Student scoops Romanian business award

04 Dec 2012

1560A student of London Business School has been crowned Entrepreneur of the Year in Romania.

The award was given to Teofil Muresan, who is a Sloan 2012 and the founder and CEO of Electrogrup.

After being given the nod by Romanian business newspaper Ziarul Financiar, investment fund Enterprise Investors, BCR-Erste Bank, PwC and the Triple Helix Foundation, Mr Muresan revealed that courage, flexibility and teamwork were the key to his success in business.

He went on to say: "In my opinion, even if we cross a very difficult period, business owners should continue investing in human resources."

My Muresan's business empire spans many sectors, including infrastructure , telecommunications, data carrier and new media, energy, wind farms and hydroelectric power. Electrogrup had a turnover of more than 100 million euro (£80.6 million) last year.

Mr Muresan launched his business in 1997, providing professional advice in the energy infrastructure sector.