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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

    • Aleksa Lukić Erste bank a.d.
      Aleksandar Klikovac Klikovac d.o.o.
      Anita Mitrović Milić Mitrović Co d.o.o.
      Blagota Radović Zetagradnja d.o.o.
      Boiša Šotra Eurofond a.d.
      Boris Mihailović CFSSI d.o.o.
      Branislav Martinović Glosarij d.o.o.
      Branko Rašović Udruženje privatnih doktora stomatologije CG
      Danilo Petrović Cijevna Komerc d.o.o.
      Denis Kovačević Magnat osiguranje
      Dimitrije Rašović Nec d.o.o.
      Dragan Brković Vektra Montenegro d.o.o.
      Dragan Mihailović Rokšped d.o.o.
      Dragan Mijović Kombinat aluminijuma a.d.
      Dragica Drekalović Udruženje hotela CG
      Dragoslav Bojović Boj-Commerce d.o.o.
      Duško Petrović Digit Montenegro d.o.o.
      Ðordije Blažić Fakultet za državne i evropske studije
      Filip Moštrokol Daido Metal a.d.
      Goran Velimirović Advokatska kancelarija "Velimirović & partneri"
      Hasan Ramović Put-Gross d.o.o.
      Helena Filipović Crnogorska komercijalna banka a.d.
      Hilmija Franca Meso-Promet d.o.o.
      Ibrahim Milla Ulcinj biznis alijansa
      Ivan Karadžić Merkator - CG d.o.o.
      Ivan Lero Swiss osiguranje a.d.
      Ivan Šćepanović Domaća trgovina d.o.o.
      Ivana Vuletić Inditex Montenegro d.o.o.
      Jezdimir Vujičić Eko Meduza d.o.o.
      Krsto Niklanović Niklanović d.o.o.
      Ljubomir Kocović Nimont d.o.o
      Manolina Bašović Atlas banka a.d.
      Matjaž Božič Lovćen osiguranje a.d.
      Milan Čolaković Željeznička infrastruktura CG a.d.
      Milan Kavarić Kavarić Group d.o.o.
      Milan Martinović Pošta Crne Gore a.d.
      Milan Vuković Hotels group Montenegro stars d.o.o.
      Mile Stijepović Turističko udruženje Žabljak, hotel "Javor"
      Milko Beljkaš Inpek a.d.
      Milorad Filipović 7.avgust d.o.o.
      Milorad Vuković Održavanje željezničkih voznih sredstava a.d.
      Milosava Žugić Robna kuća Nikšićanka a.d.
      Miloš Dževerdanović Unel d.o.o.
      Miloš Pavlović Universal Capital Bank a.d.
      Miodrag Maraš Montplan d.o.o.
      Fidija d.o.o. Fidija d.o.o.
      Miško Kažić Eurocom d.o.o.
      Nebojša Kruta Krulex d.o.o.
      Nebojša Popović Mil-Pop d.o.o.
      Nebojša Šcekić Sava Montenegro a.d.
      Nikola Ljušev Crnogorski Telekom a.d.
      Obrad Kovačević Udruženje umjetničkih zanatlija
      Orhan Hodžić Oki air International d.o.o.
      Predrag Bracović Higijena a.d.
      Predrag Krivokapić Elektroprivreda Crne Gore a.d. Nikšic
      Predrag Popović Željeznički prevoz Crne Gore a.d.
      Rade Mijović Zadružni savez CG
      Radovan Orlandić Marina Bar a.d.
      Radovan Raičević Jugopetrol a.d.
      Sanja Ćalasan Pivara Trebjesa d.o.o.
      Sanja Mioljević Podravka d.o.o.
      Slaven Šćepanović Adriatic Marinas d.o.o.
      Slaviša Šcekić Double L d.o.o.
      Slavko Vujisić S & V Company
      Slavoljub Popadić Rudnik uglja a.d.
      Luka Bar a.d. Luka Bar a.d.
      Slobodan Ðurković Ðurković Company d.o.o.
      Slobodan Janićijević Coca Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Crna Gora d.o.o
      Slobodan Mikavica Elko Tim d.o.o.
      Snežana Perović Hemomont d.o.o.
      Stela Bošković Societe Generale banka Montenegro a.d.
      Sonja Mijanović Beemont d.o.o.
      Svetlana Vuksanović Philip Morris Montenegro d.o.o.
      Tatjana Mitrović M.P. Marketing d.o.o.
      Tomislav Boričić Dom Gradnja d.o.o.
      Tomislav Čelebić Čelebić d.o.o.
      Vasilije Kusovac Luka Kotor a.d.
      Verica Maraš 13jul-Plantaže a.d.
      Vladimir Božović Ataco d.o.o.
      Vladimir Lučić Mtel d.o.o.
      Budvanska rivijera a.d. Budvanska rivijera a.d.
      Zoran Vukčević Savez frizera i kozmetičara CG
      Zoran Vuksanović Sindarela Commerce d.o.o.
      Žarko Burić Normal Company d.o.o.
      Željko Leković Crnagoraput a.d.
      Žarko Radulović Crnogorsko turističko udruženje
  • 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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