Global Negotiations Leader Opens Central/Eastern European Office

K&R Negotiations’ New Affiliate in Zagreb, Croatia to Offer Firm’s Unique Methodology for Creating Bigger, Better Deals and Relationships

Ridgefield, Conn. USA – April 10, 2012 K&R Negotiations K&R Negotiations, a provider of professional negotiation training and consulting for both mid-sized and Fortune 200 companies, today announced the opening of its Zagreb, Croatia affiliate office. K&R Negotiations now has offices in North America, Australia, the Netherlands, and Croatia.

The new affiliate office will be led by Teo Smrkic, a sales and logistics professional who most recently developed profitable sales plan strategies and tactics for Spaz, the leading distributor of vending solutions in the region. Smrkic will co-present the K&R Negotiations "Winning Negotiations" seminar on June 5-6, 2012 at the Sheraton Zagreb Hotel with K&R CEO and co-founder Mladen Kresic. Information about this event can be found at

"Teo Smrkic is a sterling sales and business professional whose experience makes him perfectly positioned to help new clients across Central and Eastern Europe drive bigger deals and build more profitable relationships," said Kresic. "We are pleased to have Teo represent K&R Negotiations to a vital and growing part of the global business community."

"K&R’s unique methodology offers a systematic, predictable approach to negotiations that all businesses can use to create better outcomes," said Smrkic. "I’m proud to join this accomplished team and carry this methodology to the companies that need us – whether at one of our training events or when we assist clients directly in the negotiation process."

About K&R Negotiations

K&R Negotiation Associates, LLC, is a consulting firm specializing in structuring and negotiating business transactions around the world. The company is comprised of professional negotiators, sales executives, and business attorneys. K&R professionals average over 20 years of professional negotiation experience and apply a results-driven methodology to change negotiation behaviors and improve negotiating success. K&R’s clients include Fortune 200 companies such as IBM, EMC and Xerox, as well as smaller companies such as Bristol Technology (now part of HP), Priceline, SEI and others. For more information, please visit

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