Sinisa Pepic

Sinisa Pepic


Date and place of birth: 12.06.1978. Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Citizenships: 1st Bosnia and Herzegovina 2nd Serbia


Work Experience


Digital Finance International (member of Finstar Financial Group), Moscow, Russian Federation (2015 – present)

Country Manager (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

·          Leading and supervising licensing procedure, preparing all legal documents needed in cooperation with local law office hired

·          Managing the procedure of company incorporation once the necessary license is obtained

·          Full accountability for all preparatory and operational activities within the assigned country

·          Draft, reconsile and execute the growth plan for the country and recruit a team to achieve this objective

·          Design and improve the efficiency of the business processes

·          Coordination of IT systems development

·          Participate in development and implementation of marketing strategy

·          Provide periodic market research and reporting

·          Coordinate and work with regional/group functional leaders to achieve objectives and standards for the country and have ultimate accountability for all the functions within country (i.e. Sales, Development, Marketing, Operations, Finance and HR/Team Management)

·          Look for inovations to improve the performance of the business

·          Coordination of business relations with third parties


Modrica Oil Refinery a.d. , Modrica, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2011 – 2014)

Deputy CEO

·          Responsible for Economics, Finance, Legal and HR issues

·          Responsible for Corporate Governance

·          Member of Executive Board


Raiffeisen BANK dd, Main Branch Banjaluka, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2008-2011)

Main Branch Director

·          Leading and Managing network of 20 branches with over 150 subordinates

·          Representing Raiffeisen Bank in Republic of Srpska


UniCredit Bank Banjaluka, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2006-2008)

Various positions

·          Account manager (SME), Mrkonjić Grad Branch Manager, Head of Alternative Channels of Distribution, Head of Retail Planning and Reporting.

·          Selected into Talent Management program on UniCredit Group Level (chosen in pool Group Executive).




ProCredit Bank dd, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2005-2006)

Corporate Account Manager

·          Account Manager for Medium and Large segment of Corporate clients.

·          Loan Portfolio Management

·          Business Analysis


MKO Prizma, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2003-2005)

Head of Branch Office

·          Leading and managing operations in over 20 municipalities of Republic of

·          Representing MKO Prizma in Republic of Srpska


UMCOR, international NGO, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2002-2003)

Income Generation Program Officer

·          Implementing USDA and USAID projects in Prijedor municipality area.


ICMC, international NGO, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2000-2002)

Business Specialist

·          Implementing USBPRM entrepreneurship related projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


NATO, SFOR, Multinational Division SW, Bosnia and Herzegovina (1997-2000)


·          Interpreter for English/Serbo-Croat



Membership in Boards and Committees


Raiffeisen CAPITAL a.d. Banjaluka, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2009 – 2011)

Member of Supervisory Board


Office of the High Representative (OHR), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2000-2003)

Member of Work Group

·          Member of Northwest Bosnia and Herzegovina Economic Development Work Group


UNDP, Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2003-2005)

Committee member

·          Member of Srebrenica Regional Recovery Programme (SRRP) selection committee



Lecturing experience


Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna, Austria, (2010-2011)

Master trainer

·          Master trainer and one of developers of „Infinity“ (management and leadership skills development based on coaching)


University of Business Engineering and Management, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2007 – 2010)

Assisting Professor

·          Banking Management

·          Principles of Management

·          Tax System and Taxing Policy





2008                University of Business Engineering and Management, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Master of Business Economy (Influence of Financial Globalization on European Banking)


2005                Megatrend University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Business Studies, Belgrade, Serbia

Graduated Economist (Executive Management)


2003                Belgrade School of Business, Belgrade, Serbia

Economist (Trade and Marketing)


2002                University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, United States of America

Cochran Fellowship Program Alumni



1997                Trade, Tourism and Hospitality High School, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Hotel and Tourism Specialist



Language proficiency

·          English – Professional

·          Russian – Beginner

·          German – Beginner