BELGRADE – December 13, 2019 – The Association of Financial Directors of Serbia has organized the selection of the Best Financial Director in 2019 at the Marriott Hotel.

The jury consisting of Milan Ćulibrk (editor of Nin), Dejan Mraković (partner of Deloitt), Djordje Dimić (partner of Crowe RS), as well as the members of the Association, selected Violeta Kovacević from Mercator-S this year for the best CFO in 2019.

The award was delivered by Milan Bukumirovic, President of the Association of Financial Directors of Serbia, emphasizing that this award is important for the promotion of the financial profession and good practice in the financial sector.

“Strengthening the role of CFOs in the economy, as well as raising public awareness of the importance of the financial profession, is the overriding goal of organizing and awarding such an exorbitant award. We are particularly pleased that this year’s award went to Violeta Kovacevic, who in her company, as the Executive Director of Finance, IT and the Legal Sector, showed how integrity and expertise, with constant motivation, turn every challenge into success. ” Mina Janjić.

“The CFO award was a great honor for me and is a special recognition because it came from the associations of CFOs of Serbia and our partners Deloitte, Crowe RS and NIN.
The Association of Financial Directors of Serbia (UFDS) is the only professional association that brings together financial directors in the territory of the Republic of Serbia with the aim of fostering professional development and networking because we believe that by sharing knowledge and the power of the profession we have the opportunity to create a better business environment through a series of joint projects.
We are proud of the fact that a number of my colleagues manage finances not only in the Serbian market, but throughout the region and beyond, which is proof that we have extremely qualified CFOs. The financial management sector is constantly changing and has a driving and developmental role.
In addition, it is evident that the CFOs role as an integrator that connects all sectors within the company is recognized, and today it is common that many of my colleagues have responsibility for IT, HR, etc. in addition to finance.” – said Violeta Kovacević , CFO of the Year 2019.

We thank our partners, companies: Deloitte, Crowe RS, Dijamant and Mainstream for event support.