News 22. 3. 2022

Peter Drobež Appointed as Third Management Board Member of SSH

Today, on 22 March 2022, the SSH’s Supervisory Board filled the Management Board’s vacancy and appointed Peter Drobež as the third member of the SSH Management Board.  He will assume office on 1 April 2022.

The SSH Management Board, which is a three-member board in accordance with ZSDH-1, has been incomplete since January 2021.  Following the decision of the SSH’s Supervisory Board of 22 December 2021, the Nomination Committee carried out all the procedures required to fill the SSH Management Board’s vacancy and hired Trenkwalder, the international recruitment agency, in accordance with the ZSDH-1. Following the interviews and assessment of the candidates, taking into account the candidates' experience, other statutory provisions applicable to the Member of the SSH Management Board and criteria for determining and assessing the suitability of candidates, the Nomination Committee proposed the SSH Supervisory Board to appoint Peter Drobež.

On the basis of an in-depth assessment of the candidates, taking into account their professional, strategic, operational and managerial, organisational and personal competences, as well as their specific competences, the SSH Supervisory Board approved the Nomination Committee's proposal to appoint Peter Drobež as a member of the SSH Management Board.


Peter Drobež (1974) holds a university degree in Economics obtained from the Faculty of Economics and Business of Maribor and has more than twenty years of experience in the international corporate environment.  For most of his career he worked for Etol, d. d., where he held various managerial and executive positions for many years: initially as a Sales Manager for Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, then as an Assistant to the Management Board for Marketing and Sales, and finally as a Managing Director of Frutarom Etol, d. o. o. Over the last twenty years, Etol has grown from a small company to a large international company, which was acquired by one of the largest corporations in the world, operating in the field of food components production, and has become its part. 

The wealth of international experience and expertise that Peter Drobež brings to the SSH Management Board is mainly in the areas of corporate governance, process management and financial management.

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