Supervisory Board


Leszek Czarnecki, Chairman

 

Leszek Czarnecki, Ph.D., a graduate from the Wrocław University of Technology, Harvard Business School, and doctor of economics at Wrocław University of Economics. He made a debut as a businessman in 1986 when he set up Przedsiębiorstwo Techniki Alpinistyczno-Nurkowej TAN S.A. (professional diving company). He was the creator and main shareholder of Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S.A. (European Leasing Fund), the first and biggest Polish lease company, which he set up in 1991. In 1998, Leszek Czarnecki was granted the Wall Street Journal award for the Best CEO in Central Europe as one of the 10 renowned businessmen in the region. The same year, he also won the global finals of the Young Business Achiever, the contest held in Beijing.

 

In April 2004, the Financial Times recognised Leszek Czarnecki as one of the 25 emerging stars of European business to set up the directions for the development of financial markets. Leszek Czarnecki was the only Pole on the FT list. Leszek Czarnecki was included in the group of four individuals recognised by INSEAD – one of the best business universities in Europe – and the French Minister of Finance as the Eastern Europe Businessman of the Year. In September 2005, he received the prestigious Lesław A. Paga award honouring his achievements and personal contribution to the development of the financial services market in Poland. Leszek Czarnecki was selected as the Player of the Year by the Polish Edition of Forbes magazine three times in a row – in 2005, 2006, and 2007.

In 2009, he was recognised the Businessman of the Twenty-Year Independence Period in the contest organized by Puls Biznesu, and he was awarded the Businessman of the Year title by Ernst & Young. In 2010, he was awarded Andrzej Wierzbicki award by Polish Confederation of Employers Lewiatan for outstanding business success and contribution to the business. In 2011, he was voted the Businessman of the Year 2010 in polls organised the Employers of RP Association and Puls Biznesu magazine. In the same year he won the Business Leader of the Year recognition awarded by Warsaw Business Journal. In 2013, he was honoured with the special award of the Warsaw Stock Exchange for passionate and determined creation of new economic projects and visionary leadership in business on the public market. In 2014, Leszek Czarnecki was recognised by the editorial team of the WSE magazine Parkiet the Man of the Capital Market on the 25th anniversary of the democratic transformation in Poland.

 

Leszek Czarnecki is a member of Supervisory Boards of the following companies:

 

  • Getin Noble Bank S.A. in Warsaw (Chairman),
  • Idea Bank S.A. in Warsaw (Chairman),
  • T.U. Europa S.A. i T.U. Europa Life S.A in Wroclaw (Vice-Chairman),
  • LC Corp S.A. in Wroclaw (Chairman),
  • Open Finance S.A. in Warsaw (Vice-Chairman)
  • Charity Foundation of Jolanta and Leszek Czarnecki (Chairman)
  • Noble Foundation (Chairman)
  • Getin Leasing S.A (Chairman)
  • Idea Leasing S.A. in Wrocław (Chairman).

 

 

Remigiusz Baliński, Vice-chairman

Remigiusz Baliński, a graduate from the Wrocław Medical University, Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu in Nowy Sącz and National Louis University Chicago (MBA). Since 1996, President of the Management Board of RB Investcom sp. z o.o., a company based in Wrocław.

 

  • In 1993-1994 – he was a Member of the Supervisory Board of Gliwicki Bank Handlowy.
  • From 1993 to 1996, advisor of President of the Management Board, and in 2001 Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S.A.
  • From 1997 to 2001, President of the Management Board of Efi sp. z o.o. (member of EFL S.A. Capital Group);
  • In 2001-2002, advisor and independent proxy of Efi sp. z o.o.

 

Remigiusz Baliński's long-time co-operation with capital market institutions made him a knowledgeable expert on the industry standards, approach to customer service and market share acquisition. He is also an expert on the financial business environment, legal background, and also the Polish capital market system and practices, and is experienced in managing multi-member teams of law specialists, their training, and motivating.

He also holds the following positions:


  • President of the RB Investcom sp. z o.o. in Wroclaw,
  • President of the RB Consulting sp. z o.o. in Wroclaw,
  • President of the Money Profi sp. z o.o. in Wroclaw,
  • President of the Total Money sp. z o.o. in Warsaw,

Remigiusz Baliński is a member of Supervisory Boards of the following companies:

 

  • Getin Leasing S.A. in Wroclaw (Vice-Chairman),
  • Idea Box S.A. in Warsaw (Vice-Chairman),
  • Warszawa Przyokopowa Sp. z o.o. in Warsaw (Chairman),
  • Arkady Wrocławskie S.A.  in Wroclaw (Chairman),
  • Noble Securities S.A. in Cracow 
  • Idea Bank S.A. in Warsaw (Vice-Chairman),
  • Idea Money S.A. (Vice-Chairman),
  • Carcade OOO in Kaliningrad, Russia (Vice-Chairman),
  • Getin Noble Bank S.A. in Warsaw (Vice-Chairman),
  • TAX Care S.A. in Warsaw (Vice-Chairman),
  • LC Corp S.A. in Wroclaw,
  • BPI Bank Polskich Inwestycji S.A. in Warsaw,
  • Getin Fleet S.A. in Wroclaw (Vice-Chairman),
  • Sky Tower S.A. in Wroclaw (Chairman),
  • Idea Leasing S.A. in Wroclaw (Vice-Chairman),
  • Multifinance Expert sp. z o.o. in Wroclaw (Chairman),
  • Europejski Dom Brokerski sp. z o.o. in Wroclaw (Chairman)
  • Idea Fleet S.A. in Wroclaw.
  • Docflow S.A.in Wrocławiu (Chairman)
  • Open Brokers S.A. in Warsaw

 

Marek Grzegorzewicz

Marek Grzegorzewicz, a businessman, energy sector investor, is a graduate from the Wrocław University of Technology (1984) and MBA studies at Henley Management College (1999-2001). Completed his doctoral studies at the Wrocław University of Economics (2010-2013). Completed: the course and passed the examination for members of supervisory boards in state controlled companies, human resources management course at the Institute of Directors (IOD) London. In 1997–1999 Centre of Executives Development, Cambridge: a 2-year cycle of trainings and workshops in goodwill management, and at Henley Management College: trainings and workshops in developing strategic scenarios, identification and building of organisation strategic opportunities – strategies for entering new markets, know-how management.

In 1984–1991, worked for Diora S.A., ultimately as the Sales Director, in 1992–1993 worked as Managing Director Lower Silesia in InterArms Sp. z o. o., in 1993–1994 worked as Undersecretary in the Ministry of Industry and Commerce holding the function of General Director. From 1994 to 2001, worked in Cadbury Poland S.A., as Managing Director until 1998, and in 1998–2001 as the Managing Director CEE. In 2002–2003, worked President of the Management Boards of LC Corp S.A. and Getin Sp. S.A. In 2005–2006, President of the Management Board of Tele Video Media Sp. z o.o. From 2006 to 2008, employed as Strategy, Development and Sales Director with Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o.

Also he was a member of supervisory boards in the following companies: Kopex S.A., ATM S.A. Wrocław, Tarczyński S.A., Getin Bank S.A., Getin Leasing S.A., Finepharm S.A., Fortum Częstochowa, Getin Noble Bank S.A.

Since 2002, he has run KMC Marek Grzegorzewicz specialised in strategic consulting and merger and acquisition transactions, co-owner of a few energy companies. Currently, Marek Grzegorzewicz is member of the Board of Jolanta and Leszek Czarnecki Foundation. Since 2000, he has been Honorary Consul of the Great Britain in Wrocław.

 

 

Adam Maciejewski

A graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics, postgraduate tax studies at the Warsaw School of Economics, MBA program at the Administration and Management High School, and the program of the International Institute for Securities Markets Development in Washington organised by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Authorised to represent the State Treasury on supervisory boards. Has extensive expertise in capital markets, ownership supervision, corporate governance, project management, investment techniques, investment projects planning and evaluation, applying financial instruments and diplomatic protocol supported by several domestic and international training programs.In 1994-2014, worked for the Warsaw Stock Exchange as the head of the trading department, head of the trading and market development department, member, vice-president, and president of the management board.

An active member of several supervisory boards. Sat in supervisory boards of such companies as Federation of European Securities Exchanges, Aquis Exchange Ltd, Towarowa Giełda Energii SA, Bond Spot SA, WSE Services SA, and Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych SA. Currently, he is a shareholder and vice-president in Finder Capital Sp. z o. o., shareholder and vice-chairman in Finder SA, and member of supervisory boards in Private Equity Managers SA, Merlin SA, Małpka SA, and Fundacji Róbmy Swoje dla Kultury. He also offers business advisory services as Adam Maciejewski Doradztwo Gospodarcze.

He is a member of the Warsaw University of Technology Council, International Advisory Board at the Management Faculty of the Gdańsk University and the Program Board at the Capital Market Leaders Academy.

In 2013, when he presided the WSE SA management board, the company was ranked in the Euromoney ranking as the best managed stock exchange in the CEE, outstripping among others stock exchange in Istanbul, Moscow, or Vienna.In 2014, won the main price in MBA Manager-Grand Prix Manager Award 2014 "for outstanding achievement in management".

The author of several publications and a lecturer. Active promoter of Corporate Social Responsibility and Individual Social Responsibility.

Mr Adam Maciejewski was appointed as an independent Member of the Company's Supervisory Board.

 

Wojciech Kostrzewa

Wojciech Kostrzewa (1960), is an economics graduate from the Kiel University in Germany (1987), where he started his professional career in 1984-1987 as an assistant. In 1988-1991, worked as a research economist at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

In 1989-1991 he was an advisor to the then Polish Minister of Finance, Professor Leszek Balcerowicz.   

In 1990-1995, he held the position of President of Management Board of Polski Bank Rozwoju S.A. From 1996 to 1998, he served as Vice President of Management Board of BRE Bank S.A (presently mBank), before taking the position of President in 1998-2004. From January 2002 to November 2004, he was Member of CEE Management Board of Commerzbank AG, where he was responsible for all CEE operations. 

Since 1999 associated with ITI Group as Member of Board of Directors, where in 2005 he was appointed the Group's President and CEO. Since 2005, he has been Member of Supervisory Board of TVN S.A., from 2007 to 2015 as Chairman, and since 1 July 2015 – as Vice Chairman.

In 2012, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Swiss Stadler Rail AG, the leading independent European manufacturer of rail vehicles. He is also member of management boards in Polish and foreign companies.

In 2004-2007, he held the position of President of the Polish-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
Since 2007, Vice President of the Polish Confederation of Private Employers "Lewiatan". 

Since 1995 member of the Polish Business Roundtable, and since 2015 – its Vice President.  An active participant in the World Economic Forum since 1995.  In 2015 he was decorated with the Officer's Cross of the Order Polonia Restituta.

 

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