Management board

Marko Jazbec Chairman of the Management Board

Marko Jazbec took up the leadership of Sava Re in May 2017. He has many years of experience in senior and top management positions, notably at the Bank of Slovenia; SKB banka, d.d.; Droga Kolinska, d.d.; Intereuropa, d.d.; NLB, d.d.; and Hoteli Bernardin, d.d. … More

Marko Jazbec Chairman of the Management Board

Marko Jazbec took up the leadership of Sava Re in May 2017. He has years of experience in senior and top management positions, notably at the Bank of Slovenia; SKB banka, d.d.; Droga Kolinska, d.d.; Intereuropa, d.d.; NLB, d.d.; and Hoteli Bernardin, d.d. Until mid-July 2016, he headed up Slovenian Sovereign Holding, d.d. During his career, Marko has gained valuable experience in the corporate governance of banks and other companies, and significant expertise in asset management, risk management, treasury finance, corporate finance and corporate banking. Marko holds a degree in economics from the University of Ljubljana.

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Jošt Dolničar Member of the Management Board

Jošt Dolničar has been with Sava Re since 2006, first as a senior executive responsible for overseeing the Group’s subsidiaries, and since December 2008 as a member of the management board responsible for the Group’s strategic investments in subsidiaries, and for processes and IT … More

Jošt Dolničar Member of the Management Board

Jošt Dolničar has been with Sava Re since 2006, first as a senior executive responsible for overseeing the Group’s subsidiaries, and since December 2008 as a member of the management board responsible for the Group’s strategic investments in subsidiaries, and for processes and IT. He headed the Sava Re management board from August 2016 to May 2017. Before joining Sava Re, Jošt worked for Zavarovalnica Triglav, most recently as the executive manager of the non-life business. Jošt graduated in law from the University of Ljubljana.

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Polona Pirš Zupančič Member of the Management Board

Polona Pirš Zupančič has served on the management board of Sava Re since January 2018. In her role she is responsible for finance, controlling, accounting, risk management, investor relations and actuarial affairs. She began her career at Sava Re … More

Polona Pirš Zupančič Member of the Management Board

Polona Pirš Zupančič has served on the management board of Sava Re since January 2018. In her role she is responsible for finance, controlling, accounting, risk management, investor relations and actuarial affairs. She began her career at Sava Re in 1999. Since 2009 she has headed the corporate finance and controlling department as executive director. In addition to her long-term experience in reinsurance underwriting, Polona brings with her a proven track record in managing and supporting complex projects of strategic importance to the Company and the Group. Polona holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Ljubljana.

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Peter Skvarča Member of the Management Board

Peter Skvarča became a member of the Sava Re management board, with responsibility for reinsurance, in June 2020. He joined the Group in 2007 as deputy chief operating officer of the subsidiary Sava Osiguruvanje in Macedonia ... More

Peter SkvarčaMember of the Management Board

Peter Skvarča became a member of the Sava Re management board, with responsibility for reinsurance, in June 2020. He joined the Group in 2007 as deputy chief operating officer of the subsidiary Sava Osiguruvanje in Macedonia, where he took over as chief executive in 2011 and led the company until 2019.

Peter started his career at the Slovenian Ministry of Economic Relations and Development and was later economic counsellor to the Slovenian ambassador to Macedonia.

In addition to Slovenian, he is fluent in English, French, Serbian and Macedonian. Peter holds a degree in political science (University of Ljubljana) and a master’s degree in European integration (University of Limerick).

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Supervisory board

Mateja Lovšin Herič Chair

Mateja Lovšin Herič has been with Slovenian Sovereign Holding d.d. (the former Slovenian Restitution Company) since 1995, and she is currently director of the department for capital asset management in the financial sector … More

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Mateja Lovšin Herič Chair

Mateja Lovšin Herič has been with Slovenian Sovereign Holding d.d. (the former Slovenian Restitution Company) since 1995, and she is currently director of the department for capital asset management in the financial sector. She has extensive experience in managing equity investments, as well as in steering and participating in large and complex projects led by Slovenian Sovereign Holding d.d. She has served as a member of the supervisory board of four public limited companies. This is her third consecutive term on the Sava Re supervisory board (since 2009). Currently, she is also a member of the Sava Re supervisory board’s audit committee and the chair of its nominations and remuneration committee. She holds a certificate issued by the Slovenian Directors’ Association certifying that she is a qualified member of supervisory and management bodies.

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Keith William Morris Deputy Chair

Keith William Morris is a British citizen. For most of his career, he worked in finance. From 1989 and until his retirement, he worked in chief executive roles, mostly in insurance … More

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Keith W. Morris Deputy Chair

Keith William Morris is a British citizen. For most of his career, he worked in finance. From 1989 and until his retirement, he worked in chief executive roles, mostly in insurance and within large groups, such as the Eagle Star Group, American International Group (AIG), Allianz Group and RBS Insurance (Direct Line Group). From 2003 to 2008, he served as a non-executive director of Standard Life Bank and Standard Life Insurance Company and has also served in non-executive roles with six other small organisations. This is his second term of office as a member of the supervisory board of Sava Re (since 2013). He is also the chair of the Sava Re supervisory board’s risk committee, a member of its nominations and remuneration committee, and a member of its fit and proper committee.

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Davor Ivan Gjivoje Jr. Member

Davor Ivan Gjivoje is an American citizen. He is the chief executive of an international holding company, the main activities of which are hotel development, airline marketing and hospitality … More

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Davor Ivan Gjivoje Jr. Member

Davor Ivan Gjivoje is an American citizen. He is the chief executive of a holding company, the main activities of which are hotel development, airline marketing and hospitality-related investments. Over the past twenty years, he has held various top executive positions at Networld, Inc./DGG Holdings, Ltd. Prior to that, he worked in banking (Citibank NA) and as a consultant (The Boston Consulting Group). Davor is a graduate of Brown University, Providence, RI (BA), and also of the Harvard Business School, Boston, MA (MBA). He also studied at Cambridge University, in the UK. Davor is also active in medical/hospital-based philanthropy in the greater New York Area, and in education as president of the Board of Education of Harding Township School, Harding, NJ. He has served on the Sava Re supervisory board since 2017 (first term of office). His also serves on the Sava Re supervisory board’s risk committee, and the nominations and remuneration committee.

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Andrej Kren Member

Andrej Kren started his professional career in the industry in 1988 in the business strategy department of ETA Cerkno, and from 1992 to 1995 he served as the managing director of Avtocenter Idrija … More

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Andrej Kren Member

Andrej Kren started his professional career in the industry in 1988 in the business strategy department of ETA Cerkno, and from 1992 to 1995 he served as the managing director of Avtocenter Idrija d.o.o. Since 1995. Andrej Kren has been steering and coordinating the operations of various activities of the company FMR d.d., including the establishment, control and financing of subsidiaries, and various forms of long- and short-term financial investments. He has been the chairman of the management board of FMR d.d. since 2008. Since 2017, Andrej has been the chief executive of the news publisher Delo d.o.o. He has served on the Sava Re supervisory board since 2017 (first term of office). Currently, he is also the chair of the Sava Re supervisory board’s audit committee, a member of its nominations and remuneration committee and an alternate member of its fit and proper committee.

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Andrej Gorazd Kunstek Member, employee representative

Andrej Gorazd Kunstek started working for Sava Re in 1999, gaining valuable experience in reinsurance underwriting and technical accounting of reinsurance business. He has been the director of technical accounting … More

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Andrej Gorazd Kunstek Member, employee representative

Andrej Gorazd Kunstek started working for Sava Re in 1999, gaining valuable experience in reinsurance underwriting and technical accounting of reinsurance business. He has been the director of technical accounting since 2007. He started serving on the supervisory board of Sava Re in 2013 and is currently serving his third consecutive term of office.

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Mateja Živec Member, employee representative

Mateja Živec has many years of experience in banking and insurance. Prior to joining Sava Re in 2014, she headed the asset management department of Zavarovalnica Triglav for twelve years … More

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Mateja Živec Member, employee representative

Mateja Živec has many years of experience in banking and insurance. Prior to joining Sava Re in 2014, she headed the asset management department of Zavarovalnica Triglav for twelve years. She started her role as a member of the Sava Re supervisory board in April 2016 and is currently serving her second term of office. She is also the chair of the fit and proper committee of the Sava Re supervisory board.

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Supervisory board committees

Audit committee

Andrej Kren, chair
Mateja Lovšin Herič 
Ignac Dolenšek, external member

Fit and proper committee

Mateja Živec, chair 
Keith W. Morris
Rok Saje, external member
Andrej Kren, alternate member

Risk committee

Keith W. Morris, chair
Davor I. Gjivoje Jr.
Slaven Mićković, external member

Nominations and remuneration committee

Mateja Lovšin Herič, chair
Keith W. Morris
Andrej Kren
Davor I. Gjivoje Jr.

Sava Re organisation chart

MANAGEMENT BOARD

Risk control departments
Office of the management board & compliance
Internal audit
Risk management & asset-liability management
Actuarial affairs
Business centres
Financial operations & asset management
Non-group reinsurance
Non-life insurance
Life & pension insurance
Sales & customer relations
Support departments
Human resources management
Group modelling centre
Information technology
Corporate finance
Strategic planning & controlling
Accounting
Group reinsurance & retrocession
Reinsurance technical accounting

Key management 

Office of the management board and compliance

Rok Saje Director and compliance key function holder

rok.saje@sava-re.si

Internal audit

Polonca Jug Mauko Director and internal audit key function holder

polonca.jugmauko@sava-re.si

Risk management and asset-liability management

Nataša Đukić Director and risk management key function holder

natasa.djukic@sava-re.si

Risk management and asset-liability management

Jure Košir Head of asset-liability management

jure.kosir@sava-re.si

Actuarial affairs

Katja Vavpetič Chief actuary and actuarial key function holder

katja.vavpetic@sava-re.si

Financial operations and asset management

Nada Zidar Director of business centre

nada.zidar@sava-re.si

Financial operations and asset management

Mateja Živec CFA, FRM,
Head of ASSET MANAGEMENT

mateja.zivec@sava-re.si

Non-group reinsurance

Jane Koliševski Director of business centre

jane.kolisevski@sava-re.si

Group reinsurance and retrocession

Peter Mesesnel Head of department

peter.mesesnel@sava-re.si

Non-life insurance

Milan Viršek Director of business centre

milan.virsek@sava-re.si

Life and pension insurance

Pavel Gojkovič Director of business centre

pavel.gojkovic@sava-re.si

Sales and customer relations

Andreja Korošec Rebula director of business centre

andreja.rebula@sava-re.si

Human resource management

Klara Hauko Head of department

klara.hauko@sava-re.si

Group modelling centre

Blanka Savšek Head of department

blanka.savsek@sava-re.si

Information technology

Matjaž Stražišar Head of department

matjaz.strazisar@sava-re.si

Corporate finance

Blaž Garbajs Head of department

blaz.garbajs@sava-re.si

Strategic planning and controlling

Andreja Cedilnik Head of department

andreja.cedilnik@sava-re.si

Accounting

Andreja Rahne Head of department

andreja.rahne@sava-re.si

Reinsurance technical accounting

Andrej Gorazd Kunstek Head of department

gorazd.kunstek@sava-re.si

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