Mihailo Jankovic – new CEO of MK GROUP
Mihailo Jankovic is the new CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of MK Group, one of the largest companies in the region that has been operating successfully for more than 35 years. Jankovic, together with vice president of MK Group, Aleksandar Kostic, and the top management of the company, will work on defining and implementing the corporate strategy and investment policy. Jankovic will assume the new position on 1 January 2021.
Mihailo Jankovic has gained his rich leadership and managerial experience working for leading multinational companies, as well as companies owned by private investment funds and private regional companies – British American Tobacco, The Coca-Cola Company, Knjaz Milos ad and Nectar Group. He has extensive experience in the field of business and strategic transformation of companies, which enables their sustainable growth and business development. During his career, he was also a member of the management boards of professional business associations and non-profit organizations in Serbia. In 2019, he was declared “Manager of the Year” by the Serbian Association of Managers.
“Diversification of MK Group’s business is the greatest strength of this group and it represents a professional challenge to which I am ready to respond. Personally, I am very proud of coming to a company that, even in the crisis of 2020, has shown that it is an extremely important factor in maintaining the economic stability of the entire market. I am sure that together we will strengthen the foundations for further growth and expansion of the group in the country and the region,” said Jankovic.
With 7,000 employees in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro, MK Group is today a leader in the key areas in which it operates – agriculture, banking and tourism.
President of the company, Miodrag Kostic, in addition to the focus on business efficiency, through his personal example, positions the company as a leader in corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. In 2020 alone, MK Group donated over one million euros, primarily to help the healthcare system of the Republic of Serbia in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.