Silviu Prigoană

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Silviu Prigoană
Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 2008
Constituency 42 - Bucharest - Electoral College No. 15
Personal details
Born (1963-12-22) December 22, 1963 (age 50)
Gherla, Cluj, Romania
Nationality Romanian
Political party Democratic Liberal Party
Spouse(s) Adriana Bahmuțeanu (divorced)

Silviu Vasile Prigoană[1] (born December 22, 1963) is a Romanian businessman and politician, member of the Democratic Liberal Party.

He owns 60% of Rosal, a waste collection company[2] which services Bucharest's Sector 3, Cluj-Napoca, Suceava and Baia Mare.

In December 2008 he became a Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania.

Apart from his waste collection company, Prigoană is known for founding the first Romanian news television, Realitatea TV, the first sports channel based in Romania, TV Sport (later sold to Central European Media Enterprises, becoming Sport.ro), and two other music channels: the first with emphasis on Romanian traditional music, Etno TV, and the other known for promoting Manele music, Taraf TV.[3]

He is married to Adriana Bahmuţeanu with whom he had a tumultuous relationship that culminated with their fourth marriage in May 2009.[4] The couple have two children together,[5] along with two boys from his first marriage, Honorius-Adrian and Silvius.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Silviu Prigoană" (in Romanian). Chamber of Deputies. Retrieved 2009-12-08. 
  2. ^ "Prigoana va stringe gunoiul cu bani de la bursa", Cotidianul, March 16, 2008
  3. ^ "Afaceri autohtone pornite de la zero vandute pe sase zerouri" (in Romanian). www.capital.ro. Retrieved 2011-01-17. 
  4. ^ "Adriana Bahmuţeanu and Silviu Prigoană tied the knot for the fourth time" (in Romanian). www.realitatea.net. Retrieved 2009-12-09. 
  5. ^ "Adriana Bahmuteanu a nascut un baietel de 3,2 kilograme" (in Romanian). www.mediafax.ro. Retrieved 2011-01-17. 

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