Seven Refractories group

The international management team

  • 9 different nationalities
  • 10 languages spoken
  • 100 years of cumulative experience in top positions in global refractory groups

One common goal for our Customers: 

No matter where you are, we would like to deeply understand your process and your wishes and offer you the best suitable monolithic refractory solution.


Is Seven a beginner?


It is absolutely true in respect to our brand name as well as to our innovative plant in Divača.

But a company consists of people, the real juice of every modern enterprise, who meet and work daily on the field, which invent, develop, support and, why not, sometimes struggle in order to find the right solution for the Customer and get the job done.


Find here below an introduction to our international managing team.

Erik Zobec

Seven Refractories

Board President, MD Slovenia, PhD, fluent in 5 languages

6 years experience in top management of the fused alumina leader in Austria and 7 years refractory experience in Germany and Worldwide: As single group General Manager he build up the world leader in monolithic refractories, increasing the original turnover by 4 times .

He is also one of the major shareholders of Seven Refractories.

Vladimir Bedov

Seven Refractories

Board VP/ Managing Director Austria: univ. dipl., fluent in 3 languages, 17 years experience in the steel plant (today Severstal), 13 years refractory experience  by building up and leading a large Russian business.

He is also one of the major shareholders of Seven Refractories.

Roman Cheglov

Brez naslova

Managing Director Russia, univ. dipl., fluent in 3 languages more than 6 years refractory experience as top Sales Manager and Regional Director  with unique track record in the most advanced Russian steel plants.

He is also shareholder of Seven Refractories.

Renzo Iuretigh

Seven Refractories

Plant Manager Slovenia, PhD, fluent in 3 languages, 7 years refractory experience as  production  Manager in Germany and plant manager China. As Group Technology Manager he introduced important innovative ideas towards a modern monolithic plant concept

He is also shareholder of  Seven Refractories.


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