He was born on 21.09.1964 in Ptuj. In 1987 he graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and in 2006 he completed the master’s degree studies at the Maribor Faculty of Economics, majoring in Marketing Management. In Talum, he was employed in 1987 as a constructor in the technical development. In 1989 he became the Operating Manager in the production of primary aluminium and in 1998 the Manager of the work unit Anode (anodes). In 2011 he became the Managing Director of the company Talum Aluminum d.o.o., and two years later the Manager of Strategic Development at the level of the corporate group Talum d.d. In addition to performing various functions in the company he has actively participated as a speaker at various professional conferences and meetings. He is also the author and co-author of scientific articles published in scientific magazines.
On 01.04.2017 he was appointed Manager of the Business Unit Castings, where the Talum group has successfully entered the field of high-pressure gravity die casting as well, along with low-pressure and gravity casting.
Davor Pečnik, Head of Commercial department of business unit Talum Castings
He was born on 15th April 1969 in Celje. In 1996 he graduated in marketing from the Faculty of Economics, University of Maribor. In 1996 he started working in the company Impol Inotechna d.o.o. as a purchasing, logistics and customs clerk in the production of aluminium processing equipment. From 2003 he worked for the company Alupak d.o.o. as a key account manager in the field of flexible aluminium packaging. Since 2008 he has been working for Talum. In 2011 he became head of Commercial department at Talum Ulitki.
Born on 29.8.1967 in Maribor. In year 1992 graduated from Mechanical Engineering at Technical Faculty of Maribor. First employment was in company TAM d.d. as constructor of commercial vehicles. From 1996 till 2000 appointed as Sales Director for vehicles and transfer of production manager to third countries, USA and Russia. From 2004 appointed to the position of Sales Manager responsible for sales of aluminium castings and die-casting tools, successfully implementing the status of Tier 1 supplier in automotive industry and establishing cooperation with biggest companies in this field. Since 2015 responsible in Talum d.d. Kidričevo for strategic sales of high pressure die castings.
He was born on 14th March 1975 in Ptuj. In 2002 he acquired a master's degree in mechanical engineering. In 2000 he started working for Talum as a constructor in the work unit Maintenance. During 2001 and 2003 he worked on the project of primary aluminium production modernisation as a supervisor for metal structures. In 2003 he started to manage engineering workshops in the work unit Maintenance, while in 2006 he became assistant manager of the foundry in the work unit Castings. Until 2010 he was Project manager for purchasing of technological equipment. Since 2011 he has been working as head of Development at Talum Ulitki.
He was born on 6th October 1966 in Maribor. After graduation in Metallurgical Engineering he continued his studies in 2002 parallel to employment and graduated in Management. In 1991 he was employed at TDR-Metalurgija as a technologist, monitoring and managing the production technology of ferro-alloys for ironworks or steel plants. After a year he became the manager of the unit for the production of ferro-alloys with 180 employees. Two years later a need for a merger of two establishments, establishment FeSi and complex alloys, came up and he was appointed manager of the merged establishment with 250 employees, working at this position for two and a half years. In the meantime he worked in a team preparing the establishment of the company for the certification according to the ISO standard 9001. In 1997 he was employed at MLM Maribor (the Maribor foundry) as the manager of the production of die-casting parts in PC Alutec. After a year and a half he became the manager of the quality management in PC Alutec, where he worked till 2003. In the meantime he prepared the company in the field of quality management to enter the automobile industry (MBW, WB, Porsche, Jaguar, Ford, Audi, Opel etc.). Acting as the project manager he set up an audit system for ISO TS 16949 with his team. On the basis of his experience and good results in several fields he was appointed manager of the cooperation to trafer the technology or a part of the production of die-casting parts outside the EU to Bosnia in 2010. He was also assigned to support the exsisting developmet workers within Slovenia. The project concerning the move of production outside the EU was completed in June 2010. Till 2013 he worked as a procuration holder of the company. From 2013 till May 2014 he was employed as a technical director and as a marketing director in the company Blisk d.o.o., with the main activity in pressure die casting process. Since June 2014 he has been employed at Talum Ulitki d.o.o. and is responsible for quality management.
Tomaž Zemljarič, Head of Production of business unit Talum Castings
He was born on 7th January 1980 in Ptuj. In 2001 he started working for Talum in the work unit Slugs. At the beginning of 2008 he changed his work environment and started working as a founder in the foundry of the work unit Castings. In the following three years he worked on the bulk of positions in the production of the work unit and studied part time metallurgy at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering of the University of Ljubljana. End of 2010 he became a commercial clerk in the work unit Castings and at the beginning of 2012 a project manager in the company Talum Ulitki d.o.o. Since November 2013 he has been working as a head of production in this company.
He was born on 30th October 1966 in Ptuj. In 1991 he graduated in (the field of) metallurgy and materials from the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, University of Ljubljana. In 1991 he started working as a process technologist in the foundry at Talum. In 1999 he started managing the work unit Slugs. In 2003 he became the manager of the work unit Cast House. Since 2007 he acts on Castings technologies. Recent two years on High Pressure Die Casting program.