AUBG Stories

Hristo Borisov (‘10), Co-founder and CEO at Payhawk.io: “Nothing Has Impacted my Life More Than AUBG”

AUBG alumnus Hristo Borisov (‘10) co-founded fintech startup Payhawk.io in 2018. Less than a year later, the company already has paying customers, was selected among the five…
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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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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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Pirinsko Marketing Director Branimir Bratanov ('05) on How AUBG Helped Him Grow

Like many recent graduates, Bratanov had many decisions to make after finishing AUBG. But he was sure in one thing – he wanted to see how business works outside of the books.
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Svetlozar Shivarov ('10): Just Mentioning AUBG Opened Doors for Me

Alumnus Svetlozar Shivarov ('10), Business Administration major at AUBG, shares his AUBG experience and career success story.
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