The Serbian National Assembly has elected Slobodan Cvetković, the former General Director of the Novi Sad Fair, as the Minister of Economy, according to an official announcement by the Serbian government.
Born in 1974 in Novi Sad, Cvetković completed his education at the Faculty of Trade and Banking at the University of “Braća Karić”. He holds a master’s degree on the subject of “Corporate Social Responsibility as a Factor in Local Sustainable Development”.
As per his biography, from 2004 to 2012, he served as the Assistant Provincial Secretary for Culture and Public Information in two terms for the Government of Vojvodina, where he led the Sector for Information Systems and Electronic Media. Since March 2013, he had been serving as the Assistant Director for International Commercial Affairs at the Institute for Field and Vegetable Crops, “NS Seme”, and held the role of Director at the Public Enterprise “Sports Center” in Beočin.
Furthermore, he has been appointed as a board member of the Port Management Agency of Serbia and elected to the Council of the Faculty of Economics in Subotica. Since 2014, he had been the General Director of Novi Sad Fair PLC.
He also serves as the president of the City Committee of the Socialist Party of Serbia in Novi Sad and is a councilor in the Novi Sad City Assembly, where he chairs the SPS-JS parliamentary group.
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