The acquisition of Italrom by Egis has been closed, and the completion of this acquisition brings a new outlook for the company's design department and new figures into key positions in the company's management in Romania.
At the beginning of this year, Egis signed the deal to acquire Italrom, a Romanian-based company providing structural engineering, underground and tunnelling engineering, geotechnical works and operating in the field of large infrastructural and civils works. Following the approval of the sale by the Competition Council, Egis has now restructured to appoint Italrom managers into key positions to support Egis’ business with a special focus in Romania and Europe.
Lorenzo Sabini, founder and main shareholder of Italrom, has taken a position of business development director for Europe. His particular focus is on building relationships with constructors to expand Egis’ portfolio of design and build work. Lorenzo is already well-known in the Romanian market and he will continue to expand his relationships into all other markets and countries of Egis’s operations.
Egis has also appointed Rosario Russo as the new manager of the transportation design department in Romania, where he is responsible for a multi-disciplinary and growing team of more than 25 design engineers. Rosario will also strongly work as Tunneling and Geotechnical expert for all Egis major project in collaboration with other Egis departments. Prior to this appointment, Rosario Russo held the position of Partner, General Technical Manager, and Chief Operating Officer (COO) within the technical direction department of Italrom. Rosario Russo graduated from the faculty of civil engineering of the University Federico II of Naples, Italy. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the development of infrastructure in Europe and more than 15 in Romania. In his new position, Rosario’s responsibilities include developing a strong design service within Egis, delivering complex projects in a growing infrastructure market whilst expanding the local team capabilities and portfolio of projects into future transportation markets.
Rosario has already made several key appointments into the local team including: Alexandru Prodan, project manager in civil engineering with over 16-year experience in local and international projects and Viorel Cornei, design coordinator, with over 20-year experience in railway design.