Teddy C. Dumitrescu
Acting President & Alumnus 2009
A graduate of the Romanian University of Architecture, Teddy C. Dumitrescu started his career in 1990 in FM Radio, setting up the local antenna of Radio Nova Actuel Paris in Bucharest, and in Television, hosting “Good Morning Romania” and “America’s Top10” on TVR1, the Romanian National Television.
In 1994, he established one of the first Advertising Agencies in Bucharest, Focus Advertising, affiliated with Publicis since 1995 and later acquired by Publicis Groupe.
Today, Teddy is CEO and Partner of Publicis Groupe Romania, the largest agency conglomerate in the country, with +/- 150 mio. eur billings, 500+ communication specialists, and +/- 25% market share of the measured Communications Industry in Romania, including the iconic brands Publicis, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, Digitas, MSL, Zenith, Starcom and Spark Foundry, all under one roof.
A firm believer in bi-partisan, values-based leadership, Teddy is an Alumnus of the Aspen Executive Seminar in 2009 and a Board Member of the Aspen Institute Romania since 2010.
He is married, has three children, and in his spare time he enjoys race sailing, becoming two times winner of the Romanian Offshore Sailing Championship with his team HOPE 998.