Mrs. Vera Stavroff, CEO and President of HerbalScience and Alkaloid USA, and co-founder of GreenBeauty, joined Macedonia 2025’s board of directors during a regular board meeting held on April 26, 2012.
Mrs. Stavroff, born in Bitola, Macedonia, emigrated to Ohio’s heartland, where she attended The Ohio State University and received her degree in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering. Mrs. Stavroff worked in the pharmaceutical industry (Abbott Laboratories) for 13 years. She later joined the Limited Brands as a member of the Executive Committee and head of Research & Development, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs for the Bath & Body Works division. Mrs. Stavroff has also received two US and international patents.
Mrs. Stavroff is enthusiastic to join Macedonia 2025 and contribute to the economic activities of the organization.
“I strongly believe in Macedonia and am very impressed with the Macedonian people. I am honored and looking forward to working with the Board to open new markets for high quality, innovative products from Macedonia and to promote Macedonia as a leader in the SEE region” stated Mrs. Stavroff.
Macedonia 2025 is excited to have another renowned business professional from the Macedonian Diaspora joining the team. Mrs. Stavroff will be a strong asset for the organization, helping Macedonia 2025 expand and improve its activities in the USA and the region, as well as to reach out to other potential business leaders. In addition, her business skills and experiences will assist Macedonia 2025’s efforts to build competitiveness in the region and improve the knowledge of Macedonian students, entrepreneurs and managers.