Mr Radu Enache, the country manager of Hewlett Packard Romania, has been appointed as the first Romanian president of the American Chamber of Commerce Romania (AmCham). The new vice presidents are Friedrich Niemann, general manager of the Athenee Palace Hilton Hotel and Vasile Iuga, senior partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Romania, with Peter Weiss, country executive of ABN Amro Romania, as treasurer.
Mr Daniel Chitoiu is now president of Romania’s Tax Collection Agency (ANAF) and has the role of a state secretary. Prior to this position, Mr Chitoiu was vice president of ANAF. With a PhD in economy, Mr Chitoiu is a graduate in finance and accounting from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest. His career includes work as financial controller for Romania’s Accounts Court and deputy general manager in the Public Finance and Financial State Control Department of the Ministry of Finance. Fluent in French and English, Mr Chitoiu is married with one child.
New Minister of Agriculture, Decebal Traian Remes, has appointed Mr Dan Ioan Aldea as general manager of state forestry commission Romsilva, which owns and administers the forest land in Romania. Mr Aldea has been the interim general manager under the last Minister of Agriculture, Dan Motreanu.
New Minister of Transport, Ludovic Orban, has appointed Mr Sorin Supuran as the new head of the Romanian Roads Authority (ARR), replacing Mr Marian Turlea. A member of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Mr Supuran is a former mayor of Biled, Timis county and, prior to this appointment, he managed the ARR branch in Timis.
President Traian Basescu has appointed Democratic Party (PD) deputy Mr Augustin Zegrean as a Constitutional Court judge for the next nine years. His mandate will begin on 13 July. The 53 year-old deputy is also a member of the Parliamentary Justice Commission. A member of the PD since 1990, Mr Zegrean graduated in Law from the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca in 1980.
Mr Iuliu Winkler is now state secretary within the newly established Minister of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Trade, Tourism and Liberal Professions. Mr Winkler previously was Romania’s Minister Delegate for Trade within the Ministry of Economy and Trade.
Mr Ilie Gavril Bolojan, 38, is the new Secretary General of Romania’s Government. Mr Bolojan is the former Prefect of the Bihor county and has a degree in mechanics from the ‘Traian Vuia’ Polytechnic Institute in Timisoara.