As regional CEO of Europe and Turkey, Ms. Blatnik leads the region’s strategy, growth, and profitability while managing overall operations. Ms. Blatnik is also responsible for implementing the global commercial strategy for the group. In this role, she provides guidance on the strategic and operational directions for the commercial, account, portfolio, and business development teams.
Ms. Blatnik comes from the field of International Commodity Trading. Before joining Tradewind, she served as Operations Director at Hargreaves Services in the UK where she led all activities relating to key steel accounts in Asia, including negotiating contracts and optimizing sourcing relationships. Prior to that, she held the position of Operations Director at Coeclerici Asia in Singapore where she helped oversee the Asia-Pacific coal market for the company. In addition to managing global operations, she advised on risk management and improved processes to increase profit margin.
Ms. Blatnik speaks English, German, and French and holds certificates in project and quality management.