IAA Romania’s Excellence Awards winners 2014

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The 6th edition of IAA Romania’s Excellence Awards Gala took place on February 25th, in the presence of the Global IAA Board, at Romanian Atheneum.

During the event, 18 trophies were awarded, recognizing excellence in different marketing and communication sectors.

The event was attended by over 500 people, communication and advertising professionals, journalists and friends of the industry.

IAA Romania’s board decided, as a consequence of the unfavorable climate created by Emergency ordinance 25/2013, to not award the Excellence prize for media operations within Agencies category.

Evening’s top moment was represented by the Special Excellence Prizes, with Mihai Vartosu  awarded for his significant contribution to the development of Romanian marcom industry.

The winners’ list:


  • Excellence in general marketing: Mihai Bodeanu – Dacia Renault
  • Excellence in specialized marketing: Cristina Micu – ING Bank
  • Excellence in Public Relations: Claudiu Pandaru and Lucian Mandruta – Gandul.info
  • Excelență in Social Responsibility: Lidia Solomon – Vodafone


  • Excellence in Creativity: Mihai Gongu – GMP
  • Excellence in PR: Monica Jitariuc – The Practice
  • Excellence in communication management: Lorand Balint – Leo Burnett

Mass Media

  • Excellence in TV informing and education: Andi Moisescu – Apropo TV and Moise Guran – TVR
  • Excellence in non-TV informing and education: Petre Barbu – Forbes Romania
  • Excellence in TV Entertainment: Smiley and Pavel Bartoș – ProTV
  • Excellence in non-TV entertainment: Times New Romania team

Excellence for education in marketing and communication 

  • Afrodita Blasius – Bridge Communication
  • Sorin Psatta – BBDO

Excellence for the Young Hope of the year – from IAA Young Professionals: 

  • Ioana Filip – McCann

 Personality of the year in Romanian Marcomm

  •  Sorin Psatta – BBDO

 Special Excellence awards for 20 years of IAA 

  • Clients
    •  Hans Dewaele – Procter&Gamble
  • Agencies:
    • Adrian Botan – McCann
  • Media:
    • Adrian Sarbu