Mariana Gheorghe (born 1956) is the first woman general manager of Petrom. Since the 15th of June 2006, Mariana Gheorghe is the new general executive director of PETROM, replacing Gheorghe Constatinescu who was named councilor for the president of OMV, Wolfgang Ruttenstorfer. Her responsibilities include: Corporate Affairs and Compliance; Communication and Sustainability; Legal; Strategy, Corporate Development and Investor Relations; Health, Work Safety, Security and Environment; Human Resources; Operational Procurement; Regulatory and Corporate Public Affairs.
Education Mariana Gheorghe graduated the Faculty of International Relations, part of the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies in 1979, the Faculty of Law, part of the University of Bucharest in 1989 and Corporate Finance Program at the London Business School in 1995.
Professional experience Mariana Gheorghe started her career in 1979, working in various positions in two Romanian companies, Policolor and Chimica / Romferchim until 1991. Between 1991 and 1993, worked for the Romanian Ministry of Finance, where she was second-in-command to the General Director of the International Finance Department. Beginning with 1993, worked for the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, first as Associated Banker, Main Banker and then as Senior Banker for Southeastern Europe, Caspian Region and Caucasus. After Petrom was privatised in 2004, Mariana Gheorghe became a Member of the Administration Council of Petrom representing EBRD until the 15th of June 2006 when was named General Executive Director of Petrom. Since the 17th of April 2007, Mariana Gheorghe also holds the position of President of the Petrom Directorate, following the adoption of a dual governing system by Petrom.title