Friday, 11th January 2013, Velenje, Slovenia
Gorenje Supervisory Board appointed other Management Board members for the term 2013–2018
At today's session the Supervisory Board of Gorenje, d.d., confirmed the proposal by the President and CEO and the Remuneration Committee on the appointment of the remaining Management Board members for the term 2013–2018. The Management Board in this term will consist of current Management Board members except Mr. Uroš Marolt who will remain with the Gorenje Group. The Management Board will commence their new term on July 19, 2013.
On October 29, 2012, the Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Franjo Bobinac President and CEO for the term 2013–2018 and thereby authorized him to propose the team of remaining Management Board members. At today's meeting, the Supervisory Board confirmed the proposed composition of the Management Board. Thus, the five-member Management Board for the following term will include:
- Franjo Bobinac, President and CEO;
- Peter Groznik, Management Board member in charge of finance and economics / CFO;
- Marko Mrzel, Management Board member in charge of sales and marketing / CSO;
- Branko Apat, Management Board member in charge of major appliance operations and heating systems operations and sales / COO;
- Drago Bahun – Management Board member and labour director.
Mr. Uroš Marolt, currently in charge of corporate services and kitchen program, will remain with the Gorenje Group after the expiry of his current term to manage one of international sales subsidiaries.
Gorenje Supervisory Board chairman Mr. Uroš Slavinec commented upon the appointment of the remaining Management Board members today: "Gorenje Management Board and its broad team of co-workers shall further pursue in their new term the strategic activities to improve Gorenje's position in a highly competitive industry. They enjoy support of the Supervisory Board which will continue to closely follow the progress of all activities and promote Gorenje's development for the benefit of all stakeholders."