No. 17/2016  |  29-01-2016

Changes in PKN ORLEN Supervisory Board

Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN S.A. ("PKN ORLEN", “Company”) announces that the PKN ORLEN Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on 29 January 2016 dismissed Mr Adam Ambrozik, Mr Cezary Banasiński, Mr Grzegorz Borowiec, Mr Cezary Możeński and Mr Leszek Jerzy Pawłowicz from the PKN ORLEN Supervisory Board and appointed to the Supervisory Board Mr Mateusz Henryk Bochacik, Mr Adrian Dworzyński, Ms Agnieszka Krzętowska, Mr Remigiusz Nowakowski and Mr Arkadiusz Siwko.
Mr Mateusz Henryk Bochacik
Graduated from the law and history at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. In 2013 he passed advocate exam and was entered on the list of advocates conducted by the Regional Council of Advocates in Cracow.
He is an advocate and conducts his own legal office in Cracow specializing in civil, economic and administrative law. During his practice he represented public persons as well as private ones, among others commercial companies, local government units and journalists. In total he was a representative in numerous lawsuits at the common and administrative courts as well as at the Supreme Court.
Mr Bochacik was also an assistant of the Minister-Coordinator of the Special Services and Deputy of the Polish Sejm Zbigniew Wassermann as well as a director of his Deputy office (2007-2010). In years 2010-2013 he was an assistant of Deputy at the European Parliament Paweł Kowal.
Mr Adrian Dworzyński
Professional experience
2014 - present Adrian Dworzyński Law Office – providing legal services to entrepreneurs
2013 - PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. Director of the Legal Department – providing legal services to the Capital Group
2007 - 2012 - Polkomtel S.A. Director of the Legal Department and subsequently Director of the Legal and Regulatory Department 
2006 - 2007 - Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland; Director of the Legal and Legislative Office – providing legislation and legal services to the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland 
2003 - 2005 - the Office of the City of Warsaw Deputy Director and subsequently Director of the Legal Office
1997 - 2002 - Andrzej Żebrowski i Wspólnicy
Law Office Lawyer – legal services to large companies, including banks
Other activities
Warsaw Bar Association 
2010 - 2013 - Vice-Dean of the Council
2003 - 2010 - Member of the Council
Member of Supervisory Boards of commercial companies
2015 - present AAT Holding (independent member)
2015 - present Grupa DUON SA (independent member)
2013 - PGE Dom Maklerski S.A.
2013 - PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A.
2013 - Przedsiębiorstwo Usługowo-Produkcyjne TOP SERWIS Sp. z o.o.
2009 - 2010 - Nordisk Polska Sp. z o.o.
2006 - 2008 - Polska Agencja Informacji i Inwestycji Zagranicznych S.A.
2005 - Tramwaje Warszawskie Sp. z o.o.
2003 - 2005 - Oczyszczalnia Ścieków Południe Sp. z o.o.
1998 - 2002 - Counsel – legal training at Warsaw Bar Association
1992 – 1997 - University of Lódź, The Faculty of Law and Administration (speciality Law)
Ms Agnieszka Krzętowska
PhD degree in economics, academic lecturer. Lecturer at the College of Economics and Social Sciences, The Warsaw University of Technology.
Lecturer at the State School of Higher Professional Education in Plock.
Over several years she managed the Institute of Economics and Law at the State School of Higher Professional Education in Plock.
Competent, responsible, she is an expert in economics and directions of domestic and world economy development.
In her professional career she deals with enterprise financials, demography and statistics. Those issues are also included in her numerous publications.
She originally comes from Płock.
Mr Remigiusz Nowakowski 
Graduated from the Wrocław University of Economics, Faculty of Business Management and Computer Science, Enterprise Management as well as from the University of Wrocław, Faculty of Law and Administration, Commercial Law. PhD student at the Wrocław University of Economics, Faculty of Business Management, IT, Finance, Division of Strategy and Management Methods.
Since December 2015 President of the Management Board of Tauron Polska Energia SA and member of management boards in companies from Tauron capital group.
From 2008 to 2015 in FORTUM energy company, holding various managerial positions. Head of Fuels Production Optimisation and Management and the Proxy in Fortum Power and Heat Polska sp. z o.o., the proxy in the capital group companies. In 2008-2012 responsible for development of new investments in building of Fortum heat and power plant in Poland, in particular through management of development process of CHP investment, obtaining of administrative permits, obtaining of energy and gas connections conditions, selecting of contractors of main technological equipment of heat and power plant. From December 2012 till August 2015 he supervised a business function of Fuels Production Optimisation and Management at Heat Fortum Division in Poland, responsible in particular for creating and implementation of fuels supplies strategy for Fortum in Poland, coordination of fuels purchase, electricity and heat production planning and optimization in heat and power plants, analysis of energy market and forecasts of market trends. Since September 2015 Head of Production Optimisation, Heat Electricity Sales and Solutions Division.
In 2006-2008 Vice-president and President of the Management Board, Development Department Director at TAURON Polska Energia SA as well as CEO at EnergiaPro Koncern Energetyczny SA. Involved in realization of the key restructuring projects in Polish electro-energy sector, ie. consolidation of energy companies from the TAURON group and unbundling process realization as well as setting up of operators dealing with electricity distribution in TAURON group.
In 2002-2006 CEO and co-owner of consulting company INERCON Sp. z o.o., advising to mergers and acquisitions in energy and utilities sector in Poland.
Mr Remigiusz Nowakowski has extensive experience in the area of preparation and development of investment projects, design and implementation of public-private partnership models as well as creation and realization of development strategy in energy and heat sectors in Poland, including, in particular, strategic management in the areas of investments and fuels management  in energy companies.
Mr Arkadiusz Siwko
He graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. He completed a training for Stockbrokers in Warsaw under the auspices of Oxford University as well as a training for investment advisors. Moreover he completed a training in Washington in Crisis Management at the State Structures under the auspices of the State Department of USA.
In 1989 – 1991 he worked as an academic employee at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Law Department. Next he became a director of the cabinet of Minister of Internal Affairs, supervising in years 1991 – 1992 offices of administration, licensees, law and foreign issues as well as the Fire Department. In 1992 he became an advisor in development strategy of the Minister – Chief of Central Office of Planning. In 1993 – 1996 he held a position of President at the Domestic Office of Financial Advisory “Projekt”, he was also a Chairman of the Foundation Warsaw Institute of Finance and International Affairs. In 1996 he became a law advisor in administrative reform of the Warsaw Voivodship Governor. In 1998 – 2005 he held a position of the Vice President of Orbis S.A. In 2005 he became an advisor in transportation and development of the Minister of Transportation and Building Industry. In 2006 – 2008 he was a President of the Management Board at the OLPP (Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych), a market leader of fuel storage, includind obligatory reserves and state reserves. In 2008 – 2013 Mr Arkadiusz Siwko was a General Director at the Domestic Office of Financial Advisory “Projekt”. From 2013 he held a position of a President of the Management Board of the Institute of Strategic Studies Grosvenor House.
On 9 December 2015 Mr Arkadiusz Siwko was appointed to the position of the President of the Management Board of Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa S.A. Currently he holds that position as a President in a three-persons Management Board of Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa S.A.
The elected members of the Supervisory Board Ms Agnieszka Krzętowska, Mr Mateusz Henryk Bochacik, Mr Adrian Dworzyński and Mr Arkadiusz Siwko submitted statements that they are not involved in any activity competitive with PKN ORLEN and are not partners of any competitive company. They are not members of any board of a competitive capital company.
Mr Remigiusz Nowakowski declared in the submitted statement that he is a member of boards of Tauron Group companies which business activity could be recognized as competitive with PKN ORLEN activity. Mr Remigiusz Nowakowski informed that he gained Tauron Polska Energia SA Supervisory Board approval for membership in PKN ORLEN Supervisory Board. To prevent potential conflicts of interests Mr Nowakowski declared that he will not participate in a discussions as well as not participate in voting over the Company’s issues that could make such a conflict.
All elected members of the Supervisory Board are not on the list of insolvent debtors kept on record on the National Court Register Act.