Blaž Brodnjak – CEO, NLB
Mr. Brodnjak is the President, CEO and CMO of NLB. He joined NLB in December 2012 as a member of the Management Board with responsibility for Corporate Banking (Chief Marketing Officer). Since 5 February 2016, Mr. Brodnjak has assumed a position of the President of the Management Board with direct responsibility on Strategy and Business Development, Legal and Secretariat, Communication, HR and Organisation Development, Investment banking and Custody, Retail, Private Banking and Corporate Banking. In addition to his regular work, he is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board in: NLB Banka Sarajevo, NLB Banka Banja Luka, NLB Banka Skopje; Member of the Supervisory Board: NLB Vita and President of the Supervisory Board: Association of Banks in Slovenia and member of Board of Governors AmCham.
Until the end of November 2012, Mr. Brodnjak was Head of Group Corporate and Public Finance Division in the Hypo Alpe-Adria Group in Klagenfurt, a position he held for two years. Before that he was a proxy of the Management Board of Zavarovalnica Triglav for more than a year and before that he acted as a Management Board member at BAWAG banka d.d. for four years. From March 2004 to 2005, Mr. Brodnjak was Head of the Corporate Sales Division at Raiffeisen Banka d.d. and between October 2001 and February 2003 he was in charge of the Corporate Sales Division at the then Bank Austria Creditanstalt d.d. (now Unicredit bank d.d.). He started his business career in 1998, at Publikum.
In 2009, Mr. Brodnjak finished his MBA studies with honours at IEDC Bled School of Management and in 1998 he graduated from the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics.