NIS CEO – the Most Powerful Foreigner in Serbia

January 28, 2013

NIS CEO, Kirill Kravchenko, is the most powerful foreigner in Serbia, according to a survey ran by the Blic daily newspaper. For the fourth year running, NIS CEO was voted as the most powerful out of 50 other foreigners in the annual survey organised by the daily newspaper with one of the largest circulation figures in Serbia. The jury evaluated several criteria such as completion of goals, public image, financial and political influence, authority, image of the institution he represents and charisma. The jury explained that under Kirill Kravchenko's leadership in the past four years NIS had evolved into the most profitable national company. NIS CEO, a PhD in economics and a professor at universities in Moscow and Novi Sad, contributed to NIS being the largest investor in the country and one of 90 companies with the highest income in the region. Runner up in this year's List of 50 Most Powerful Foreigners in Serbia was Antonio Cesare Ferrara, the CEO of Fiat Automobiles Serbia. The third position went to Vincent Deger, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia.