At the end of April, the process of taking over 86% of the total share in the joint stock company Kompas dd from Zagreb was completed, which made the company Inspire Investments doo the majority owner of this travel agency Kompas dd on behalf of the Inspire Fusion Fund.By taking over one of the leading domestic tourist agencies, Kompas dd, Inspire Investnents continues the announced investments in the tourism sector. With the earlier takeover of FLEET rent a car, and future investments in the most potent economic sector, the construction of a new, strong grouping entity will begin, which will further improve the development of tourism in the coming years and certainly positively affect the overall result of domestic tourism.The new owners, in line with the new and different business policy, today appointed a new President of the Management Board, Sanja Buterin, who will take up her new position as CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network, which is known as one of the world’s largest marketing communication agencies. On the occasion of her appointment to a new position, Buterin points out that for her it represents a desired business step into tourism and destination management. “My personal and company goal is to position Kompas as one of the leading tourism companies in the region. The task of the entire team that I will manage is to successfully achieve business goals that will bring significant benefits to the entire tourism sector while creating new technological and tourism trends in everyday business.“Points out Sanja Buterin, the new President of the Management Board of Kompas dd.Buterin has a rich business career behind him in the management positions of some of the renowned domestic and foreign companies operating in the domestic market and in the market of the CEE region. In recent years, before coming to Kompas, in addition to the aforementioned Dentsu Aegis, she held some of the leading positions in Atlas, Mercedes-Benz Croatia, Nokia, Valvoline, Croatia osiguranje, PZ Autu…By the way, the travel agency Kompas Zagreb celebrated 25 years of pols this year. It currently operates through eight branches, and has been recording stable revenues for the past four years, and last year ended with a revenue increase of over 20 percent. Related news: INSPIRE FUSION INVESTMENT FUND TAKES OVER KOMPAS TRAVEL AGENCY
A two-match sweep of Oregon and Washington State last weekend should give the USC women’s tennis team the momentum it needs to power through the final leg of its road trip, as it takes on Arizona State.USC (13-5, 2-3) looks to avenge its early-season loss to the No. 15 Sun Devils (13-5, 3-2), who beat the Women of Troy on March 16.The Wildcats could not field a full roster, which resulted in a victory for the Women of Troy (13-5, 2-3).Led by No. 11 Jacqueline Cako, ASU boasts four ranked singles players and two ranked doubles teams this season.Senior Maria Sanchez will likely face off against No. 19 Kelcy McKenna, who she beat decisively 6-0, 6-3 in their first matchup.Sophomore Danielle Lao will look to keep her two-match winning streak going, as she seeks revenge against Cako after falling 6-3, 6-3 when the two met earlier in the season.The two stars of the road trip, freshman Kaitlyn Christian and junior Alison Ramos, will have their hands full as they square off against No. 106 Micaela Hein and No. 120 Hannah James, respectively.Ramos earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors this week for her accomplishments against Oregon and Washington State last weekend, as she went a perfect 4-0 in doubles and singles en route to back-to-back USC victories.It remains to be seen whether sophomore Valeria Pulido will be healthy enough to participate in today’s match, as she suffered against Stanford.The team is looking to build on its two most recent victories.“ASU will be a challenge, but it will be a great opportunity to beat a very tough team on the road,” USC coach Richard Gallien said. “Their team is disciplined and we will need to play well to beat them.”The Women of Troy were supposed to play two matches this weekend, but Arizona was forced to forfeit Saturday’s match because its student-athletes reached a maximum participation limit for the season. Student-athletes playing tennis are only allowed to participate in 25 matches, including tournaments.With a rematch against UCLA looming when the Women of Troy return home, a win in Tempe would be a huge boost to USC’s ego.First serve is at 12:30 p.m.