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Executive Board

The Executive Board is elected by the Supervisory Board. It manages the day-to-day business of the company. The Executive Board consists of five members, whose current mandates run until April 2019.
Find out more about the functioning of the Executive Board here.


Members of the Executive Board

Christina Verchere (1971) - Chief Executive Officer and President of the Executive Board

Christina Verchere holds a Master degree in Economics Science from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. She started her career in 1993 and has spent over 20 years with an oil and gas supermajor, where she held numerous leadership positions in the UK, the US, Canada and Indonesia. Between 2012-2014, she has been the Regional President Canada of BP located in Calgary and between 2014 - 2018, she has been the Regional President of the Asia Pacific region, located in Jakarta, Indonesia. She was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of the Executive Board of OMV Petrom starting May 1, 2018.

Curriculum vitae (PDF, 157,5 KB)

Alina Popa (1977) - Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board 

Alina Popa graduated from Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Faculty of Accounting and Information Systems and is a member of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). She started her career at Deloitte Audit Romania. Alina Popa joined OMV Petrom in 2006 and has held leadership positions in finance functions, coordinating important projects in the financial field. Between 2015 and 2019, she has been the General Manager and President of the Board of Directors of OMV Petrom Global Solutions, the Shared Service Center of OMV Group. 
She was appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the OMV Petrom Executive Board as of April 17, 2019.

Curriculum vitae (PDF, 297,6 KB)

Peter Rudolf Zeilinger (1965) - Member of the Executive Board responsible for Upstream

He holds a Masters of Engineering degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Technical University of Clausthal-Zellerfeld in Germany. In the past, he held various international technical and management positions within OMV Group as well as in OMV Petrom, including the position as OMV Petrom’s Head of Domestic Assets during 2008-2011. Prior to his return to Romania he led the Asia-Pacific Region of OMV in Wellington as Managing Director OMV New Zealand LTD & Director of OMV Australia PTY LTD. He was appointed member of the OMV Petrom Executive Board starting April 1, 2016.

Curriculum vitae (PDF, 181,7 KB)

Radu Căprău (1974) - Member of the Executive Board responsible for Downstream Oil

After graduating the Faculty of Management from the University of Economic Studies in Brasov, Radu started his career in the sales area, before joining OMV Petrom in 2000 as Area Manager for OMV Romania. Since then, he held various management positons within OMV Petrom Group in Romania and Bulgaria, being responsible for Retail, Supply & Sales and Petrom Aviation. In 2018, Radu was the Head of Crude Supply & Trading within OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH in Vienna. He was appointed member of the OMV Petrom Executive Board as of October 1, 2018.

Curriculum vitae (PDF, 33,6 KB)

Franck Albert Neel (1970) - Member of the Executive Board responsible for Downstream Gas

Franck studied Energy at the University of Rouen and received an Engineer Degree and then followed a Master of Mechanical Engineering at Cranfield University in United Kingdom. Later on, he earned an Executive Degree from the London Business School. Franck spent 25 years working for the Group Engie. Thus, he started his career at Gaz de France in the engineering department for 7 years and then moved to the Marketing and Sales with different functions in different countries such as France, Czech Republic, Hungary, Netherlands, Italy and UK before joining OMV Petrom. He was appointed member of the OMV Petrom Executive Board as of July 1, 2018.

Curriculum vitae (PDF, 166,7 KB)