The United Group announced on Friday that Telemach Slovenia and Telemach Croatia will merge into a group led by the current Telemach Slovenian CEO Adrian Ježina, and Telemach Croatia CEO Viktor Pavlinic will retire.
The statement said: “Since Croatia is becoming a fully integrated market for the United Group and Slovenia has fully integrated and grown in all areas, it is logical to connect the two markets through a single government.”
Within the United Group in Croatia, there is a telecom operator Telemach Hrvatska, TV and portal Sport Klub i N1, Nova TV, Doma TV, and portal dnevnik.hr.
The statement reminded that Adrian Ježina started his career in Croatia, where he worked for 15 years, and in his years of professional experience in the telecommunications industry, he spent 20 years in leadership positions.
Ježina joined United Group in 2017 and stated that under his leadership, Telemach Slovenia has become the leader of broadband Internet in the country. “In addition, the company is one of the few alternative operators in Europe to surpass the former market monopolist. Slovenia Telemach has successfully increased its mobile communications market share to around 25% and is the leading video service provider in Slovenia,” it said. Say.
Announced that Adrian Ježina will manage companies in these two markets, “committed to ensuring the continued excellence of Slovenia and the further transformation of Croatia”.
According to the announcement, the current executive director of Telemach Croatia, Viktor Pavlinić, will resign through a joint decision.
Pavlinić has been the CEO since 2016 and joined the United Group in 2019 after taking over the company called Tele2 Croatia at the time.
The United Group is known by the company as a leading telecommunications and media operator in Southeast Europe. It is headquartered in the Netherlands, has operations in eight countries, and has approximately 11 million users and 12,500 employees. Since March 2019, it has been majority-owned by BC Partners, one of the world’s largest investment companies.