The Prointer Company, which is associated with Slaviša Kokeza, a member of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) and a former president of the Serbian Football Federation, has won 17 public contracts in the last year, either alone or in consortium with other companies, reports N1.
The contracts were awarded to Prointer as the highest bidder, individually or as a member of a group of bidders, by Elektroprivreda Srbije (Electric Power Industry of Serbia – EPS), GSP Beograd (Belgrade public transport company), the Interior Ministry, the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia, the National Employment Service, Yugoimport SDPR, Belgrade Finance Secretariat, public enterprise Parking Servis (parking services), etc.
The subject of these bids ranged from the purchase of laser printers and scanners to software consultancy services and maintaining information systems, to the procurement of furniture for the Interior Ministry. On 2 September, the Finance Secretariat of the City of Belgrade awarded a contract worth 61.2 million dinars to Prointer Sistem.
The contract is for consulting services and system software solutions (SAP ERP solutions) to be used at 30 cultural institutions, plus the Belgrade Tourist Board, the Villages and Rehabilitation Centres of Belgrade, the Children’s Shelter of Belgrade and the Social Entrepreneurship Centre.
A quick search of the Public Procurement website shows details about a total of 17 public procurements, from 11 August 2020 to 2 September 2021, given to the Prointer Company associated with Slaviša Kokeza although Ivana Rajić is registered as the company’s sole owner and administrator since October 2018 by the Business Registers Agency (APR).
According to APR, Prointer was founded in December 2012 by Zoran Stojanov, who two years later left the Business Registers Agency and was succeeded by Slobodan Kvrgic, who as founder and director remained until October 2018.
According to the investigative journalism website, Insajder, in 2012, Prointer won only one public tender while, in 2016, it won as many as 150 public tenders which covered anything from the implementation of information systems to the purchase of printers and toners.
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