Zoran Barac (Hrvatska/Croatia)
Outstanding contributions in martial arts
GM Zoran Barac, president of Croatian wushu federation (CWUF) from 2012, as an experienced coach and sports official he is serving as a President of Croatian Wushu Federation (CWUF), national sport organization and member of the Croatian Olympic Committee. CWUF governs Wushu, which is the collective term for the martial art practices and sports which originated and developed in China (known also as a Kung-fu). Also as a National Wushu team coach, Barac coached medal winning athletes in national and international competitions.
Beside wushu, Mr. Zoran Barac is the president of Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM), a private higher education institution in Zagreb, Croatia with undergraduate and graduate programs in business and management disciplines and the first internationally accredited business school in the South East Europe and ranked as a best business school in Croatia for the 10th consecutive year. Barac’s responsibility encompasses activities related to strategic management, and overall management of institution. He is also the member of a several national/international business and management institutions.