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Romana Jourdren appointed general director for CEE at GSK Consumer Healthcare

Who’s News September 20, 2017 16:14 0 comments

Romana Jourdren has been appointed general director for Central and Eastern Europe operations of GSK Consumer Healthcare. Jourdren was previously GSK's general director for the Czech Republic and Slovakia. On her new position, Jourdren will…more »

FIC: Romania can’t support economic growth on long term without large infrastructure investments

News September 20, 2017 16:04 0 comments

Romania's  transport infrastructure development  has been slow over the past decades due to a combination of lack of prioritization, discontinuity of decision making and poor planning and execution. High growth without infrastructure is not possible…more »

Superbet bonds start trading on Bucharest Stock Exchange

Stock Exchange September 20, 2017 15:07 0 comments

Corporate bonds of gambling operator Superbet have started trading on the Alternative Trading System managed by the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) from September 20. The bonds which reach maturity in 2020, with a fixed interest…more »

Minister Vasilescu: Employees will have a net salary increase close to 4 pct

News September 20, 2017 15:01 0 comments

Employees will have a net salary increase close to 4 percent, after the social contributions will drop to 35 percent starting 2018, said the minister of labor, Lia Olguta Vasilescu. “The employer doesn’t have to…more »

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3 sold in Romania from September 29

News September 20, 2017 14:57 0 comments

The new iPhone models and Apple Watch Series 3 will be available in Orange Romania stores starting September 29. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are available in three colors: space grey, silver and gold.…more »

Interview. Mihnea Spataru (APS Romania): ”We take young employees, eager to stand out, at the beginning of their career and we create a framework in which they can grow quickly”

Human Resources September 20, 2017 14:34 0 comments BR Exclusive

With Romania having become a business model from a management practices perspective, BR talked with Mihnea Spataru, head of Human Resources, APS Romania to find out how it could be replicated at the regional level.…more »

Key move. Pirelli Tyres Romania has a new CEO

Auto September 20, 2017 14:15 0 comments

Wolfgang Meier is the new CEO of Pirelli Tyres Romania, replacing Giuliano Menassi, who moves to the position of R&D senior vice president at Pirelli Group. With an experience of 22 years in the group,…more »

Cristiana Belodan named executive director of GMP Advertising

Media & Marketing September 20, 2017 13:14 0 comments

With 11 years’ worth of experience in communication, out of which five as client service director at GMP Advertising, Cristiana Belodan is, starting September, the agency’s new executive director.   She will coordinate the agency’s operational…more »

Fribourg Digital makes EUR 80,000 seed investment in start-up

Finance September 20, 2017 12:37 0 comments

Friboug Digital, part of investment fund Fribourg Capital, has announced its first investment in digital marketing start-up The fund has provided EUR 80,000 in seed capital for the start-up, specialized in the automation of…more »

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Fondul Proprietatea sells 2.5 pct stake in OMV Petrom

News September 20, 2017 12:01 0 comments

Fondul Proprietatea sells 2.5 percent stake from OMV Petrom at current market prices of RON 425.57 million (EUR 92.32 million). The operation will be launched immediately. The offer will targets institutional investors and is brokered…more »