TOPIC “Crisis and Mistakes – Drivers of Transformation and New Strategy”

Jānis Vanags, Board Member and CCO of Repharm, has over 10 years of experience in management positions in aviation, service, and retail industries operating across 30+ markets in Europe, CIS, and the Middle East. Mr. Vanags has previously served as board member and CCO of Maxima Latvija since joining the retailer in 2018. In the past six years, Mr. Vanags has additionally worked as a consultant and trainer on corporate affairs and emergency management for major international organizations and companies in Europe, Asia and Africa. He is a sought-after speaker and lecturer at universities and conferences globally from London to Singapore. Mr. Vanags is IATA (Montreal/Geneva) Instructor consulting and training airline, airport and other industry professionals globally since 2013, and member of the Policy Group at the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance since 2021.