The newly appointed Chief Development Officer and Management Board Member of GTC, Pedja Petronijevic joined the Group in 2008 as Technical Director for Serbia. Since 2012 when he was promoted to Country Managing Director, Mr. Petronijevic has successfully overseen portfolio growth. During his cadence, GTC completed the construction of 10 office properties in Belgrade including FortyOne and Green Heart as well as oversaw the construction of Ada Mall, a modern shopping center in the heart of Belgrade. Pedja Petronijevic was also honored with the Best Leadership of the Year award at the 2017 CIJ Awards Serbia & SEE. Prior to GTC, he oversaw operations of Mercury Engineering in Serbia. He started his professional career being a project engineer in one of the largest developments in Gaborone, Botswana. Mr. Petronijevic holds an M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Belgrade.

János Gárdai, the new Chief Operating Officer and Management Board Member at GTC, started his career in 1996 as a financial analyst at Autóvill Rt. Between 1997 and 1999, he worked as a financial controller and a reporting manager at ERECO Rt. Subsequently, Mr. Gárdai joined White Star Real Estate (AIG/Lincoln), where for the last 22 years, he was involved in all aspects of the real estate business activities in various positions, starting from Finance Director, through Development Director and Managing Director to Country Partner. He managed and oversaw operations of the Hungarian office, being involved in the development, property, and asset management, as well as acquisitions and new business opportunities. Over the years, he managed various investments of 400 million euros in total. Mr. Gárdai graduated from the faculty of Corporate Accounting at the College of Finance and Accounting.

“I am delighted to welcome two outstanding new members of the GTC’s Management Board: Pedja Petronijevic and János Gárdai as Chief Development Officer and Chief Operations Officer, respectively. Pedja will support the further development of our company, and János will oversee the operational activities. These appointments are informed by their extensive experience in leadership positions and immense market knowledge. I am confident that GTC will strengthen its position in the CEE region and achieve further successes with them on the board” – commented Yovav Carmi, President of the Management Board of GTC.

The GTC Group is a leading real estate investor and developer focusing on Poland and capital cities in Central and Eastern Europe. During 25 years of its activity, GTC has developed 76 high-standard, modern office and retail properties with a total area of over 1.3 million sq. m through Central and Eastern Europe.
GTC now actively manages a commercial real estate portfolio of 54 commercial buildings providing ca. 854 ths. sq m of lettable office and retail space in Poland, Hungary, Bucharest, Belgrade, Zagreb, and Sofia. In addition, GTC has a development pipeline of 420 ths. sq m retail and office properties in capital cities of Central and Eastern Europe, 54 ths. sq m under construction.
GTC S.A. is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and inward listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. 
In 2021, GTC issued its first ESG report, covering the Group’s activity across 6 CEE markets for 25 years. The report is available at