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, he also obtained his doctorate in electrical engineering and worked for 8 years as an Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department. Continuous collaborator of UTCN, he participated in various joint 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. Muresan is also a member of various scientific committees.
At the same time, he has constantly invested in his own education, so that, in addition to his PhD in Electrical Engineering at UTCN, Teofil holds a master’s degree in Leadership and Strategy from London Business School and is a graduate of the renowned OPM program at Harvard Business School.
In addition to the management role within the E-INFRA Group, Teofil Mureșan is a member in Boards of Directors of several companies and non-profit organizations. Also, his belief that education is a catalyst for change has led him to become actively involved in many educational initiatives.
In parallel with his academic activity, Teofil 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 in the E-INFRA Infrastructure Group: Electrogrup, through which he initially offered large mobile telephony companies in Romania services in energy infrastructure and telecom.
Teofil Mureșan played an essential role in the development of Electrogrup from the position of founder and then CEO for 18 years, the company expanding its services portfolio at an alert and continuous pace, becoming one of the most important builders of energy infrastructure, telecommunications and civil engineering in Romania. Since 2013, after consolidating its position in the Romanian market, Teofil 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.
Visionary, Teofil Mureșan understood that there are important synergies between the telecom, energy and civil engineering industries, so in 2007 he took the following steps in consolidating the E-INFRA Group: he founded the company Direct One, which today has the largest neutral long-distance national fiber optics network and adds Nova Power & Gas, a supplier and distributor of electricity and natural gas, to the Group’s portfolio. At the same time, in 2010, together with a German partner, he founded WESEE, with activity in the wind energy infrastructure sector, and in 2017 he acquired Netcity, the company that develops and operates through a strategic partnership with the City Hall, the entire metropolitan fiber optic infrastructure in Bucharest.
Currently, E-INFRA Group, founded and led by Teofil Mureșan as Chairman and CEO, has over 800 employees and generates an annual turnover of over 190 million euros.