As of May 2018, Jovan Radosavljevic is the new GM Coca‑Cola HBC Romania, the largest company in the local beverages industry, a press release informs. Currently, he runs the operations of Pivara Skopje, a joint venture between Coca-Cola HBC & Heineken in FYROM.
He is replacing Jaak Mikkel who will take over as CEO of Coca-Cola HBC Poland from May 1, 2018 as well.
Jovan Radosavljevic began his career at Coca-Cola HBC more than 16 years ago in the Serbian sales team.
Starting with 1998, he held numerous positions in the company until 2009 when he became Coca-Cola HBC Serbia’s sales manager, then expanding his responsibilities in Montenegro in 2010 and in Kosovo in 2011.
”It’s an honor for me to be the General Manager of Coca-Cola HBC Romania, one of the most important countries in the Group. I look forward to this new professional challenge to continue the company’s development, along with all my colleagues,” Radosavljevic stated.
On the other hand, during Jaak Mikkel term, Coca-Cola HBC business in Romania has reached some of the biggest volumes and revenues in the company’s history of 26 years, new drinks have been introduced into the portfolio and the leadership position of the beverage industry in Romania has been strengthened.