Goran Knežević

Member of Appointment Commission

Born 1957.

Mr. Knežević graduated from the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade.

He worked at “Servo Mihalj” in Zrenjanin from 1983 to 1990. Mr. Knežević served as General Manager at “Servo Mihalj Turist” from 1990 to 2000. Since 2000, he has been the Executive Committee Chairman of the city of Zrenjanin and member of Parlament of the Republic of Serbia. He was the Chairman of the Municipality of Zrenjanin and the first City Mayor of Zrenjanin, holding office for three consecutive terms from 2004 to 2009. He was President of the Basketball Association of Serbia and Montenegro from 2005 to 2006. Mr.Knežević was appointed Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management with the Government of the Republic of Serbia from July 2012 to September 2013.

From October 2013 to end of June 2014, he was Advisor to the NIS j.s.c. Novi Sad CEO.

He was appointed Minister of Economy with the Government of the Republic of Serbia from 2016 to 2020.

Mr. Knežević was а member of the NIS j.s.c. Novi Sad Board of Directors from 30 June 2014 to 27 June 2017 and he was re-elected on 29 June 2023.