Telekom Romania group of companies on Monday has announced that Vladan Pekovic is appointed CEO, effective 09.11.2020. Vladan Pekovic, Chief Technology and Information Officer, Telekom Romania, will take over the Romanian operations leadership replacing Miroslav Majoroš, who is successfully completing his term.
Vladan Pekovic (49 years) is a management professional with an international carrier in various markets across Europe, Africa, Latin America and USA, with over 22 year experience in telecom field with focus on network and IT integration, implementation, development and operation of the most advanced and complex mobile and fixed networks. At the same time, during his career he demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to his role, effectively guiding and leading complex, multicultural teams.
Customer, results and business performance oriented, Vladan Pekovic also has significant experience in Telekom, with a varied portfolio of initiatives he has managed. Prior to joining the Telekom Romania team in 2017, Vladan Pekovic was Chief Technology Information Officer with Crnogorski Telekom.
From the position of Chief Technology and Information Officer, Telekom Romania, he has significantly contributed to the digitization and improvement of processes, technological expansion and simplification of offers, and the innovative approach he adopted has led to improved quality of services provided to customers. Thus, through the large-scale projects he has developed and managed, Vladan Pekovic has demonstrated a deep understanding of the Romanian market, a clear vision of the technological and financial needs of any company to successfully serve its customers, and especially a good ability to coordinate and motivate teams.
Vladan Pekovic ‘s short bio:
Vladan Pekovic holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, specializations in Mobile Telecommunication and Information Technology with the University of Montenegro and during his professional career supplemented his education through management education programmes at the European School of Management and Technology Berlin, ESSEC Business School, France, Duke University, United States of America, INSEAD Business School, France.
He started his career in 1998 as an engineer for ProMonte GSM. In 2000-2004 he held several positions in Ericsson Mexico, USA, Algeria, and in 2004 he had his first contact with Telekom, USA, as Switch Manager. He later held the position of Integration Project Manager for Crnogorski Telekom (2005-2006), Regional Program Manager at Glotel Inc (2006-2007), Chief Technology Officer at M: tel d.o.o. (2007-2009). In the summer of 2009 he returned to Crnogorski Telekom, where he held the position of Programme Director (2009-2010) and Network and Services Operations Director (2010-2013). During 2013-2014, he served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of NetWorkS!.
Since 2013, he has returned to Telekom, holding the positions of Network Director, Technology Factory Director at T-Mobile Polska and Chief Executive Technology and Information Officer at Crnogorski Telekom. Since 2017 he is part of the Telekom Romania team, holding the position of Chief Technology and Information Officer.