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Igor Marentič je župan občine Postojne. Na osebnem področju je Igor v prvi vrsti družinski človek, za tem športnik in glasbenik. Vsa leta v katerih je uspešno deloval v poslovnem in glasbenem svetu, se je Igor z vztrajnostjo, trdno voljo in nezmotljivim čutom za samodisciplino in organizacijo, uspel pozicionirati tudi kot vrhunski športnik.
Skoraj črtet stoletja se je ukvarjal z jadralnim padalstvom, v tem času je v paramotornem letenju osvojil štiri zaporedne naslove državnega prvaka in svetovni rekord v dvosmernem hitrostnem preletu na 20 kilometrov. Šest let je v vlogi zunanjega sodelavca v mesečniku Prestop pomagal pri nastajanju rubrike “Naši kraji iz zraka.”
He has been the mayor of Postojna for two years now. He strives for Postojna to become the business, tourist, cultural, sport and educational centre of the region. Last year they carried out 8 million euros worth of investments into different projects. They finished the renovation and expansion of the central cleaning plant and started an extensive project of renovating the water system. Amongst more important proejcts are also the renovation of the primary school and kindergarten in Planine, the start of the renovation of the intergenerational centre, the renovation of the roads after sleet and the opening of the public kitchen with subsidized meales for the socially disadvantaged. Before that he worked in the wood industry for 24 years – he found his first employment in a local company. He has a bachelor degree in economics and has had numerous leadership functions in his career path, amongst others he was the head of purchasing management and CEO.
All these years he successfully worked in the business and music world. With persistence, strong will and self-discipline, he made it as an athlete, as well – he won four consecutive titles as a national champion in motor gliding. He also set two world records in speed flying. In his personal life, he is a family man first, and an athlete and musician second.