Chairman of the Management Board
Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Founder of the Medis GroupMore
Tone Strnad founded Medis in 1989 after an executive career in a large pharmaceutical company. Under his leadership, Medis evolved from a startup to the Medis we know today - an international company that provides innovative medicines to patients in 15 European countries and had a turnover of over 130 million euros in 2020.
In addition to Medis, Mr. Strnad has founded several Medis Group companies (Trion, 1-servis, Entrapharm, Vizera, Satelit) and has been involved as a partner or advisor in several other startups. As a philanthropist, he is a supporter of many cultural organizations and associations as well as individual talents. Among other donations, he and Medis donated a permanent art installation Obrazi (Faces) by artist Jakov Brdar for the Old Town of Ljubljana. For his dedicated work and contribution to Slovenian pharmacists, he was awarded the highest pharmaceutical award in Slovenia, the Minařik Award of Excellence, in 2020. He is a founding member of Slovene-German Business Association and currently acts as President of Supervisory Board.
Members of the Management Board
Chief Executive OfficerMore
Martina Perharič, PhD, B.S. Pharm, has contributed to the development of several successful brands and inspires an excellent team of co-workers, who have introduced many innovative medicines to markets into which Medis expanded and where these medicines were sorely needed.
Maja Strnad Cestar
Chief Operating OfficerMore
Maja Strnad Cestar, M.S. Econ, as Chief Operating Officer at Medis implements change initiatives that result in improved business performance, minimized operational risk, maximized profitability, and a positive customer experience. She leads a team of directors and oversees the management, coordination, and development of Medis Group subsidiaries. She also heads the Supply Chain and the Digitalization & Business Optimization team.
Chief Financial OfficerMore
Erna Slana is a seasoned Global Chief Financial Officer with over 25 years of proven experience in the pharmaceutical and, previously, aerospace industries. Her expertise in Corporate Finance has helped grow Medis into a multinational company with outstanding financial results. She leads one of the largest teams at Medis.
Elina Marković Martać
Country Manager SerbiaMore
Elina Marković is an experienced Country Head with over 20 years of successful history and a wide range of experience. She has great results in leading and motivating teams, managing negotiations to enable excellent sales performance of medicines with innovative, cost-effective business methods and tools. In her career at Medis, she led the expansion of Medis in Serbia and Montenegro.
Managing Director Medis Therapeutics DivisionMore
Vladko Borić, passionate about managing patients’ access to innovative pharmaceuticals through a multifunctional approach that brings together medical, marketing, market access, and commercial excellence teams. He is also part of the business development team constantly seeking innovative medicines to address unmet medical needs in the CEE.