ALUMNI INTERVIEWS

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Lea Weyermann Lozar, MBA, ACC, Leadership & Team Coach, Weyermann Coaching & Consulting; Strategic project lead – Sensopro AG
LEA WEYERMANN LOZAR: » TODAY, I PRIMARILY SUPPORT BUILDING CONSCIOUS AND HEALTHIER ORGANIZATIONS, ONE INDIVIDUAL, ONE TEAM AT A TIME. THIS IS WHAT I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT.«
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Danijela Milić, CEO of CROMA, Croatian Managers' and Entrepreneurs' Association, EMBA 2005, Croatia
Danijela Milić: »I had a wish to make a bigger contribution to society for quite a while, and I wanted to continue my professional development in an organization where my skills could be used to make a more significant impact on the development of my country.«
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Danijel Levičar, COO, GEN energija d.o.o.
DANIJEL LEVIČAR: » MANY PEOPLE ARE AFRAID OF FLYING BUT AT THE END IT IS THE SAFEST WAY TO TRAVEL. IN THE SAME WAY NUCLEAR IS THE SAFEST WAY OF PRODUCING ELECTRICITY.«
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Mitja Kolbe, Digital Advisor at Microsoft Slovenia
Read an interview with a new President of the IEDC Alumni Club Slovenia and our EMBA alumnus Mitja Kolbe, Digital Advisor at Microsoft Slovenia
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Željka Šulc, Spokesperson of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia&Herzegovina, EMBA 2006
Ms. Željka Šulc, our EMBA alumna from Bosnia and Herzegovina, was among the three winners of the General Alumni Achievement Award 2020. While plenty of our alumni are thriving in the business world, Željka chose a very different path. For the last 8 years she has been working at the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Why what she does is so important to her, we have asked her in the interview.
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Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein, CEO Austria and Germany, REED Exhibitions
It was a great pleasure to catch up with 𝐌𝐫. 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐤𝐭 𝐁𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫-𝐊𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐠𝐥𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐢𝐧, our EMBA alumnus from Austria. Benedikt is leading Reed Exhibitions, being a CEO Austria and Germany. We asked Benedikt about how did they manage this year and how does 2021 look like.
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Adelina Badea, CEO, Mobexpert, Romania, EMBA 2016
Meet Ms. Adelina Badea, the CEO of Mobexpert and our EMBA alumna. Adelina has been recently named one of the Top 100 Most Admired CEO’s in Romania - undoubtedly, a well deserved title! We asked her what her journey to success has been like so far.
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Aljoša Pavelin CEO, PBM Group, Croatia, EMBA 2010-11
What happens in the shipbuilding and related industries in our region and places like China? How did current situation affect relations with clients and communications within the companies? Read an interview with Mr. Aljoša Pavelin, our EMBA 2010-2011 alumnus, a CEO of the PBM Group that specializes in marine engines service and maintenance internationally.
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Matjaž Grm, Executive Sales and Marketing Director, Adria Mobil, EMBA 2003-04, Slovenia
THE ESSENCE OF MARKETING/BRANDING IS ABOUT CREATING THE VALUE FOR THE COMPANY WHILE EMPATHIZING WITH CONSUMERS AND GETTING THEIR TRUST
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Maria Gudkova - Ter Avest, Owner at Coaching and Consulting Boutique, EMBA 2009, the Netherlands
»I BELIEVE THAT IN THE BUSINESS WORLD, AND IN THE MODERN BUSINESS WORLD ESPECIALLY, THE ABILITY TO REINVENT AND PERPETUAL DEVELOPMENT ARE KEY TO SUCCESS AND SURVIVAL - BOTH ON A CORPORATE AND AN INDIVIDUAL LEVEL.«
Denis Mancevič
Denis Mancevič, PhD, Director of Business Development, Senior Consultant, Public Affairs expert, STRATKOM, EMBA 2016-2017, Slovenia
»IF YOU ASK ME, INTEGRITY AND ETHICS IS THAT “THIN RED LINE” THAT WE, AS RESPONSIBLE MANAGERS AND LEADERS, SHOULD NEVER CROSS»
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Mark Pleško, Co- Founder and CEO of Cosylab, MBA 1996 and AAA winner 2018
“LEADERSHIP IS RESPONSIBILITY TO MY TEAM: BEING FIRST IN BATTLE AND TAKING THE LARGEST HITS SO THAT OTHERS CAN MOVE ON WITH LESS EFFORT”
Shar Kurtishi
Shar Kurtishi, CEO of ASD-Group, IEDC MBA 2010 graduate (Kosovo)
»EVERYTHING DEPRECIATES EXCEPT AN INVESTMENT IN HUMAN CAPITAL»
Nikola Vasilev
Nikola Vasilev, CEO, Bulgarian Railways, IEDC MBA 2013 graduate (Bulgaria)
»WHERE EVOLUTION IS NOT POSSIBLE, THERE IS ALWAYS ROOM FOR A REVOLUTION»
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Zoya Zhabenko, Business Development Director, Home Shopping Russia Ltd, IEDC MBA 2015-16 (Ukraine)
»NO MATTER HOW WELL I KEEP DEVELOPING MY KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS, IN MY OPINION, “SITTING IN ONE PLACE” LEADS TO A PROFESSIONAL MYOPIA».
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Rade Injac, Head Launches LatAm, Sandoz International Miami LatAm Office, IEDC MBA 2016-17
You never know who and how, in the most difficult moment, will show up and give you a hand and will push you forward.
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Cristina Doros, MBA 2009, Senior Director in Core Products CIS&SEE, Visa, Moldova
WHEN WE DEVELOP NEW IDEAS, WE KEEP IN MIND THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHAT IS POSSIBLE AND WHAT IS RESPONSIBLE – AND ALWAYS CHOOSE THE RESPONSIBLE PATH
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Nino Chedia, DEMP 2015, Deputy CEO, JSC Hualing Insurance, Georgia
NETWORKING, WITH ITS WEAK AND STRONG TIES IS THE SOURCE OF TRUST, RECIPROCITY, AND SENSE OF COMMUNITY, AS WELL THE SOURCE OF NEW IDEAS AND INFORMATION
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Anastasiya Paruntseva, Business Development Director, CULINARYON, Russia
»PUT YOUR SOUL INTO YOUR PROJECT EVERY MINUTE AND SEE HOW THE ROUTINE TURNS INTO THE WORK OF YOUR LIFE«
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Daria Illy, CEO and Member of the Board of Mitaca, and Member of the Board of Illycaffè
“YOU NEED THE ABILITY TO INSPIRE OTHERS TO GIVE THEIR BEST”

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