Manager of the year award won by Mario Kralj, CEO of Hangar18

Mario Kralj, director and owner of Hangar 18 company, headquartered in the town of Koprivnica, has been awarded the manager of the year award in the category of project management. He received the award at the CROMA 2018 meeting, held at the Westin hotel, Zagreb. The award is given out every year to the best Croatian entrepreneurs by CROMA- Croatian managers and entrepreneurs’ association.

The Croatian managers and entrepreneurs’ association (HUM-CROMA) was founded in the year 1990. The association members are composed of head managers, executive directors, board members, C-suite executives, Chamber of Commerce managers, managers in other economic associations and institutions, along with CEOs and owners of corporations.

The nominees were selected by the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Croatian Association of Employers, Associations of professionals, city and county autority representatives, with the jury composed of last years’ laureates judging the nominations. There was a grand total of 93 nominated managers.

The 2018 Manager of the Year award was won by 15 managers in 9 different categories. Mario Kralj was awarded the manager of the year award in the Project manager category and has received the award in person on Friday, 23.11.2018 at the CROMA 2018 meeting, held at the Crystal hall reception room, in the Westing Zagreb hotel.

Hangar18 was founded in 2005. in the town of Koprivnica. After a period of around 10 years, the company grew into one of the leading distributors of IT equipment, with a unique position as a manufacturer of NOA smartphones, tablets and TV sets. Despite going through a sudden transformation from a small to a mid-sized company, the corporate culture has retained a familial atmosphere, where every employee contributes to a pleasant working atmosphere and a sense of community.

The 28th meeting of CROMA was held under the patronage of the president of the Republic of Croatia, Ms. Kolinda Grabar Kitarović, and the partnership of the City of Zagreb.