The private rail freight and logistics operator Grampet Group has named George Dinu, the former finance executive of local energy group Tinmar, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with responsibilities at group level, currently spanning 10 European countries.
Over the past four years, Dinu has been the CFO of Tinmar Group, with activities in the energy industry, being responsible for the coordination of M&A projects, spin offs, treasury optimization, optimization of financial accounting and controlling activities, internal controls, budgeting and planning of financial resources, and profitability analysis.
Throughout his career, George Dinu has assumed management roles at top multinational companies in the accounting, controlling, financial management, or financial consulting departments.
He has worked on projects in Production, Retail, Distribution, Energy, Oil and Gas, Tire production, Real Estate and Pharmaceutical industries.
“George has more than 20 years of experience, of which half with Big4 consulting companies. I trust that he takes over a well-prepared and talented team that he will help grow, while abiding by the same corporate governance standards and best practices that all our departments align to, in all the countries we are active in,” says Gruia Stoica, president of Grampet Group.
“I am honoured to be part of a management team that has proven over the years that developing a Romanian business at regional and international level may not only be possible but can also be a real success. I thus join this team with the confidence that I can bring an important contribution to achieving the current and future objectives of the Grampet Group,” says George Dinu.
As CFO, he will coordinate financial, accounting, tax, risk control, and planning and control activities within the group. His team includes around 80 financial and accounting specialists, auditors, risk management and internal control experts.
Grampet is the largest private rail freight and logistics operator in Romania and Southeast Europe. Its 16-company structure is strategically designed to span the entire chain of rail transport solutions and products, thus offering clients an integrated experience at the highest level of competence: freight railway transport, building, repairs and upgrading of rolling stock, spare parts production, lease of rolling stock, freight transhipment, logistic services, as well as innovative IT solutions for railway operators.
Its flagship company Grup Feroviar Român (GFR) is one of the main rail freight operators in Romania and Southeast Europe. Currently, over 20 percent of traffic is international, with GFR offering complex logistic solutions to rail sector customers.