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Management

The Company has a two-tier management system - Supervisory Board and Managing Board.

 

Supervisory Board

DZH AD
Chairman
DZH AD is a family company with main activities investments in real estates and securities. The company is the second one out of the biggest shareholders in IHB.
In the SB, DZH AD is represented by Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva.

Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva
Representative of DZH AD

Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva possesses great administrative and managerial experience in state institutions, government and non-government organizations, academic and teaching experience in low and economic fields, big experience in diplomacy - ex-ambassador of Bulgaria in Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Finland and Austria. Awarded with the Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Sash for Services to the Republic of Austria.
She was member of the First democratic Parlament of Republic of Bulgaria and member of commissions and parlament delegations of Republic of Bulgaria in European Council and Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe /OSCE/.
Founder, Member of the Board and Secretary General of Vienna Economic Forum. 


Snejana Hristova
Member
Snejana Hristova joined the management team in 2003 when she was elected member of the Managing Board. In July 2003 she was elected independent member of the SB. She has rich experience in the insurance sector and business administration of commercial companies. She graduated Insurance in the Economic Academy D.A. Tzenov in Svishtov. MSc in Economics. 



Konstantin Zografov
Member
Konstantin Zografov joined the SB in September 1999. He has rich experience in business administration in the Ministry of Defense and General Staff of Bulgarian Army, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, commercial companies and international non-profit organizations. He graduated National Military University Vassil Levski in Veliko Tarnovo, with civil major eastern languages, Staff College G.S. Rakovski in Sofia and Defense and Security policy strategic course in the GCSP, Geneva, Switzerland. Mr. Zografov is Associated Director of AFCEA International and Regional Vice President of AFCEA International for Mediterranean and Black sea region.

 

Managing Board 



Daneta Zheleva
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board

Daneta Zheleva joined the management team of IHB in September 1999 as a representative of Dia Expert EOOD - member of the SB. In July 2003 Mrs. Zheleva was elected member of MB and CEO. She has a 10 year experience as a lawyer in the Sofia Bar Association. She graduated law in Sofia University Kliment Ohridski. MLL in Law. Mrs. Zheleva is a member of the Managing Board of the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association.



Emilian Abadjiev
Chief Executive
Vice - Chairman of the Board

Mr. Abadjiev has a great administrative and managerial experience in state institutions, government and non-government organizations, big experience in diplomacy and international trade, big experience in managing commercial companies in the field of commerce. He graduated international relations in Moscow, PhD. Diplomat, he worked in the Bulgarian Mission to NATO in Brussels, as well as in the Bulgarian Mission to the European Union in Brussels and as a Head of Departments „Europe and North America“ and "European integration" in the Foreign Ministry and Director General of "Metro Bulgaria". He has taken positions as a Member of the Board of Directors of Metro Cash and Carry International and as a Regional Manager of Metro Cash and Carry for East Europe. Chairman of the Association for the modern trade, Member of the Board of Directors of  CEIBG and the Board of Directors of the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry.


Borislav Gavrilov
Member
Borislav Gavrilov joined the management team of IHB in July 2003. He has been working in IHB, Elprom ZEM and Alcomet before that. He has experience in business administration of commercial companies. He graduated economics in Hull University, Great Britain. Economist.


Ambassador Boyko Noev
Member
Ambassador Boyko Noev joined the management team in March 2003. He has rich experience in administration in government institutions - he has been member and deputy-head of the Bulgarian delegations to the CSCE and CFE Vienna negotiations and head of the European Organizations Department, Ambassador to NATO, Belgium and Luxembourg, Minister of Defense in Bulgaria. He graduated International Relations in Moscow Institute for International Relations. Ambassador Boyko Noev is Director of the European Program at the Center for the Study of Democracy.