Božo Černila - CEO
Božo Černila is highly experienced in managing companies and groups of companies involved in construction and operating at an international level. He previously worked for the Wienerberger company, the world’s largest producer of clay building materials, where he managed the Balkan Region and before that, served as Member of the Board for the Adriatic Region. He was also a Member of the Board and the Commercial Director of Lafarge. He began his career at the Velux company. Božo Černila possesses a great range of skills and expertise in sales, marketing, brand building, business organization, corporate restructuring, and, above all, leadership and management.
Jeffery L. Grady - Chairman of Advisory Board
Jeffery has had a long hand-on management career, creating success across various countries in Central Europe. His career has included turnaround management, restructuring, and investment via private equity vehicles and venture capital. Jeffery was previously the CEO of Metalplast Oborniki, where he and Maciej were the key ‘drivers’ of a very successful turnaround on behalf of private equity and institutional shareholders. The company was successfully sold to Ruuki Construction after the turnaround. Jeffery has a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Yale University.
Alexander Karnovsky - Group Chief Financial Officer
Alex has started his professional development with two Fortune 500 companies in the FMCG and Home Improvement industry respectively. Later on Alex transitioned into medium sized companies Xerium Technologies Inc., where he held several executive finance positions with continuously increasing scope and responsibility and Durafiber Technologies Inc. where he served as CFO of the European operations. Alex has held offices in Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg and the United States. He graduated from Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien with a diploma in Business Administration.
Jacek Janczuk - Chief Operating Officer
Jacek was the leader of the Department of Organization and IT in Metalplast Oborniki (1992-1997). Then he was the founder and owner of a company providing IT services and process management, especially for sandwich panel and manufacturing companies across several countries of Europe. From 2005-2008 he was Team Leader for building and implementing a global Order-to-Delivery panels production process system for Ruukki Construction. Additionally, Jacek was the Project Manager for the start-up and implementation of 6 large sandwich panel production operations in Poland, Scandinavia, Romania and Ukraine. Jacek has over 20 years of experience in starting and optimizing the production of sandwich panels and steel constructions.
Jure Gošte - Chief Commercial Officer
Jure has been working with Trimo for more than 15 years. After an initial two years apprenticeship he was given the role of developing the business and Trimo brand in United Kingdom. Within 5 years, operations in the UK had developed to become a key and leading market for the Trimo Group. Upon his return to Trimo HQ back in 2008, he took over the estimating department, which is responsible for tendering the for most complex projects, including design, building steel structures, building envelope and installation. Three years ago he was given the role of group sales director and is holding one of the key roles within Trimo's Group business development, together with his dedicated sales team and is personally involved in securing major projects and contracts.