At the General Assembly of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham the majority of a new managing board was elected by a vote of the member companies. The former AmCham MB first vice-chairwoman Jelena Pavlović, managing director of Philip Morris International (PMI), was elected to the chair.
Ms Pavlović mastered International Law at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law. Before joining PMI, Jelena was engaged by the U.S. Treasury and the World Bank in programs supporting reform of the banking and real sectors in Serbia. In more than 13 years of experience with PMI, Jelena enjoyed an enriching cross-functional career in Serbia and abroad. She advanced through a number of roles, including Director Corporate Affairs in 2010, Deputy Managing Director Serbia and Montenegro in early 2013 and Managing Director Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina in July 2015.
As of 1st January 2016, Jelena was appointed Managing Director Southeast Europe, reflecting her exceptional performance track record and impressive portfolio of leadership skills.