AUBG Stories

Elitza Ivanova (‘04), Marketing Manager at Heineken: “The AUBG Education was Fundamental in Shaping My Career”

Elitza Ivanova from Bulgaria graduated from AUBG with a major in Business Administration in 2004 and has ever since built a remarkable career in marketing in Bulgaria and…
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Andrey Anastassov (‘10) on Making a Change in Society, One Step at a Time

Back at AUBG, Andrey Anastassov (‘10) studied European Studies and Journalism and Mass Communication and took part in a number of student activities including radio AURA,…
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Besim Donmez (‘06): “AUBG Opened a Different World for Me”

Following his graduation from AUBG with a degree in Political Science and International Relations, Besim Donmez (‘06) embarked on an impressive international career. Originally…
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Eftim Eftimov (BA‘08; EMBA‘18): An Entrepreneur, a Volunteer and “Part of a Generation that Chose to Stay in Bulgaria”

Eftim Eftimov graduated AUBG’s BA program with a Business Administration major in 2008 and ten years later obtained his EMBA degree, again from AUBG. In the meanwhile, he…
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Elitsa Dermendzhiyska (‘12) On “The Things that Happen to Those Who Live”

Back at AUBG, Elitsa Dermendzhiyska (‘12) majored in mathematics and economics and spent an exchange year in a university in the U.S. When she graduated, Dermendzhiyska, originally…
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Simona Atanasova (’12) on Public Policy and Exploring One’s Own Definition of Success

​From helping advance democratic processes in Southeast Asia and supporting people living with H.I.V. in Macedonia to studying at the prestigious John Hopkins Bloomberg School…
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Hristina Petrova, Sales Manager “Air-Conditioning Systems”, Samsung Electronics Bulgaria: The Most Important Goal of Leadership Is to Create New Leaders

​Hristina Petrova has an EMBA degree from the American University in Bulgaria. She also holds a Master’s degree in International Economic Relations - Management of International…
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Sophie Yotova (’12), the Culinary Artist Who Shatters Taboos

Throughout most of her years at school and university, Yotova fought a daily, if not hourly, battle with the food she ate. But she committed herself to turning food from her number one enemy into her best friend.
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Coca-Cola HBC Trade Channels Marketing Manager Nadya Slavova (‘08) talks Soft Drinks and Hard Work

​Nadya Slavova (’08) returned back to AUBG to let future business students in on the idea development and creative marketing process at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company on March 30 in the Andrey Delchev Auditorium.
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Veli Pehlivanov ('09): 'AUBG Helped Me Embrace My Own Future Without Fear'

​Veli Pehlivanov (’09) is a Senior Director of Software Engineering at Progress. He leads a team of 60 software engineers in Bulgaria and the U.S., and is actively involved…
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