Highly experienced, dynamic and entrepreneurial hands-on investor, CEO and Board Director with a track record of successfully turning-around and profitably developing businesses, brands and people. Experienced at developing profitable partnerships with blue-chip FMCG multinationals in South-East Europe.
A positive social and organizational change agent, Svetozar is active across the Balkan region in promoting regional economic co-operation, trade and integration.
Svetozar led the restructuring of Tikves Winery turning it into a leading producer of high quality wines, recognized by the Wine Innovation Forum (Paris) as being among the top 30 innovative wine companies globally.
Prior to Tikves, Svetozar initiated and led the restructuring of Skopje Brewery, turning it around from a marginally profitable into one of the leading and most profitable branded brewers and soft-drink companies in the former Yugoslavia.