Nena Vukicevic

Nena Vukicevic

Prior to joining Currency Research, Nena worked as Business Sales Manager for Evonik Industries, one of the world’s leading Speciality Chemical Companies, with its Head office in Essen, Germany. The bulk of her industry experience has been accumulated during her 18-year tenure with the South African Mint Company, an ISO 9001 accredited organization specializing in coin design and manufacturing for local and export markets through its highly innovative Computer-Integrated Manufacturing plant.

During her extensive career at the South African Mint Company, she fulfilled various roles and functions starting as a Lab Manager, Manager of Plating Business Unit and lastly as a Marketing Consultant.

While working in the coin manufacturing industry she was instrumental in the successful rollout of numerous projects related to plant optimisation, implementation of new technologies and manufacturing cost improvement.

During her last function at the South African Mint Company, she was responsible for marketing and sales of circulating coins in Africa, where she gained a wealth of experience collaborating closely with Central Banks and Monetary Authorities in the region. This vast knowledge and experience in the coin manufacturing industry has given her a strong platform to offer advice and consulting towards Central Banks with coin related issues, both in numismatics as well as circulation coins and actively participating in Coin Tenders throughout the African region.

Nena holds an Honours Degree in Chemistry which she obtained in 1989 in University of Chemistry, Nish, Republic of Serbia. She is a native of the Republic of Serbia, however, since 1993 she has made South Africa her permanent home.

Nena has worked for Currency Research since February 2016 and is responsible for regional Cash Cycle Seminars in Middle East/Africa and Europe.