PURCHASING DIRECTOR, HELIOS
Uroš Primožič has many years of experience managing the purchasing function in the Helios Group – one of the leading European paints and coatings manufacturers. During his time in charge of purchasing, he was intensely involved in the organic growth of the company and its many successful acquisitions in the region. The successful integration of the purchasing and the provision of synergies has contributed to the Helios Group’s successful operation, which today has manufacturing companies in eight European countries. Since 2017, the Helios Group has been part of the Japanese global Kansai Group. In the global purchasing organisation Kansai, Uroš Primožič represents the Helios Group or the Europe region and has additional negotiating responsibilities at a global level for some strategic procurement categories. Since 2019, he has been a member of the Executive Board of the Helios Group. Since 2020, he has been one of the largest production company directors in the Helios Group, Helios Factory of paints, varnishes and synthetic resins, Količevo. In 2017, he received the Purchasing Manager of the Year award.