About us

Healthy sleep experts, from A to Zzz

Hespo is the only Croatian company fully focused on improving the quality of sleep. We believe that life and business successes begin with healthy sleep.

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From head to toe

We say from headboard to footboard! Our development teams create products that adapt to the needs of your body during sleep.

Comfortable room

Using the best materials, we produce everything that turns your room into an oasis of comfort - from mattresses to furniture.

Croatian production

More than 700 employees in the Međimurje town of Prelog have been designing and making everything you need for healthy sleep for 30 years.

Best for hotels

Our quality was recognized worldwide when we became part of the international Hilding Anders group.

World quality

Guests of the most luxurious hotels in Croatia and the world dream on our mattresses. Discover our hotel offer.

Comfort for the most sensitive

We equip hospital institutions, homes for the elderly and student dormitories with specially developed programs.

People who provide Croatia with a good night's sleep

Development and production

Our experts design products for healthy sleep based on the researched needs of sleepers, choosing the optimal materials and production methods. Diligent seamstresses, tailors, upholsterers and carpenters turn ideas into works. We pay attention to the smallest details because we know that for a hard sleep we need impeccable comfort.

We test the quality of our products in the factory or in Sleeping lab, in cooperation with the Swiss AEH Institute.


Our distribution chain has stocks of goods for over a hundred points of sale.

The transport capacities we use, as well as the network of partners who support us in this, do everything to make you enjoy a healthy sleep on your new mattress as soon as possible.

Dream salons and wholesale

Try our products in dream salons Hespo all over Croatia. There, sleep experts, colleagues who are continuously learning about the products we create, are waiting for you. They will help you choose everything that suits your needs.

Our wholesale experts will be with you throughout the process of furnishing your hotel, hospital or home, helping you choose the best product within your given budget.

Mission and vision

Learn more about our strategy, our new product development process and excellence in retail and wholesale channels


Our Board dreams, plans, builds and lives with Hesp

Damir Matijević

President of the Management Board and Regional Director for South-Eastern Europe

Damir Matijević, President of the Management Board also in the position of Regional Director for South-Eastern Europe, joined Hilding Anders in 2018. Prior to Hilding Anders, Damir worked for Schiedel for almost 20 years, in several different positions (Controlling South-East Europe, General Manager Croatia, Area CEO South-East Europe).
He graduated in finance at the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb, after which he continued his career through a series of international training in the field of finance, sales, strategy and leadership. He has a lot of experience behind him in creating successful teams in the Adriatic region through leading complex business models and omnychannel distribution.
Together with colleagues from HAMT, he enjoys the further expansion of the Hespo and Perfecta brands in Croatia and the Adriatic region.

Renata Potočnik

Member of the Management Board, Wholesale and Marketing Director

Renata joined Hilding Anders in 2005, as a reinforcement of the Sales Team, and previously worked in the position of Sales Director at the company Perena d.o.o., which specializes in the rental of textiles for tourism, healthcare and industry.
She graduated from the Faculty of Organization and Informatics in Varaždin. Renata’s business focus is the B2B segment of Hilding Anders, as well as the largest customers in Southeastern Europe.
Furthermore, her equally important role is managing the Hespo and Perfecta Dreams brands from the position of Marketing Director.

Dijana Horvat

Head of Controlling, Procurator

Dijana started her career in controlling at SG Leasing, and joined the Hilding Anders team in 2017 as a Financial Controller, and in 2021 he became the Head of Controlling.
She graduated from the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb, majoring in Finance and Accounting. She focused her career on leading and improving the finance and controlling department, collaborating on numerous projects that strengthen the Hespo and Perfecta Dreams brands.

Tomislav Mustač

Production Director

Tomislav started his career at Hilding Anders in 2007 as a Technologist, after which he assumed the position of Head of the Covers and Mattresses Department, and in 2023 he became the Production Director of all production facilities situated in Prelog.
He graduated from the Faculty of Textile Technology in Varaždin, and began his work experience at the Međimurska trikotaža Čakovec socks company.
His business focuses are product quality, timely deliveries, as well as employee satisfaction.

Kristina Bošnjak

Retail Director

Kristina joined Hilding Anders in 2013 from the position of Business Area Director of the Tekstilpromet d.d. Group. where for 13 years she was responsible for the market positioning of European premium fashion brands.
She graduated in marketing at the Faculty of Economics in Osijek, after which during her business career she specialized in the fields of management and retail, which has always been her primary focus.

Tea Tadej

Head of new products development

Tea joined Hilding Anders team in 2020, assuming the position: Head of new products development. Her focus is developing beds, mattresses and bedrooms you will enjoy in. She graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design of the University of Ljubljana, specialized in industrial design. Before HA, she was gaining experience and building career at the same position in Prima Group.

Lucija Horvat

Head of Human Resources

Lucija joined the Hilding Anders team in 2020 as a Human Resources and Payroll Specialist, and from 2023 she assumes the position of Head of Human Resources.
She graduated in Economics at the Faculty of Organization and Informatics. She gained her previous experience at the Smart group, which specializes in human resources, and her main focus is people’s satisfaction.

Hespo is part of the Swedish corporation Hilding Anders, the largest European and Asian manufacturer of beds and mattresses. The specialty of Hilding Anders is the individual approach to each market and its needs and preferences.

The policy of Hilding Anders d.o.o. is the constant construction and improvement of the quality and environmental protection system and its harmonization with customer requirements and ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards. Read more about this topic in Quality and environmental policy.


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