The General Manager of MK Group Announced a New Investment Cycle at the Kopaonik Business Forum


The General Manager of MK Group, Mihailo Janković, participated in the panel “Serbian Economy as a Host from the Investor’s Perspective”, which was held on the third day of the Kopaonik Business Forum. On that occasion, he pointed out that in order to improve the investment climate and business environment in Serbia, a more transparent and consistent regulatory framework is important, but also that the focus must be on the development of human resources that should be carriers of high-tech investments and a fast-growing and modern economy sector.

Speaking about the new investment cycle of MK Group of 300 million euros in the next three years in Serbia and the region, Jankovic pointed out that the focus, as before, will be on tourism, agriculture and renewable energy sources. Asked how MK Group was received in Slovenia and Croatia, Janković said: “After the initial resistance we all were aware of, with our expertise, fair and transparent approach, responsible business and attitude towards the local community, we significantly changed the perception of Serbian investors in the region. The key contribution of MK Group as an investor is creating value for the local economy”.

Along with Mihailo Janković, General Manager of MK Group, the panel was attended by Zoran Drakulić, President of the Serbian Business Club “Privrednik”, Zoran Petrović, President of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia, Goran Pekez, President of the Board of Directors of the Japanese Business Alliance in Serbia and Nebojsa Šaponjić, co-founder of Nelt, and the panel was moderated by Dušan Tomić, Partner of EY in the Business Consulting Department and the Business Transaction Consulting Department.

The central theme of this year’s 28th Kopaonik Business Forum is “The World After Covid 19 – New Sources of Growth in Changed Business Conditions”, and the event, due to the current epidemiological situation, is being held in Belgrade for the first time in a hybrid format. More than 130 panelists, renowned experts and eminent names of the domestic and regional economic and political scene are participating in the four-day gathering, organized by the Association of Economists of Serbia.