Board of directors

Ioan Iancu

President

The business intuition, the passion for a job well done and the experience of over 20 years in the furniture industry recommend Iancu Ioan, SALICE Comprod Administrator and President, founding member of the Transylvanian Furniture Cluster as a mentor in entrepreneurship and in the field of furniture production.

Experience:
● 2001-Present: Administrator and President, SC SALICE COMPROD SRL

SALICE Comprod was founded in 1996 and is constantly evolving and balanced, from 2 to over 180 employees over the years, registering a turnover of over 5 million Euros in 2016.

Education:
● 1994-1996: Specialization: Management, Cluj-Napoca School of Masters

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Dan Pitic

Vice President

A good organizer, team player with a spirit of initiative, originality, efficiency, and positive thinking that helped him to persevere and become a top entrepreneur in Romania. With an entrepreneurial experience of over 20 years, he has developed a group of companies with over 200 employees and a turnover of tens of millions of euros. Eager to pass on what he has learned along the way, he has been involved in training programs for young entrepreneurs.

Experience:
● 1991 - Present: General Manager Ax Perpetuum Impex S.R.L.

Education:
● 2010-2013 - Bachelor's degree: Faculty of Economic Sciences, "Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University, Cluj-Napoca, Finance and Banking department
● 1988-1994 - Faculty of Automation and Computers, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Other specializations and qualifications:
● Management course
● Time management course
● Cost control, budget and sales course
● Authorized broker Bucharest Stock Exchange

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Zilahi Imre

Vice President

Talented and with a global vision, Zilahi can transform a sofa, a closet, a chair - with the help of words, into objects that bring up emotions and attachment, inspire you to embrace change in your life or to have more confidence in you. Persevering and organized, he managed to keep a top position among furniture specialized press, with all the difficulties encountered by the media industry. Colleagues from the International Furniture Publishing Alliance congratulate him for his keen mind, innovative ideas and appreciate the vitality he has brought to this organization.

Experience:
● 2018 - Lecturer and international expert, member of the Switzerland-Romania Export Promotion Program for SMEs
● 2017 - Operations Manager in Europe for Philip Yap Associates, the think tank created by the famous Asian designer
● 2014 - Present: Business consultant for international partners, interested in Romanian suppliers
● 2009 - Present: Editor-in-Chief of MagMob magazine - Magazinul Mobilei
● 2007-2016: Editor-in-Chief of Mobila magazine
2005-2007: Editor-in-chief of Intarzia magazine, specialized in the furniture and wood industry
● 1999-2005: Editor of the daily Krónika

Specializations and qualifications:
● 2017 - Founder of the first English edition of a magazine in the furniture industry: Furniture from Romania
● 2009 - became the first Romanian journalist member of the International Alliance of Furnishing Publications

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Ede Balint

Vice President

Loyalty, fairness and respect are fundamental criteria for Ede Balint. With 20 years of experience in management, he does not back down when it comes to decision-making and staff management.

Experience:
● 2019-Present: Administrator, ANTARES ROMANIA SRL
● 2017-Present: Administrator, INNO LASER SRL
● 2015-Present: Technical manager, Transylvanian Furniture Cluster Association
● 2006-Present: Administrator, SC EDBAL CONSULT SRL
● 2000-2016: Deputy Manager - Operations Director, ANTARES ROMANIA SRL

Education:
● 1995-2000: Bachelor's Degree, Cybernetics, Statistics and IT, FSEGA, UBB Cluj-Napoca
● 2004-2006: Master’s degree, Engineering, Quality Systems Management, Petru Maior University of Târgu-Mureș

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Ioan Cionca

Vice President

The teacher experience speaks for itself through the efficient management of both people and work tasks. Throughout his professional career, Ioan has developed good communication skills and a good knowledge of quality control processes.

Experience:
● 2015-Present: R&D Department Manager, TAPARO SA Târgu Lăpuș
● 2011-2015: Network administrator, TAPARO SA Târgu Lăpuș
● 2005-2011: Administrator, MARAMUREȘ TRIP Baia Mare Travel Agency
● 1998-2003: Teacher, School Group “C.D. Nenitescu” Baia Mare, ”GH. Baritiu” Baia Mare, Theoretical High School ”Petru Rareș” Târgu Lăpuș
● 1998-2003: Assistant Professor, North University of Baia Mare

Education:
● 2007-2009: Master’s degree, Management and Business Administration, North University of Baia Mare
● 1988-2002: Master’s degree, Informatics, North University of Baia Mare
● 1994-1998: Bachelor's degree, Mathematics-Physics IF, North University of Baia Mare

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