Our management team includes:

Andrei Bojor

Managing Partner

Andrei has over 10 years of experience in managing consulting projects in several industries and 5 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. Andrei manages the relationship with the Sell-Side Mandates as well as with the Buy-Side Mandates. Between 2000 – 2008, as a local provider for the Commercial Section of the Irish Embassy for Hungary and Romania, Andrei has undertaken and co-ordinated over 30 sectorial studies, 6 trade missions from Ireland to Romania and assisted over 60 companies in various market and business assignments in the last 7 years. Clients include: Gaelectric, Trust5, Playprint, Chameleon, Univet, PM Group. Andrei is fluent in English, French and Romanian.

Jackie Bojor

Director Business Development

With over 20 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 World Bank, the EU, MobiFon-Connex (Vodafone Romania), Lowe & Partners, Electrolux, Motorola, Forte Computers, Enterprise Ireland, Innovation Norway, Garsan, Hanson plc., Faessler SA, Trocellen GmbH, Reciplast, Bioverda GmbH etc.

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

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 for years on complex commercial projects, such as the Irish Trade Missions in 2002. With over 20 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 La Missione Commerciale Irlandese del 2002. Con 20 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