Globalworth appoints Marian Popa as Managing Director for Romania
Globalworth, leading office investor in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), announces the appointment of Marian Popa as Managing Director for Romania with effect from 1st March 2021. As Managing Director, he will be responsible for managing the company’s activities in Romania, focusing on operational, administration and business development matters, and will report to Dimitris Raptis, CEO of Globalworth Group.
Marian Popa brings a wealth of senior management experience focused on the financial services, business services, outsourcing and technology sectors with multinationals such as Deutsche Bank, Endava, Fujitsu and Rank Xerox.
In his most recent role as Managing Director of Deutsche Bank Global Technology Romania, between 2014 and 2021, he created one of the four strategical technology centers of Deutsche Bank worldwide managing over 1,000 people. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Marian V. Popa held the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of notable companies such as Endava CEE (over 7 years), Fujitsu/ICL (8 years) and Xerox Romania & Moldova (over 14 years). He founded the consulting company Transformative Coaching and several NGOs such as the Foundation for the Medieval Art Festival in Sighisoara, The American Chamber of Commerce, The British – Romanian Chamber of Commerce, AOAR, Transparency International Romania and many others.
Marian Popa holds a degree in Economics and Foreign Trade Relations (Romania) and three diplomas in Executive Management Education (UK, Belgium, and France).
“I am excited to start my new assignment as Managing Director for Romania and I look forward to working closely with the experienced Globalworth professionals. Romania has been the foundation of Globalworth’s success and will always represent an important pillar for its future development. I am pleased and honored to lead the local team and guide its further consolidation and growth. Since technology plays a central role in the office of the future, I truly believe that my background in this field will help Globalworth to continue providing the largest business community in the country with integrated and cutting-edge solutions to respond to the different needs of an increasingly evolving market,” said Marian Popa.