Director, Central Finance Serbia and Macedonia, Atlantic GroupDirector of the Central Finance for Serbia and Northern Macedonia of Atlantic Grupa, and Head of Atlantic Grupa's Representative Office for Serbia
Zoran Daljević is the Director for Serbia and Macedonia of the Atlantic Group Central Finance, who joined the system in 2012. As the Director of Central Finance he is in charge of the accounting, treasury and controlling function of Atlantic Grupa legal entities in Serbia and Macedonia. He is too directly managing finance of Atlantic Štark, which operates within the Atlantic Grupa, while in 2015 he managed the company Foodland merger/integration into the Atlantic Group System. He cooperates and coordinates with other central functions in Serbia.
From June 2020, he has taken over the management of Atlantic Grupa's Representative Office for Serbia, where he works on the promotion and recognition of Atlantic Grupa and its members in Serbia, primarily in relations with government bodies, NGOs, international organizations and other institutions and professional organizations and the investment community in cooperation with business areas and other support functions. For the purpose of strategic management of relations with relevant institutional publics and business reputation of Atlantic Grupa as a relevant economic entity, participates in a wide range of economic and socio-political organizations and events in Serbia and identifies business opportunities that will further develop Atlantic Grupa's business in Serbia.
He came to this position from the position of the Financial Director (CFO) of the Company Marbo - Pepsico for the Western Balkans, where in the period from 2008 to 2011 during his working engagement, he established control -planning function and carried out the integration of Marbo - Pepsico finance into the Pepsico system, following the successful acquisition. In the course of 2009/10 he participated in the preparation and implementation of SAP in the company as the Cut-over Manager.
Previously, he worked at Allied Domecq, one of the world's biggest manufacturers and distributors of spirits and wines, initially as the Chief Financial Officer from 1997 on, and then, from 2002 on, as the Director (CEO). During this period, more precisely in 1999, he was declared the best manager within Allied Domecq Serbia. Following the takeover of Allied Domecq by French Pernod Ricard, Daljević continued to work as the General Manager, at first integrating the existing team into the Pernod Ricard structure, and then contributing to further growth of the existing and developing of new brands from Pernod Ricard program.
His rich business career he began in Iskra Delta, at that time one of the largest domestic enterprises for the production and sale of computers and computer equipment, as an intern in Export Department in Ljubljana (Slovenia), and later on as the Exporting Activities Coordinator of Iskra Delta Beograd (Belgrade). He worked thereupon in several companies within the Planning and Analysis Department, and thereafter as the Finance Manager and CFO .
He was born in 1961 in Belgrade. He attended elementary school in Belgrade and Skopje (Macedonia), and the Grammar School in Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Belgrade. He graduated from Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade in 1984, Department of Economic Statistics and Cybernetics. In the period from 1983 to 1985 he was the Student Vice-Chancellor of the University of Belgrade and member of the Presidency of the Association of Students’ Organizations of Yugoslavia from 1986 to 1988.
He has completed a number of trainings in the field of finance, management and IFRS. Ha actively participates in the work of NALED (National Alliance for Local Economic Development) and AmCham (American Chamber of Commerce) .He is Vice President of Fair Competition Alliance. He is a member of the International Controller Association and PMI.
He speaks English and Slovenian languages.
Atlantic Grupa is a multinational company and one of the largest producers and distributors (own and principal) of high quality FMCG brands in Southeast Europe, which are regional and global leaders and in general - is present in more than 40 international markets. With 17 production plants in almost all countries of the former Yugoslavia, it stands out with some of the most famous brands in the region, such as Cedevita, Cockta, Donat Mg, Argeta, and here in Serbia they are Grand kafa, Stark (Smoki, Bananica ...) and Grandma's Secret.