Dan Berendel is a Romanian entrepreneur who represents a new guard of globally minded Romanian businessmen. His achievements and contributions to date make him one of the catalyst leaders in the emerging Romanian economy.
Mr. Berendel was born in Bucharest, Romania, in a multi-generational family of traders. Despite graduating from the Music Academy in Bucharest, Mr. Berendel followed his family roots and in 2001 founded Master Chem Oil Group, as he saw the opportunity to capitalize on the liberalisation of the Romanian oil market.
During 20 years in this business, Mr. Berendel built a strong team and is always on a lookout for new ventures and partnerships. He is currently acting as a developer of a selective and powerful niche trading business in the Black Sea, Mediterranean and Northwest Europe regions with sustainable profitability and efficiency. He is also leading an international trading business in Asia, the Middle East and Turkey, which is demonstrating strong financial prospects for the coming years.
Mr. Berendel is passionate about chess, classical music and sport.