Edit Pljakic steps up UTA sales

Edit Pljakic steps up UTA sales

  • UTA to unlock further potential among new and existing customers
  • New Head of Sales, Controlling and Business Development

Kleinostheim – 26 September 2016. UNION TANK Eckstein GmbH & Co. KG (UTA) is strengthening its global Sales Controlling and Business Development Management team. From October, Edit Pljakic will manage sales processes and press ahead with the development of new business segments. Pljakic directly reports to Volker Huber, CEO of UTA.

Edit Pljakic has more than ten years of experience as a controller and business developer in the service card business. After graduating from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt with a business diploma, he joined Lufthansa AirPlus Servicekarten GmbH. Initially, as investment and finance manager he supported the international expansion of additional branches and offices. Pljakic also developed analyses on company taxation and regulatory issues of foreign business.

In 2009, Pljakic, who is now 34-year-old, took on the role of Controller and was responsible for the international sales unit at Lufthansa AirPlus; in 2012 he was promoted to Senior Controller. In December 2013, Edit Pljakic moved to the US, where he was in charge of the US market for AirPlus as Business Developer and Business Controller using his expertise to support the management. In 2014, the service card expert returned to Germany as Head of Central Controlling at Lufthansa AirPlus. In this role he managed the central controlling department with eleven staff members, was responsible for shareholder management and implemented a company-wide key indicator reporting system.

"We are pleased that Edit Pljakic is taking over sales management and business development. He has excellent analytical skills in controlling and is a proven expert in the service card sector", says Volker Huber, CEO at UTA.

Please see the official press release for download below:


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