Hrvatski Telekom (Reuters: HT.ZA; Bloomberg: HTRA CZ), leading telecommunications services provider in Croatia, announces that at its session held today the Supervisory Board has appointed Boris Drilo a Member of the Management Board and Chief Technical and Information Officer (CTIO) for a three-year period commencing as of 1 January 2017.
Boris Drilo joined Hrvatski Telekom in the year 2012, coming from Ericsson Group where he spent 12 years at project and managerial functions related with development and application of telecommunications networks and new technologies. He was appointed to HT Management Board from the position of Sector Director in CTIO area. Previously, he was a Member of the Management Board in charge of technology and IT of Iskon Internet d.d., company 100% owned by HT.
Boris graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering & Computing at University of Zagreb, where he spent one year as Research Assistant in the area of wireless data communications. He is Master of Science, in the field of Electrical Engineering, and he also completed the Global Program of Executive Leadership at Boston University and the Executive MBA at Cotrugli Business School in Zagreb.
Davor Tomašković, President of the Management Board and CEO, stated: “It is my great pleasure to welcome Boris’ appointment to the Management Board, particularly since he is a manager whose career path, starting from the University and continuing through Ericsson Group and HT Group, has been focused on business development in new telecommunications and new technologies areas, and I am convinced that his experience shall significantly contribute towards the development of digital society and strengthening our position of technology leader at the Croatian market.”
Following this appointment the Management Board consists of Davor Tomašković, President, Josef Thuerriegl, in charge of finance, Saša Kramar, in charge of business customers, Nataša Rapaić, in charge of residential customers, Boris Batelić in charge of customer experience, Marija Felkel, in charge of human resources and Boris Drilo in charge of technology and IT.