Spar Slovenia with new general manager David Kovačič

spar slvoenia david kovacic new director

David Kovačič will become the General Manager of Spar Slovenija on 1 January 2021. Igor Mervič, who has been managing Spar Slovenija since 1992, is taking over the new function of a member of the Supervisory Board of Spar Slovenija and an advisor to the Spar Group in all countries where they operate. Mervič has been at the helm of Spar Slovenija for 28 years.

Igro Mervič, general director Spar Slovenia


SPAR Slovenia, operated by ASPIAG (Austria SPAR International AG), was founded in 1991. ASPIAG is a subsidiary of SPAR Austria AG and was granted the licence to operate the brand in Slovenia by SPAR International.

SPAR Slovenia has become a key employer in the country, with a Distribution Centre, bakery and corporate-owned stores providing employment opportunities.

Three store formats are operated in Slovenia: SPAR, SPAR Supermarkets, and INTERSPAR Hypermarkets. The brand is one of the most trusted companies in the country with Nielsen research placing SPAR first in terms of freshness, quality, and range. The SPAR Bakery, which has been continually developed, has played a key role in the overall fresh offer and has received great customer feedback.

Spar Slovenia

Spar Slovenia is a reputable company and one of the key retailers in Slovenia, recognized by the wide range of quality products and services and affordable prices. Their development strategy is reflected in the ongoing expansion of sales network, because their goal is closer to trade customers in all major and smaller Slovenian towns.

Spar Slovenija has been active on Slovenian market for over 25 years. Since the opening of its first store, it became one of the leading retailers with an excellent reputation. It’s guidelines is: to offer the best ratio between quality and price, to provide a wide and varied offer, to ensure the products are always fresh and to jointly strive to make every costumer happy.


Retail Sales: 848.245.000 EUR

Retail Store Numbers: 123

Retail Sales Area: 164.005 m2

Average Store Size: 1.333 m2

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