Our Team

We are a diversified group of experienced entrepreneurs, business developers and creative people that are passionate about clients’ businesses.

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Ivan Herjavec

FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN

Ivan is a serial fashion and tech entrepreneur with over 23 years of experience in building brands and businesses in Europe. Ivan was developing products, distribution and marketing for brands like Calvin Klein, Ellesse, Lacoste, Moose Knuckles and Zegna. Ivan is a founder of fashion tech company BUYINGSHOW, which makes a major disruption of fashion wholesale and supply. He was studying law at Zagreb Law University. He was awarded for the best entrepreneur of Croatia in 3 consecutive years from 2005-2007. He lives in Berlin since 2010, where he founded DU Brands.

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josipa herjavec

MANAGING DIRECTOR, FASHION DIVISION

Josipa is a serial fashion entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in building brands in Europe. She is an expert in product, retail and marketing development. Her major projects were design and product development of Ellesse, Carolina Cavour, Covert Overt and William Rast. She was developing in mid 2000’s retail business for Juicy Couture and Maje in Europe. She was studying fashion design at Zagreb Fashion School where she earned Bachelor of Art diploma with the highest honour in class 1995. 

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sARA LUSTIG

MANAGING DIRECTOR, LIFESTYLE + WELLNESS DIVISION

Sara is a strategist and product developer with a significant background in communications, management, public policy and international law. Throughout her career she has worked on strengthening collaboration between the EU and United States. By launching this division, Sara combines her expertise in advising, lobbying and negotiating with her lifelong passion for wellness and personal development. Sara earned her Juris Doctor degree at New York Law School. She holds a  MSc degree in Publishing and Intellectual Property from NYU and majored in English and Psychology at Duke University.

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Chiara Piovano

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Chiara brings great experience from working in the fashion and digital media business. She has extensive experience by working with international clients. Chiara will be working on the project as your business developer. She will understand your needs and provide all needed support, which will include the introductions to the sales network and clients.

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Ana Lopez

CREATIVE MANAGER

Thorough background and education in innovative fashion design, sustainable business development and branding with over 7 years experience. With deep retail knowledge in the South American and European markets, Ana applies her creative thinking and practical approach to problem-solving to international business development.

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TIN HERJAVEC

MARKETING ASSISTENT

Tin is a student of marketing and digital business of ESIC, a business school in Madrid. He was studying at Boxhill College in Surrey, England. Tin has experience with internships in e-commerce and fashion distribution. His role is to help fashion brands in their digital transformation and understanding of social media networks.

ZUBIN PUNCHEKUNNEL

SUPPORT ASSISTENT

Zubin is a student of TU, Berlin Institute of Technology. He is providing support to the Company’s clients as well supporting Company’s management.