Ivan Stanković

COMMUNIS D.O.O.
President
11000 Beograd , Bulevar oslobođenja 61
Tel: +381 11 3636 700
Fax: +381 11 3670 054

ivan.stankovic@communisbates.com
www.communis.co.rs

Year of birth: 1955

Graduated from the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade and completed post-graduate studies at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts (FDU).
In advertizing business since 1979, and from 1990 founder and partner in Saatchi & Saatchi agency that has its branches in Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Albania.
In 2002 founded his own communication group, encompassing a media company (Media S SMVG) and an advertising agency (Communis DDB).

Considered a pioneer of a new approach in the work with multinational clients in all these countries, as well as a modern approach and introduction of international know-how in media planning and utilization, he spoke at many conferences worldwide, including the Global School for Top Advertising Managers (AMP).
His agencies have won many awards at home and abroad and Mr. Stanković personally received many recognitions, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and Grand Slam for the overall creative work (in 2010 and 2011).
Assistant professor at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts and professor at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade.
Published hundreds of articles in his profession and in 2011 wrote a book Osnovi kakodalogije [Fundamentals of Howtology], an interesting testimony of the emergence of modern advertizing market in the territory of former Yugoslavia. Professional public declared it the Book of the Year in the world of marketing for 2011.

Married to Maja and father of four: Selena, Lea, Lena and Marijan.