Team

Casa Forte was founded in 2012 with great enthusiasm and aspirations in the field of management, sales and financial consulting.

In 2013 Casa Forte implemented its first major “in-house” project in the field of business process improvement to customers (sales, purchasing, conquer new markets, the expansion of the old market, the introduction of new products, manage inventory and assortment) with proven methodology and monitoring of implementation and results.

Further in 2014 years company deals education for employees of SME companies how to work with the Big Client-corporation in order to learn about the corporate operation, models and tools.

The focus of the company, in 2015 is on clients from abroad (France, Italy, Bulgaria, China, Hong Kong) seeking support to win the Serbian market and the placing of the goods. Our commitment is reflected in the analysis of market potential and competitiveness of certain products, client’s base, and take-acknowledgement of the Client with the necessary procedures for the functioning of the Serbian market.

In 2016 Casa Forte was dedicated to expanding training and seminars for local small and medium enterprises and personal service up to the “in-house” projects.

Due to the excellent score with clients and aspirations in further developed, company and its consultants individually, in 2017 were listed as authorised consultants of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for the ABS program (Advice for small businesses).

During 2018, cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has taken on a wider scale, and obtained certification for international projects, as well as cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, EEN (European Enterprise Network), Development Agency of Serbia and the Fund for Development of Republic of Serbia.

Casa Forte team is very active and strongly committed to the development of the company through existing and new digital tools for improving operations so that from 2019 onward, only the sky is the limit growth and development of their enterprise.

 

Veljko Davidović
Direktor i vlasnik Casa Forte, Senior Consultant

Veljko Davidović is the owner, director and senior consultant Casa Forte Company. He is an active consultant on a list of consultants European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for the program ASB (Advice for Small Businesses) on the domestic market and the program IP (International project) in the international domain and he is engaged in advisory services and training in the field of strategic management, with a particular focus on commercial operations. Simultaneously with the development of his own company's he was engaged in high managerial positions in large multinational companies. His last engagement was General Manage of company Nelt CO in a Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, where he manage operations, develop business and increase sales for a company in a define region. He led organizational structure with 5 Expat and more than 100 employees of domestic origin more than 2 years. He is specialist for sales increasing and supports multimillion companies to optimize their sales results through decision making. In early stage of working history, Veljko was internationally engaged in Slovenian company AGS for representing Italian company who do business with catering facilities, further in company Unihem, which represents the German company Uzin, one of the world's largest manufacturers of materials and machines for finishing works in construction business, after that as Commercial director of Forma Ideale, furniture producer. Recently, Veljko was responsible person for strategy, organization and management of Wholesale and internet sales for Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia markets in company Delhaize. He is very comfortable and strong dedicate to FMCG sector and distribution. Negotiations with multicultural interlocutors Indians, Pakistanis, Lebanese, South Africans are invaluable experience; Models of top to top negotiation with Local Key Accounts, client facing role and models for successfully met to the challenge of growing business were the base for numerous very positive evaluated projects supported by EBRD programs, leaded by him. He’s aim is cooperation with company domestic and abroad, support their growth using confirmed, modern, digital approach and further learning about new business models. He is the author of several white papers which have been published on a scientific conference Synthesis and portals Prospect and Ekonomski.Net on the topic of sales increase and use of digitalis tools in order to improve the business.

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Biljana Lazarević 
Senior Consultant

Biljana Lazarević is external associate Casa Forte ltd, driving force of the company, one of setter on and company promoter. She is Senior Consultant with CEO experience specialised in business process improvement. Work experience in the economy and the banking sector, in large multinational systems and companies that provide services to large systems, in domestic and international environment provide successfully completed numerous projects supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) programs. She is an active consultant on a list of consultants EBRD for the program ASB (Advice for Small Businesses) on the domestic market and the program IP (International project) in the international domain. Also, she is a certified NAPA (The National academy of Public administration) trainer for field of improvement process in public administration. Biljana is very familiar with business models following industries: banking sector, furniture production and sales, textile production and fashion goods sales, construction, pipe production, printing, sanitary ware trade, FMCG through active cooperation with domestic customers and customers from abroad through training and in-house project for the business improvement. She has been directly engaged from the following companies: National Savings Bank, EFG Bank, Form ideale ltd, Trgomen Ltd. in Serbia and from following company abroad: Zhejiang Sanitary Ware, China, Lucky development limited, Hong Kong, Forma Vita Bulgaria AD, Bulgaria. In area of social responsibility Biljana works as mentor with students from Faculty of Economic, Kragujevac and Singidunum University, Belgrade. She is President of the section for Women’s Entrepreneurship in Serbian Chamber of Commerce. She is author and co-author white papers published in professional proceedings conferences: Synthesis, Singidunum University and CPAG, Technical Faculty, Belgrade. Also, she published professional texts in the field of management, controlling, digital support to business on following portal www.mojafirma.rs , www.ekonomski.net. www.prospect.rs and abroad portal www.novipodjetnik.si, from Slovenia.

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