Gordana Deranja, President of the Croatian Employers’ Association
Gordana Deranja`s career in Tehnomont d.d. started in 1987 and since 1998 she has been president of the Board. Her connection to HUP started long ago, she has been engaged for many years as President of the HUP Metal Industry Association, vice-president of the CRO industry’s HUP coordination and member of the HUP Executive Board. Except for the HUP, she is also active in the Croatian Business Women’s Association, where she was chairman of the branch for the Istrian County and the vice-president of the Association. She received “Woman Manager of the Year” award twice in 2008 and in 2013 from the Croatian Association of Business Women, and in 2011 she received the CROME Award Manager of the Year for Large Enterprises. She was awarded for the contribution to the development of the maritime economy by Ministry of Maritime Affairs Transport and Infrastructure in 2012. She was declared as the honorary Ambassador of Polish Women’s Business affairs in 2013 at the 3rd European Small and Medium Business Entrepreneurship in Katovic. Gordana Deranja was born and lives in Pula. She graduated from the Faculty of Economics. She is married and mother of two children.