About me

Experienced marketing and advertising professional with 20 years of experience and understanding of a multi-faceted business operation. Maintains a one-of-a-kind perspective on marketing, having worked from both the client and the agency side with a 360° perspective. Visionary leader with a track record of increasing gross profit margins.

Analytical and precise. Initiative taker. Exposed its experience in numerous of industries such as banking and finance, telecommunications, consumer electronics, cosmetics and beauty, pharmaceutical, FMCG and media. Able to motivate workforce with effective management and clear delegation. Passionate for creative work and design, with in-depth knowledge of markets and its changing business environments. Strong financial acumen. Effective decision maker. Perfection flowing and able to act quickly and rationally in critical situations. Nurture and value creativity and invite others to challenge perspectives.
Since 2004 have worked with top multinational companies to be found in Fortune Global 500 within various marketing positions and brands, covering product design, development, communication & advertising for companies such as HVB Bank, UniCredit Bank, Telenor Group, Ericsson, Apple, A1 Telekom Austria Group, Vodafone, SBB, Ahold Delhaize, Cheil, Samsung, P&G, Intesa Sanpaolo.

In 2012 founded Foster + Svensson marketing agency and started servicing clients such as Telekom Serbia, MTS, MTEL, Raiffeisen Bank, Avon, BMW Group, Select Milk, Ringier Axel Springer and Samsung in the area of digital marketing, data analytics, creative and design. Back in 2014 created PR campaign for Marina Abramovic and MAI Institute by gaining worldwide visibility and became one of the founders of MAI Institute. Soon afterwards in 2015, supported founding of Samsung Group in-house marketing agency Cheil as Business Director for 8 markets and grew team from 8 to 177 employees in 2 years, while also winning new clients like Raiffeisen Bank, Addiko Bank Croatia, P&G, Oaza zdravlja. Established Samsung.com global publishing center in Serbia, for managing more than 50 countries. In 2019 strengthen Foster + Svensson agency by winning new clients including Richter Gedeon, McCann, MullenLowe & Friends, Knez Petrol, Huawei, Apothecary, Scavolini, Hisense, Gorenje, Asko, Zara, HYCU, Pionir, Almaks, Knight Frank, Mastercard, UniCredit Bank, Banca Intesa, AIK Banka.

Holds an M.A. degree in Design from University of Art in Serbia. As of 2019 lecturing marketing and communication at MEF Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance in Serbia.

Skills

Account Management, Advertising, Agency Coordination, Brand / Logo Design, Brand Management, Branding, Business Development, Business Management, Digital Marketing, Digital Strategy, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Legal, Marketing, Media Planning, Merchandising, Photography, Point of Sale Design, Presentation, Product Design, SEO, Social Media, Strategy Planning, Team Management, Visual Layout

Sector Experience

Advertising, Banking, Brand Management, Branding, Broadcasting, Business Management, Communications, Creative Services, Design, Digital (SEO, PPC, SEM...), E-Commerce, FMCG, Food & Beverages, Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment, Legal, Marketing, New Media, Oil & Gas, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Photography, Restaurant / Café, Retail, Telecoms

Awards

Creativepool Annual Award, Creativepool Annual Shortlist, Meffy, PC Press - Best corporate website, Revista Biz - #1 Top Social Brand, Virtus - Main Annual Award, Webfest - Best mobile website, Webfest - Best regional webiste, Webfest - Best visual design nominee, Zlatna Bubamara - Gold

Clients

A1 Telekom Austria Group, Addiko Bank, Adria Media Group, Advanced Talent Solutions, Ahold Delhaize, AIK Banka, Alcatel, Alfa-Plam, Almaks, Always, Apothecary, Apple, Asko, ATAG, Avon Cosmetics, Balmain Hair Couture, banca intesa, Blend-a-Med, Blic, Blunspark, BMW, BRC Bulgarian Railway Company, Caminata, cartoon network, Cheil Adriatic, Cheil Benelux, Cheil London, Cheil South Korea, CNN, Deep Water, Discreet, Diva Laser Centar, Diva Medical, Doncafe, Dr. Grandel, Duboka Water, DV Cosmetics, E-Serbia, Eau Thermale Avene, Electroputere, Eucerin, Eurorail, Eurorail Logistics, Fairy, Fost Servtrans, Foster + Svensson Foundation, Gillette, Gorenje, Grampet Cargo Austria, Grampet Group, Grey, Grup Feroviar Român S.A., Gucci, H Street Deli, H Street Deli Restaurant, Head & Shoulders, HILFIGER, HIPP, Hisense, Huawei, HVB Bank, HYCU, IBMA, JMS Law Office, Johnsons, Knez Petrol, Knight Frank, Koncept 45, Kraft Foods, Kurir, L'Oreal, LA ROCHE-POSAY, Lenor, m:tel, MAI Marina Abranovic Institute, MasterCard, MAXI, MB Hem Petrol, McCann, Mella Cosmetics, Mella+Oaza zdravlja, Merz Pharmaceuticals, Milka, Mondelez, Mr. Proper, MTS, MullenLowe and Friends, Nestlé, Neutrogena, Nokia, Nuxe, Oaza Zdravlja pharmacy, Oral-B, Pampers, Pantene, Parfois, Pionir, Piraeus Bank, Procter & Gamble, Raiffeisen Bank, Raiffeisen Leasing, Raiffeisen Premium Banking, Reloc, Reva S.A. Simeria, Richter Gedeon, Ringier Axel Springer, RSCO, Samsung Adriatic, Samsung Albania, Samsung Bosnia and Herzegovina, Samsung Bulgaria, Samsung Croatia, Samsung Hungary, Samsung Kosovo, Samsung Montenegro, Samsung North Macedonia, Samsung Poland, Samsung Romania, Samsung Serbia, Samsung Slovenia, Samsung UAE, SBB, Scavolini, Select Milk, Skinfinity, Slovenijales, Smart Network Development, Smartacus, SonyEricsson, Sportina Group, Strauss Adriatic Group, Svetomir Arsic Basara, T-Mobile, Telekom Srbija, Telenor, Train Hungary, Turner Broadcasting, Uncommon SW11 Restaurant, Uncommon SW12 Cafe, UniCredit Bank, UPO, Vagongyár Kft., Vichy, Vip mobile, Vodafone, Walton International, YSL

Trade Associations

IAA International Advertising Association, IAB Interactive Advertising Bureau

Ranking
Recommendations
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Achievements
Annual 2021 ShortlistApothecary websiteWeb Annual 2019 ShortlistOaza zdravlja pharmacy e-commerce websiteWeb
Top 25 Account Director Project featured:P&G Pantene TVC
on 10th August 2016
Project featured:Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
on 18th September 2016
Project featured:Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Xmas
on 1st December 2016
Project featured:Samsung Experience Store Zagreb, Croatia
on 13th December 2016
Project featured:Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
on 23rd December 2016
Project featured:Milka Christmas campaign
on 24th December 2016
Project featured:Samsung Galaxy A5
on 4th May 2017
Project featured:Samsung Galaxy S8
on 8th May 2017
Project featured:COMEFORBREAKFAST at Koncept 45
on 19th May 2017
Project featured:DV Cosmetics skincare products (spring 2017)
on 6th June 2017
Project featured:DV Cosmetics skincare products (summer 2017)
on 18th July 2017
Project featured:Koncept 45 store
on 21st July 2017
Project featured:Samsung Galaxy Gear
on 31st July 2017
Project featured:DV Cosmetics skincare products (fall 2017)
on 13th November 2017
Project featured:Foster + Svensson website redesign
on 12th June 2019
Project featured:Raiffeisen Bank Premium Banking website
on 28th August 2019
Project featured:MEF Faculty ads
on 3rd October 2019
Project featured:Apothecary drogerie
on 27th March 2020
Project featured:Apothcary social media content strategy
on 24th April 2020
Project featured:Huawei Online Assistant
on 9th June 2020
Project featured:Foster + Svensson Foundation brand identity design
on 6th August 2020
Project featured:Website design for Kunstmuseum
on 5th September 2020
Project featured:Apothecary Antiage
on 24th September 2020
Project featured:Apothecary website
on 28th September 2020
Project featured:World CP Day
on 15th October 2020
Project featured:YSL Yves Saint Laurent at Apothecary
on 25th November 2020
Project featured:Apothecary Xmas edition website
on 3rd December 2020
Project featured:Fosterova grupa NY 2021 season's greeting card
on 29th December 2020
Project featured:Zara store opening at Galerija Belgrade
on 20th August 2021
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Contract
Perm
Location
Belgrade
Skill Level
Senior, Director
Languages
English, Serbian, Russian
Creativepool member since 24 January 2016