Cegeka Romania appoints Lucian Popovici as the new Director of Applications, division that aims to double the team in the next two years.

Cegeka Romania, a leading company in providing IT&C solutions and services at the European level, announces today that it has appointed Lucian Popovici as the company’s new Director of Applications.

Lucian will take over the role from Ovidiu Pinghioiu, currently Country Director of Cegeka Romania, and will be responsible for overseeing the growth and management of Cegeka’s portfolio. Currently, the Applications Division, which serves both the local market and international clients, has 250 employees. The objective is to double the workforce, reaching 500 professionals, within the next two years.

With over 20 years of experience in the tech industry, Lucian excels in fast-paced environments. He played a pivotal role in the inception of Deloitte Digital Romania, where he served as the Director of Engineering for six years. During his term, Lucian successfully scaled the team to over 700 dedicated IT engineers across various locations in Romania.

“Lucian Popovici is a respected leader with a proven track record of success in the tech industry,” said Ovidiu Pinghioiu, Country Director Cegeka Romania. “I am confident that his vast experience, proactivity and entrepreneurship spirit will make a significant contribution to the company’s growth and success.”

Lucian shared his enthusiasm for this new professional chapter, stating: “I am thrilled to join Cegeka Romania and I look forward to leveraging my experience and working in close cooperation with the exceptional team at Cegeka to contribute to the continued growth of the organization.”

Looking ahead, the new Director of Applications envisions a dynamic growth for Cegeka’s applications department, emphasizing a commitment to staying ahead of industry trends and delivering cutting-edge solutions for Cegeka’s clients. He brings a collaborative leadership style, recognizing the importance of teamwork in achieving common goals.

Currently, the Applications Division serves over 30 clients, with 90% of them being from the local market, from various industries such as banking, retail, telecom, insurance, IT, logistics and more. The division also serves international clients from European and American markets. The company’s portfolio includes important clients such as  NN, ING, Orange, FAN Courier, Carrefour, Vodafone.

Cegeka Romania remains dedicated to its growth trajectory, and Lucian’s strategic appointment is a testament to the company’s commitment to excellence for its clients.