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About MEF

  • Introduction

    • Montenegrin Employers Federation (MEF) is an independent, non-governmental, non-political and not-for-profit organization based on voluntary membership. MEF was founded and registered on April 9th 2002 according to the Ministry of Justice decision no. 02-1976/02. With the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs decision no. 0101-6048/2 from August 30th 2005, MEF was granted the status of representativity whereby it becomes an umbrella employers’ organization in Montenegro representing as such an independent voice of business at national and international level. Having signed the National Tripartite Agreement on December 28th 2006, MEF became a social partner – an official representative of employers in relation to Government and trade unions.

      MEF actively contributes to improvement of business climate and elimination of business barriers providing a wide variety of services to its members. Along with representing the interests of employers in tripartite working groups and bodies at national level that work on the development of legislation, strategies and action plans, MEF services include provision of legal advises in the areas relevant for enterprise operations, economic studies and analyses, seminars and trainings delivery, production of publications, implementation of EU funded projects, and networking activities at national and international level.

  • Position

    • MEF has been a representative employers’ organization in Montenegro since 2005.

      MEF has been a representative employers’ organization in Montenegro since 2005. MEF strongly cooperates with International Labor Organization (ILO) following its principles and standards in daily operations. MEF is a member of:

      • IOE – International Organization of Employers
      • Business Europe – Association of European employers’ organizations.

      MEF is an observer member of BIAC since 2015 and a co-founder of AREC (Adriatic Region Employers Centre).

      MEF is a member of national Social Council, and is specifically active in the process of founding social councils at local level.

      MEF founded an Association of Business Women and helped foundation of other employers’ associations at local and sector level.

      MEF has formed Coordination bodies for cooperation with Tax Administration, Customs Administration and Ministry of Economy as well as a Working body with Directorate for Anti-Corruption Initiative.

      MEF is a signatory of a series of agreements and protocols of cooperation with numerous institutions and organizations, local governments, university units, companies and other entities in Montenegro.

      MEF cooperates with numerous employers’ organizations, international forums and bodies and other entities at international level. Cooperation agreements are signed with Slovenian Employers Organization (ZDS), Serbian Employers Association (UPS), Croatian Employers Association (HUP), Association of Employers of Bosnia and Herzegovina (APBIH), Confederation of Employers of Macedonia (CERM) and Albania (KOPSH), with Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic, Association "Italia Opera", Maltese Employers Association…

      MEF signed a United Nations strategic initiative for enterprises – UN Global Compact.

      For the purpose of macroeconomic stability and correct industrial relations, MEF signed a Memorandum with Government and Trade Union on social partnership in the circumstance of global economic crisis.

  • Svetlana Vuksanovic

    President

    • SVETLANA VUKSANOVIĆ - Short biography

      Svetlana Vuksanovic was born on July 15th 1962 in Niksic, Montenegro. She completed elementary and secondary schools in Podgorica, where in 1982 she enrolled to the Faculty of Economics. She graduated in 1986 and started her professional career at the company “Veletrgovina – Spoljna trgovina” in Kolasin. Her second job was at Duvanski kombinat Podgorica (Tobacco Plant Podgorica) from August 1989 to December 2002, where she was a Deputy Director of Import-Export Department.

      In 1998 Svetlana attended a professional training in London. From 2002 to 2005 she was an Executive Director in the company Delini LLC which imported the products of the largest global cigarettes’ producer – Philip Morris International. Currently, Svetlana is an Executive Director of Philip Morris Montenegro LLC. She is a member of the Board of Directors of American Chamber of Commerce in Montenegro where she was a president from 2011 to 2013. Svetlana is married and a mother of two children.

  • Management Board

    • 13jul-Plantaže a.d.

      Adriatic AG d.o.o.

      Adriatic Marinas d.o.o.

      Arhimed d.o.o.

      Atlas grupa d.o.o.

      Bild studio d.o.o.

      Centar za arhitekturu i urbanizam d.o.o.

      Centar za ekotoksikološka ispitivanja d.o.o.

      CFSSI d.o.o.

      Coca Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Crna Gora d.o.o

      Crnagoraput a.d.

      Crnogorska komercijalna banka a.d.

      Crnogorski elektroprenosni sistem a.d.

      Crnogorski telekom a.d.

      Crnogorsko turističko udruženje

      Čelebić d.o.o.

      Daido Metal a.d.

      Digit Montenegro d.o.o.

      Domaća trgovina d.o.o.

      Double L d.o.o.

      Đurković Company d.o.o.

      Elektroprivreda Crne Gore a.d. Nikšić

      Elko Tim d.o.o.

      Energy Team d.o.o.

      Erste bank a.d.

      Fakultet za državne i evropske studije

      Fidija d.o.o.

      Glosarij d.o.o.

      Hemomont d.o.o.

      HG Budvanska rivijera a.d.

      Higijena a.d.

      Hotels group Montenegro Stars d.o.o.

      Inpek a.d.

      Jadranski sajam a.d.

      Jugopetrol a.d.

      Kombinat aluminijuma a.d.

      Lovćen osiguranje a.d.

      Luka Bar a.d.

      Luka Kotor a.d.

      M.P. Marketing d.o.o.

      Marina Bar a.d.

      Merkator – CG d.o.o.

      Meso-Promet d.o.o.

      Mil-Pop d.o.o.

      Mitrović Co d.o.o.

      Montplan d.o.o.

      Mtel d.o.o.

      NTC Logistics d.o.o.

      Održavanje željezničkih voznih sredstava a.d.

      Oki air International d.o.o.

      Petrol Crna Gora MNE d.o.o.

      Philia d.o.o.

      Philip Morris Montenegro d.o.o.

      Pivara Trebjesa d.o.o.

      Podravka d.o.o.

      Pošta Crne Gore a.d.

      Put-Gross d.o.o.

      PZU Dr Vuksanović

      Radio – difuzni centar d.o.o.

      Rudnik uglja a.d.

      S & V Company

      Sava Montenegro a.d.

      Savez frizera i kozmetičara CG

      Sindarela Commerce d.o.o.

      Societe Generale banka Montenegro a.d.

      Turističko udruženje Žabljak

      Udruženje umjetničkih zanatlija

      Ulcinj biznis alijansa

      Unel d.o.o.

      Universal bank a.d.

      Željeznička infrastruktura CG a.d.

      Željeznički prevoz Crne Gore a.d.

  • Executive Board

    • Svetlana Vuksanovic President
      Anita Mitrović Milic Vice-president
      Slavisa Scekic Vice-president
      Slobodan Mikavica Vice-president
      Aleksa Lukic member
      Branislav Martinovic member
      Hasan Ramovic member
      Nikola Ljusev member
      Sonja Mijanovic member
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