Viorel Manole

M.Sc.(Aviation) Viorel Manole
Executive Director PATROMIL
Tel./Fax  +  4021 3171969
Email .  viorel.manole@patromil.ro

Mr. Viorel Manole was born in Galati – Romania in 1962, graduated  the Aircraft Faculty of Bucharest in the year 1986,  Diploma of engineer (10 from max. 10). He started his career in the Romanian MoD, reaching the position of Deputy Director for R&D in 1998, after a Master degree in Ecole de l`Aviation Civile in Toulouse France.

He left MoD being appointed  Executive Director of  C.N. ROMARM S.A. (the largest Romanian state owned defence company) till 2003 when he became CEO and President of the Board of  ROMAERO Bucharest (listed on Bucharest stock exchange market). Between 2005 – 2007 he joined the private sector as senior vice-president for strategic business development of UTI GRUP Holding. He was trained in Defence Institute for Security Assistance Management-Dayton-Ohio-USA and he graduated in 2000 the courses of National Defence  College of Bucharest. He is executive director of  PATROMIL – the Romanian National Defence Industry Association since 2009, being very active at NATO and European Defence Agency level. He is married and he has a daughter and a son.