ACAROM, the association of automotive manufacturers of Romania, is an employers association gathering companies that develop activities in the automotive industry; these companies are associated in order to represent their interests in the automotive sector.
ACAROM is a non-lucrative association and gathers 158 commercial companies, and it was founded in 1996 in basis of the law 21/1924. Currently, ACAROM operates in basis of the law 356/2001 and the emergency ruling 26/2000.
The association’s members are of different sizes.They have in common the automotive, materials, components, modules, parts conception; manufacturing and commercialising or they are in charge with certain services referring to automotive industry as well as to equipments for automotive manufacturing and upkeep.
The ACAROM General Assembly is composed by the owners or managers of the commercial companies, and is the supreme management forum. The General Assembly elects, every four years, a Board of Directors (BoD) of 9 members. At its turn, the BoD elects a President who fulfils also the function of general director of ACAROM and two vice-presidents. ACAROM’s president is Mr. Gabriel SICOE. The two vice-presidents are: Mr. John OLDHAM - President FORD Romania and Mr. Silviu Badea - General Manager GIC Pitesti.
ACAROM represents and defends the collective interests of its members. In order to do this, ACAROM cooperates with the public organisations and the professional automotive companies involved in the automotive sector. Initiates and coordinates actions for it’s members :
Participating to different symposiums, conferences, exhibitions, fairs etc.;
Participating to training actions, etc.
Difuses norms and reglementations in the automotive sector. ACAROM offers consultance and assistence to the members for solving different issues, concerning: legislation, personnel training by training courses, expertise, obtaining financing through gouvernement programs.