Deputy President of the Management Board
Member of the Management Board
His career path started with successfully obtaining the title of Bachelor in Marketing and Management at the Gdansk Higher School of Humanities, Poland in 2001. Just a few years later, he finished his education at the University of Gdansk by becoming a Master in Economics (Shipping Trade) in the year 2003.
He was very quickly recognized amongst peers as a creative expert and industry leader who developed his career from an agent through broker, manager, up to a department director managing a team of 40.
In the period from 2003 to 2017 he operated on several different functions at the Maritime Agency Gdynia in Poland. During that time he achieved a lot of success that was crucial for growth and development of the Agency. He started his path there as a Chartering Manager but only a few years later became the Manager of Agency Department and made huge developments in raising profit, restructuring company's offices and identified and successfully followed up new business development opportunities.
In 2006 he started working as the Director of Chartering and Agency Department where he was the main responsible person for profit, operations and logistics. He generated annual average sales of $25M, developed chartering and logistic activities of various trade routes, established and maintained a global network within steel cargoes, fertilizers, grain, aggregates, project cargo, break bulk, ro-ro cargoes, commodities and counterparts in the mining, agriculture etc.
In the year 2017 he began his work as the Senior Charterer and Logistics Manager at EASTLIFT DMCC, Dubai. There he had a crucial role of fostering and nurturing links between traders, brokers, ship-owners, suppliers and agents, analysing and reporting on transport and cargo market while developing and embedding charter frameworks and identified, promoted awareness of and mitigated risks on freight deals.
In June 2018 he was appointed member of the Management Board of Luka Rijeka d.d.
Member of the Management Board
Born in Zagreb on September 10, 1974. Graduated at the Faculty of Economics & Business in Zagreb, Finance course in 1998. His professional career started in 1999 at the Privredna Banka Zagreb d.d., a member of Gruppo Intesa Sanpaolo since 2000, the second largest bank in Croatia.
During this period he has attended a series of seminars in Croatia and abroad in the field of treasury management, portfolio management and financial risk protection. He leaves the Bank as Head of Securities Trading Direction and in 2004 he is employed by Erste & Steiermarkische Bank d.d., a member of Erste Group Bank AG.
Through a number of projects, he improved and developed the bank's business, and has played a key role in positioning the bank as one of the leading providers of domestic bonds in Croatia. Initiated and established cooperation with a lot of investment banks, foreign brokerage houses, investment funds and large companies.
In 2009 he transferred to Granolio d.d. which is known in the market as the largest producer of wheat flour, and one of the largest retailers of oil and cereals in Croatia. He was appointed member of the Management Board in 2011. During his mandate, the company will be included in the official quotation of the Zagreb Stock Exchange in 2015.
It introduces new and improves existing business policies and procedures, and significantly improves the structure of funding sources. He successfully executes the Initial public offer of the Company, and has been appointed as a responsible person for relations with investors, banks, advisors and auditors. At the beginning of 2018 he was appointed member of the Management Board of Luka Rijeka d.d.
Tomislav Kalafatić passed the Investment Advisor (HANFA) exam, and he teaches at numerous professional conferences. He was a member of the Executive Committee of ACI Croatia (2003-2006). Member of the Zagreb Stock Exchange (2006-2009). President of NO Erste d.o.o. for the management of compulsory and voluntary pension funds (2007-2009).
Dr. sc. Alen Jugović
Associate professor, President of the Supervisory Board
Graduated in 1999 at the Faculty of Maritime Studies of the University of Rijeka and became B.Sc. in Technology maritime traffic. At the Faculty of Economics in 2008 defended his doctoral degree and received his doctor's degree in social sciences, field of economy.
He completed his professional master's Economics for Sustainable Transportation Development in the Virtual University of the Adriatic-Ionian Basin, Trieste-Italy. He works at the Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka as an associate professor and is currently the Dean of the Faculty. He has participated in over seventy professional and five scientific projects related to the organization, logistics operations, concession, economic exploitation and management of maritime organizations (ports and shipping companies).
The most important his research projects are: National Development Plan ports of county and local importance in Croatia, Master plan of ports open to public traffic from the county and local interest in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Sustainable Development Strategy of Cruising Tourism in Croatia, Ten Year Development Plan Croatian port system and many others. He was engaged and the three European project, of which the one was the leader of the European project "Developing of Motorways of the Sea system and Adriatic region-AdriaticMoS". He has published about 60 scientific papers in the field of economics, logistics, traffic and transport, ports and shipping, and participated in a number of national and international conferences and meetings. He is coauthor or author of three university books entitled "The management of sea passenger port", "Management in shipping and ports" and “Management of sea ports”.