Board of Directors

PRESIDENTBranimir Muidza

General Manager of the HeidelbergCement Group in BiH and Croatia

Branimir Muidža is the General Manager of the HeidelbergCement Group in BiH and Croatia, the General Manager of the Cement Factory Kakanj, the Director of Dunav Drava Cement Zagreb and TBG Beton Zagreb, and the Procurator of TBG BH in BiH. Muidža is also an authorized intermediary for securities trading in Croatia. He has successfully completed various management programs in the world’s most recognized schools; Harvard – Boston, Business School St. Gallen – London, Management Center Europe – Brussels and Barcelona; as well as the Senior Management Development Program organized by INSEAD – Paris, DUKE Corporate Education – Frankfurt. He has been the President of the FIC since 2011.


Head of EBRD’s office in BiH

Manuela is Head of Office for BiH at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) since August 2019. She has over fifteen years’ experience in development banking with a focus on the infrastructure and energy sectors. Previously, Manuela was based in London, holding positions as Associate Director Policy & Partnerships, Advisor to the VP and Principal Banker in the Energy and Sustainable Infrastructure Business Group. In these roles she worked on project finance and public sector loans in Egypt, Ukraine, Georgia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Mongolia. A German national, she holds a Master in International Economics and an MBA from London Business School.

VICE PRESIDENTBojana Skrobic-Omerovic

Founder of Networks INT Sarajevo

By profession she is a lawyer graduated from Law School in Sarajevo. Currently she is enrolled in graduate studies in the field of international law. Her career began at the BiH Council of Ministers on the project of making development strategies to combat poverty, that made her learn a lot about the economy. After that, she worked at the World Bank as an adviser for youth issues, and eventually she taking over the social programs and projects financing the NGO sector in BiH. In the meantime, she took the step into the private sector as well. For many years she was the executive director of FIC BiH.

TREASURERMubera Brkovic

Tax and Legal Director at PwC Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ms. Brković is a Country Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax and Advisory doo, Sarajevo pwc. She leads the PwC tax and legal practice in BiH. She has more than 15 years of experience, extensive experience in tax due diligence, tax planning, and tax compliance. She joined PwC in 2008 from the Indirect Tax Authority, where she held the position of Tax Inspector for large clients. She has advised many international businesses on the tax and related aspects of acquiring companies and expanding into the region, including leading teams in tax due diligence. She is Team leader of FIC Working Group on Tax.

Amir Salkanovic

President of the Management Board of ProCredit Bank
Mr. Amir Salkanović was born in Zenica, June 24, 1980. He graduated Economics from Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus. Currently he is member of the Management board of ProCredit Bank BiH (since June 2016) in charge of the units: finance and accounting, back office operations and general administration. He has been working for the bank for more than 14 years holding various professional positions such as Head of internal audit and Operational risks specialist. In addition to formal education and professional expertise, Amir Salkanović graduated ProCredit internal educational schemes including ProCredit Bankers’ Academy and ProCredit Management Academy.

Dina Durakovic

Dina Duraković is the Managing Partner  dmb legal. She is a corporate lawyer with over 18 years of post-qualification experience in legal consulting of local and international businesses in BiH. Dina focuses on M&A transactions, competition and labor law. She extensively works with financial institutions, global corporations as well as local companies active in industrial production, retail, IT and services. Dina represents clients in complex commercial litigation and cross-border transactions and has been involved in largest cross-border transactions in the country in the last 10 years. Dina is a regular lecturer at various educational institutions on the matters of corporate and employment law.

Dina is involved in work of a number of local NGOs focusing on protection and promotion of human rights. She is a co-founder of a non-profit Foundation IMPAKT, which works in development of start-ups and micro-companies in BiH. She has assisted in establishment and development of a number of start-ups, focusing specifically on women, youth and other under-represented categories.

Dejan Jokic

Chief Financial Officer M:tel

Dejan Jokic was born in 1969. He graduated in 1997 from South Bank University, London BA Business Studies.
He started his career in the company “Interexport” Belgrade in 1998, and from 1999 to 2002 he was the manager of sports marketing in the company “Delta sport”. He came to the position of project manager at the Center for Auction Privatization in 2002, where he organized and conducted public auctions, prepared and implemented the privatization of small and medium enterprises, and communicated and negotiated with state institutions.
In 2004, he initiated and started activities for the establishment of the Center for Bankruptcy Proceedings in the Privatization Agency of the Republic of Serbia, which began operating in 2005, when he was appointed director of the newly established Center, and remained in that position until 2013.
In the period from 2013 to 2014, he was the Director of the Problematic Placements Collection Department at AIK Bank. He is a co-founder of the company for organizational and financial restructuring “Maxima consulting”, in 2014, where he was engaged in the preparation of valuation, and providing services to creditors and debtors in bankruptcy proceedings, financial and organizational restructuring.
In 2015, he was appointed Director of the Sector for Financial and Accounting Affairs in the PE “Official Gazette” of the Republic of Serbia, and he remained in that position until his appointment to the position of Executive Director for Finance of Mtel a.d. Banja Luka.
He was a principal consultant on the USAID Brownfield Investment Project, chairman of the examination board at the Bankruptcy Trustee Licensing Agency, and a member of the Board of Directors at the Export Insurance and Financing Agency. Since 2018, he has been a member of the Supervisory Board of the PE “Official Gazette”, and since July 2021 he has been a member of the Management Board of “Direct Bank” Belgrade.
He speaks English, Italian and Russian.
For the Chief Financial Officer of Mtel a.d. Banja Luka was appointed on September 20, 2021. years.

Alek Bakalovic

Mr. Alek Bakalović, a corporate banker with many years of experience, assumed the position of President of Bosna Bank International in March 2022. He has more than 20 years of work in international and leading European financial institutions, where he held managerial positions as executive director and board member in the field of finance and risk, as well as investment and corporate banking. With many years of expertise in corporate and investment banking, he knows the economic situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, key people in the economy and society, and understands the positions of Bosnian companies as well as their real potential. He likes to work in a cross-border environment and has extensive experience working with multinational clients/companies. He knows the money and capital markets well, since he worked as a broker in the early stages of his career. He was born in Sarajevo in 1976, where he finished high school, and then went to Malaysia, where he graduated in Business Administration – majoring in finance. After completing his studies in 2000, he returned to Sarajevo, where he still lives today. He is married and father of three children.

Sena Saranovic

Sena Šaranović was born in 1974 in Zenica. She graduated from the Gymnasium “29 Novembar” and the Faculty of Metallurgy and Metal Materials in Zenica and obtained the title of B.Sc. Metallurgy and Metal Materials. She has 22 years of work experience. She actively uses the English language.

She currently holds the position of Director of Production Planning and Order Management, Sales of Nus products and Director of Security at ArcelorMittal Zenica. Because of the positions in which she worked and she did several trainings, conducted by renowned European educational institutions, which relate to strategic development, leadership, as well as a series of trainings closely related to the positions in which she worked.

Milos Bosnjakovic

Miloš Bošnjaković – Prior to immigrating to New Zealand in 1996, served as a lawyer in the Government of former Yugoslavia. During my time in New Zealand, I was the Managing Director of Globe Trade, a company whose value tripled under my leadership.

Theco-founderofSultanCorporationLtd,whichbecameBalamara Resources and had been with the Company as Executive Director and board member from 2009 to 2015. He is a former Managing Director of the family run residential development company MBL Constructions, and Founder and Executive Chairman of the building company MB Point Pty Ltd. Developed MBL Construction from ground level into multimillion- dollar property development company and have lead MB Point to become one of the state’s most successful boutique residential building companies which employs over 100 contractors and permanent staff.  Founder and former director of Eastern Mining DOO Sarajevo, license holder of Vares project, and Co-Founder and Director of Adriatic Metals Ltd London. Presently, he acts as a director and Founder of Seven Plus DOO Sarajevo, license holder of the new project in Vares municipality as well as Director and Founder of Mining Vision DOO, Belgrade. In 2020, founded Lykos Balkan Metals DOO in Bijeljina with all its subsidiaries, and was Co-Founder of Lykos Metals Limited, Perth WA.

Arijana Maksimcuk

Arijana Maksimčuk is a CEO and co-owner of Telemax d.o.o. Banja Luka. Telemax as a family company is a great pleasure and success both for my employees and us within the family. Given that 85% of private companies in B&H are closing down with the departure of the first founders, I am especially proud of my sons. They contribute to the new quality of the company’s work with their knowledge and skills. Due to their involvement in the work, I decided to change the profile of our company. From the standard engineering company, Telemax became a company that manufactures and exports solar products. The energy they brought to the company, which brings youth and education, was crucial and led to this decision. I am very proud of it today. We’ve already exported our solar products to Austria, Croatia, UAE, Serbia, Switzerland and we are preparing for other EU countries, Nigeria and USA.

Today, our company is stable, respectable in the field of electrical engineering and telecommunications with over 50 employees. In addition, we record multimillion turnover, multi-year contracts, and we own a modern business center that provides excellent working conditions to our employees. This year we added a new service – engineering and installation of solar plants.

Stjepan Kumric

General Manager of Fabrika cementa Lukavac
Has spent most of his twenty years’ work experience in the cement industry, holding different management positions in the field of sales and marketing. He is currently holding the position of the General Manager of Fabrika cementa Lukavac d.d – a member of the Asamer Baustoffe AG group from Austria – which also includes in its structure two concrete plants in Sarajevo and Banja Luka, as well as a cement sales company in Croatia. Stjepan Kumric is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the limestone mine Vijenac, as well as member of the Supervisory Board of CEMMAC a.s cement factory, Slovakia. In addition to numerous professional education and trainings, his academic education was upgraded by completing the MBA study program at Limak – Austrian Busniess School Linz, Austria.

Valentin Ilievski

Senior Vice President of Messer Group in Southeastern Europe

Valentin Ilievski, CEO of Messer BH Gas, Mechanical Engineering, was born in Northern Macedonia, as a German with Macedonian roots. For many years he lived and worked in Germany, the Netherlands and China. In his productive and successful management career he has gained many years of international experience in leading companies in the machinery industry. He specialized in the strategic reorganization and development of enterprises. Since October 2008 he has been CEO of Messer BH Gas d.o.o and Messer Tehnoplin d.o.o. in BiH. Valentin was awarded for Manager of the Year and Manager of the Decade in BiH.


Mirha Krivdić is currently a Member of the Management Board for Corporate Sales and Network at Raiffeisen Bank d.d. BiH, with more than 25 years of experience.

She graduated from the Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo, in 2003.

She started her career at Trgovačka Banka dd Visoko (later part of Sparkasse Bank), where she worked as an Officer in the Foreign Affairs Department (1995-1997); Revsar doo Sarajevo, External Auditor (2002-2005); HVB-Central Profit Bank, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2005-2008) Assistant Client Relations Manager; Corporate Department, Head of Corporate Credit Risk Approval Department; „Uni Credit Bank dd Mostar“, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2008-2010) Head of Credit Risk Approval Department Retail.

In July 2010, she started working at Raiffeisen Bank d.d. BiH, as Head of the Billing Department for Retail Clients (July 2010 – March 2012), Director of Workout for Corporate and SE Clients (March 2012 – November 2016), and from November 2016 – present, Member of the Management Board for Corporate Sales and Networks.

Goran Cerovina

Goran Cerovina is the executive director of Nelt doo. The Nelt company in BiH is part of one of the most successful business systems in the region, the NELT group, which today, employs 4,000 people in 15 companies, in 11 markets in South-Eastern Europe and Africa. NELT deals with the distribution of consumer goods of well-known global companies and the provision of logistics services, in Bosnia and Herzegovina the headquarters of the company is in East Sarajevo, and the distribution units are in Bijeljina and Banja Luka and transshipment places in Mostar and Bihać.

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