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Mr Bozidar Djelic has joined Crédit Agricole S.A. as Group Head of Central Europe. He is a member of the General Management Committee and reports to Jean Laurent, Chief Executive Officer.
He is also appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Serbian bank Meridian Bank A.D., in which Crédit Agricole S.A. has acquired a 71% holding.
Mr Djelic, aged 40, has dual French and Serbian nationality. He is a graduate of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Jouy-en-Josas) and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Paris), and also has an MPA and MBA from Harvard University and a masters degree in economics from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris).
Mr Djelic was Minister of the Economy and Finance for the Republic of Serbia from 2001 to 2004, during which time the country's economy was radically reformed. Prior to that, he was a partner with McKinsey & Company in France and the United States (1993-2000) specialising in financial services, media and the Internet.
From 1992 to 1993, he was adviser to the Russian government on economic and tax reforms and from 1991 to 1992, advised the Polish government on its privatisation programme.
Since March 2004, Mr Djelic has been Chairman and founder of Serbian consulting firm, Altis Consulting.