Mihailo Janković is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MK Group, one of the largest companies in the region that has been operating successfully for more than 35 years. Jankovic, together with the Vice President of MK Group Aleksandar Kostić and the top management of the Company, will work on defining and implementing the corporate strategy and investment policy. Jankovic will take up the new function on 1 January 2021.
Mihailo Janković gained his rich leadership and managerial experience by 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 Miloš a.d. 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 named “Manager of the Year” by the Serbian Association of Managers.
„The diversification of MK Group’s business is the greatest strength of this Group and represents a professional challenge to which I am ready to respond. Personally, I am very proud to be coming to a company that has shown in the crisis year of 2020 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.
MK Group, with 7,000 employees in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro, is today a leader in key areas in which it operates – agriculture, banking and tourism. During this year alone, the MK Group company has invested over 30 million euros in agriculture in the growth of production capacities, precision agriculture, and new investments in biogas are planned. In the next year, the company will continue with investments of over 50 million euros, of which about 30 million euros will be invested in the tourist content of Kopaonik in order to further develop that destination.
The President of the Company, Miodrag Kostić, in addition to the focus on business efficiency, positions with his example the Company as a leader in social responsibility and philanthropy. In 2020 alone, MK Group donated over one million euros, primarily to help the health system of the Republic of Serbia in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.