DAN ȘUCU

President of Concordia

Dan Șucu is the President of Concordia, on behalf of the Federation of Employers of Trade Networks, and founder of the Mobexpert Group, the most important furniture manufacturer and retailer in Romania.

Dan Șucu is the president of Concordia, on behalf of the Federation of Employers of Trade Networks, and founder of the Mobexpert Group, the most important furniture manufacturer and retailer in Romania.

Dan founded the company in 1993, and the first thing he did was to sell a house, a family inheritance, to buy a furniture truck from France. Today, one in 10 Romanians has a Mobexpert furniture item in their home, and its network has over 30 hypermarkets and shops. The Mobexpert Group has 2,400 employees and an annual turnover of approximately 200 million euros and owns eight furniture factories that produce for the Romanian market and export.

STEVEN CORNELIS VAN GRONINGEN

President of the Concordia Employers' Confederation

Steven van Groningen is the president of the Concordia Employers' Confederation and a founding member of the Romanian Board of Banking Employers.

A Dutch citizen, van Groningen has run banks in Hungary, Russia for the past 25 years and since 2002 has become president and CEO of Raiffeisen Bank S.A. Romania. He is actively involved, among others, in the Aspen Romania Institute, Hospice Casa Speranței or the Council of Foreign Investors and a member of the board of directors of Fondul Proprietatea. He is the first president and one of the founders of United Way Romania and currently holds the role of general secretary of United Way Netherlands. Van Groningen is a former performance rower, participant in the Olympic Games, competitor in the Ironman triathlon and still very active in sports life.

RADU CĂPRĂU

Vice-president of Concordia

Radu Căprău is the vice-president of Concordia, on behalf of the Oil and Gas Employers' Federation, and a member of the OMV Petrom Board of Directors responsible for Downstream Oil A graduate of the University of Economic Studies in Brașov, Radu built a career in sales, and in 2000, he joined OMV in 2000, in the position of Area Manager for OMV Romania.

Radu Căprău is the vice-president of Concordia, on behalf of the Oil and Gas Employers' Federation, and a member of the OMV Petrom Board of Directors responsible for Downstream Oil
A graduate of the University of Economic Studies in Brașov, Radu built a career in sales, and in 2000, he joined OMV in 2000, in the position of Area Manager for OMV Romania.
Since then, he has held various management positions in the OMV Group, in Bulgaria being responsible for Retail, Romania: Head of Avanti International, later taking over Downstream Supply and Sales together with the management of OPM and Petrom Aviation. In 2018, he became Head of Crude Supply and Trading in Vienna.

ERIC STAB

Vice president Concordia

Eric Stab is vice president of Concordia and president of the Employers' Federation of Energy Utility Companies Associations, President & CEO of ENGIE Romania and coordinator of ENGIE in Eastern Europe (Romania, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic), where the group has a turnover of approximately 1.5 billion euros and has about 6,000 employees.

Eric Stab is a member of the Board of Directors of Concordia and president of the Employers' Federation of Energy Utility Companies Associations, President & CEO of ENGIE Romania and coordinator of ENGIE in Eastern Europe (Romania, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic), where the group has a turnover of approximately 1.5 billion euros and has about 6,000 employees.

Eric chaired the Foreign Investors Council for two terms, and is now its vice president and a member of the Executive Committee of the Coalition for Romania's Development. He also chairs the Romanian Committee of Foreign Trade Advisers of France. He began his career 29 years ago in Germany, continued as Director of Gaz de France's European Gas Sales Division, after which he took over the management of the group's British electricity trading and production subsidiary. Following the merger of Gaz de France and Suez, Eric Stab served as CEO of GDF SUEZ's energy activities in Eastern Europe.

CĂLIN ILE

Vice president Concordia

Călin Ile is vice president of Concordia and president of the Romanian Hotel Industry Federation.

Călin Ile is a member of the Concordia Board of Directors and president of the Romanian Hotel Industry Federation.
Călin graduated from the Faculty of Tourism within ASE in 1995 and two years later he became executive director of the Continental Hotel in Bucharest. Later, he joined the ACCOR group, with which he opened the first hotel in Romania, then helped strengthen the company's network and reputation in Romania. In 2011, the HTB Tourism Hospitality Forum named him the Hotelier of the Year 2011, the first award of this type given to a Romanian manager. Since 2015 he is the president of FIHR- Romanian Hoteliers Association, the first employer organization of Romanian tourism, established in April 1990. FIHR has as a priority the development of education, both by supporting vocational education dedicated to new entrants and for the continuous training of professionals. FIHR is one of the most active tourism organizations, engaged in a constructive dialogue with public authorities, but also in a process of continuous communication with customers and partners.

MIHAI MATEI

Vice president of Concordia

Mihai Matei is vice president of Concordia and the President of the Employers' Association of the Software and Services Industry.

Mihai Matei is a member of the Concordia Board of Directors and the President of the Employers' Association of the Software and Services Industry.
Mihai graduated from the Faculty of Automation and Computers at the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, and in 2005 he founded Essensys Software, of which he is CEO. With over 20 years of experience in the IT field, he is the main author of the first software procurement guide for public institutions in Romania and a prominent voice of the profile industry in the country. Mihai is also one of the founders of the NGO Geeks for Democracy, where he coordinates the Fund for Democracy and other civic projects.

ADRIAN MANOLACHE

former president of Concordia, honorary member

Adrian Manolache is honorary president of Concordia and Secretary General of the Association of Large Romanian Commercial Networks (AMRCR). Adrian is a commercial lawyer, a member of the Bucharest Bar since 2000, and studied the Economic Foundations of Competition Law at King’s College London. Its mission is to help entrepreneurs and managers to build and maintain healthy businesses from a legal point of view in Romania. For Adrian, the successful client-lawyer relationship is based on trust, just like any other partnership in someone's life, and in this respect compromises do not find a place.

Adrian Manolache is honorary president of Concordia and Secretary General of the Association of Large Romanian Commercial Networks (AMRCR).

FRANCK NÉEL

President of the Oil and Gas Employers' Federation

Franck Neel is the president of the Oil and Gas Employers' Federation and a member of the board of OMV Petrom, responsible for Downstream Gas.

Franck Neel is the president of the Oil and Gas Employers' Federation and a member of the board of OMV Petrom, responsible for Downstream Gas.
Franck studied energy at the University of Rouen, where he obtained a degree in engineering, and then a master's degree in mechanical engineering at Cranfield University in the United Kingdom. He started his career at Gaz de France where he spent 7 years in the engineering department and later in the Marketing and Sales department, holding various positions in countries such as France, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Netherlands, Italy and the United Kingdom. He worked for the Engie Group for 25 years, and from July 2018 he came to Romania to join OMV Petrom.

TIBERIU DĂNEȚIU

Federation of Employers of Trade Networks

Tiberiu Dănețiu is a member of the Concordia Board of Directors, on behalf of the Federation of Employers of Trade Networks, and marketing director of Auchan Romania, a company he joined in 2005.

Tiberiu Dănețiu is a member of the Concordia Board of Directors, on behalf of the Federation of Employers of Trade Networks, and marketing director of Auchan Romania, a company he joined in 2005.

A graduate of the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Tiberiu obtained a doctorate from the same university, with a thesis in Business Administration. He was part of the university environment, teaching in the faculty that trained him, until marketing and retail innovation took the forefront of his activities.

DOINA CIOMAG

Foreign Investors Council

Doina Ciomag is a member of the Board of Directors of Concordia and Executive Director of the Council of Foreign Investors - FIC.

Doina Ciomag is a member of the Board of Directors of Concordia and Executive Director of the Council of Foreign Investors - FIC.
Doina graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies (ASE Bucharest), with a specialty in trade and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Washington, Seattle. Experience and professional career are in the field of advocacy and management consulting. Between 1991-1996, Doina was a Senior Consultant at Roland Berger & Partner, later having two collaborations with Larive (being responsible for the Eurobalance investment fund) and with Deloitte & Touche.
Doina started working in the Council of Foreign Investors since its establishment in 1997. After more than 20 years, FIC is recognized as one of the most respected and influential business associations in Romania, whose positions and recommendations are always motivated and thorough.

CONSTANTIN ISAC

Employers' Federation of Romanian Carriers

Constantin Isac is a member of the Concordia Board of Directors and the President of the Employers' Federation of Romanian Carriers.

Constantin Isac is a member of the Concordia Board of Directors and the President of the Employers' Federation of Romanian Carriers.
He graduated from the Faculty of Transportation at the Bucharest Polytechnic Institute in 1983 and dedicated his entire career to this field. Initially in the construction of motor vehicles (ARO Câmpulung), then with their operation, for almost 40 years he managed road transport processes of goods of all categories, from the simplest, as general goods, courier, to the most special and complex, transport of valuables, dangerous or oversized goods. He has been active in the associative employers' structures since 2003, when, as President-General Manager of SC Transchim SA for a period of over 11 years, he was elected a member of the Board of Directors of UNTRR, an association founded in 1990, which now brings together more than 13,000 members.

JULIA LEFERMAN

Romanian Brewers Association

Julia Leferman is a member of the Concordia Board of Directors and the President of the Romanian Brewers' Association.

Julia has over 20 years of experience in advocacy and management consulting, accumulated in important public institutions and in private consulting.
Before joining the Romanian Brewers, she held the position of Public Affairs Director at Grayling Romania, she was an economic policy advisor for the President of the Chamber of Deputies, a director of the Representation and PR department at the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a legislative advisor on European legislation in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister.
She has a degree in political science and international relations from the University of Bucharest, a master's degree in European and International Business Law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and a degree in Circular Economy and Sustainability Strategies from Cambridge University Judge Business School.