadership OSA become a socially responsible company, conducting numerous donations to health and educational institutions
· In 2007, he was awarded as manager of the year, by the Business Journalist of Belgrade
Mr. Tomić started his professional career as a teacher in 'Nikola Tesla’ Electrical Engineering High School in Belgrade, where he spent two years (1981-1983). Afterwards, he worked in 'Svetlost' – Montaža, as head of site work, manager of construction and head of the team for cold rolling steel testing and commissioning of Smederevo mill (1983-1987) and finally was appointed as a director of the ‘Svetlost’ – Elektroproizvodnja (1987-1990). In 1989, along with two partners he founded a private company OSA - Računarski inženjering doo, as a major shareholder (60%). Since 1990 he has been on the position of the General Manager of this company. OSA - Računarski inženjering deals with distribution of Autodesk software in the Adriatic region (Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia and Albania), development and distribution of DMS software UniDocs and distribution of Océ, Canon and Kern devices..
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