Petar Vlaić

Petar Vlaić is currently employed as the president of the Management Board of ERSTE, a limited liability company for the management of mandatory and voluntary pension funds, and is also a member of the Supervisory Board of PODRAVKA d.d. He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in Ljubljana. In addition, he also obtained the CFA certificate (Chartered Financial Analyst) under the CFA programme organised by the American association of investment professionals (CFA Institute).

He began his professional career as a broker for the company Ilirika d.d. from Slovenia, and was later promoted to portfolio manager and head of the trade. After arriving in Zagreb he became the first fund manager in the Republic of Croatia in the first Croatian investment fund Kaptol Proinvest. He later worked as head of trade in the company IB Austria d.o.o., and then started working as the head of the fund in the Central National Fund. In 2001 he became the president of the Management Board of the company Adriatic Invest d.o.o. – the company for the management of the Blue Mandatory Pension Fund. At the end of 2003, Erste OMF and Helios OMF joined the Blue Fund, and the fund changed its name into Erste Blue Mandatory Pension Fund. During his work in the company for the management of the privatisation fund, he was a member of several supervisory boards of Croatian companies. He has been performing the duty of the member of the Supervisory Board of PODRAVKA d.d. since 7 September 2010, and by the general meeting decision of 11 July 2014, he was re-appointed as the member of the Supervisory Board of PODRAVKA d.d. for a term of 4 years.

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