Ivana Budin Arhanić, Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Affairs, Valamar Riviera d.d.

Ivana Budin Arhanić graduated with a degree in Economics from Middleburry College in the USA in 1999.  After finishing her studies, she spent three years as a strategy management consultant in Boston and in New York. In 2003, she joined Lura d.d., where she led the acquisition and restructuring of Somboled d.d. into the Lura group and held the position of Vice President on Somboled d.d. Supervisory Board.

In 2007 she received her MBA from Harvard Business School and joined Valamar. Until 2015, she served on the Management Boards of Valamar grupa d.d., Valamar Adria holding d.d., and Valamar Riviera d.d. as a member. As of June 2015, Ms. Budin Arhanić has served the position of Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Affairs and is in charge of acquisitions and business expansion, strategic partnerships and projects, digitalization, corporate social responsibility, quality management, corporate communication and relations with industry associations and public institutions, as well as strategy and sale of non-core assets.