Board of Directors
An experienced and respected entrepreneur in the local and international business environment, Teofil Mureșan is a graduate of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, class of 1989, from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. Within the same University, Mr. Mureșan also obtained his PhD in electrical engineering and worked for 8 years as an Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department.
Continuous collaborator of UTCN, Mr. Mureșan participated in various projects, including obtaining a joint UTCN – Electrogrup Patent, a partnership in establishing in Cluj-Napoca the first Executive MBA program in Romania with British curriculum, together with Hull University in United Kingdom. Mr. Mureșan is also a member of various scientific committees.
At the same time, Mr. Mureșan has constantly invested in his personal education, so that, in addition to his PhD in Electrical Engineering at UTCN, Mr. Mureșan holds a Sloan MSc in Leadership and Strategy from the renowned London Business School and is a graduate of the Executive OPM Program at Harvard Business School.
In addition to his management role within the E-INFRA Group, Mr. Mureșan is a member in Boards of Directors of several companies and non-profit organizations. Furthermore, Mr. Mureșan believes that education is a catalyst for change that led him to become actively involved in many educational initiatives.
Mr. Mureșan began his career as an engineer at the Local Energy Dispatcher in Cluj and soon became a Dispatcher within the National Energy Dispatcher.
1997 is the year in which he took the step towards entrepreneurship by founding the first company now part of E-INFRA Group: Electrogrup, an infrastructure construction company initially providing, among other, services in energy and telecom infrastructure to large telecom operators in Romania.
Teofil Mureșan played an essential role in the development of Electrogrup from his position as founder and CEO for over 18 years, the company expanding its services portfolio, becoming one of the most important builders of energy infrastructure, telecommunications and civil engineering in Romania. Since 2013, Mr. Mureșan has taken the Electrogrup business abroad, carrying out important construction and telecom infrastructure projects in several European countries, such as Germany, Poland, Belgium, or the Netherlands.
Teofil Mureșan understood the important synergies between telecom, energy, and civil engineering industries, therefore in 2007 he consolidated the E-INFRA Group by founding Direct One, a company that today has the largest neutral long-distance national fiber optics network; Nova Power & Gas, a supplier and distributor of electricity and natural gas has been soon after added to E-INFRA portfolio. At the same time, in 2010, together with a German partner, Mr. Mureșan founded WESEE, a joint venture company active in wind energy infrastructure sector, and in 2017 he acquired Netcity, the project company that develops and operates through a strategic partnership with the City Hall the entire metropolitan fiber optic infrastructure in Bucharest.
Previously to his position in the Board, Marian coordinated the group’s telecom activities. He was previously the Chairman & CEO of Direct One from August 2008 until July 2017, where he supervised the transition of the fiber optic network owned by Electrogrup into a full-blown commercial enterprise, increasing the number of contracts for lit services and dark-fiber. In addition, he supervised the launch of the first content delivery network, with online multi-screen and multi-platform capabilities on Direct One’s backbone network.
He is an experienced telecom professional with 21 years industry experience. Prior to Direct One, he was the Deputy CTO, Network Senior Director and member of the Executive Council and Strategic Review Committee of Vodafone Romania. During his 11 years with Vodafone’s local subsidiary, he was responsible for managing the company’s network infrastructure and services platforms, overseeing an annual budget of over €300m and coordinating more than 330 professionals. During this time, Marian also assisted Vodafone’s local acquisition of Connex and helped with the integration following the transaction.
Prior to Vodafone he worked for Ericsson Romania. Separately, from 2012 to 2013 he was the Chairman of the Board of Posta Romana, the state-owned postal services organization, the largest employer in the country, with over 30,000 employees.
Marian holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications from the Technical Military Academy and an Executive MBA from Asebuss / Kennesaw University.
Simion is a founding member of the Group and oversees the civil infrastructure projects. He joined his brother, Teofil, in 1997 and has been supporting the development and growth of the Group in various capacities from the Electrogrup offices in Cluj. In the past 10 years Simion had an essential contribution in the Group’s international expansion, with activities in Poland, Russia, Germany and United Kingdom.
With over 18 years of experience in the local and European telecom market, both in the technical and regulatory spheres, Gianina Pelea has a deep understanding of the telecommunications sector.
Prior to joining the E-INFRA Group, Gianina was part of the management of the consulting division of KPMG Romania, a position from which she successfully completed a number of important projects. Previously, she held significant positions in key industry institutions such as BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications) and ANCOM (National Agency for Administration and Regulation in Communications).
Gianina joined the Group in early 2019 as CCO at Direct One and Netcity. Previously, Gianina held the position of CEO at Direct One.
With over 20 years experience, Adina is one of the most influential General Counsels in Romania and an internationally recognized professional, recommended by and included in The Legal500 GC Powerlist 2017, 2019 and 2023 for Central and Eastern Europe and Romania.
Adina is a member of the E-INFRA Group senior management team and the Group General Counsel, as well as Board member of Netcity Telecom and Director of Nova Power Solar 50.
Patricia joined the E-INFRA Group in April 2017 as Financing Manager of Direct One and Netcity and then, in January 2018, was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of the same companies, a role in which she made a significant contribution to the sale of Netcity’s stock of shares to Meridiam.
Patricia, during her interim role as CFO of E-INFRA Group, reconfigured the Finance Department through new additions that consistently provide financial services to each entity in the group.
As CFO, Patricia’s mission is to continue to ensure the coordination of financial operations, identify financing needs and strategies, and support compliance with E-INFRA Group and company tax regulations and obligations.
With more than 15 years of experience in one of the most competitive industries in Romania and in Europe, telecommunications industry, Anca is E-INFRA Group HR & Communications Director.
Anca joined E-INFRA in 2022, as Deputy HR Director, after a period of more than 15 years with Orange Romania, telecommunications market leader, where she coordinated segment strategy, as well as numerous transversal projects, implemented with multidisciplinary teams.
In her current role, Anca is in charge with developing and implementing strategic HR policies and programs aimed at supporting the organization’s development, optimizing employee performance and attracting new talent.
Samar has over 15 years of professional experience in the banking and telecommunications sector, with a focus on marketing and project management. Prior to joining the E-INFRA group, she was part of the Orange Romania team and previously Alpha Bank Romania, where she successfully coordinated a series of strategic projects.
Samar joined the Group in early 2021 and currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer of Nova Power & Gas.
With a master’s degree in Management and Finance at London Business School, Andrei is the newest member of the management team of E-INFRA Group. In recent years, he has facilitated the Group’s connection with the British business environment, promoting E-INFRA through innovative marketing strategies. Andrei currently holds the position of Deputy CEO of Nova Power & Gas.
Raluca Ceascai is a professional with a rich experience in the industry and a close knowledge of our companies. She joined the Electrogrup team 15 years ago, in 2006, and over time has held various management positions, as Chief Financial Officer at Electrogrup and Chief Financial Officer of the E-INFRA group. Her expertise covers financial operations, both nationally and internationally.
Starting with September 2021, Raluca has hold the position of Deputy CEO of Electrogrup and in March 2022 she became CEO of the company.
Raluca is also a EMBA graduate of the Hull University in UK.
After previously leading WESEE for 3 years as CEO, Teodor is now Deputy CEO of Electrogrup. Holding various general management, operational and commercial positions, Teodor was the Commercial Director of Electrogrup for 1 year prior to joining WESEE. Earlier, he worked over 10 years overseas and in Romanian Oil & Gas Industry, his latest assignment being for Area Manager Eastern Europe for Downhole Division of National Oilwell Varco company. He also holds an executive MBA Degree from University of Hull, UK.
Adrian Racasan joined Netcity in 2012 and has been Chief Executive Officer of Netcity since 2016, having previously held the positions of Deputy CEO and Chief Technology Officer. Adrian Racasan has over 15 years of experience in the IT & C industry, including over 10 years in senior management positions at renowned industry players such as UPC Romania and Astral Telecom. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer & Systems and an MBA degree from BBS / CNAM Paris.
In 2019, Adrian Racasan also held the position of CEO at Direct One, covering the entire telecom infrastructure portfolio of the group.
Romulus Buhăescu joined the WESEE team in 2022. He has over 13 years of experience in the wind energy sector gained nationally and internationally in countries such as Poland, Turkey, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Croatia and Ukraine. He has wide commercial expertise in negotiating and executing Wind O&M contracts and a technical background in wind turbine generators
Cosmin Mazilu joined Direct One 11 years ago and has held several positions within the company.
In February 2019, Cosmin has taken over the position of CTO of Direct One and in June 2023 he became CEO of the company. Cosmin has over 15 years of experience in the IT&C industry and he graduated from the Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications at the University Politehnica of Bucharest where he also graduated a Master’s degree in Telecommunications Service and Network Management.