Marian Popa
  • Career start : 1973 with the Romanian Chamber of Commerce, working for 10 years in Publicom – Foreign Trade Advertising Company.
  • 1983: General Manager of Rank Xerox Ltd – Romania and Moldova. Grew the company from 0.5 Million US $ to 38 Million US$ and from 2 to 1000 employees.
  • 1996: General Manager/CEO  Romania and Republic of Moldova of ICL Limited. Grew the company from 0.7 Million  to 28 Million GBP and from 14 to 200 mpeople)
  • 2004: Executive Manager CEE Endava Limited. Went from (almost) greenfield and 40 employees  to 700 people, 4 CEE branches and 36 mil GBP turnover.  
  • 2012 : own business consultancy business, focused mainly on Leadership and Transformational Management. Created one company (Amdaris srl) and re-organized another (GPN)
  • 2014: Director/ Head of DB Globacl technology Center in Bucharest. Tasked to build a 500+ application development center.
  • Degrees: Economics Faculty of Bucharest (ASE) , Management Faculty of the same city and Executive MBA Insead / France.
  • 1994: designated by the Romanian Press as the Businessman of the Year.
  • Founding member  of several NGO’s like the Foundation for the Medieval Art Festival in Sighisoara, The American Chamber of Commerce, the British – Romanian Chamber of Commerce, AOAR, Transparency International Romania and many others.
  • Transparency International Romania: for the last 12 years the Chair of Transparency International Romania.