Marian NĂSTASE (1972)

Chairman and non-executive member of the Board of Directors since 25 April 2019
Chairman of the Remuneration & Nominations Committee since 12 August 2019
Marian Nastase graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest where he majored in foreign trade. Nastase has extensive experience in financial consulting and auditing. He has worked at Deloitte & Touche in Romania, amongst other accountancy firms.

In 2002, he joined Alro as the executive director in charge of all financial affairs of the Company. He was subsequently appointed as Vimetco Country Manager Romania and his current mandate covers all Vimetco Group operations in aluminium, natural gas and electric power in the country.

Executive Management

Gheorghe DOBRA (1959)

Chief Executive Officer
Executive Member of the Board of Directors since 25 April 2019

Gheorghe Dobra, PhD, Executive MBA graduated from the Bucharest Polytechnic Institute, Romania in 1984 and joined Alro where he passed through all stages of a successful professional career. Since 1993, he is the CEO of the Company. His main achievements in the Company are:
• successful privatization of the Company between 2000 - 2002;
• increased the Company’s economic and financial performance;
• technical and technological upgrade to the highest international standards
• increased high and very high added value production;
• substantial investments in the environment, which led to improved working conditions and greening the whole company;
• reduced costs, focusing on increasing energy efficiency;
• re-engineering the organization with positive effects on business optimization;
• ALRO accreditation as a supplier for the demanding market of aerospace and automotive industries;
• increased the number of social programs for employees and the local community;
• increased the Company's creditworthiness on aluminium international market;
• vertical integration of production cycles within the Group.

Genoveva NĂSTASE (1975)

Chief Financial Officer since 13 February 2017

Genoveva Nastase graduated the Executive MBA organized by ASEBUSS in partnership with Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, USA. Previously she was the CFO of Vimetco Management Romania and worked as Deputy CFO for ALRO for more than seven years, from 2002 until 2009. Genoveva Nastase has an extensive experience in corporate finance, in financial modelling, financial analysis and reporting.

Operations Management

William BERGER (1955)

Managing Director Vimetco Trading since January 2009

Mr. Berger has a PhD Degree in Economics and Trade (Doctor rer. soc. Oec) since 1981 at the University of Vienna/Austria and over the years had hold several key managemnt positions in steel and aluminium industries. Between 1985 and 2008, Mr. Berger hold several managerial positions within Pechiney, Alcan, Rio Tinto and during 2006-2008 he was the responsible manager for worldwide implementation of of Customer Relationship Management in the Alcan Business Group “Engineered Products”

At the beginning of 2009, Mr. Berger joined Vimetco Trading as Managing Director being in charge with the sales strategy for ALRO.

Dragoș Adrian VONCU (1974)

Legal Director since 2003

Mr. Voncu has been working with the Company since November 2003, holding the position of Legal Manager, except from the period between July 2009 and August 2011, when he served as Legal Manager of Vimetco Management Romania. During the period from August 2011 to February 2014, Mr. Voncu practiced as an independent lawyer and held positions of Head of Legal at an investment holding company and at the largest producer of spirits in Romania. Currently, Mr. Voncu also holds the positions of secretary of the Company’s Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Remunerations and Nominations Committee and of Legal Manager within Alum and Vimetco Management Romania. Previously, Mr. Voncu was a member of the board of directors of Sierra Mineral and sole director of Global Aluminium Ltd., Centrul Rivergate S.R.L. and Conef. Mr Voncu is a member of the Bucharest Bar since 2011. He graduated from the University of Craiova, Faculty of Law, in 1997 and attended the Romanian-American School of Business (ASEBUSS), in partnership with Kennesaw State University, US, where he obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration degree (EMBA) in 2018.

Nicu DURĂU (1961)

Director of Human Resources and General Services since July 2006
Director of Human Resources and General Services within ALUM since July 2007

Mr. Durău graduated the Faculty of Electrotechnics of the University of Craiova, with over 30 years of experience in human resources in large industrial companies (Oltcit, Daewoo, Alro). He is an active participant in various profile events, conferences and international profile summits and he is also an accredited consultant in the diagnosis of the organizational culture through Human Synergistics tools.

Mr. Durău joined ALRO team in July 2004 as Alprom Human Resources Director and two years later, along with Alro-Alprom merger, he became the integrated ALRO Human Resources Director.

During all this period he was part of the teams that coordinated most of the Group's transformational and development projects such as: Alro-Alprom merger, Alum upgrading process, aquisition of the bauxite mines in Sierra Leone, ALRO reorganization during 2008-2009 crisis and many others.

Marian CILIANU (1965)

Operations Director – Primary Aluminium since November 2012
Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of ALUM since August 2019

Mr. Cilianu graduated in Materials Science at the Polytechnic University of Bucharest in 1991, where he had also obtained the PhD Diploma in 2004 with the paper "Phenomenon magneto hydrodynamics for industrial molten electrolytes". Mr. Cilianu holds an EMBA from ASSEBUS & Washington University. He had published papers and presentations at different conferences in Romania and abroad. Mr. Cilianu is also the co-author of several inventions patents.

Over the years, Marian Cilianu held various positions within ALRO and Vimetco Group, from which he helped developing the Group with different coordination missions and technical evaluations in Romania, China and Africa. He coordinated or was part of the team in charge with several important projects, such as electrolysis modernization, ALRO-ALPROM merger, investments project management for ALRO to become an aero supplier, project management in taking over the operations in Sierra Leone, modernization of ALUM Tulcea, CO2 emission management etc.

Mircea POPA (1961)

Operations Director FRP since 2003

Mr. Popa is a diplomat engineer graduated of Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, Faculty of Aerospace, Specialization Aircraft Structure and a degree in Business Administration, University of Craiova. Mr. Popa has more than 17 years of experience at Aircraft Factory from Craiova, where more than 11 years he was a Director (Deputy General Director, Operational Director, Marketing and Support Product Director, Technic and Production Director).

Since 2003, Mr. Popa joined ALRO as Operational Director for Flat Rolled Products Division. He has a huge industrial manufacturing experience and a career full of remarkable achievements.

Ioan SAVA (1955)

Technical, Quality and Investment Director since November 2012

Mr. Sava graduated at the Faculty of Science and Material Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Bucharest in 1980, where he had also obtained the PhD Diploma in 2001, in the field Science and Material Engineering. Mr. Sava holds various certificates and diplomas in different areas like: training and specialization of personnel in the nuclear field, non-destructive testing techniques, business management, environment management systems, finance and accounting, occupational health and safety.

Over the years, Mr. Sava held various positions within Alro: technical director, quality technical investment director. Mr. Sava also held the following positions in other companies: project and quality director, production director, extrusion plant director within ALPROM, head of the flat rolled plant within IPA.

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