Prague, 11th December 2008 – The newly elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Unipetrol is its hitherto Deputy Chairman, Mr. Dariusz Jacek Krawiec. Mr. Sławomir Robert Jędrzejczyk was elected as a new Deputy Chairman. The Supervisory Board also appointed a new member, Mr. Bogdan Dzudzewicz. At its today meeting it also acknowledge the resignation of Mr. Wojciech Heydel, who chaired it since March this year.
Dariusz Jacek Krawiec has been a member of the Unipetrol Supervisory Board since June 2008. He has been active in PKN Orlen since March 2008. In September, he has been appointed the CEO of the PKN Orlen Group.
He graduated from the Faculty of International Business of the Economic University in Poznaň. Since 1993 he had worked in Price Waterhouse Coopers in the Corporate Finance Department. In 1997 he took up engagement with Nomura International London, where he was responsible for the Polish market in the investment banking area. After four years he moved to Impexmetal, where he worked till 2002. Next he was appointed the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the CEO of the Polish company Electrim, operating in the power generation and telecommunications business. Before his engagement in PKN Orlen he held the position of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Action.
Slawomir Robert Jędrzejczyk has been a member of the Unipetrol Supervisory Board since June. In PKN Orlen he is a Member of the Board of Directors and is responsible for the company’s finances. Before that for three years he worked as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of the Telekomunikacja Polska Group. He worked also as a Chief Financial Officer of the ORFE Group.
Bogdan Dzudzewicz started with PKN Orlen this September as the head lawyer. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznaň and the LAW Faculty, Central European University in Budapest. He holds the degree in Commercial Law. He worked as a corporate lawyer for Linklaters for four years and in the last few years he run his own law firm.
UNIPETROL, a.s. is a group of companies operating in the petrochemical industry in the Czech Republic. In 2005 UNIPETROL became a part of the PKN ORLEN group, the biggest oil processor in the Central Europe. The UNIPETROL Group is oriented mostly on oil processing, fuels distribution and petrochemical production. In all these business areas the UNIPETROL Group is among the key players both in the Czech Republic and on the Central European market. The Group belongs to the leading firms in the Czech Republic from the sales point of view and employs approximately 4500 persons.
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