Dorian Alexandrescu is an experienced CEO and independent advisor / board member with experience in large public and mid-market family-owned and private equity held companies. Fluent in English, Romanian, Portuguese and Spanish with working knowledge of several other European languages, his areas of expertise are Business Strategy Development and Implementation, Organizational Development and Effectiveness and M&A preparation, due-diligence, execution and integrations, with focus on infrastructure services, conventional and alternative energy / electrical equipment for transmission, distribution and control applications in the US and emerging markets.
Mr. Alexandrescu came to the US as a political refugee in 1990, following a short lived career in journalism in what was still a neo-communist Romania. After a number of diverse jobs, he eventually joined Avery Dennison in late 1999 as a Sales Manager and later became the GM for the Specialty Coatings Division. He was part of the spin off and subsequent acquisition of this division in 2001 by the WICOR Group, a Swiss-owned holding company with focus on High Voltage T&D and respectively Automotive/Plastics markets. Following the acquisition, he became the President of the WICOR sales, services and operations for the T&D market in the Americas. In 2007 Dorian was recruited to run the Electrical Group operations of Eaton, Inc. in Latin America and Carribean region, role he held through 2012. After turning around the Eaton LatAM business, Dorian left the Fortune 500 world and, together with a PE sponsor, put together what is now RESA Power Solutions, a leader in the power distribution and control electrical equipment remanufacturing and services area.
In 2016, Mr. Alexandrescu took over as the President and CEO of Russelectric Inc., a US-based leader in power distribution and control equipment for mission critical and renewable energy applications. He restructured the business, returned to significant and profitable growth and subsequently orchestrated and completed the sale of the business to Siemens. He remained as acting CEO for a transitional period, and retired as of end of August 2019.
- University of Bucharest, Theoretical Physics and Applications
- Dartmouth College, Tuck Business School