Davorin Stetner

President CRANE and President EBAN CEE Community
Davorin Stetner

At the age of 20, Davorin started his first project for design and promotion “KREATORstudio”. In 2005 he started a regional newspaper, and in October 2007 took over the regional TV station TV PLUS. For three and a half years he was television director and editor-in-chief. In the beginning of 2011, he started independent negotiations for acquiring Formula 1™ Championship media rights, which he did by signing a direct contract with Bernie Ecclestone and his Formula One World Championship Ltd. With this, he became the exclusive owner of the Formula 1™ media rights for Croatia for a three-year period, and, at 29, the youngest owner of F1™ rights in the world. His three years in the Formula 1 world contributed to the widening of his contacts through which he realized cooperation and signed contracts with some of the biggest sports brands in the world, such as Eurosport, MotoGP, IMG World and the like. He is the owner and director of the KREATOR group, within which multiple companies, projects and their investments operate (Kreator TV, TV Bar, GP1.hr, Zimo Digital, Kreator Film, Kreator Sport…). For more than three years he was a member of the Croatian Audiovisual Council. In 2011 he became a member of the Board of Directors of the Croatian Auto & Karting Federation (HAKS) – which is a member of the International Automobile Federation – FIA. Besides all this, Davorin is also an adventurer (he has travelled to more than 70 countries in the world on different expeditions), a pilot and a skipper. He joined Crane in 2012, becoming a member of its Board of Directors in 2014, and being elected President in 2015. In 2015. Davorin joined The Council for Economic Affairs founded by Croatian president Kolinda Grabar – Kitarović