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Simon Franko

Simon Franko is a hands-on Managing Director with more than 25 years of leadership experience in international environment. Currently engaged as BASF’s Managing Director in three countries - BASF Slovenia, BASF Croatia and BASF Serbia.

As BASF claim says: We create chemistry for a sustainable future - Simon is proud to contribute and empower others to contribute in the creation of a more sustainable future, through strategic foresight, drive and determination.

His mission is to build up a long-term trustful relationship with all stakeholders.

Simon believes that management, and business in general, is much more than just profit or GDP growth; living by the values we believe in, will-create wellbeing and more optimistic workplaces for all. Solving complex challenges and developing new business ideas in diverse environments is his true passion. He successfully developed new businesses and oversaw their implementation in various countries, such as Slovenia, Romania, Iran, Russia, Morocco, and many more.

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