Peter Cas has become General Director of Slovenian hollow glass manufactuer Steklarna Hrastnik following a three month stint as Deputy General Director.

He decided to join Steklarna Hrastnik due to its vision and strategic focus, which places employees in the centre. With the aim of consolidating the company in the top-quality niche segment he will manage the company by pursuing operational excellence, flexibility and customer-orientation.

He will continue to foster good relationships with employees and a responsible attitude to the environment.

After graduating and obtaining his master’s degree from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, he started his career at Gorenje, managing various departments. Along with occupying the position of Chief Technology Officer at Gorenje Valjevo in Serbia, where he co-created a plant with 600 employees.

After leaving Gorenje, he joined the SIJ Group as CEO between 2014 and 2016, and in 2016 oversaw the merger of these companies into a joint entity SIJ Ravne Systems.