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Vol 14, no. 2, July 2018
The Diplomat Bucharest

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Groupe Renault Romania appoints Aurelia Leoveanu as new financial director

Aurelia Leoveanu is the new Administrative and Financial Director of Groupe Renault Romania. Liviu Bocsaru, who has held this position in the last six years, becomes director of Groupe Renault Controlling Transformation Projects at international level.

CEZ Group Romania appoints Ondrej Safar as new CEO starting August 1

CEZ Group Romania announced that Martin Zmelik will end his eight years long job in Romania at the end of this month and will be replaced by Ondrej Safar, who will become the new Country Manager.

Stefanini appoints Anca Fotache as EMEA director for Service Delivery division

Anca Fotache is the new director of the Service Delivery division for the EMEA region within IT solutions company Stefanini, replacing Andreea Stanescu, who has held this position for seven years.

Surprising change in Dacia leadership: Jerome Olive becomes new general manager

Starting September 2018, Jerome Olive has become the new general manager of Automobile Dacia and Groupe Renault Romania, after Antoine Doucerain resigned for personal reasons. Jerome Olive's mandate is an interim until the Renault group will make a new nomination.

McGuireWoods Consulting appoints Codrin Scutaru as new managing director for Romanian office

McGuireWoods Consulting announced the promotion of Codrin Scutaru to managing director of the firm's Romania office.

Deloitte Romania promotes new directors for its management team

Deloitte Romania strengthens its management team by promoting Monica Guminski and Alexandru Aparaschivei to director roles, following their significant achievements serving clients, developing colleagues and growing the business.

CTP appoints Richard Wilkinson as new chief financial officer

CTP announced the appointment of Richard Wilkinson as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Group. He will be working closely with Remon Vos, CTP's CEO, and Andreea Odovinca, the company's CFO for Romania, in order to secure development, increase the market share and grow the company's profitability.

European Property Federation elects Liviu Tudor as new President

The European Property Federation Managing Committee elected Liviu Tudor, CEO of Genesis Property and President of the Romanian Association of Building Owners, as President of EPF.



IT and outsourcing have generated more than 10,000 well-paid jobs in Iasi

IT and outsourcing have generated more than 10,000 well-paid jobs in IasiIasi has become one of the most sought Tier-2 cities in Romania for IT and outsourcing, while European projects worth 133 million Euro have helped the city increase its competitiveness. Alexandra Cioboata talks to Mihai Chirica, the newly-appointed mayor of Iasi, to take the pulse of the city


French investments at a glance: Interest still high

French investments at a glance: Interest still highFrance, Romania's fourth largest foreign direct investor, has been around since the early 1990s, with flagship names the likes of Societe Generale or Groupe Renault taking the lion's share when it comes to capitalising on the country's attractiveness. Still, there still is room to grow, despite political decisions which could worry any solid business suitor.

US calls for coherent, long-term strategy

US calls for coherent, long-term strategyAs USA celebrates 4th of July, its eyes are wide open on the latest developments in Romania's ongoing struggle for the rule of law. Still, the country is one of the fastest growing economies in Europe, and remains an attractive market for foreign investors in several industries, with potential yet to be developed.