Chamber of Commerce of   Dolenjska and Bela krajina

President of the Chamber

Jože Colarič, the president of The Chamber of Commerce of Dolenjska and Bela krajina

Born in 1955 in Brežice. Completed his studies at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana in 1979.

He has been a member of Krka's staff since 1982, where he performed various executive duties. In 1997 he was appointed as member of the Management Board. In the following year, he was nominated by Krka's Supervisory Board as Deputy to the President of the Management Board, and in the year 2002 was verified as a future president of the management board and as a mandator for preparation of the proposal for the new management.

At its meeting held on 12 July 2004, the Supervisory Board appointed him for the future President of the Management Board and Chief Executive with a five year mandate starting on 1 January 2005. At its meeting held on 21 January 2009, the Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Colarič to act as President also for the next six-year mandate starting on 1 January 2010.

At the founding assembly of the first independent regional chamber in Slovenia - the Chamber of Commerce of the Dolenjska and Bela krajina - on 23 April 2007, he was appointed as the president of the Chamber of the period of two years. After the lapse of this period on the 3rd assembly of the Chamber the members have entrusted him to lead the Chamber for the next 4 years.