Ljubljana (Slovenia): Five IEDC Alumni were conferred the 2017 Generali Alumni Achievement Award.
Blaž Brodnjak, CEO, NLB, Slovenia; MBA 2009
Our society desperately needs such a bright leader, an excellent team player, a talent developer, a very responsible and aethical professional as Blaž is. His career development was very impressive. After holding many different positions in banking, in July 2016 he became the president of the management board of NLB.
Tomislav Čorak, Principal, The Boston Consulting Group, Croatia; MBA 2003
Tomislav is an extraordinary gentleman, a creative visionary, a pragmatic engineer, a trusted advisor, a devoted father and a generous human being dedicated to solving problems in collaborative and innovative ways. For over a decade, he has been among the most visible proponents of management consulting in South Eastern Europe. Last but not least, he is also a very active thought leader who is often present in media as a columnist, panelist or a public speaker focusing on energy and telecom industries.
Danko Jevtović, Partner & CEO, Jugodata ltd, Serbia; MBA 2010-2011
Danko completed his MBA degree at the IEDC with honours, after building a successful entrepreneur’s career. Since then, his career took a new successful turn in the area of internet infrastructure and governance. Danko is a successful manager and a great leader.
Songezo Mabece, Government Procurement Law Candidate & Guest lecturer, George Washington University USA, South Africa; GMP 2016
Songezo is an outstanding example of a young professional. As an alumnus of the IEDC he has worked tirelessly to promote the school in South Africa. He is currently living in the US as he was invited to be a guest lecturer for political sciences students at three different Universities.
Zoltan Pilecki, Managing Director Studio Moderna Romania, Romania; MBA 2002
Zoltan has gone through a long way growing the company from the incipient small enterprise back in 2011 to the currently 800+ strong salesforce, top advertising investor and the largest omni-channel company in Romania. He has great business knowledge, great flexibility in decision-making and great speed in reacting to sudden shifts and ever changing legal frame in the market. Moreover, he has a great spirit and great abilities in motivating people to achieve top performance and reach business objectives.