Our management team includes:

Andrei Bojor

Managing Partner

FRD Center Core Team: Andrei has over 20 years of experience in managing consulting projects in several industries and over 12 years in M&A advisory. Andrei is the Managing Director of FRD Center, mainly focusing on the M&A and investment consulting. He coordinates the network of local partners in the territory, is the key liaison person for the foreign investors and strategic buyers, as well as for the international M&A network of partners.

Andrei manages the relationship with the Clients that grant to FRD Center Sell-Side Mandates as well Buy-Side Mandates, from a variety of sectors such as renewables, industrial manufacturing, import/distribution, construction, e-trading etc.

In 2016 Andrei was appointed a mandate of one year as the Executive Director of one of the largest M&A networks in the world, M&A Worldwide set up in 2004, currently comprised of 43 advisory firms from 44 countries. Before coordinating M&A activities in FRD Center, Andrei, as Managing Director has undertaken and coordinated over 30 sectorial studies, 6 trade missions from Ireland to Romania and assisted over 60 companies in various market and business assignments. Clients include: Gaelectric, Trust5, Playprint, Chameleon, Univet, PM Group. Andrei is fluent in English, French and Romanian.

Some of the projects coordinated by Andrei include: Acquisition Target Origination in the Romanian LPG sector and M&A assistance to BuyerIn-depth Market Analysis and Target Origination in the Aggregates Sector in RomaniaM&A advisory services and Deal Origination in Renewable Energy in Romania

Jackie Bojor

Director Business Development

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FRD Center Core Team: Jackie With over 25 years experience in Market consultancy, International business relations and Communication, Jackie has a BA in English from the University of Bucharest and a Certificate in Spanish from Escuela Internacional de Salamanca, Spain. A former British Council business consultant (1991-1996), Jackie has taken numerous British Council management training courses and also training in SME Business Consultancy at Durham University Business School in UK in 1997.

She worked for clients and employers such as: the Boston Consulting Group, AMR International, World Bank, EU Commission, General Motors, MobiFon-Connex (Vodafone Romania), Lowe & Partners, Electrolux, Motorola, Business Finland, Switzerland Global Enterprise, Enterprise Ireland, ACCIO Catalunya, Innovation Norway, Garsan, Hanson plc., Faessler SA, Trocellen GmbH,  Royal Dutch Embassy, Bioverda GmbH, Camara de Comercio Murcia, International Development Ireland etc. More examples are available at http://www.frdcenter.ro/clients-and-testimonials/

Jackie’s portfolio includes successful projects in market assessment consultancy, international business matchmaking, market entry strategies, trade missions, B2B matchmaking.

She is fluent in English, Spanish and Romanian. Jackie is responsible for international relations, new business development and marketing at FRD Center.

In 2010, Jackie has become the Director of the Romania office the Regional Development Agency of Murcia (Spain) / Directora Oficina de Rumania, Instituto de Fomento Murcia.

Some of the projects coordinated by Jackie include Luxury furniture new suppliers qualifications in Romania for Dutch manufacturerComprehensive market opportunities assessment report in Romania and Bulgaria – NPK fertilisersData collection and analysis in Czech Republic and Romania – medical sectorB2B Matchmaking in the beauty and skin care sector in Romania, Poland and Hungary , Furniture manufacturers new supplier qualification in Romania for a major Norwegian producer of speciality chairs and furnitureComprehensive Market Research and Acquisition Target Search in Romanian and Bulgarian BPO , Comprehensive services for Ministerial Dutch Trade Mission to Romania – Trade Missions for Export Promotion  

Cristian Baleanu

Senior Business Consultant / Associate Partner

Cristian has accumulated extensive experience in managing large socio-technical projects, as well as a management consultant and trainer for multinationals active in Romania (Lafarge, Michelin, Unilever, Stryker, Raiffeisen Bank etc). He has 5 patents and published 6 books and several papers in international journals. Cristian is a co-author of “Strategies for Central and Eastern Europe” (A.K. Kozminski and G.S.Yip, editors), Macmillan, 2000, and is acting as chairperson and speaker of numerous international and domestic seminars and conferences. He has particular experience in sectors like heavy industry, telecommunication, and public administration.

Harieta Ciurca

Geschäftsberater für deutschsprachige Projekte

Harieta hat eine langjährige Erfahrung in der Arbeit mit deutschsprachigen Geschäftspartnern, in Personalforschung und Strategie, in Marktforschung für Human Resources. Sie hat Fremde Sprachen und Literaturen an der Bukarester Universität studiert, Fachrichtung Deutsch- Französisch, dazu kamen noch Postuniversitäre Studien, Fachrichtung Kommunikation und Human Resources Management. Harieta spricht fließend Deutsch, Französisch, Englisch, Ungarisch und Rumänisch.

Bei FRD Center ist sie für Produkteinführung und Interessenbeurteilung der potentiellen B2B Kunden/Geschäftspartner verantwortlich, für Forschung nach neue Geschäftspartner, Marketinginformation / Datenerfassung, Wettbewerbsanalyse, Markteintrittsstrategien, Handelsvertretungen.

Luminita Baltaretu

Direttore Dipartimento Cooperazione Italia

Luminita is an experienced international trade professional, having collaborated with FRD Center since 2002 on complex commercial projects, such as the Trade Missions. With over 25 years experience in export-import management, international trade relations and consulting, Luminita is fluent in Italian, English, French and Romanian. Until recently, she was Export Director of a Romanian-American joint venture company in the ready -made garments field. In 2004, Luminita has started her own business, in the services sector. Having traveled extensively to the US, Great Britain and Italy, Luminita is FRD Center’s International Business Manager in charge with Italy.

Luminita e ricca di esperienza nel campo del commercio internazionale; ha collaborato con FRD Center per molti anni, sviluppando estesi progetti commerciali, cosi come Le Missione Commerciale. Con 25 anni di manageriato aziendale, esportazione-importazione, relazioni internazionali e consulenza,Luminita parla italiano, inglese, francese e romeno. Prima lavorava come Direttore Esportazioni in una joint venture romena-statunitese nel campo del abbigliamento. Attualmente ha iniziato in proprio nel settore servizi. Ha girato molto negli Stati Uniti, Inglitera e Italia. Lavora con FRD Center come Direttore Dipartimento Cooperazione Italia.

FRD Center resources a team of seasoned consultants with extensive local and international expertise in:

  • cosmetics, health, nutrition, beauty and fitness
  • banking and financial services
  • telecom and wireless communications
  • constructions – materials and services
  • IT and software development and applications
  • retail and FMCGs
  • medical and pharmaceutical
  • electronics, appliances
  • industrial manufacturing and engineering
  • energy, environment and sustainable development
  • innovation and design
  • furniture and decorations