Management Board

Regional Managing Director Podravka Gulf - FZE

Nermin Salman

Regional Managing Director Podravka Gulf - FZE

Since graduating from the University of Sarajevo in 1986 with a BSC in Economics, majoring in Business and Economics, he’s held senior management positions across the Europe & Middle East for over 26 years.

In addition to his strong business acumen, he has completed intensive language training courses and speaks three languages in addition to his native Croatian.

He played a proactive role as a Member of Business Advisory Council for Stability Pact for over six years. In addition, he also supported the Handball National Team of Bosnia and Herzegovina as Director and Handball Club BOSNA, Sarajevo as President


  • managing sales, distribution and finance for Podravka Gulf FZE
  • managing relations with national chain stores in UAE and distribution partners in Middle East, North Africa & Iran
  • representing Podravka Gulf FZE in negotiations with regional authorities, key decision-makers and other regional stakeholders
  • managing business development in regional markets.