Member

Zoran Daljevic

Personal data                                                                           

Name and surname  Zoran Daljevic

Date and place of birth 19.02.1961, Belgrade

Citizenship: Serbian, Slovenian

 

Career details

Present

Atlantic group

Position: Director of Central finance for Serbia and Macedonia

Activity: Production and distribution of  snacks, savory, coffee, beverages, food products

Turnover: 200 mil EUR

Employees: (Serbia&Macedonia) 1600

Reporting to Vice President – Finance of Atlantic Group

Responsible for development of Central finance function in Serbia and  Macedonia as well as Finance Director function of Snack business including budgeting process for Snack Business Unit and management reports . Central finance is responsible for timely reporting for all units in Serbia and Macedonia according to company standards. Coordinate budget process for all units in Serbia&Macedonia. Responsible  for improving  of  systems and upgrade  finance analyses for business purposes in Serbia and Macedonia. Responsible for transfer pricing. . Monitor inventory and work close with Purchasing department.  Maintain Cash Flow,  cash pooling, deal with banks, auditors, Tax and Legal authorities, as well as Insurance policy. Accountable for Support to Capex process and investment cycle with finance calculations and approval. Monitor costs and savings.  Accountable for credit obligations of Atlantic Group in Serbia and Macedonia.  

In February 2015 appointed to be Integration  manager for Foodland. Main task is to integrate Foodland Company into Atlantic Grupa. It means to establish  procedures and policies, incorporate employees, transfer of knowledge, and manage customers.  Work on organization of procurement and customer service of new Foodland as well as on Budget and reporting of Foodland.

 

2008 to 2011

PepsiCo Intl. (Marbo)

Position: CFO West Balkans

Location Belgrade

Activity: Production and distribution of snacks

Turnover: 90 mil EUR

Employes (West Balkans): 1300

Reporting to General Manager West Balkans and dotted to SEE CFO

Joined PepsiCo after acquisition of Marbo, the largest regional producer of snacks. Responsible of establishing Finance department according to International standards, work on planning, capital investment, monitor finance position of the entities in Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia and export to others (Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo, Greece). Introduced key controls according to PepsiCo policies, lead process for new office lease, control and payment of dividends, work on post acquisition processes, gives support to other Departments and General Manager.  Maintain Cash Flow, deal with banks, insurance. Work closely with Logistics to optimize warehouse&distribution costs.  Member of West Balkans Purchase Committee. Introducing cost control and contingency plan.  Responsible for profitability and transfer pricing across the region. Work on SAP implementation in 2010, as a Cut over leader. Prepare annually budgets and forecast. Implemented control standards and passed successfully corporate audit in 2011. Introduced inventory Steering Committee for better inventory management.

 

2005-2008

Pernod Ricard Srbija d.o.o. (former Allied Domecq Agencies)

Position: General Manager 

Location Belgrade, Serbia&Montenegro

Activity Import of Spirits and wine

Turnover 13 mil EUR

Employees (locally) 28

Reporting to Area Director (Pernod Ricard South Danube)

Size team: 28

After the acquisition of Allied Domecq continues to work as General Manager.  Responsible for company in Serbia day to day business, Business strategy, Sales and Marketing, represent the company to local authorities. Deal with the Ministry regarding changes of regulations.

Member of Foreign Investment Council in Belgrade. Prepare Commercial reports and strategy recommendations to Area Director. Deal with customers and customer policy&chanel of trade, monitor warehouse&forward agents’ policy. Monitor overheads and control Capex.  Chief of Local Executive team (Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Customer Service&Logistics). Prepares and presents Budget and Strategy to Headquarters. Supervise Finance and control reports for headquarters. Deals with auditors and Insurance.

Successfully led transition from Allied Domecq to Pernod Ricard and implement core Pernod Ricard values

Worked with Sales and marketing to increase efficiency

Achieved growth of key brands especially for Pernod Ricard brands (double digit growth)

Turnover growth 15%

As General Manager was accountable for Scala (finance SW) implementation in PR Serbia 2007.

Controls and supervise monthly finance reports and prepares half and year end consolidation reports.

 

2002-2005 :Allied Domecq Agencies d.o.o.

Position(s) Managing Director (from May 2002

Location Belgrade, Serbia&Montenegro

Activity Import of Spirits and wine

Turnover (locally) Net TO cca 11 mil EUR

Employees (locally) 27

Reporting to Area Director (Countries of Former Yugoslavia, Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece)

Size team: 27

Responsible for company in Serbia&Montenegro, day to day business, Sales, Business strategy, represent the company to local authorities. Deal with the Ministry regarding changes of regulations.  Member of Area team for M&A and Area Executive team (for last four years).  Member of Foreign Investment Council in Belgrade. Prepare Commercial reports and strategy recommendations to Area Director. Deal with customers and customer policy&chanel of trade, monitor warehouse&forward agents’ policy. Monitor overheads and control Capex Chief of Local Executive team (Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Customer Service&Logistics).

Acting as Finance Director, controls and lead Finance department, controls and prepares Monthly reports

Deal with Banks, prepares Annual reports for headquarter in line with UK GAAP and IFRS.

Control the Budgets and prepare last estimate. Responsible for introduction of new brands.

Company shows constant profit growth and achieved double digit profit growth.

Became Life Member of Keepers of the Quaich, Scotland 2004,

 

Finance&HR Director (March 1997 to May 2002)

Reporting to Area Director

Size team 3

Responsible&accountable  for cash flow, credit policy, purchase policy, budgeting and accounting. Prepare corporate reports (monthly and annually), according to AD standards and control of local finance reports. Also responsible for HR&Administration. In absence of Commercial Director responsible for all staff.

 

As part of the team achieved best profit results in region in 1999/2000. Yugoslav NMSC won Annual European reward in 1999. Maintain strong financial company position despite Sanctions, regulations, and black market. Deal with banks, achieved VIP client status.  Delivered double digit growth.  Established good relationship with authorities, especially Custom and Tax Departments.

 

1995- 1997

Company NEA d.o.o.

Position Finance Manager 

Activity trade and publishing

Turnover (locally/ total) 5 mill DEM

Employees 3

Reporting to General Manager

Size team 2

 

Responsible for finance and bookkeeping. Worked on Project "Encyclopedia of film directors" in six volumes - finished two before acquired new job. Accountable for annual finance reports, responsible for Cash Flow and investments.

 

1994-1995

Company Kriko d.d.

Position Financial Manager, Director of Kriko tours

Activity trade and publishing

Turnover (locally/ total) 5 mill DEM

Employees 3

Size team 2

Coordinate activities between head office in Belgrade and brunch offices in Budapest and Skopje. In 1995 became director of KRIKO TOURS travel agency. Organized tours and meetings and be official travel agency of Athletic Association of Yugoslavia.

 

1993-1994

Company Komet holding

Position Finance Director

Activity trade and rent

Turnover (locally/ total) 8 mill DEM

Employees 15

Size team 3

 

(Export - import, trade, security, publishing and the biggest owner of the business building PC USCE). Established Finance Department. Responsible for, budgeting, cash flow and annual reports of whole Company. Cooperate with banks and Belgrade Stock Exchange.

 

1990-93

Company: BPS (Banking Payment Systems) VISA card

Group: VISA International

Position Project Manager

 

Activity Bank cards

Turnover (locally/ total) 12 mill DEM

Employees 25

Reporting to General Manager

Size team 1

 

Responsible for planning and statistics in VISA business in Yugoslavia. Made plans, analyses and reports to the Board of Directors and shareholders. Prepared reports (quarterly and annually) for VISA INTERNATIONAL - London. Worked on VISA Business Card project in Yugoslavia.

 

1986-90

Company: Iskra Delta Computers, Ljubljana, Belgrade

Position Sales executive,

 

Activity IT

Turnover (locally/ total) 30 mill USD

Employees 800

Reporting to Department Manager, Deputy General Manager

Size team 1-3

Sales executive in the Export Department - Ljubljana. Since 1989  Head of Export activities in Iskra Delta branch office in Belgrade, working on establishing joint venture company abroad and coordinate export activities for Belgrade office. Made contribution in company's projects:

  Cooperation with small enterprises

  Reorganization of IDC

Education and qualifications

School/University School of Economics, Department of economical statistics and cybernetics

Place University of Belgrade

Qualifications: graduate economist

Date obtained 1979-84

Appointed as Vice – Chancellor of Belgrade University 1983-85

PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS

INSPIRE program for Leadership for Atlantic Group, IEDC Bled 2012/13

Finance consolidation trainings Paris Dec 2005, Dec 2006

Finance training: Introduction of IFRS and differences to UK GAAP, Frankfurt 2005

Reporting in high inflation economies; Bucharest January 2001

Company trainings for Budgeting&Reporting 1998-2000, Bristol

Investment Projects, Brioni, 1989

Export Marketing, Brdo, Kranj 1987

Business communication, Nova Gorica, 1987

Languages & level of fluency:

English fluent

Slovenian fluent

Serbian fluent

Basic knowledge of Macedonian and Russian

Other activities

Mountain climbing, Aircraft history, modeling,

Personality 

Calm, Big picture thinking, team player, patient