Today Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia and Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure Oleg Butković, alongside the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Davor Filipović and their colleagues, visited JGL.
The meeting started with a working session where the President of the Board of Directors Ivo Usmiani, and CEO of JGL, Mislav Vučić presented JGL’s business, the results achieved in 2022 and further plans for the company’s development. Meeting hosts also included JGL’s Vice President of the Board of Directors Dino Ćoza Saršon, members of the Board of Directors Eva Usmiani Capobianco and Dorotea Pernjak Banić, Director of Corporate Finance Anton Barbir, Director of Corporate Accounting and Taxes Verica Crnković and Consultant for Corporate Affairs Bruno Mihanović.
“Our projects have been supported for a number of years by the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Growth and HBOR (Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development). The history of cooperation between JGL and the Ministry of Economy started in 2009 when we were awarded the status of a beneficiary of incentive measures. We believe that such successful cooperation is a true testament of support to Croatian exporters and key to JGL’s growth and business development. Thanks to supported investments, JGL has created added value for the company, the local community in which it conducts business, as well as for the Croatian economy as a whole”, said Ivo Usmiani, President of JGL’s Board of Directors, adding that HBOR supported the current INTEGRA investment as well, whose total value is 53 million euros and with which JGL is significantly increasing research and development, production and storage capacities and is strengthening competitiveness on the global healthcare market.
After the talks, the delegation, accompanied by their host, toured the sterile pharmaceutical production line within the JGL Pharma Valley complex, where the ministers had the opportunity to see JGL’s modern technological processes.
“We are pleasantly surprised with everything we have seen and offer our sincere congratulations to the Board of Directors of JGL on all their accomplishments. I am pleased that the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Economy recognise the importance of this company and its development”, stated minister Oleg Butković following the tour, with minister Filipović also voicing his positive impressions regarding the research and development successes of JGL.
“This is my first time visiting JGL and all I can do is congratulate the company on its successful leadership, as everything I had the opportunity to see today shows your dedication to work and your focus on growth and innovations. The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Growth knows that local companies need to be supported, especially those such as JGL, with their focus on development and projects investing in energy efficiency, digitalisation and capacity modernisation. This is what we are systematically doing, and we will continue to support them in the future”, stated minister Davor Filipović.