The Foreign Investors Council announced changes in its management, triggered by promotion of FIC officials within their companies. Association has the new leader and changed representation in the Board of Directors. At the same time, FIC will continue to pursue the same policy of advocating for simplified and more favourable business conditions.
Ove Fredheim, Telenor CEO, became the new President of the Foreign Investors Council, succeeding Frederic Coin, President of the Executive Board of the Societe Generale Bank Serbia, who resigned from the position of FIC President and will be leaving to take a new position at Societe Generale Group. Under Coin’s strategic guidance, the FIC further deepened the dialogue with relevant stakeholders, diligently and consistently advocating for improvement of the business climate.
Gabor Bekefi, CEO of Carlsberg Serbia Group, became FIC Vice President Substitute, while Dimitrije Knjeginjic, Lafarge Serbia CEO, became VIC Vice President spokesperson succeeding Srdjan Lazovic who ceased to represent British American Tobacco in the FIC.
Thanos Trimis, General Manager of Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina at British American Tobacco, became a new representative of the company in the FIC Board of Directors.
Societe Generale Bank Serbia will continue to be in FIC Board of Directors and will be represented by Goran Pitic, President of the Board of Directors of the bank.
Other members of the Board of Directors include COO of Delhaize Serbia John Kyritsis, CEO of FCA Serbia Silvia Vernetti-Blina, Nestlé Adriatic CEO Ansgar Bornemman, and PepsiCo West Balkans Commercial Director Michail Orfanoudakis.
Above changes were conducted through election process within the FIC Board of Directors and came several months ahead of regular elections for the new Board of Directors, planned for end this year.