President of the Communications Committee
Dubravka Jusić is an international expert with many years of experience in managing the marketing and corporate communications sectors for many global companies and start-ups that have grown into large organizations.
She graduated in General Management at Harvard Business School, International Marketing at INSEAD Business School, Digital Marketing at Columbia Business School, Public Relations at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations in London and the Leadership Academy of the Telekom Austria Group Business School in Vienna.
Mrs. Jusić was part of the close team that started Vipnet in 1998 and laid the foundations of one of the most successful telecommunications companies in Croatia. During her 20-year career, she worked as the Director of Corporate Communications of Vipnet in Croatia, the Director of Corporate Communications in the Austria Group’s mobile company during the strong expansion to other markets in Europe, the Director of Internal Communications of A1 Telecom in Austria and the Director of International Internal Communications of the Telekom Austria Group in Vienna for 8 markets: Croatia, Austria, Slovenia, Lichtenstein, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Belarus.
Dubravka served as President of the Croatian Association for Public Relations from 2007 to 2015, and then as President of the Supervisory Board for two terms.
From 2010–2015, she was the regional director of the EACD (European Association of Communication Directors) for Croatia, based in Brussels, and a member of the Council of the Vern and Edward Bernays Polytechnic, the first college of Communication Management in Croatia.
In the period from 2015 to 2017, she was the vice president for the program and a member of the Executive Board of the IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) in San Francisco, California, USA.
With the introduction of the Extraordinary Board in Agrokor in 2017, she was appointed to the position of Executive Marketing Director of the Agrokor Group and became a member of the Supervisory Boards of Konzum, Jamnica, Tisak and SuperKartica.
With the establishment of Fortenova Group in 2018, Dubravka continues her career as Executive Marketing Director of Fortenova Group for all markets and will perform this function until the end of 2020.
Along with her teams, she is the winner of numerous national and international awards for strategic communication, marketing campaigns, internal communication, employee engagement, brand positioning and socially responsible business.