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Obituary for Berislav Djukanovic

We were shocked to hear of the death of our long-standing Serbian raumplus partner Berislav Djukanovic, aged just 55 years old. He suffered a stroke while driving his car at night and was killed during the resulting accident. Originally one of our customers in Serbia, “Beri” became our employee when the economic situation in his home country took a dramatic turn for the worse in 2011, relocating to China to develop the local raumplus production facility for us. While his business partner in Serbia kept the business there going, Beri successfully managed the balancing act between Europe and Asia. Despite the language barrier he quickly became the “father” of his team, while still also managing to devote time to his own family, despite the huge distance that separated them. So we were pleased for Beri when he was able to return home in 2013, after handing over the fantastic results of his pioneering work in China – western product quality and European service standards for Asian customers. He also played a major role in helping to organize our first export meeting in China. 2013 saw an economic upturn in Serbia and Beri returned home to make the most of this opportunity. Until fate took him from us, far too early. We join Berislav Djukanovic’s family and everyone who knew him in grieving for the loss of a man who we will all miss desperately.

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