Leadership Team of organizational unit "Serbia and Slovenia" (Vip mobile and A1 Slovenia):

Dejan Turk

CEO, Vip mobile and A1 Slovenia

After graduating from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration with a degree in Marketing and Finances in 1995, Dejan Turk was employed by McDonald’s Slovenia where he began his career as a restaurant manager and finished as the CEO of the restaurant chain in Slovenia and Croatia.

Dejan joined the A1 Telekom Austria Group in August 2004, when he became the head of marketing and sales at Si.mobil Slovenia. Two years later, he was appointed Member of the Board responsible for market operations, and from March 2007 to February 2014 he was the Chairman of the Management Board of Si.mobil. He took on the position of CEO at Vip mobile in 2014, and a year later he was appointed CEO/CMO of the new organizational unit “Serbia and Slovenia” within A1 Telekom Austria Group. As of July 1st 2015, Dejan holds the position of CEO at Vip mobile and Si.mobil (now A1 Slovenia).

Dejan Turk is a member of the Managing Board of the Serbian Association of Managers and the winner of many prestigious awards for the six successful years at the helm of Si.mobil (Excel 2009, Manager of the Year 2009, Award for the Top Achievements in Slovenian Business and Economy 2013.). As of 2015, he is the president of the Forum for Responsible Business, a network of leading companies in Serbia committed to the development of socially responsible business. He is a winner of the prestigious award presented by the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia (AmCham) for Business Ambassador Leader of Change in 2016. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Foreign Investors Council (FIC) and Vice President of FIC BoD. 

At the end of 2018, the Serbian Association of Managers awarded him the prestigious "Manager of the Year" award.

Milan Zaletel

CFO, Vip mobile i A1 Slovenia

Milan Zaletel graduated from the Ljubljana University. He has participated in various programs and courses in Oxford, the University of Pennsylvania, Zukunft Institute, etc. Before joining A1 Telekom Austria Group, Zaletel had worked for Elan, where he had managed the Controlling and Finances Department of Elan Group.

In 2003, Zaletel joined Si.mobil as a Finance Director, and in 2006 he became the CFO and Member of the Management Board. His responsibilities covered two departments – Finances and Business Research. In addition to Finances, from 2008 to mid-2010, he was in charge of the technology section of Si.mobil.

As of 2012, Milan was the CFO and a member of the Management Board at Mtel (now A1 Bulgaria), and at the end of 2016, he has taken on the position of Senior Finance Director at Vip mobile and Si.mobil (now A1 Slovenia).

At the beginning of 2019, Milan has been appointed to the position of CFO.

Natali Delić

CTO and Senior Transformation Director, Vip mobile i A1 Slovenia

Natali Delić started her professional career in 2000 as a Research and Development Engineer at the Mihajlo Pupin Institute. Two years later, she transferred to Telekom Srbija Mobile Division’s IT Unit as a programmer and system engineer, where she quickly advanced to the position of team manager. She was actively involved in MTEL mobile network roll-out in Montenegro in 2007, and in 2008 she took up the position of Director of Department for development of residential customer services at the Commercial Affairs Directorate of Telekom Srbija, where she remained for the next five years.

In 2013, she joined Vip mobile as a Director of IT and Core Network and Services, and on July 1st 2015 she was appointed CTO of the organizational unit “Serbia and Slovenia“. A year later, she took on the position of Senior Technical Director at Vip mobile and Si.mobil (now A1 Slovenia).

Starting from January 2019, she works on the position of CTO and Senior Transformation Director.

She graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department for Telecommunications, at the University of Belgrade. She completed her postgraduate MBA studies at the Texas A&M University, as well as masters in management studies at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade.

Branka Pudrlja Durbaba

Senior Market director and CMO in Vip Mobile

After completing her studies in Administrative Law at the University of Zagreb, Branka Pudrlja Durbaba started her professional career in 1999 at Vipnet d.o.o. Hrvatska, in the company’s Customer Service department. She subsequently moved to the Sales department, where she held different positions between 2000 and 2007, coordinating the company’s sales processes.

In January 2007, when Vip mobile entered the Serbian market, Branka was appointed to the position of Residential Sales Development and Operations Manager, and took part in the project of launching the operations of Vip Operator in the market of Macedonia. During 2012, she worked on the post of Director of Customer Service at Vip mobile, and from July 1, 2016, she hold the position of Senior Director of Sales and Customer Service at Vip mobile.

Starting from January 2019, Branka has been appointed to the position of Senior Market Director and CMO in Vip Mobile.

Larisa Grizilo

Senior Director People & Communications, Vip mobile i A1 Slovenia

Larisa Grizilo has more than 15 years of international experience in Human Resource Management in various industries. She started her career in 1998 in Wrigley, where she was in charge of HR management in former Yugoslav countries, Albania, Bulgaria and Romania.

In 2009, she joined Sanofi Adriatic as HR Director Adriatic MCO (multi-country organization), being responsible for former Yugoslav countries and Albania. After that, in 2013, she moved to Discover Financial Services/Diners Club International, where she was responsible for HR management for Diners Club Italia and Dinit. In 2015, Larisa joined A1 Telekom Austria Group as HR Director of the new organizational unit “Serbia and Slovenia”, and in 2016 she took charge of Corporate Communications as well.

As of July 1st 2016, she holds the post of Senior Director People and Communications at Vip mobile and Si.mobil (now A1 Slovenia).