Steklarna Hrastnik has been been making top quality glass products for over 150 years
Peter Cas is the new General Director at Steklarna Hrastnik, and he will manage the company by pursuing operational excellence, flexibility, and customer-orientation.
After graduating and obtaining his master’s degree from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana, Peter Cas, MSc., upgraded and extended his knowledge at various programmes at IEDC – Bled School of Management.
He started his career at Gorenje, managing various departments. Along with occupying the position of Chief Technology Officer at Gorenje Valjevo d.o.o. in Serbia, he co-created a plant with 600 employees, which was the result of a successfully completed green field project. He continued his career at the parent company Gorenje d.d. Slovenia. After leaving Gorenje, he joined the SIJ Group as CEO between 2014 and 2016, managing the companies No?i Ravne, Serpa, and Sistemska Tehnika, and in 2016 oversaw the merger of these companies into a joint entity SIJ Ravne Systems. He transformed these three from very traditional companies into a modern, socially-responsible firm with excellent bases for extensive organic and acquisition growth. Between September 2016 and March 2017 he was Managing Director of SIJ Acroni d.o.o.
He became General Director of Steklarna Hrastnik on 1 August 2017, 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 leading position of Steklarna Hrastnik in the top-quality niche segment, he will manage the company by pursuing operational excellence, flexibility, and customer-orientation and will continue fostering good relationships with employees and a responsible attitude to the environment.