As a joint-stock company owned by more than 21,000 shareholders Valamar Riviera d.d. is committed to the highest principles of good corporate governance and regulatory compliance.
A well-defined and clear corporate structure is the foundation for an effective strategic and operational management of the Company. Valamar Riviera d.d. key governing bodies are the General Shareholders Assembly, the Supervisory Board with its corresponding delegate committees and the Management Board led by the President of the Management Board or CEO of Valamar Riviera. The specific governance authorities and responsibilities of these governing bodies are regulated by the applicable Croatian legislation, Company's Articles of Association and other corporate governance codes, regulations or prescribed procedures.
The Supervisory Board
The Supervisory Board consists of 9 members, of whom 1 is independent and one is an employee representative.
The Supervisory Board meets at least four times per year. The Supervisory Board is actively engaged in key management decisions through corresponding delegate committees which meet more often to manage key strategic initiatives and support the Supervisory board decision-making process.
- Presidium of the Supervisory board
- Audit Committee (AC)
- Investment Committee (IC)
- Digital & Innovation Committee (DC)
|Franz Lanschuetzer||Deputy Chairman||Proprietary||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Mladen Markoč||Deputy Chairman||Proprietary||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Georg Eltz Vukovarski||Member||Proprietary||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Ivan Ergović||Member||Employee Representative||Yes|
The current members were elected at the General Assembly held od 21 April 2021.
The Management Board
The Management Board consists of three members:
- President of the Management Board Željko Kukurin
- Member of the Management Board Marko Čižmek
- Member of the Management Board Ivana Budin Arhanić
The President of the Management board is primarily responsible for formulating and managing the company’s strategic, operational and financial activities. In addition, the President individually leads the following areas: hotel operations, marketing & sales, human resources, destination management, purchasing, investment and asset development, external affairs and public relations, quality management, controlling, legal and general affairs.
The Member of the Board Marko Čižmek is primarily and individually responsible for finance, accounting, treasury, IT and institutional investor relations.
Member of the Management Board Ivana Budin Arhanić manages the activities of quality management, public relations, takeovers and mergers (acquisitions), the Company's business internationalization, digitalization and sustainable business management.
Senior Management Team
Strategic corporate business functions are organized in 4 divisions which are led by four Vice Presidents:
- Sales & Marketing - senior vice president Davor Brenko
- Operations - senior vice president David Poropat
- Asset Development, Maintenance & Technical Services - senior vice president VP Alen Benković
- Strategic planning and controlling - vice president Sebastian Palma
- Human resources development - vice president Ines Damjanić
The senior management team or division vice presidents are responsible for managing specific functional business areas and activities. In addition, the senior management team is tasked with cross-functional steering and leadership, implementing the corporate strategy and providing management support to the CEO. Hence, the senior management team works closely with the Management Board and relevant corporate functions through Business Committees that are focused on those strategic activities in the Company that require a high degree of cross-functional involvement:
- CAPEX Committee (capital investment projects
- Project Committee (steering the project management organization)
- Business Experience Committee (Loyalty and CRM, Quality management & service excellence, corporate social responsibility)
- Business strategy, human resources and service excellence Committee
- Purchasing & Partnerships Committee (strategic partnerships and purchasing agreements)
- Digital strategy and digital projects Committee.
|Željko Kukurin||Management Board President||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Marko Čižmek||Management Board Member||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Alen Benković||Vice President||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|David Poropat||Vice President||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Davor Brenko||Vice President
|Ivana Budin Arhanić||Vice President||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Sebastian Palma||Consultant to the Management Board||Yes|
|Andrea Štifanić||Director of Asset Management and General Affairs||Yes||Yes|
|Marko Vusić||Director of Internal Audit and Project Management||Yes|
|Dragan Vlahović||Director of Purchasing||Yes|
|Ines Damjanić Šturman||Director of Human Resources||Yes|
|Tea Cergna||Director of HR Development||Yes|
|Dario Kinkela||Director of Food & Beverages||Yes|
|Roberto Gobo||Director of Digitalization||Yes|
CX=Capex Commmittee; PO=Project Committee; BEC=Business Experience Committee; PPC=Purchasing & Partnerships Committee; BSHR=Business strategy, human resources and service excellence Committee; DC=Digital&Inovation Committee