04/22/2015 CORPORATE

Vladimir Čupić - New Director for Atlantic Grupa Serbia

With the beginning of May, Vladimir Čupić, a manager with rich managerial experience and reputation in the economic and social life of Serbia, became the new General Secretary and Director of Atlantic Grupa for Serbia.

Along with the growth of Atlantic Grupa on the Serbian market there is a rising need for the development of company recognition as an economic entity as well as its proactive involvement in a wide spectrum of economic and socio-political organizations and events. For the purpose of strategic management of relations with relevant institutional audiences and its business reputation, as well as the identification of business opportunities that will enable further development of Atlantic Grupa in Serbia, we set up the function of General Secretary and Director of Atlantic Grupa in Serbia.

At his new position, Vladimir Čupić will be responsible for the promotion of Atlantic Grupa and its member companies in Serbia, primarily in its relations with state bodies, NGOs, international organizations and other institutions, professional and specialized organizations, as well as and the investment community, in cooperation with business areas and other support functions. In his work he will answer directly to the Vice President of Corporate Affairs.

Vladimir came to Atlantic Grupa from the position of President of the Management Board of AIK Banka a.d. Niš, which he held from mid-2013. Prior to that, from 2006, he was head of the Hypo Alpe Adria Bank a.d. in Belgrade, where he was a Board Member since 2003. His rich experience includes management of the Serbian Privatization Agency and a career in the Ministry of Economy and Privatization of the Republic of Serbia, as advisor to the Minister. From 1997-2001 he worked at the Deloitte & Touche consulting company. He is active in the work of an array of organizations such as NALED (National Alliance for Local Economic Development), the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia, the Association of Serbian Banks, the Serbian Association of Economists, the Business Advisory Council of Southeastern Europe, and the Serbian Business Club Privrednik. Vladimir has a bachelor degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, while his professional development was acquired through numerous programs in his own country and abroad.