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Our management board

The DARS d.d. management board members are appointed and dismissed by the supervisory board of DARS d.d. in accordance with the company charter. One of the members (the labour manager) is suggested by the works council and approved by the supervisory board. The board with a five-year term consists of five members at most (in accordance with the charter). Currently the management board members are:

dr. Tomaž Vidic

President of the Management Board (since 13 April 2016)

Tomaž Vidic PhD (born on 4 Oct 1961) was appointed president of the DARS d.d. management board by the supervisory board. He holds a 5-year mandate.


mag. Gašper Marc

Member of the Management Board (since 15 May 2020)

Gašper Marc (born in 1975) graduated at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Maribor. In 2011, he earned the title of Master of tax law at the Faculty of Law Maribor. From 2014 until his appointment as member of DARS d.d. management board in the middle of 2015, he had been the executive financial director at SŽ-ŽGP Ljubljana d.d. (Slovenian Railways) and member of the management board at SŽ-ŽGP Ljubljana d.d. Since 2019 he is member of the European Association of Operators of Toll Road Infrastructures (ASECAP) Executive Board. DARS d.d. supervisory board re-appointed him as a DARS d.d. management board member with a five-year mandate starting on 15 May 2020.

Vili Žavrlan

Member of the Management Board (since 7 October 2016)

Vili Žavran (born in 1955) graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, Civil and Geodetic Engineering at the University of Ljubljana. Between 1979 and 1983, he was employed at the Republic Roads Association (Republiška skupnost za ceste), where one of his main responsibilities was supervising the construction of the expressway through Maribor. Between 1984 and 1994, he worked at ZCP Slovenije and Cestni inženiring, where he was in charge of road construction and management technology. Between 1994 and 1997, he led projects on the construction of individual sections of the Styrian motorway in the Engineering Company for Public Roads Ltd. (Družba za državne ceste – DDC). In 1998, he was appointed director of the Slovenian Infrastructure Agency and had performed the function of its representative until 2008. From 2008 until his appointment as member of DARS d.d. management board, he was director of various departments in DDC (now known as DRI Investment Management Ltd.)

Rožle Podboršek

Member of the Management Board/Labour Manager (since 9 May 2019)

Rožle Podboršek (born in 1974) graduated in 2000 at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana. He was employed in the legal department of DARS d.d. as of 2007, which he occasionally managed as well. He received recognition for his committed work and for achieving above-average results. His work in the company also comprised of managing a special committee, which found suspicions of corruption, and membership of several project groups, including the group for the selection of service providers for the Markovec tunnel, the establishment of the new electronic tolling system, and in the area of protection of personal data. Since 2012 he was a member of the labour representative, since 2014 he has been a member of the supervisory board. After completing his military service, he served as a member of the contractual reserves of the Slovenian army, where he currently holds the rank of Lieutenant, tasked for various officer duties. He is characterised by a sense of justice, social and workers' rights, empathy, and zero tolerance towards corruption.