Graduated from Akademia Rolnicza in Poznań (Agricultural University), postgraduate study of Management and Finances at Akademia Ekonomiczna in Katowice (Academy of Economics) and participation in many domestic and foreign courses on management, marketing and economics issues. Within 1993-1996 in the service of SAPA POLAND, owned by the Swedish concern SAPA, at the beginning as sales representative and then as Head Marketing & Development. His career has been associated with Kęty since 1996. In the years 1996-1999, he was Director of Press Shop Plant in ZML Kęty SA. From 1999 to 2005, he was the President of the Management Board and CEO of Aluprof S.A. In the years 2000- 2005, he was also a member of the Management Board of Grupa KĘTY SA. He has been President of the Management Board since 3 August 2005.
A graduate from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology. In 1996 he obtained the MBA (Master of Business Administration) title within the programme prepared by the Warsaw University of Technology, the HEC School of Management (Paris), the London Business School and the Norwegian School of Economics. In 2011 he completed the qualification process of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). He has 25 years of professional experience in finance, particularly as regards reporting, planning, management information systems and investor relations, gained at international capital groups listed on stock exchanges. In the years 2008-2018 he was the Executive Director for Planning and Reporting at Grupa ORLEN, in the years 2003-2008 he was responsible for the area of accounting at Telekomunikacja Polska (present Orange Polska), in the years 1998-2003 he was the Financial Director for Planning and Development at Grupa Impexmetal, and in the years 1996–1998 he worked at the PriceWaterhouse consulting company. He held functions in the authorities of many companies within the aforesaid capital groups, including the President of the Management of ORLEN Corporate Services Centre, Member of the Management Board of UNIPETROL Services, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ORLEN Paliwa, Member of the Supervisory Boards of UNIPETROL, TP Emitel, Zawiercie Steelworks, and Non-Ferrous Metals Rolling Mill in Szopienice.
Mr Tomasz Grela has higher education. He graduated from the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice with major in technology and management in the construction industry, and he also graduated from post-graduate studies at the University of Economics in Katowice with major in company management.
Prior to his employment in Grupa Kęty S.A. Group, he worked as the Sales Director/Logistics Director in Farmacol S.A. and was the marketing team manager in DOMBUD S.A. He has been associated with Grupa Kęty S.A. Group since 2002. In 2002-2006, he was the COO and a Member of the Management Board of Metalplast Bielsko S.A. At the same time, in 2004-2008, he was the President of the Management Board of Metalplast Stolarka Sp. z o.o. He has been President of the Management Board and CEO of Aluprof S.A. since 2008. He has been member of the Management Board of Kęty Group since 1 January 2018.
Mr Piotr Wysocki has higher technical education. He graduated from the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the Agricultural and Technical Academy in Olsztyn and from post-graduate studies at the University of Economics in Katowice. Prior to his employment in Grupa Kęty, he had worked in 1998-2000 in Hydro Aluminium Chrzanów Sp. z o.o. from an international concern Hydro Aluminium. He has worked for Grupa Kęty S.A. since 2000. He started work as a sales director, and later, between 2002 and 2008, he was Director of the Extruded Products Segment of Grupa Kęty S.A. He has been Vice-CEO of Grupa Kęty S.A. since 2008. At the same time, he is President of the Management Board of the subsidiary Aluform Sp. z o.o. He was also President of Alupol LLC in Ukraine from the company’s incorporation in 2004 until 3 November 2014. From this time, he has been a member of this company's Audit Committee. He has been member of the Management Board of Kęty Group since 1 January 2018.
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Board of directors
Piotr Stępniak Chairman (idependent member)
Piotr Stępniak has higher education. In 1992, he graduated from the University of Guelph in Canada as a Bachelor of Arts (BA). Further, in 1995, he was granted the degree of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) by the ESC Rouen in France, and Master of Science in Management (MSM) by the Purdue University in the USA. Mr Stępniak gained knowledge and experience in management working successively in the following companies: (i) in 1985-1992 at Air Canada – Toronto, Canada; (ii) in 1992-1997 at PepsiCola lnt'l; (iii) in 1998 at Bank Handlowy S.A. in Warsaw; (iv) in 1999-2000 as Development Director at ARMARK, Toronto, Canada; (v) in 2000-2001 as Marketing Director and then in 2001-2005 as Vice President of the Board of Directors of Lukas S.A. and Lukas Bank S.A.; (vi) in 2005-2008 as President of the Board of Directors of Getin Holding S.A. Mr Piotr Stępniak has many years of experience in performing the function of a member of Supervisory Boards of numerous companies: (i) in 2003-2004 at Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S.A.; (ii) in 2003-2007 at TU Europa S.A.; (iii) in 2005-2006 at Getin Leasing S.A.; (iv) in 2005-2008 at Powszechny Dom Kredytowy we Wrocławiu S.A. and Getin Bank S.A; (v) in 2006-2008 at Noble Bank S.A., Carcade Sp. z o.o. (Russia), Open Finance S.A. and Noble Funds TFI S.A.; (vi) in 2007-2008 at Prikarpattya Bank (Ukraine); (vii) in 2008-2009 at Fudusz Mikro Sp. z o.o.; (viii) in 2008-2018 at Skarbiec Asset Management Holding S.A. and Skarbiec Holding S.A. Currently, he is a member of the Supervisory Boards of: Kruk S.A., Moovena Ubezpieczenia Sp. z o.o., Nest Bank S.A., BFF Polska S.A., Asseco Business Solutions S.A., Grupa Kęty S.A., Fenville Investments sp. z o.o., Vehis Sp. z o.o., VRG S.A., and W.Kruk S.A.
Piotr Kaczmarek Vice Chairman (independent member)
Piotr Kaczmarek – a graduate of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, German language studies. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a licensed stockbroker. Since the beginning of his professional carrier Mr Kaczmarek has been related to the capital market. He has 19 years of experience in analysing and measuring financial instruments. He managed the portfolios of two largest pension funds in Poland: ING OFE and Aviva OFE. He is a co-author of the first model ‘Corporate Governance Principles’ on the pension funds market. Initially, Mr Kaczmarek worked as a securities broker at the BMT S.A. brokerage house (1994-1995) and Bank Handlowy in Warsaw (1997-1998), and subsequently as a capital market dealer at Bank Amerykański w Polsce S.A. (1999-2000). In the years 2000-2008 he was related to ING Nationale-Nederlanden Polska PTE S.A., where he acted as a Stock Analyst, Share Portfolio Manager and Investment Director for Shares, respectively. In 2006 he was appointed member of the Society Management Board and took the position of the Investment Department Director. In the years 2009‑2010 he was employed as a manager at Skarbiec TFI S.A. In 2011-2016 Mr Kaczmarek worked at Aviva PTE BZWBK S.A., holding the positions of a Senior Analyst and later Share Portfolio Manager. He has long years of experience in working at audit committees of stock companies. In the past, he was a member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of Audit Committee at ROBYG S.A., member of the Supervisory Board and Audit Committee at HAPER HYGENICS S.A., and member of the Supervisory Board at a private company NOVASERVIS SPOL. S.R.O. At the moment, he is member of the Supervisory Boards and Audit Committees at public companies: GRUPA KĘTY S.A., ERBUD S.A., FERRO S.A., DEVELIA S.A., VRG S.A.
Paweł Niedziółka (independent member)
Paweł Niedziółka graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics in 1998 with a major in finance and banking. In 2000, he was awarded a doctoral degree in economics at the Collegium of Management and Finance of the Warsaw School of Economics, and in 2010 became an assistant professor. Currently, he is employed at the Institute of Banking of the Warsaw School of Economics as an associate professor, where heads the Financial Risk Management Department. Mr Niedziółka is a member of the Polish Association of Finance and Banking, and the Committee on Financial Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Second Prize Winner in the Contest of the President of the National Bank of Poland for the best post-doctoral thesis and the winner of other prizes for his scientific and educational work. He is the author of about 140 scientific publications and a lecturer at bachelor’s, master’s, postgraduate and PhD courses. rt at the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP), representing the Polish Banks Association, and a lecturer at Polish and International conferences and training courses. Combining his work at the Warsaw School of Economics with practical banking, he manages the Structural Financing Team at Bank Millennium S.A. (previously, he was associated with Credit Lyonnais Bank Polska and Bankgesellschaft Berlin). He has been an independent member of the Supervisory Board of Grupa Kęty S.A. in the years 2014–2020, and in the years 2017–2020 the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Przemysław Rasz (independent member)
Przemysław Rasz is a graduate of a dual program of Poznan Polytechnic and Economic Academy of Poznan and obtained a M. Eng. Chemical & Food Industry degree in 1988. In 1998 he completed post graduate studies in value based management at Central School of Commerce (SGH) in Warsaw. His professional career begun in 1989 at Izolacja Zduńska Wola. He joined its executive board in 1994 and in 1996 led the team responsible for its IPO at Warsaw Stock Exchange. After the company’s acquisition by Icopal a.s. of Denmark, global leader in roof waterproofing insulation materials in 1999, he became the CEO of Polish business and, two years later, member of Icopal’s global board, with responsibility for innovation and business development. Under his leadership Icopal Poland experienced a period of consistent and profitable growth marked by strategic acquisitions, green field investments, restructurings, and introductions of new products and waterproofing systems, which firmly established the company as unquestioned leader in Poland and the CEE region. During this period the company developed close ties with technical universities resulting in several successful innovative systems of waterproofing products and solutions. Simultaneously, in his capacity of a member of global board, he participated in the transformation of a loose network of acquired companies into a uniform global business entity. After Icopal’s acquisition in 2007 by private equity fund, Investcorp, Przemysław took over direct responsibility for the CEE region, which he led until 2016, when the company was sold to a US based strategic investor, Standard Industry. He played an important role in the sale process, among others as a trustee of a group of key executives and minority shareholders during the negotiations. Thereafter, he continued in a role of Global VP, and following the acquisition of Brass Monier, he managed the merged organization, BMI, in Poland until 2018. Przemysław Rasz is an active contributor to the development and well-being of construction and building materials industries in Poland. He served: two terms on a Board of Construction Materials Council of Minister/Chief Building Supervision Inspector, two terms as a Member of Scientific Council of Building Technology Institute in Warsaw, two terms as a Member of Building Design Chamber in Warsaw, four terms as a Deputy Chair of the Board of Polish Chamber of Construction Commerce and Industry, and two terms as the Chairman of Construction Committee (KIG) in Warsaw. Since 2019 Przemysław focuses on advisory and non-executive activities. Currently he is an independent Supervisory Board Member of Grupa Kapitałowa Kęty S.A., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Worthhouse Inc., a US subsidiary of Budmat Group. Privately he is a devoted owner of a R&R Gallery, Poland’s largest gallery of silver and lighting in Łódź.
Wojciech Golak (independent member)
Wojciech Golak is a Legal Counsel, a graduate in Law from the Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration. He also graduated from a Postgraduate Banking Course at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Warsaw, Centre for American Law, as well as the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. At the moment, he is a participant of the Koźmiński University Ph.D. Programme in Law, where he prepares his doctoral thesis devoted to restructuring proceedings financing. Since the beginning of 2016 he runs his own Legal Counsel’s Office. In the years 2007-2015 Mr Golak cooperated with the Polish Branch of the Belgian Brokerage House KBC Securities N.V., as a lawyer, legal counsel, representative and receiver, respectively, whereas in the years 2005-2007 he acted as a layer at the M. Furtek and Wspólnicy Law Firm. Since 2016 Mr Golak acts as an independent member of the Supervisory Board of ROBYG S.A., where he sat at the Remuneration Committee and now sits at the Audit Committee.
Agnieszka Zalewska is a legal counsel specialising in commercial law, a graduate of the University of Białystok, Faculty of Law and Administration. She has many years of professional experience in corporate supervision and capital market transactions, among other things. Since 2018 she has been related to the PZU Capital Group. She is employed as Corporate Supervision Bureau Director at the PZU Group, Corporate Supervision Manager and Management Board Adviser. Previously, in the years 2002-2017 she was related to the Capital Group of PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., where she was responsible for ensuring legal security and ownership supervision. She was, respectively, a Lawyer, Chief Specialist Legal Counsel, Legal Bureau Deputy Director, Legal and Ownership Supervision Department Director. She sits at the Supervisory Boards of: PZU Pomoc S.A. and Omicron Bis S.A. Previously she was gaining experience at the Supervisory Boards of: PZU Zdrowie S.A., PGE Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych S.A. in Warsaw, Exatel S.A. in Warsaw, Autostrada Wielkopolska in Poznań, Fundacja PGE Energia z serca in Warsaw, PGE Energia Jądrowa S.A. in Warsaw, PGE Obrót S.A. in Rzeszów, PGE Serwis sp. z o.o. in Warsaw.
Committees of The Supervisory Board
Piotr Kaczmarek - Chairman of the Committee
Piotr Stępniak - Member of the Committee
Paweł Niedziółka - Member of the Committee
Przemysław Rasz - Member of the Committee
Wojciech Golak - Member of the Committee
Agnieszka Zalewska - Member of the Committee
Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Piotr Stępniak - Chairman of the Committee
Piotr Kaczmarek - Member of the Committee
Paweł Niedziółka - Member of the Committee
Przemysław Rasz - Member of the Committee
Wojciech Golak -Member of the Committee
Agnieszka Zalewska - Member of the Committee