NCR's Marija Zivanovic-Smith accepted into Forbes Communications Council

Forbes Communications Council is an Invitation-Only Community for Executives in Communications, Marketing, and PR


ATLANTA (8/13/2018) — Marija Zivanovic-Smith, Group Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs at NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has been accepted into the Forbes Communications Council, an invitation-only community for executives in communications, marketing, and public relations.


Ms. Zivanovic-Smith joins other Forbes Communications Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on


Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.


“Joining the Forbes Communications Council is an exciting moment for our NCR team as we engage our stakeholders and communities with the story of our iconic company’s transformation,” said Ms. Zivanovic-Smith. “I am passionate about the value technology can create for business and humanity. I am honored to have the opportunity to collaborate, share best practices and contribute with my peers in the Forbes community.”


In addition to her current responsibilities leading NCR’s global employer brand, public affairs, corporate communications, and the NCR Foundation, Ms. Zivanovic-Smith is one of three U.S. representatives nominated by the White House to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Advisory Council (ABAC). She also serves on the Information Technology Industry Council (ITIC) Board of Directors and is a trustee of the NCR Foundation. Her background includes leadership roles in government relations, corporate marketing, real estate, sales enablement, launching integrated global external affairs and brands, digital marketing, and strategy.


Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Ms. Zivanovic-Smith and NCR into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”



About NCR Corporation


NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leader in omni-channel solutions, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across financial, retail, hospitality, travel, telecom and technology industries. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with about 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries. NCR encourages investors to visit its website which is updated regularly with financial and other important information about NCR.



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