Marek Mika, Director, International Markets Development, Wichary Technologies Sp. z o.o.
"I am very impressed with FRD Center team's professional approach in the B2B matchmaking and sale development process we have contracted them to carry out for Wichary Technologies. They organized and performed the all stages very well, which has positively translated in good partners acquired by my company on the Romanian market."
Kim Khoo, Former Director of Research, Strategic Consulting Firm
"I have worked with the FRD Center team on research on an Eastern European market. I developed the framework/tools for analysis/discussion guides for Jackie/team to assist in terms of 'execution on-the-ground'. The FRD Center team produces timely fieldwork and is very responsive to emails, despite their busy schedule. They also went above and beyond in giving photo-evidence/government data to my frequent probe(s) on data quality and rigour - which provides assurance to me of their deliverable-quality."
Vladimir Chirikov, Manager Market Intelligence at ICAP Bulgaria
"I would like to recommend the FRD Center research team as very devoted and given to details researchers. I had the opportunity to work with them on several projects and definitely will work again in the future opportunities that may occur."
Michal Haim-Bravman, VP International Sales, Kamedis Ltd. Israel
"FRD has mapped the relevant partners for us during 2014, organized several F2F meetings in Romania and is still following up with the most potential companies – hopefully this process will bear fruits in the very near future. It is a great pleasure working the team, especially with Jackie !!! Professional, enthusiastic, dynamic and a very friendly person :-)"
Anwar Wazir MBA, Senior Advisor / Senior Consultant, Waju Management & Consulatancy BV. – The Netherlands
"During a Dutch- Romania Economic Mission in early 2014, FRD Center, was in Charge for assisting our company with Matchmakings. Excellent job and very personal involved. FRD Center, and especially Jackie is a pleasure to work with and I would very much recommend their services to my peers."
Fabienne REDOIS, European Sales Manager ATA Group tools – Ireland / France
"Jackie & her team made a great work to plan my prospective trip in Romania."
Rob Costongs, Manager Sales & Distribution Europe at Stockmaster Europe, Marketing Manager at C&H Maastricht – The Netherlands
"Jackie and her team at FRD organised the matchmaking during the trade mission of the Dutch government in Romania. We from C&H Maastricht were very satisfied with the number and quality of the companies that FRD had researched for us and met us during the trade mission."
Ender Bozkurt Co-founder at Novatemed Innoceuticals - Turkey
"Ms. Jackie Bojor is very knowledgeable and experienced in her field. She is on-time and runs a very well structured execution plan for the service she provides. Even though we were behind the schedule when consulted her, she put things together in a short time without any flaw and she followed-up until completion of the project. I would recommend her for your market entry endeavours and I ensure you that you will get results thanks to her professional manner and the high degree of quality service she provides."
Fred van der Meer Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Netherlands "The FRD Center organized for my group of 16 companies, custom-made business meetings, all resulting in potential future business."
Jerzy Plywacz, Manager of the Eastern Europe Support Team at General Motors Manufacturing Poland
"The team at FRD Center have a very professional approach to their customers."
Lars Odegard, Sales Director, BecoTek AS metal
"The FRD Center team have proved to be highly professional providers as business consultants for market entry. They are highly recommended as a consultant providing high performance results."
Fernando Diaz, COORDINADOR RED DE PROMOCION EXTERIOR en Instituto de Fomento de la Región de Murcia
"Jackie y todo su equipo demuestran una gran profesionalidad y agilidad en la prestación de sus servicios. Su orientación al cliente y el dinamismo son sus principales valores en el terreno profesional."
Paul Zainea, VP Operations at Clore Automotive, LLC
"FRD Center in Romania helped us understand the developmental nature or the automotive business in which we participate. Their research and reports were thorough and we used this information to lay out our strategy, and shortened our time to implementation significantly."
Ladislav Muller, Enterprise Ireland, Director - Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania & Slovakia
"FRD Center have been working with Enterprise Ireland on numerous projects in Romania - primarily involving business partner/distributor identification, market & sales channel research and client-buyer introduction. They are extremely well organised, reliable and flexible, always result- and client- focused, but also very analytical with great ability to manage complex projects. I am consistently highly pleased with results delivered by the FRD Center team and I look forward to working with them in the future."
Radoslav Marko, Sales Manager, Central Europe at PPI Adhesive Products
"We enjoyed the very professional work of the FRD Center for our company, well prepared and organized business appointments. I would recommend FRD Center to everybody who would like to get entry to Romania."
Ralf Giessen, General Manager Business Unit Automotive & Adhesive Tapes, TROCELLEN GmbH (Germany)
"We worked with FRD Center for a market study of the Automotive industry in Romania and Poland. With the results we had been very satisfied and I would choose this company again. In addition Jackie Bojor has a very wide network and based on that she can offer a lot of help and support."
Beat Vanza, Vice President, Siemens Building Technologies Canada Ltd, EMBA IMD Lausanne (Switzerland)
"FRD Center guaranteed the IMD Discovery Expedition to Romania to be a full success. Their excellent network into the Romanian economy allowed us to meet with renowned local and international companies. Jackie also ensured that we were able to learn of Romania outside the business by meeting with NGOs and the inhabitants of Bucharest. I thoroughly enjoyed working with FRD Center and can wholeheartedly recommend them."
Seamus Yendole, Sales Manager - Europe at Escher Group (Ireland)
"Escher Group engaged with Jackie/FRD Center in order to establish contact with a large semi state organisation in Romania. Jackie's experience and local market knowledge proved invaluable and I would have no difficulty recommending Jackie's truly professional approach."
Yoav Rottenberg, Business Manager - Europe at Naton Medical Group (China)
"Jackie and FRD Center helped our company with our business development in Romania. They provided us with valuable information regarding the key players in the market and were very successful in locating potential customers for us and arranging the meetings. They did all this in a very short period of time and for a very reasonable price. I highly recommend them. Top qualities: Great Results, Good Value, On Time.”
David Butler, Country Manager, Hungary & Romania, Enterprise Ireland (Ireland)
"FRD Center provide excellent services to Enterprise Ireland and its client companies, in helping to find them partners and buyers in the Romanian market. FRD was a pleasure to work with - committed, client-centred and always enthusiastic."
Marianne Vandenbosch, EMBA Program Manager, IMD Lausanne (Switzerland)
"Jackie worked with the IMD Executive MBA program, helping us to develop and deliver our discovery expedition to Bucharest. Her in depth knowledge of Bucharest and of doing business in Bucharest was very helpful to us. She and her team are very reliable and deliver what is promised. Working with Jackie over a number of years, she was able to offer better service each time - she clearly developed an understanding of what we were looking for and adapted her work accordingly. She's very reliable and willing to go the extra mile to make sure everything works out as planned."
Lau Brüniche-Olsen, Business Development Consultant, Confederation of Danish Industry (Denmark)
“I can give Jackie Bojor and the FRD Center my best recommendations. I have worked with Jackie and several occasions and have been most satisfied with her work and professionalism.”
Mike Stout, International Franchise Development Director, CKE Restaurants (USA)
“Jackie and her team are very knowledgable of the Romanian market. Jackie went beyond expectations in arranging meetings with potential candidates for our franchise concept, including meeting with all candidates and pre-screening. Should we enter the Romanian market, we certainly plan to use Jackie and her team for consumer research and other areas that can benefit a successful launch of our brand."
Jonathan Taylor, Business Development Director, Hanson plc (UK)
“I would recommend using Jackie for market entry work in Romania. Her team can produce good, quick results and is very friendly and accommodating.”
Philip Martin, Product Development Manager, Faessler AG (Switzerland)
“It was a great pleasure to work together with Jackie and her team. We as a company were looking for a distributor in the Romanian market. Since we're active in a very specific market the task was not easy at all. But the dedication to our project from Jackie and her team was great and they identified our needs clearly and brought us the right results.”
Paul Thompson, International Trade Adviser, Chamber of Commerce Herefordshire & Worcestershire (UK)
"I have known Jackie for several years and meet with her whenever I am in Bucharest. I have used the services of FRD Center on several occasions and have also referred companies and can, without question, confirm that any work has always been undertaken in a very friendly and professional manner. I have no doubts about recommending FRD Center."
Michel Gagnon, President of Davier Consultants (Canada)
“More and more Canadian companies are interested in Eastern Europe and see the potential of the region. We have been able over the last few years to assist our Clients in identifying and securing a relationship with reliable Romanian companies, either as a partner, licensee or franchisee, and all these projects were carried out in cooperation with our exclusive partner for the area, FRD Center."
Here are some of the FRD Center Clients: http://www.frdcenter.ro/English/clients.htm
For international buyers looking to acquire local companies in Romania and the region, FRD Center provides target acquisition search & selection services, M&A assistance and deal origination.
To foreign companies looking to enter and expand on the Romanian market, FRD Center provides competitive analysis and in-depth market research to assist them strategise and benchmark against the local players already on the market.
Some of the FRD Center activities in 2016 can be consulted athttp://www.frdcenter.ro/English/about%20us.htm
Romania is a gateway to the EU and Eastern Europe and numerous crossborder investments and acquisitions are registering double-digit profits. Why acquire a player in Romania? More details at http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.ro/2016/11/why-choose-to-acquire-player-in-romania.html
Sectors of interest for crossborder acquisitions in Romania include: healthcare, private medical services, industrial manufacturing, automotive, food processing, agribusiness, chemicals production and distribution, furniture manufacturing, IT, BPO.
More details about successful crossborder acquisitions in Romania at http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.ro/2017/01/successful-crossborder-acquisitions-in.html
Since 2000, FRD Center offers market research and M&A consulting services to foreign buyers and investment funds interested to enter Romania and the emerging markets in Europe as investors or joint-ventures.
More details about our Deal Origination services are available at: http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.ro/2017/02/deal-origination-in-romania-and-region.html
For tailor-made sector data, B2B matchmaking with players in the Emerging Markets in Europe, for M&A assistance and target origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at: email: email@example.com or tel: +4021 411 1459/60/61