Atlantic Grupa's Management Board is composed of the President and CEO, Senior Vice President Business operations, Vice President Finance and Vice President Corporate Affairs. Alongside the Management Board, Strategic Management Council has been formed, which represents a multifunctional body dealing with vital strategic and operational corporate issues.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Emil Tedeschi is the founder and majority owner of Atlantic Grupa. In 2010 he received the state decoration of the President of Croatia for his special contribution to Croatian economy. He was actively engaged in the process of Croatia’s accession to the EU by participating in the work of the Parliamentary Committee overseeing the negotiating process. He was a member of the Social-Economic Council, President of the Croatian Employers Association, also was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers to the President of Croatia. He is an Honorary Consul of the Republic of Ireland in Croatia, a member of the Trilateral Commission, the INSEAD Alumni Association, the Programme Council of the ZSEM, the Business Council at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana, the Council of the University of Rijeka and the Board of Trustees of Moscow State Institute for International Relations.
Senior Group Vice President for Business Operations
Mladen Veber joined Atlantic in 1996 as the Director of the Rijeka Distribution Centre, while as the General Manager of Ataco (a partnership company in BiH) he made a key contribution to its development as one of the leading distributors in BiH. In July 2001, he was appointed Vice President of Atlantic Trade responsible for brand management and international markets. In 2006 he was appointed Senior Vice President responsible for all business operations of Atlantic Grupa. Since 2001, he has been a board member of the Trade Association Council of the Croatian Chamber of Economy. He is the President of the Management Board of the Basketball Club Cedevita. He graduated at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture at the University of Zagreb, and continued his education at the business school IEDC in Bled.
Group Vice President for Finance
Zoran Stanković joined Atlantic Grupa in February 2007. Today he is the Group Vice President for Finance. Before Atlantic, he spent three years at Pliva as the Director of Controlling in the Pliva Group, in charge of coordination and supervision of finance in the entire Pliva's corporate network inland as well as abroad. Before his arrival to Pliva, from 1995 until 2003, he worked at Arthur Andersen and Ernst and Young as the Senior Audit Manager, where he was in charge of key clients. He is a full member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He graduated economics at Zagreb University.
Group Vice President for Corporate Activities
Neven Vranković joined Atlantic Grupa in 1998 at the position of Executive Director for Corporate Affairs. In 2001 his responsibilities were extended with Atlantic Grupa's mergers and acquisitions, and in 2002 he was named the Group Vice President for Corporate Affairs. He acquired previous business experience in the legal department of Bergen Bank in Norway and as a career diplomat at the Croatian embassies in Washington, D.C. and Belgrade. He was a member of the working group preparing negotiating process with the European Union regarding Chapter 6 - Company Law. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zagreb and received his master's degree from the Washington College of Law in the U.S. He gained additional knowledge in the M&A field at the INSEAD Business School, France.