Ana Kljaić (The Coca-Cola Company) has almost fifteen years of experience in public affairs, communications management, public and media relations. She currently holds the position of Public Affairs and Communications Manager for Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia Herzegovina at The Coca-Cola Company. As part of the regional leadership team, she manages the company’s agenda in the areas of public affairs, government relations, advocacy and stakeholder management, but also media relations. Before joining Coca-Cola she worked in Henkel as Head of Corporate Communications for the Adria Region, being in charge for three areas of communications: Corporate Brand Management/Communications, Internal Communications and Brand related media relations for Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia Herzegovina. Her role in Henkel also included responsibility for establishing and strengthening company’s corporate brand and corporate image and supporting business through strategic public relations.
Before joining corporate sector, Ana Kljaić worked several years in a global consulting firm for public relations, public affairs, investor relations and events management, Grayling. As the consultancy’s Country Manager, she was leading multiple accounts within ICT, consumer, healthcare and corporate communications divisions and managed agency’s own PR activities in 18 countries across the region.
Over the years on numerous managerial positions Ana Kljaić gained experience in operational and strategic management including proactive/effective client relationship management, people management, business development and financial management. She holds a degree in political science from Faculty of Political Sciences, University in Zagreb.