Zagreb, 23 November 2018. – As of December 1st 2018, Mr. Stjepan Nikolić will be appointed as the new Operating Director of Refining and Marketing. The former Operating Director of Refining and Marketing Mr. Bengt Oldsberg will hold the position of Chief expert for Refining and Marketing until the end of 2018, after which he will retire.
Mr. Nikolić comes from his former position as the Director of Logistics. He started his career in 1995, as a designer of process and energy utilities at Mundus. From 1998 to2000 he worked in the head office of Crodux as fuel supply chain analyst and planner. In 2000, he joined Coca-Cola Beverages Croatia where he went through various positions in operations sector during 10 years, from the Production analyst, Production manager and Plant manager up to Country manufacturing manager and Country supply manager. He graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture at the University of Zagreb in 1995 at process-energy department, and holds a degree in mechanical engineering, where he was active in founding Lean association and as external assistant at the Department of Industrial Engineering. He has enrolled in an international MBA program at the Faculty of Economics and has completed a series of business educations at international universities in South Africa, United Kingdom, Switzerland and USA.
About INA Group
INA Group has the leading role in Croatian oil business and a significant regional role in oil and gas exploration and production, oil processing, and the distribution of oil and oil derivatives. INA Group consists of several affiliated entities, entirely or partially owned by INA, d.d. The Group is based in Zagreb, Croatia. Apart from Croatia, INA currently has business operations in the segment of oil and gas exploration and production in Angola and Egypt. The oil is processed at INA’s oil refineries in Rijeka and Sisak, while INA’s regional retail network consists of 500 service stations in Croatia and the neighboring countries.