The winners of the prestigious Mark Awards 2022 have been announced

Marketing Network (Marketing mreža) announced the names of the winners of the prestigious Mark Awards, which will be presented to experts from companies in Serbia for personal business and professional success on October 21st at a ceremony under the general sponsorship of PepsiCo.

As many as 54 experts were nominated for awards this year, and the expert jury made a decision to reward 12 of them, who left their mark on the Serbian market in 2021.

In the Chief Marketing of the Year category, the award went to Nataša Šarčević, Director of Marketing and Innovation at Atlantic Štark, while Bojana Nenadović, Marketing Director at Coca-Cola HBC, was awarded in the Chief Marketing of the Year – Multi Country category.

Aleksandra Stevović, Brand Manager at PepsiCo is the winner in the Brand Manager of the Year category. Maja Vujašković Đureinović, Country Communication Manager at IKEA South East Europe, was awarded in the PR/Corporate Communications Manager of the Year category, and Sanja Tomić, Employee Communication Manager at A1 Serbia, won the Internal Communications Manager of the Year category.

Employer Branding Manager of the Year is Sanja Miladinović, Talent Acqusition Lead, WB, Baltics and CEGB FOBO at PepsiCo. Digital Marketing Manager of the Year is Olja Nestov, Senior Digital Marketing Specialist of Grand kafa, and CSR Manager of the Year is Suzana Đorđević, Director of the Hemofarm Foundation.

Filip Gujaničić, Junior Brand Manager at the company Frikom, won the award in the Rising Star of the Year category, for marketing professionals under 30 years of age. Milena Đorić Gudurić, Marketing Director for the markets of Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina at Mastercard, won the title of Brand Innovator of the Year, while Danijela Gašparac, Head of Market Research – CEO Advisor, Telekom Srbija and Marketing & Communication Consultant Srbija voz and UNDP, is winner in the Super Hero of the Year category, for marketers who, despite numerous crises and market challenges, bravely continued to communicate with consumers.

At the suggestion of the members of the jury, Đorđe Jovanović, Marketing Director for the Balkan market at the company Xiaomi, was awarded a Special Award for his personal contribution to the development of the profession in Serbia.

The jury of the Mark Awards consisted of 15 professionals – directors of companies, directors of creative, PR and digital agencies, as well as one representative of the organizer. This year, the jury was composed of – Aleksandar Goračinov, Partner, Evoke Group; Ivan Zeković, CEO, Carnex; Miloš Jovović, Director of Strategic Planning for Central Europe, PepsiCo; Marko Njavro, General Manager SBU Snacks, Atlantic Štark; Nataša Filipović, Managing Director, Ovation BBDO; Milivoj Đorđić, General Manager Adria Region, SmartPoint Adria; Milija Zeković, CEO, SBB Serbia and Telemach Montenegro; Neda Đokić, Managing Director, HEINEKEN Serbia; Olga Ristić, General Manager, Frikom; Srđan Lazović, General Manager, Philip Morris International (BiH & Montenegro); Iva Đurković, Managing Director, OMD Media & LUNA TBWA Belgrade; Vanja Cvetkov, Business Director, Centrade Cheil Adriatic; Violeta Kovačević, CEO, Mercator-S; Vuk Kosovac, Head of Retail, Executive Board Member, OTP banka Srbija and Ivana Parčetić Mitić, Founder and CEO, Marketing Network.

The goal of the Mark Awards is to encourage and motivate marketing and communication experts from companies in Serbia, but also to point out to the professional public their potential, talents, creativity and ability to achieve top business results and brand recognition. Mark Awards is an award with which the professional portal Marketing Network wants to promote professional role models, but also to contribute to the improvement and development of the profession in Serbia.

Unlike other professional awards on the Serbian market, Mark Awards are awarded to individuals for personal business and professional success, that is, to individuals who have left their mark on the market of marketing communications in Serbia in the previous period.

More information and a list of winners with biographies and explanations of jury members is available on the website

The general sponsor of the Mark Awards project is PepsiCo. The regional partner is Porto Montenegro, and the project was supported by Evoke Group, LUNA\TBWA Belgrade, SmartPoint Adria, Infostud 3 and Ušće Shopping Center. The partner agency is Ovation BBDO.

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