Director of Supply Chain Management
Darija Pizent is Director of Supply Chain in Distribution Unit Croatia, Atlantic Group, one of the leading food and beverage companies in the SEE region, with regional internal brands and a wide range of external partners, supported by its own regional distribution system. Her journey in Logistics started 17 years ago in warehouse operations working for the biggest retailer in the country. She then moved to newspapers, post and packaging distribution, spent a short time in the automotive industry, and has spent the last 4 years at Atlantic Group. Through this experience, Darija has gained remarkable skills in leadership, being responsible for 500+ people departments, and has implemented many successful projects. Some of the most important projects are Automatic picking system HSP2000, EPK Packing system HSP 2000s, HSReturn system, Track & Trace, Yard management system, SAP, ISO 9001, 14000, HACCP, Voice Picking, Digital Shipment. The latest project is the development of a new model for picking process with autonomous mobile robots. Valuable lessons were learnt on a change management and cross-functional approach while continuously working on improvements and meeting high performance targets.