President of the Board of Directors and President of the Association
Aleksandra Popović is the President of the Board of Directors of Lovćen banka AD Podgorica. From the beginning of the Bank's work in August 2014 until October 2016, in addition to its membership in the Board of Directors, she also performed the function of the Chief Executive Officer. Aleksandra Popović was born in Titograd (today's Podgorica) and comes from a respectable Montenegrin family. She graduated from the Faculty of Economics, University of Montenegro in 1990. She has participated in the establishment of several financial projects in Montenegro over the past two and a half decades. She is the initiator of the idea of Lovćen banka and is its founder. Guided by the vision to participate in sustainable economic development and contribute to better living conditions of her country, with the desire to use the rich experience in contracting and withdrawing credit lines from foreign sources, in order to finance Montenegrin projects, with special emphasis on supporting the SME sector, Aleksandra Popovic , with the support of the German DEG (KfW Group) - one of the largest investment and development institutions, as well as domestic successful companies and business people, made in 2014 the microcredit financial institution MFI Kontakt grow into Lovćen banka. Along with constant work on professional development, during her rich banking career, Aleksandra Popović focused her energy and strength on the promotion of the Montenegrin economy and banking at numerous international conferences and panels, establishing partnerships and cooperation with reputable international financial institutions, new development projects, including emphasizes the work on establishing Crnogorska komercijalna banka as a significant banking brand, coordination of communication in the strategic sale process of Crnogorska komercijalna banka to Hungarian OTP banka, membership in the Board of Directors of Crnogorska komercijalna banka, management and administration of the Microcredit Financial Institution Kontakt. Aleksandra Popović's banking career, which began in 2001, was preceded by ten years of work in other companies, which were engaged in telecommunications, marketing and promotion, including the engagement in JP PTT Saobraćaj Crne Gore, where she held the position of International Advisor. business. Aleksandra Popović is the president of the first German business club in Montenegro and the president of the Board of Directors of the Association.