Management of Gorenje, d. o. o.

The sole shareholder of Gorenje, d. o. o., is the company Hisense Europe Holding GmbH. 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.

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.

Managing director, who is not the workers' representative, is 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 Chief Managing Director.

Managing Directors

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 /

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 /

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 /

Changchun Sun

Education Bachelor of management, Qingdao Technological University, China
Career path 2007-2009 Hisense (Shandong) Air Conditioning Co., Ltd., Accountant
2009-2011 Hisense (Shandong) Air Conditioning Co., Ltd., Accounting Supervisor of Finance Department
2011 Hisense (Zhejiang) Air Conditioning Co., Ltd., Deputy Director of Finance Department
2011 Hisense Air Conditioning Co., Ltd., Deputy Director of Finance Department
2018 Gorenje, d. d., Member of the Management Board
Membership in Supervisory Boards of other companies outside the Gorenje Group /