President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia
Marko Čadež is President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia (CCIS), a member of the Managing Board of the Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum, which he chaired from 2017 to 2023, a member of the Board of Directors of EUROCHAMBRES, the largest European business association, in which he was a Vice-Chair of the Single Market Committee and now he is a Vice-Chair of the Neighbourhood and Enlargement Committee and is in charge of Eurochambres’ Digital Services Network.
He was appointed to the position of the CCIS President for the first time in December 2014, from the position of Vice President in charge of the chamber system modernization and Director of the CCIS Representative Offices in Germany and Austria. In May 2022, the CCIS Assembly entrusted him with a new five-year term of office. He is a Member of the Government’s Council that coordinates the activities and economic policy measures for GDP’s growth and a Member of the Economic Development Council. He executed the office of the President of the Managing Board of the Serbian Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SIEPA).
He is an expert on Serbian-German relations and communications, and one of the founders and a Member of the Managing Board of the Serbia-Germany Forum.
He was born on 1 June 1977, in Belgrade. He finished his schooling in Germany, where he graduated from the Academy for Marketing Communications in Frankfurt, in 2001.
From 2003 until his employment in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, he worked for the Embassy of Germany in Belgrade - for almost a decade, as a Spokesman of the Embassy. He was a Coordinator for Serbia and Montenegro of German Deutsche Welle, and Programme Coordinator and Advisor for Political Issues and Communications with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Belgrade.
He speaks German and English.