Management of Gorenje, d. o. o.

The sole shareholder of Gorenje, d. o. o., is the company Hisense Luxembourg Home Appliance Holding. The bodies of Gorenje, d. o. o., are the shareholder and two or more managing directors.

Managing directors are appointed by a special resolution of the shareholder. The term of office of the managing directors is five years. They may be reappointed. Current managing directors began their respective terms on 11th March, 2019, their terms last until 11th March, 2024.

One of the managing directors is a workers' representative, appointed upon proposal by the Workers Council. The workers' representative managing director represents the company only jointly with one of the Chief Managing Directors.

Two of the managing directors, who are not the workers' representatives, are named Chief Managing Directors by a special resolution of the shareholder and they represent the company each solely and without limitations.

Other managing directors represent the company jointly with one of the Chief Managing Directors.

The managing directors manage the company within the framework of the Committee of Directors. The shareholder by a special resolution appoints a Chairman of the Committee of Directors and, optionally, one or more Deputy Chairmen.  


Managing Directors

dr. Lan Lin

Chief Managing Director

Education PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee, USA
Career path 2002-2006 Guangdong Kelon Electric Co., Ltd., Vice President
2006-2017 Hisense Group, Vice president; Hisense Group, General Manager of Intellectual Property Department; Hisense International Co., Ltd., General Manager
2018 Hisense Group, Vice President; Hisense Group, General Manager of Intellectual Property Department; Hisense International Co., Ltd., Chairman; Gorenje, d. d., Vice-president of the Management Board
2019 Hisense Group, Vice President; Hisense Group, General Manager of Intellectual Property Department; Hisense International Co., Ltd., Chairman; Gorenje, d. o. o., Chief Managing Director
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Chao Liu

Chief Managing Director

Education MBA, University of Memphis, USA
Career path 1995-1997 Qingdao Hisense Mould Co., Ltd., Manufacturing Engineer
1997-2001 Hisense air-conditioning Co., Ltd., Production Supervisor
2001-2004 Hisense Hitachi Air Conditioning System Co., Ltd., Inventory & Production Manager
2011-2016 Hisense Mexico Factory, Project Manager; Hisense USA, Project Manager
2016-2018 Hisense American Region, Director of SCM Management; Hisense Mexico, Executive Vice President
2018 Hisense Refrigerator Co., Ltd., Vice President; Gorenje, d. d., Member of the Management Board
2019 Hisense Refrigerator Co., Ltd., Vice President; Gorenje, d. o. o., Chief Managing Director
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Franjo Bobinac

Chairman of the Committee of Directors

Education Bachelor in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana
MBA Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, Paris
Career path 1983 Emo Celje
1986 Gorenje, Assistant Director of Exports
1990 Gorenje, Director of Exports
1991 Gorenje, Director of Marketing
1993–1998 Gorenje sales subsidiary in Paris, Managing Director
1997 Gorenje, d. d., Member of the temporary Management Board
1998 Gorenje, d. d., Management Board member in charge of Sales and Marketing
2003 Gorenje, d. d., President and CEO
2019 Gorenje, d. o. o., Chairman of the Committee of Directors
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group IEDC - Poslovna šola Bled, d. o. o., Supervisory Board member

Yeguo Tang

Managing Director

Education PhD in Management, Shandong University, China
Career path 1997-1998 Hisense Electric Co., Ltd., Vice President, Deputy chief accountant
1998-1999 Hisense Electric Co., Ltd., Vice President, Chief accountant
1999-2003 Hisense Electric Co., Ltd., General manager
2003-2004 Hisense Group, Assistant President
2004-2005 Vice President of Hisense Group, and General manager of Hisense air-conditioning Co., Ltd.
2005-2006 Vice President of Hisense Group, and President of Hisense Kelon Electrical Holdings Company Ltd.
2006-2018 Vice President of Hisense Group, and Chairman of Board of Hisense Kelon Electrical Holdings Company Ltd.
2018- 2019 Vice President of Hisense Group, and Chairman of Board of Hisense Kelon Electrical Holdings Company Ltd., and Director of Investment&industrial development Department of Hisense Group
2019 Vice President of Hisense Group, and Chairman of Board of Hisense Home Appliances Group Ltd., and Director of Investment&industrial development Department of Hisense Group; Gorenje, d. o. o., Managing Director
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Shaoqian Jia

Managing Director

Education MA in Management, Shandong University, China
Career path 1997-1999 Hisense Group Co., Ltd., Legal Adviser
1999-2002 Hisense Group Co., Ltd., Director of Public Relations of President's Office
2002-2005 Hisense Group Co., Ltd., Deputy Director of President's Office
2005-2007 Hisense Group Co., Ltd., Director of President's Office
2019 Gorenje, d. o. o., Managing Director
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Žiga Debeljak

Managing Director

Education BSc in Computer Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of Ljubljana
MA in Science of Business Administration and Organization, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana
Career path 1995 Plutal, d. d., Director of Controlling department and Deputy Commercial Director
1999 Mercator, d. d., Director of controlling and accounting
2003–2005 Gorenje, d. d., Management Board member for Finance and Economics (CFO)
2006–2012 Mercator, d. d., Management Board President (CEO)
2012 Mercator, d. d., Advisor to President of the Management Board
2012–2017 Gorenje, d. d., Senior Vice President - International business development; Managing Director of holding companies Gorenje BeteiligungsgesmbH, Austria, Gorenje Corporate GmbH, Austria, and Gorenje Nederland BV, Netherlands; Chief Digital Officer
2017 Gorenje, d. d., Management Board member, responsible for Corporate Finance and the Ecology, Trade and Industrial Services business segment
2019 Gorenje, d. o. o., Managing Director
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Drago Bahun

Managing Director, Workers' Representative

Education BA in Sociology – Specialist, Faculty of Sociology, Political Science, and Journalism, University of Ljubljana
Career path 1979–1984 Rudarsko-elektroenergetski kombinat Velenje (Mining and Electrical Engineering Combine), head of business system organization department
1985 Gorenje, vice president of business administration committee of the composite organization for the field of socio-economic relations
1987 Gorenje, member of the Gorenje Home Appliance business administration committee, in charge of HRM
1990 Gorenje, director of HRM and general affairs
1997 Gorenje d. d., member of the temporary Management Board
1998 Gorenje, d. d., Chief Human Resources Officer, labour director
2003–2011 Gorenje, d. d., Management Board member in charge of HRM and organization, labour director
2012 Gorenje, d. d., Management Board member, labour director
2019 Gorenje, d. d., Managing Director, Workers' Representative
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Executive Vice Presidents

Tomaž Korošec

Education BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
MSc in Total Quality Management and Business Excellence
Career path 1996 Gorenje, d. d., Cooking appliances plant, Trainee - Project ESSOR
1997 Gorenje, d. d., Cooking appliances plant, Head of technological project
1999 Gorenje, d. d., Cooking appliances plant, Head of Industrial Engineering
2000 Gorenje, d. d., Investment Department, Project Manager
2001 Gorenje, d. d., Refrigeration appliances plant, Deputy plant director
2003 TCG Unitech Lth, d.o.o., Plant director
2003 Gorenje, d. d., Executive Director for Production (Slovenia)
2008 Gorenje, d. d., Executive Director for Production for the entire Gorenje Group
2016 Gorenje, d. d., Executive Director for Purchasing for Gorenje Group
2017 Gorenje. d. d., Executive Vice President- Corporate Procurement for Gorenje Group
2018 Gorenje, d. d., Member of the Management Board
2019 Gorenje, d. o. o., Executive Vice President

Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Boštjan Pečnik

Education BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
PhD in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies, Jožef Stefan PostgraduateSchool, Ljubljana
Career path 1996-1997 Gorenje, d. d., Chief engineer
1997-2002 Gorenje, d. d., Head of R&D Cooking Appliances
2002-2003 BSH Hišni aparati Nazarje, Head of R&D Small motorized appliances
2003-2006 Gorenje, d. d., Director of Cooking appliances programme
2006-2017 Gorenje, d. d., R&D Executive Director
2017-2019 Gorenje, d. d., Executive Vice President Cooking Programme
2019 Gorenje, d. o. o., Executive Vice President
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Saša Marković

Education BA in Management, Faculty of management, BK University, Serbia
Global Executive MBA, J. M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Career path 2001 The Broadmoor Hotel (Colorado Springs, USA), Manager in training
2003 Office 1 Superstore, Sales Director
2005 Procter & Gamble (Belgrade & Novi Sad, Serbia), Customer Business Development, Unit Manager
2009 Procter & Gamble (Bucharest, Romania), Market Strategy and Planning - Balkans, Category Manager
2011 Philips Consumer Lifestyle – small kitchen appliances (Prague, Czech Republic), Marketing Director Central and Eastern Europe
2012 Philips Consumer Lifestyle – small kitchen appliances (Prague, Czech Republic), General Manager/Commercial Leader for Central Europe
2015 Philips Electronics North America, Senior Marketing Director-Personal Care, North America
2018 Gorenje, d. d., Member of the Management Board
2019 Gorenje, d. o. o., Executive Vice President
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Lu Hou

Education MBA, Central Queensland University, Australia
Career path 2005-2009 Hisense International Co., Ltd., Regional Sales Manager of Hisense Europe
2009-2012 Hisense International Co., Ltd., TV Sales Director of Hisense Europe
2012-2018 Hisense International Co., Ltd., Managing Director of Hisense UK
2018 Hisense International Co., Ltd., Managing Director of Hisense Europe; Managing Director of Hisense UK; Gorenje, d. d., Member of the Management Board
2019 Hisense International Co., Ltd., Managing Director of Hisense Europe; Managing Director of Hisense UK; Gorenje, d. o. o., Executive Vice President
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Stanka Pejanović

Education Bachelor in Economics, Faculty of Trade and Banking, Belgrade, Serbia
MSc in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Career path 1991 Univerzal, Head of Accounting Department
1995 Rodić MB, Head of Accounting Department
1996 Rodić MB, Head of Retail Department
1999 Rodić Market, General Manager
2001 Rodić Holding, Sales Director
2006 Mercator-S, General Manager & M-Rodić, President of Management Board
2010 Mercator Group, Senior Vice President for Operations in South East Europe
2011 Mercator Group, Management Board Member & Mercator-S, General Manager
2014 Gorenje, d. d., Managing Director of Gorenje Beograd
2018 Gorenje, d. d., Member of the Management Board
2019 Gorenje, d. o. o., Executive Vice President
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /

Jianmin Han

Education MBA, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China
Career path 2001-2005 Hisense Group, Capital Management in Finance Department
2005-2007 Hisense International Co., Ltd., Assistant General Manager
2005-2007 Hisense International Co., Ltd., Assistant General Manager
2007-2018 Hisense International Co., Ltd., Vice President
2018 Hisense International Co., Ltd., Vice President; Hisense Italy, General Manager; Gorenje, d. d., Member of the Management Board
2019 Hisense International Co., Ltd., Vice President; Hisense Italy, General Manager; Gorenje, d. o. o., Executive Vice president
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /