100 most powerful women in Serbia

The Blic daily brings you its 100 Most Powerful Women in Serbia’s list for 2018.

This year’s list is particularly interesting because women are at the helm of some of the biggest and most important institutions and bodies in Serbia’s there is a woman prime minister, a woman governor of the National Bank of Serbia, a woman speaker of the National Parliament, a woman leading one of the biggest banks, a woman as Justice Minister, a woman as director of Tax Administration, a woman as the state public prosecutor.

Serbia currently has two laws (The Law on Local Elections and the Law on Election of Deputies) that, at least formally, are guaranteeing women a certain percentage of representation in electoral bodies which still remains the least accessible political segment for them.

The criteria that were used in ranking the most powerful women in Serbia were the following:

•financial and political influence

•ease of achieving goals

•public recognition

•personal charisma

•personal authority and authority of the institution they represent

These are 20 most powerful women in Serbia, according to the Blic:

1.Ana Brnabic, Prime Minister

2.Jorgovanka Tabakovic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia

3.Draginja Djuric, Chairwoman of Banca Intesa’s Executive Board

4.Zorana Mihajlovic, Deputy PM and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure

5.Dragana Markovic, Head of the Serbian Tax Administration

6.Maja Gojkovic, Speaker of the Serbian National Parliament

7.Nela Kuburovic, Justice Minister

8.Suzana Vasiljevic, Media Advisor to Serbian President

9.Silvia Vernetti-Blina, Director General of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Serbia

10.Zagorka Dolovac, State Public Prosecutor

11.Tanja Miscevic, Head of the Serbian negotiation team in EU accession talks

12.Jadranka Drinic, Director and co-owner of Direct Media

13.Slavica Simic, Director and owner of Media House

14.Jana Ljubicic, Executive Director at Telekom Serbia

15.Jelena Drakulic-Petrovic, Director General of Ringier Axel Springer in Serbia

16.Jadranka Joksimovic, Minister of EU Integration

17.Marija Obradovic, Vice President of the Serbian Progressive Party

18.Ivana Mikovic, Deputy Director of Radio and Television of Serbia (RTS)

19.Ingeborg Ofsthus, CEO of Telenor Serbia

20.Tijana Skoric-Tomic, Executive Director of I&F McCann Group

(Blic, 22.02.2018)


Photo credits: RAS Serbia



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