Meet our professional team.
Deputy Director and Sales manager
Strategy and Projects director
Technical and R&D director
Mr Alojzije Šestan, holds the position of General Manager of Šestan-Busch ltd. His extensive work experience has been backed with Bachelor degree diploma in Economy, University of Zagreb. Mr. Šestan is true representative of entrepreneurial spirit.
Even during his education, Mr. Šestan was always involved in various entrepreneurial endeavors; starting from 1st positions as trade supervisor in companies Drava Prelog ltd., Čakovec Magazine, and VAMA ltd Varaždin, to position od sales director in Beton Prelog ltd.
His true call as private businessman started in 1984. when he started with own business of plastic material processing, and currently for last 25 years he is obtaining position of General manager of Šestan-Busch ltd. Mr Šestan obtained numerous public and sport duties during his career such as; official and referee of Speedway races, one of the founders of Croatian automobile and carting association and 1st sport director of the same association, while in 1997. Mr Šestan was appointed and elected as Mayor of City Prelog.
Within Croatian Chamber of commerce, Mr Šestan is still obtaining position of President of Association of special purpose producers, he is at a same time member of Rotary club Prelog, vice president and active veteran player for Tenis club Prelog, and just recently he also was awarded with title of high commander in Croatian historical ceremonial unit Zrinska garda Čakovec.
Many other public recognitions of Mr Šestan rich biography is mentioned in AWARD section of web page. Mr Šestan is married with Mrs Štefanija Šestan and has 3 daughters.
and Sales manager
Snježana Mikec, was born on October 10th 1974. Mrs. Mikec is currently holding position of the Deputy Executive Officer of Mr. Sestan and she is also the Sales and Marketing Manager of Sestan-Busch ltd.
She attended and finished elementary school in Prelog, while in Čakovec she finished high school of Economics and thus gained a profession of economics technician. Mrs. Mikec also completed a foreign language school through which she improved her English and German language skills.
After graduation, she got a job at the family company SESTAN-BUSCH on July 1st, 1994, where she has been working on the above position for more than 25 years.
She is the person that is most familiar with all of Sestan-Busch’s operating procedures and standards and is a constant supporter of her colleagues and friends who work with her at Sestan-Busch.
Mrs Mikec, popularly known as Nena, is the good spirit of Sestan-Busch, and her dedication, commitment and principles are true strong foundation of Sestan-Busch ltd. Mrs Mikec is married and mother of 2 children
Strategy and Projects director
Goran Basarac holds a Master of Business Management degree, and is currently obtaining the position of Executive Director for Strategic Development and Project Implementation at ŠESTAN-BUSCH ltd. His main responsibilities in company are connected to strategic and corporative development of the company, implementation of new business models and project management of EU, NATO or EDF funded projects.
In addition to the regular tasks and duties of Management Board member within one of the most successful Croatian companies, he is also appointed as the President of the Croatian Defense Industry Competitiveness Cluster for a 3-year mandate.
In his career, Mr. Basarac has spent a great deal of time working on EU Funds, specializing in the strategic planning, programming and use of ESI Funds and other EU Programs oriented towards Security and Defense Thematic Area. As a member of the former programming team of the Ministry of Economy, he was directly responsible for creating the preconditions for the use of ESI Funds in the area of SECURITY within the design and implementation of the Smart Specialization Strategy of the Republic of Croatia 2016-2020, thus creating the 1st time opportunity for Croatian defense industry companies to apply for usage of available ESI Funds in Financial perspective 2014-2020.
By acting as President of Croatian Defense Industry Competitiveness Cluster, he has fostered and made numerous improvements to the legislative and regulatory framework related to the defense industry, and has initiated numerous initiatives to utilize and increase awareness of available EU Funds for the benefit of the entire membership of the Croatian defense and security industry.
As President of the Croatian Defense Industry Cluster, he is involved in the work of key EU-level defense industry associations; The European Network of Defense Related Regions and the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) where he is participating in matters of strategic development, ENDR future programs and EDF programing and tender objectives. At the same time, he prepared and was a leading person in enabling partnership agreements of Croatian Defense Industry Competitiveness Cluster with other EU Clusters for the purpose of usage of the European Defense Fund and other EU common programs.
Technical and R&D director
Mr. Božo Bujanić currently obtains the position of technical and R&D director in Šestan-Busch. Mr Bujanić was born on September 10th 1978 and his career path started with successfully finished primary and secondary school in Čakovec where he specialized and gained qualification of Mechanical Engineering Technician. After that, from 1997-2002 Mr Bujanić signed and studied in Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Zagreb where he graduated first in class and with highest honors in course Specialization: Production. During his faculty education on Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Zagreb, he was also awarded with medal for outstanding success in studies and recognition for the professional paper entitled “Nanotechnology”.
After the completion of his education Mr Bujanić started working as research Assistant in the position of Teaching Associate at the Polymers Processing Department on Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Zagreb. During this time, he has published numerous scientific research papers in most respected scientific World Journals, he was the author and co-author of numerous textbooks (book, manual, scientific biography, problem book), he was mentoring students in defending final thesis and also involved in activities of teaching (lectures, practical classes, seminars, etc.).
In February 2007, Mr Bujanić decided to move to Šestan-Busch where he was appointed to responsible position of managing and directing the technical department of the Company. From the time of his appointment in company Šestan-Busch, through his dedication and hard work he implemented numerous technological processes within the company, upgraded production capacities and productivity and involved numerous innovative processes that made Šestan-Busch production competitive in Global terms. His valuable knowledge and expertise was involved in numerous company R&D projects where he pushed innovative products to the market. Mr Bujanić is married and father of 2 children.