Management board

Marin Pucar

Management Board President


Ljiljana Šapina

Member of the Management Board


Iva Brajević

Member of the Management Board

She appointed member of the Board of Directors of Podravka d.d. in April 2016.

She has worked at Podravka d.d. since September 2013 in the capacity of Director of Corporate Accounting and Taxes. Two years later, in September 2015, she took over the post of Director of Controlling.

She has earned her previous experience working at the Ernst&Young auditing company from 1997, going on to develop her skills at several subsidiaries of multinational companies in Croatia. From 1998 to 2005 she worked for Unilever, beginning her career as a management accountant, moving on to the post of Finance Manager and heading the financial and accounting activities of the company in Croatia and Slovenia. From 2006 to 2012 she worked as Finance Manager with similar responsibilities at the Croatian subsidiary of the international logistics corporation DHL.

She earned her degree in accounting and finance at the Zagreb Faculty of Economics. Through additional training and education she also earned licences for Head of Investor Relations and Head of Development and Implementation of Projects Financed by EU funds, and she also attended numerous professional training courses from the fields of finance, auditing and human resources management.


Hrvoje Kolarić

Member of the Management Board

He was appointed Podravka d.d. Management Board Member in December 2012.

Important positions in his professional career are director of Pharmaceuticals and business development at Bristol Myers Squibb, director of Pharmaceuticals of PharmaSwissa and director of PharmaSwiss d.o.o., Croatia. He also managed the business processes related to the cooperation with Belupo in the production of cardiological line of Pravachol.  In his early career he also managed the Pharmaceuticals Department of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Representation Office for Croatia and Bosnia&Herzegovina, and subsequently the allergological and respiratory line of products of the Schering-Plough Representation Office in Croatia. He was appointed as Management Board member in Belupo, in charge of marketing, sales and international markets, and has was reappointed in May 2010. Two years later he was appointed Belupo Management Board President.

He graduated from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Biochemical Sciences of the University of Zagreb in 1998. He attended numerous education courses to acquire sales and negotiating skills, training for the first management tier, sales efficiency, qualifications in financial matters etc. Apart from receiving his MA in Pharmacy from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, he also received his Master of Business Administration, President module, IEDC, Bled.