President of the Management Board
Andrey Zubitskiy has a PhD in economics. He became the President of the Supervisory Board of SIJ d.d. in 2007, and in January 2017 he was appointed as President of the Management Board of SIJ d.d.
Tibor Šimonka holds a degree in economics. During his career, he has held several managerial positions in various companies, including CEO, deputy CEO, and CFO, getting a detailed knowledge of the SIJ Group in the process. Between 1999 and 2002, he was a member of the finance and economics board at Slovenian Steelworks d.d. (currently the Slovenian Steel Group). He has managed SIJ d.d. and the SIJ Group as President of the Management Board between 2002 and 2014.
From June 2014, he spent a year and a half as the authorised representative of the crediting banks in the structural adjustment process and the search for a strategic partner – investor for Perutnina Ptuj d.d. From 25 January 2016 to 21. February 2019 he was also the President of the Management Board of Perutnina Ptuj d.d. He became a Member of the Management Board of SIJ d.d. on 22 February 2018 and has been its Senior Vice-President since 1 May 2020. On 5 May 2021, he was elected for a two-year term as President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (GZS), where he will hold office on a non-professional basis.
Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer
Viacheslav Korchagin graduated in economics and management in engineering. He began his career as a commercial director and director of metallurgical and trade companies. Between 2007 and early 2014, he was a Member of the Management Board of SIJ d.d., and from September 2014, he was the deputy CEO of the company Dilon d.o.o. From early 2016 to 21. February 2019 he was the Vice President and member of the Board of Finance, Economic, Controlling and Procurement at Perutnina Ptuj. He became a Member of the Management Board of SIJ d.d. on April 9, 2018, and from May 1, 2020, he is its Vice President and Chief Executive Officer.
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Igor Malevanov holds a degree in economics. During his studies, he specialized in insurance and financial matters He was CFO and head of the financial department in different metallurgical companies. Between 2007 and 25 June 2017, he was the head of the financial, economic, and IT department at the SIJ Group. He was re-appointed as a Member of the Management Board of SIJ d.d. on 22 February 2018 and has been its Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer since 1 May 2020.
Executive Director of Production, Technology and Investment
Slavko Kanalec graduated from metallurgical engineering at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, at the University of Ljubljana. He started his business career in the SIJ Group in 1991 as an intern at SIJ Acroni where he later held various management positions. Since 2007 he was General Manager of SIJ Acroni. In 2014 he took over the production, technology and investments management of the entire SIJ Group.
Marjana Drolc Kaluža
Executive Director of Procurement
Marjana Drolc Kaluža graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Ljubljana. She started her business career in the SIJ Group in 1991 as an intern in the sales department of SIJ Acroni, where she performed various sales functions. Since 2004, she has been working in the field of procurement where she has been strategically managing, planning and optimizing procurement processes in the SIJ Group. In 2012, she was awarded the title ‘the Purchaser of the Year’ by the Purchasing Association of Slovenia.
Executive Director of Sales
Dušica Radjenović holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Maribor. She started her business career as an intern at Gorenje. Since 1994 she has been employed in the Slovenian steel industry in the field of sales. Based on her varied experience and constant upgrading of sales strategies, she has been responsible for increasing the market shares of the SIJ Group in global markets and developing long-term partnerships with customers.
- GREGOR ADLER, Director Steel Processing Division
- VLADIMIR ARSHINOV, Chief Information Officer
- ALEŠ FALATOV, Marketing and Business Development Director
- LIUDMYLA MASLII, HR Director
- DMITRY NOVITSKIY, Logistics Director
- TADEJA PRIMOŽIČ MERKAČ, Director for Quality Systems and Corporate Governance
- METOD VIDMAR, Director for Corporate Security
- MARKO GARBAJS, Head of Risks Management
- POLONA MARINKO, Head of Corporate Law
- MARJETA MLINAR, Head of Controlling
- DAGMAR PLANKO, Chief Accountant
- HELENA PLOJ LAJOVIC, Head of Legal Department
- SANDI SVETEK, Head of Finance
- SARA WAGNER, Head of Corporate Communications