AmCham Macedonia Summer 2013 (issue 38) - Page 5

CONTENTS ANALYSIS Interview with Selim Simbil, General Manager of Wabtec MZT AD Skopje 06 Wabtec MZT Builds on Macedonia’s Engineering Tradition 08 Investing in Sustainability Interview with Stelios Grigoriadis, Country Manager of Alliance One in Macedonia 11 What a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Should Mean for Macedonia 14 Public Procurement in Macedonia: Opportunities and Challenges 17 Unemployed Youth: a Global Challenge 20 Local Companies Take CSR to the Next Level 21 Lengthy and Complex Path to Working as a Foreign National in Macedonia 23 Macedonia’s Innovation Policy for a New Era 25 31% Execution of Plans to Better Protect IPRs PAST EVENTS Proof of Effective Leadership Seminar 26 Employee Engagement: 27 Cocktail in Honor of DAS Reeker 32 AmCham Macedonia Member List 2013 33 AmCham Advantage Program Emerging Macedonia is a quarterly publication of AmCham Macedonia. No reproduction of any materials published in Emerging Macedonia is permitted without the explicit written permission of AmCham Macedonia. The articles in the magazine express the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position of AmCham Macedonia, its members, board of directors or staff. While AmCham Macedonia makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of all published information, AmCham Macedonia is not responsible for errors or omissions. The magazine is available on our web site: www.amcham.com.mk EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Michelle Osmanli • PHOTOGRAPHER: Maja Janevska Ilieva • LAYOUT AND DESIGN: Emilija Haralampieva • PRINTING: Propoint Print House • JOURNALIST CONTRIBUTOR: Jane Dimeski • ADVERTISING INQUIRIES: info@amcham.com.mk • Emerging Macedonia Summer 2013 Issue 38 5