Honors & Awards

Ethics Champion Leadership Award 2019 of McDonald’s Group

December 2019
Global award given based on anonymous nomination for the person who has gone above and beyond his/her role to support McDonald’s ethical culture. There is only one prize globally per year across 100+ countries and 2 mill. employees.

Top 20 most loved brand by Russians

December 2018 & 2019
Awarded Top 20 most loved brand by Russians by TOP20BRANDS.RU online panel (http://www.top20brands.ru/ru/) – first time in the history of McDonald’s Russia despite image challenges due to sanctions, 6 months after being in position.

Top 100 Business Leader in Russia

November 2018

Awarded Top 100 Business Leader in Russia by the business magazine BUSINESS PETERBURG, 6 months after being in position.

Honorary Membership Status – Professional Women Network

May 2017
Awarded Honorary Membership Status by the Professional Women Network in Zagreb (https://www.pwnglobal.net) based on the efforts made as CEO of Metro Cash & Carry Croatia to advance diversity and inclusion in Croatia.

Top Employer Croatia & Top Employer Europe

February 2016 & 2017
Awarded Top Employer Croatia 2016 and 2017 and Top Employer Europe 2016 and 2017 by Top Employers Institute International (Netherlands) for exceptional employee conditions, nurturing and developing talents throughout all levels of the organization and demonstrated leadership status in the HR environment.

Most Influential Foreign Top Managers in Croatia

July 2014
Rank 9 out of the 200 Most Influential Foreign Top Managers in Croatia by LIDER, the largest weekly business magazines in Croatia, only 1 year after I have started my position as CEO.

Sustainable Business Practices Award

March 2012
For the Trader Franchise Concept LA DOI PASI by BUSINESS REVIEW, one of the top weekly business magazines in Romania 1 year of the start of the program.
Selected as one of the TOP 100 Young Senior Managers of Romania by BUSINESS MAGAZIN, the largest business magazine in Romania, 1 year after I have started my position as CMD.

Member of the business delegation of the Swiss Secretary of State for Economy

June 2007
Member of the business delegation of the Swiss Secretary of State for Economy during his official visit to the Algerian government, representing Nestlé Group towards the Algerian government authorities.

Meyer Prize

June 1995
Meyer Prize at the Matura for highest performance in Physics, Geography, Chemistry and Biology, Kirchenfeld College, Berne.

Delegate of the Swiss Youth Red Cross in Mali and Burkina Faso.

July & August 1994

Co-Coordinator, Official Red Cross Delegation visit to Mali

September 1993
Participated in press conference and interview by the National Radio Broadcasting Company SRG.