Jelena Galić, President of the AIK Bank Executive Board, speaks about the future of Gorenjska Bank, the digitalization that has become imperative for every serious company, strategic goals, and the corporate sector.
Slovenia’s prime minister Marjan Šarec attended the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, and took part in the UN sustainable development goals summit. This year’s General Assembly session is centred around the theme of galvanising multilateral efforts for poverty eradication, quality education, climate action and inclusion.
Societe Generale Srbija continues doing business with the new name – OTP banka Srbija AD Beograd, and its priority will remain client orientation, innovation drive and dedication to further development, now with strong support of OTP Group. Merger with Vojvodjanska banka, member of OTP Group is planned in 2021.
Modern Centre Party (SMC) members elected unanimously Zdravko Počivalšek new leader at a congress in Ljubljana on Saturday. Počivalšek, the economy minister, is taking over from Miro Cerar, the SMC founder who currently serves as foreign minister.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia has a clear and bold strategic plan to help Slovenian economy reach export of EUR 50 billion in 2025. The plan includes higher wages for employees, alleviation of the tax burden, and a better supply of well-trained workforce through improved education and smart immigration. We are future-oriented and ready to work on measures that will propel Slovenian economy to new heights, says Boštjan Gorjup, the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (CCIS).
According to the latest survey on the economic situation which AHK carries in the 15 CEE countries Slovenia is the best prepared for digital transformation. This rating is of enormous importance for further cooperation between the two countries as it means that there are new venues for work, this time, in advanced technologies. It is a cherry on the top of already successful cooperation between two economies. No wonder then there are strong motives from both sides to add new quality to this relationship, explains Gertrud Rantzen, Chairwoman of the German-Slovene Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Slovenia).
The draft budgets follow the fiscal rule that requires the gradual balancing of state budgetary revenues and expenditure without further indebtedness. Expenditures of EUR 10.35 billion are planned in the next year, which is 1.9% higher than set out in the revised budget for 2019, while revenues are planned to rise by 4.5% to just under EUR 10.82 billion.
The D&C Magazine is joining the initiative launched by the British and French Embassies, and we invite other Embassies in Slovenia to join the European Mobility Week 2019 (16-22 September) by motivating their employees to walk or use bicycles instead of cars for transport in Ljubljana.
President Borut Pahor will pay an official visit to Switzerland on Wednesday and Thursday. Talks with his counterpart Ueli Maurer are expected to focus on political and economic cooperation between Slovenia and Switzerland, and the country’s relations with the EU. A business conference will also be held.
At the 21st Regular Annual General Assembly members of AmCham Slovenia elected a new president of AmCham Slovenia. Sašo Berger, Chairman of the Board at S&T Slovenia, was elected for a two-year term. Three new members were elected into the Board of Governors of AmCham Slovenia: Blaž Brodnjak (Chairman of the Board, NLB d.d.), Michele Leonardi (Executive Director, IBM Slovenia) and Vanja Lombar (Managing Director, OMV Slovenia). Three members were re-elected for the second two-year term at the Board of Governors: Iztok Klančnik (Managing Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Slovenia), Milan Dragić (Managing Director, Bisnode South-East Europe) and Vanja Hrovat (Chairman of the Board, Generali Insurance Ljubljana).