TEDDY C. DUMITRESCU
A graduate of the Romanian University of Architecture, Teddy started his career as a Radio and TV Producer right after the overthrow of the Communist Regime in Romania with Radio Nova Actuel France in Bucharest and the Romanian National Television (TVR1).
He established one of the first advertising agencies in Romania in 1994, later majority acquired (51%) by Publicis Groupe. Today, Teddy is Partner and CEO of Publicis One Bucharest, the largest agency conglomerate in Romania, operating under One Roof, One Leadership and One P&L, with 350+ communications professionals located in Bucharest. The conglomerate manages iconic agencies such as Publicis, LeoBurnett, Saatchi&Saatchi, Zenith, Starcom, Blue449, MSL, and Publicis Events.
Pioneering a new Publicis Groupe Agency model, which was later rolled out in 50 markets across EMEA, APAC and LATAM, his company, with services ranging from creative to media, digital, PR, events, and brand design, Teddy contributed to the marketing success of Blue-Chip Multinational Clients such as P&G, Orange, Nestle, l’Oreal, JTI, McDonalds, Philip Morris, Telekom, Renault, VISA, Heineken, Carrefour, IKEA, and a significant number of local entrepreneurs and businesses.
A firm supporter of bipartisan, values-based leadership, Teddy is also a board member of The Aspen Institute Romania, and personally involved in a number of pro-bono projects, from promoting the image of Romania abroad, to supporting democratic and rule-of-law Institutions in Romania, to educational programs for university students.