Dr. Jasmina Kneževic, MD – a pediatrician, is the founder and the President of the Board of Directors of Bel Medic, founded in 1995. She is also President of the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Serbia.
Dr. Knezevic will speak on the panel: Talent Management: The untapped potential of women talents.
Under her leadership, Bel Medic became the leading private hospital in Serbia with 180 full time employees, 300 leading consultant physicians and more than 200,000 patients. At the time of her managing, Bel Medic received “The Best of Serbia” award twice (2006, 2009) and “Superbrands” award, as one of the best brands in Serbia in the medical field, also twice (2007, 2013).
Dr. Kneževic received “The Best European” award by the International European Movement in 2003 for private enterprises and the integration of European ideas into our environment, the “Flower of Success for the Dragon Lady” award in 2007 for the best European female company in the region; and “Captain Miša Anastasijevic” award in the category of “Leading Business Women“ in 2010.
Dr. Kneževic was also selected as one of top 100 Serbian managers in 2008, and as the second most successful business woman in Serbia chosen by 50 successful business women in 2009.
She was the Ambassador of Women’s Entrepreneurship Network in Serbia in 2011, and a Mentor of Women Entrepreneurs in Serbia in 2012 (both EU projects). At the start of 2014, magazines “Econometar” and “Biznis” selected her as the recipient of the “Business Planet” award for the most successful female entrepreneur in Serbia. In 2014, she also won the award “Woman Leader in Change” by the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia.
She is permanently devoted to the creation of a better business environment. As the leader in the private healthcare sector, a member of the Healthcare Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce, a Board member of the Regional Medical Chamber and of the Association of Business women in Serbia, she has great impact on the changes taking place in the private sector, mostly in the medical field.