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The FIC is managed by the Board of Directors, responsible for setting the course of action of the association and shaping the position of the Council in relation to the changes in the business environment. The Board examines the activities of governmental and non-governmental stakeholders, and takes respective decisions, with the view to promote the principles and values of the FIC.

The FIC Board of Directors is elected by the Assembly of the Council as a team of five to nine members, with the mandate of two years. The Board approves programs and development plans, decides on the organization and participation of the Council in public events, decides on the membership of the Council in other organizations, and approves the basic principles of the structure and operations of the committees of the Council.

The FIC President is elected by the Assembly of the Council with the mandate of two years. The FIC President is the President of the Board of Directors. He provides general leadership of the Council and is entitled to legally represent the Council.

Frederic Coin, President of the Executive Board of the Societe Generale Bank Serbia, was elected President of the Board of Directors of the Foreign Investors Council at the regular annual session of the Assembly held on December 5th 2013. Coin was re-elected after the decision of the Council to appoint him to that position in early September 2013 when he replaced the former President Costin Borc.

FIC has two Vice Presidents and they are elected by the Assembly of the Council with the mandate of two years. One Vice President is elected as a substitute for a President. The other Vice President is elected to speak on behalf of FIC and present FIC in public.

Ove Fredheim, CEO of Telenor holds the post of FIC Vice President elected as substitute to FIC President.

Srdjan Lazovic, Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs for CEFTA Region in British American Tobacco SEE, holds the post of FIC Vice President elected as spokesperson of the Association.

Other members of the Board of Directors include: CEO of Carlsberg Serbia Group Gabor Bekefi, COO of Delhaize Serbia John Kyritsis, CEO of Fiat automobili Srbija Silvia Vernetti-Blina, CEO of Lafarge Serbia Dimitrije Knjeginjic, Regional Director of Nestlé Adriatic Ansgar Bornemann, and West Balkans Commercial Director of PepsiCo Michalis Orfanoudakis.

         
 

 
Frederic Coin

Societe Generale Bank Srbija
President of the Board

 

Ove Fredheim
Telenor
Vice President of the Board

   
         
 
Srdjan Lazovic
British American Tobacco SEE d.o.o.
Vice President of the Board
 
Gabor Bekefi

Carlsberg Srbija
Member
 
         
 
John Kyritsis
Delhaize Serbia
Member
 
Silvia Vernetti-Blina
Fiat automobili Srbija
Member
 
         
 
Dimitrije Knjeginjic
Lafarge Serbia
Member
 
Ansgar Bornemann
Nestlé Adriatic
Member
 
         
   
Michalis Orfanoudakis
PepsiCo West Balkans
Member
     

Rules of Procedures of the Board of Directors