Iztok Seljak

Managing Director, Hidria Holding, Slovenia

Iztok Seljak started his career at Rotomatika, Hidria’s daughter company, in 1989. Between 1989 and 2002 he was responsible for purchasing, sales & marketing and since 1996 for leading Rotomatika as a CEO. He has been corporate Vice President of Hidria since 2002. In 2004, he took over the responsibility for Hidria Automotive, one of the core two divisions in Hidria. Since January, 2008, he acted as a President of Management Board of Hidria and since 2020 as Managing Director of Hidria Holding.

He graduated in 1989 with BSc in Economics, University of Ljubljana/Faculty of Economics, followed by an MBA (1998), MSc (2007) and Phd (2015) at IEDC, Bled School of Management.

He is a member of the Supervisory Board of Slovenian Association “Manager” and a coordinator of mission “GREMO” of Slovenian Automotive companies. As a Rotarian he is dedicated to help all those in need of help, seeking to change the world for better.

He has been in 2002 awarded with the title of the “Young Manager of the Year” in Slovenia by Association “Manager” and in 2012 with the title “Best Manager of South-East and Central Europe« by an international jury in Sarajevo. With Hidria, he gained the title of the Most Innovative Company in Europe in 2012/13 by EBA and won the best Eco Innovation in European automotive supply industry by CLEPA in 2016.