Ranko Sočanac

11272 Dobanovci, Maršala Tita br.206
Tel: + 381 11 3779 111
Fax: + 381 11 2695 820


Year of birth: 1964

Born in 1964 in Kraljevo, Sočanac started his own business in 1992, by founding Nelt Co, a trade and wholesale company, together with his friend and present partner, Mr. Nebojša Šaponjić. During twenty years of operations, Nelt has become the standard for distribution in Serbia, as well as in the region, collaborating with major international companies like P&G, Kraft Foods, Wrigley, SC Johnson, DrOetker, etc. Today, the following companies are members of Nelt Group: Neoplanta – meat industry, Novi Sad, Corner Shop – a retail sale chain of 95 convenience stores and Javna skladišta – a warehousing company.
Nelt has been active for years in the region through its companies in Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and since 2010 Nelt is present on the market of Africa where as an official distributor of P&G it has registered companies in Angola, Zambia and Mozambique and business operations in Zimbabwe and Malawi. Today, Nelt is one of the most significant privately owned companies in Serbia with more than 3000 employees, 100 principals, 900 vehicles, 115 000 sq.m. of office and warehouse space and annual turnover of over EUR 400 million.
Ranko Sočanac is memeber of the Managing board of Partizan Basketball club.
He is married and has two daughters, Milica and Miljana, both students.