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Amb. Miro Kovać

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In 1995, Kovač became employed in Office of the President of Croatia in the Department of Information in which he worked until 1999 when he was transferred to the position of the assistant adviser for Euro-Atlantic integration. He started his diplomatic career in 2001 as the Counselor at the Croatian Embassy in Brussels. In 2003, Kovač become Minister Counselor at the Croatian Embassy in Paris. When Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) came to power after 2003 elections, Kovač was named Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, and in 2005 Head of Diplomatic Protocol of the Ministry. In 2006, Kovač was appointed to the position of ambassador. From 2008 until 2013 he served as Croatian Ambassador to Germany.

Kovač was appointed international Secretary of HDZ by its then-chairman Tomislav Karamarko in 2014. After his mandate in Germany expired, state officials intended to appoint him as new Croatian ambassador to Poland, but he refused and returned to Croatia in order to help HDZ in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.

During 2014-15 presidential elections he was campaign chief of President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. His successor is Davor Ivo Stier, a former diplomat, MEP and international secretary of the HDZ.