Interview

16 Jun 2022

At Mazars, we help our clients confidently build and grow their businesses through a broad range of high-quality audit, tax, accounting and advisory services. In the last two years, the world has experienced unprecedented struggles. From climate change, ongoing health crises, and food insecurity to human rights abuses and war, the resilience of businesses and the communities in which they operate will continue to be tested. And at the start of 2022, in the market, we have witnessed a sense of confidence and strength to carry on, qualities businesses need today more than ever. Therefore, I believe that now is the right time to close the gap between intent and reaction.

16 Jun 2022

After his graduation in 2006 as an economist, Sebastian Metz gathers a wide international experience, being active in France, Algeria and Nepal. After successfully leading the department for SMEs, Export promotion and Trade Fairs of the German-Algerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Algeria), he left to Nepal, where he got the function of GIZ/CIM consultant for Export and SME promotion at the German-Nepal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NGCCI).

18 May 2022

Steven van Groningen is one of the most admired executives in Romania, being at the same time regarded as one of the most active and dedicated voices in the local business environment and a promoter of transparent, ethical and sustainable business practices. In an interview with TheBizz Magazine, Steven van Groningen talks about the most important moments of his career as CEO of Raiffeisen Bank, which he has led for the past two decades, about the evolution of the local economy and the prospects of the banking system, and about personal plans for the future.

18 May 2022

I am glad to be able to talk about this topic, especially since the role of Corporate Affairs departments in companies has been evolving significantly in recent years. We operate in an increasingly complex and volatile global climate

19 Apr 2022

The European Green Deal, the world’s most comprehensive climate action initiative, has been called “Europe’s man on the moon moment”. The program’s goals could not be more ambitious: to achieve a carbon-neutral continent by 2050, reconciling the economy and the way we consume resources with the planet, and making sure that nobody is left behind.

19 Apr 2022

You first arrived in Romania in the summer of 1989, as a commercial attaché of the Austrian Government for three years. How far has Romania evolved in capitalism and what were the reasons that led you to return and settle here permanently?

25 Mar 2022

In an international context dominated by Asian countries, the Romanian naval industry has succeeded in remaining a significant pillar in the economy, due to private investments in new technologies, qualified human resources, and increased production capacity. The high potential of this industry in Romania has been well noticed by the foreign investors who brought here know-how, a new approach, and last but not least, investment capital. We had an interesting talk with the CEO of an emblematic company – DMT Marine Equipment, that produces in Romania, high-quality deck machinery to equip vessels all over the world. The company was founded in Galati, 20 years ago, starting from a small, young, and enthusiastic team, in a small apartment office, reaching today, more than 260 direct employees and many other subcontractors.

25 Mar 2022

CTP is the largest developer and manager of modern industrial and logistics real estate in Romania and a leader at European level. How would you characterize the year 2021 in terms of business development at the local level?

22 Feb 2022

Dragana Krstic is the General Manager of Kvantum Sport, the official distributor of Under Armor in the Balkans, and is in charge of Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria. Her career path has been “carved” by the sporting goods industry, containing both retail and online channels, and covering the entire business cycle.

22 Feb 2022

You took over the position of Managing Director of Philip Morris Romania in January 2021. How did you adapt and what were the most important milestones of your mandate in your first year here? What priority goals are on your agenda for the next period?

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