Management Board

A unique junction of selected Slovene female and male managers

Managers’ Association of Slovenia Management Board is responsible for:

  • monitoring the implementation of the annual program,
  • monitoring of the regular, day-to-day work of the Association. 

It consists of 30 members of the Managers’ Association of Slovenia, usually in the leading positions in Slovene companies, and of elected presidents of the sections. The members of the Management Board are nominated for three year mandate. 

President

On the basis of the presented program for the mandate 2017– 2020 at the General Assembly Aleksander Zalaznik took over the function of the president of the Managers’ Association of Slovenia and the chairman of the Management Board on March, 30th 2017. 

Aleksander Zalaznik

President of the Managers's Association of Slovenia 2017- 2020

President of the Managers’ Association of Slovenia and the chairman of the Management Board 2017- 2020 is Aleksander Zalaznik, Senior Vice President Commercial Controls at Danfoss Heating Segment and General Manager of Danfoss Trata.

aleksander zalaznik

Aleksander Zalaznik is a Senior Vice President Commercial Controls at Danfoss Heating Segment and General Manager of Danfoss Trata. Amongst the awards he received for economic achievements are the awards for extraordinary achievement in economy in 2012, awarded by newspaper Finance, and for exemplary business and entrepreneurial achievements in 2007, awarded by Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia. Zalaznik is also a long-time member of the Managers’ Association of Slovenia and from 2008 onwards a member of its Management Board. 

Vice presidents

According to the need the Board elects up to three vice presidents that substitute for the president during his absence. The Vice presidents of the Management Board of Managers' Association of Slovenia 2017 - 2020 are Tomaž Berločnik, Chairman of the Petrol Board, TOmaž Lanišek, CEO of OEM Evropa & CIS Knauf Insulation Company, and Medeja Lončar, CEO of Siemens Slovenia.

Tomaz Berlocnik

Tomaž Berločnik

Tomaž Berločnik, Chairman of the Petrol Board, has a university degree in mechanical engineering and a Masters in economic sciences. His business path started in his college years while attending The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Ljubljana where he and his friends established a company RVS (Computer engineering in mechanical engineering). After graduation he was employed by the Slovenian Development Fund where he was working as a Project Manager for remediation of companies. Amongst others he was a Chairman of the Donit Tesnit Board, Chairman of the Istrabenz Board and a member of the Petrol Supervisory Board.

»Improvement and development of management in Slovenia, which is also a mission of the Association, is crucial in every company’s efficiency and success. What we need is an open dialogue that will enable a faster and more successful transfer of good practices and especially practical knowledge.«

Tomaz Lanisek

Tomaž Lanišek

Tomaž Lanišek, CEO of OEM Evropa & CIS Knauf Insulation Company, has a university degree in economy and a Masters in economic sciences. He also holds an MBA in business sciences from DruryUniversity in USA. He became a part of the Knauf Insulation team in 2013. During his career he performed a variety of functions, before coming to Knauf Insulation he worked in the field of purchase, sales and management in the Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires Company. 

medeja loncar

Medeja Lončar

Medeja Lončar is the CEO of Siemens Slovenia from 2007 onwards; prior to that she was the head of the communications sector and corporate development. In Siemens Corporation she leads a strategic coordination of business development in the Adriatic region, is also a diversity ambassador as well as a Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of the Slovene-German Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Management Board in UNICEF Slovenia foundation. 

Members of the Management Board

Management Board is led by the President of the Managers' Association. Members od the Management Board of Managers' Association of Slovenia for the period 2017 - 2020 are: 

    • Aleksander Zalaznik, Danfoss Trata, President
    • Franjo Bobinac, Gorenje
    • Andrej Božič, BB investicije
    • Barbara Domicelj, Microsoft Slovenija
    • Mitja Gorenšček, GZS
    • Boštjan Gorjup, BSH hišni aparati
    • Vanja Hrovat, Generali zavarovalnica
    • Boštjan Kozole, Evrosad
    • Tomaž Lanišek, Knauf Insulation, Vice president
    • Medeja Lončar, Siemens, Vice president
    • Marko Lotrič, Lotrič
    • Marko Lukič, Lumar
    • Matjaž Merkan, Telekom Slovenije
    • Igor Mervič, Spar Slovenija
    • Anton Papež, Interenergo
    • Lovro Peterlin, A1
    • Jožica Rejec, Domel
    • Melanie Seier Larsen, The Boston Consulting Group,
    • Iztok Seljak, Hidria
    • Sabina Sobočan, Varis Lendava
    • Tone Stanovnik, Špica international
    • Janez Škrabec, Riko
    • Wolfgang Zeike, Brinox,
    • Natalija Zupan, EOS KSI