The American Chamber of Commerce in Romania (AmCham Romania) marks 25 years of presence as a leading representative of the business community on the local market, Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis and the U.S. Ambassador in Romania, Hans Klemm, attending the special event in this respect.
”On this occasion the special guests acknowledged the role and contribution that AmCham and its members had to the Romanian economy, to the dialogue between business and authorities and to the dynamic of the trade relations between Romania and the U.S.,” a press release informs.
Klaus Iohannis, Romania’s President, in his address to AmCham Romania members at the event affirmed that “AmCham is a trusted partner of the business community in Romania that has constantly contributed to the development of the Romanian-American relations. The cooperation between the Romanian and the U.S. businesses has the potential to become a real competitiveness driver for our economy.”
In turn, Hans Klemm, the U.S. Ambassador emphasized the consistent AmCham growth in terms of membership size, from 22 members in 1993 to over 430 companies in 2018, which confirms the important contribution of the AmCham community to the development of the investment climate and of the private sector in Romania. Ambassador Klemm also appreciated AmCham’s commitment to focus on the social impact that member companies have beyond their direct contribution to the economy.
On the same occasion, AmCham Romania members have elected their representatives in the Board of Directors, therefore, for the upcoming mandate, it will have the following composition:
President: Anda Todor (photo) – Managing Partner, Dentons Romania; Vice-Presidents: Radu Florescu – CEO, Centrade Cheil and Daniela Nemoianu – Senior Partner, Nemoianu Consulting, Tax & Law; Treasurer: Ciprian Ladunca – CFO, Metropolitan Life.
They are joined by the following Board Members: Cristian Agalopol – DCC Head Romania & Bulgaria, Citibank; Calin Lupsan – General Manager, Intelligence; Elisabeta Moraru – Country Business Development Manager, Google Romania; Gabriela Matei – General Manager, Microsoft Romania; Iulian Popescu – Partner, Musat & Asociatii; Mirela Iordan – Country Manager, Pfizer; Ionut Sas – Tax Partner, PwC Romania; James Daniel Stewart – Vice-President responsible for Treasury & Capital Markets, Raiffeisen Bank; Marius Persinaru – Country President for Romania & Moldova, Schneider Electric.