No. 14/2018  |  02-02-2018

Changes in PKN ORLEN Supervisory Board

PKN ORLEN S.A. ("PKN ORLEN", “Company”) announces that the PKN ORLEN Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on 2 February 2018 dismissed from the Supervisory Board Ms Agnieszka Krzętowska, Ms Angelina Sarota and Mr Adrian Dworzyński and appointed Ms Izabela Felczak-Poturnicka as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Ms Agnieszka Biernat-Wiatrak, Ms Jadwiga Lesisz and Ms Małgorzata Niezgoda as members of the Supervisory Board.

Ms Izabela Felczak-Poturnicka

Ms Felczak-Poturnicka graduated from the Faculty of International Trade and the Faculty of Global Economics of the Łazarski University in Warsaw and holds a PhD studies in Management and Finance at the Warsaw School of Economics. She also completed post-graduate studies in company valuation methods at the Warsaw School of Economics. Since 2005, she is a member of the Information And Organization Center For The Research On The Public Finances And Tax Law In The Countries Of Central And Eastern Europe at the Department of Law of the University of Białystok. She is also an author and a co-author of science publications in economics. Ms Felczak-Poturnicka is a certified internal auditor of ISO 9001 quality management systems. 

Currently, she is a Minister’s Councilor coordinating the work of the Ownership Policy Team at the Ministry of Energy. From 2005 to 2016 she had held different positions at the Ministry of Treasury. In 2016 she performed the duties of the President of the Management Board of Polski Holding Nieruchomości S.A. She is currently the President of the Supervisory Board of Polski Holding Nieruchomości S.A. As a State Treasury representative, she has been a Member of the Supervisory Boards of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A, ZEW Niedzica S.A., MERAZET S.A., Z.Ch. ZACHEM S.A. and MERITUM BANK ICB S.A. 

Ms Felczak-Poturnicka has an extensive experience in ownership supervision over strategic companies. She participated in performing many transactions on the capital market, including the IPOs of GPW S.A., JSW S.A., PZU S.A. at the Warsaw Stock Exchange. She has an experience in financial audit, implementation of restructuring programs and assessment of the effectiveness of investment projects in companies.

Ms Izabela Felczak-Poturnicka is a member of the PKN ORLEN Supervisory Board from 30 June 2017.

Ms Agnieszka Biernat-Wiatrak

Ms Agnieszka Biernat-Wiatrak graduated from the Management Faculty (Economic Management and Property Management) at the Warsaw University. She also completed post-graduate studies in the IT Projects Management at the Warsaw University.
She has 15-year experience in implementation of IT solutions, mainly in finance sector and in retail clients service sector, with special using of innovative technologies. For many years she was managing people and projects. She was creating and implementing, successfully, sales strategies for new products implementing to Polish market. In IT company Exorigo-UPOS she is responsible for, among others, department of implementing solutions of EAM/CAFM class.
She obtained experience in ownership supervision, especially, by performing the secretary function in the Management Board of Energa Operator SA. She speaks English, French and Spanish. Many times she was a speaker at trainings and conferences regarding optimization of business processes at using of IT systems.

Ms Jadwiga Lesisz

Ms Jadwiga Lesisz has over 20 years of professional experience, including extensive professional practice in the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises sector, where she, among others, was creating and organising business processes. In years 2012-2016 she was working in PKO Bank Polski S.A., where she was managing the real estate area, supervising negotiations processes, and also she was conducting business controlling in the scope of optimisation of the bank branches chain. In years 2016-2017 she was a director of Project Management Department and  a member of Audit Committee in the Development Ministry. She was responsible for implementing of methodology and culture of project management, she was monitoring and coordinating realization of key projects. Currently she is working in Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) as Vice-President, she supervises supporting of innovations in enterprises area, supporting of start-ups development and also she supervises public tenders, property and IT sources management of the Agency.
She graduated from international relations (international trade) at the Economic University in Wrocław. She also completed post-graduate studies in the Real Estates Management at the Wrocław University of Science and Technology and also Master of Business Administration at the WSB University with participation of Franklin University USA.

Ms Małgorzata Niezgoda
Ms Małgorzata Niezgoda is a graduate of the Environmental Engineering Faculty of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW).
She has worked in the public administration for 21 years, including as civil servant since 2005. Currently, she heads the Ownership Supervision and Policy Department at the Ministry of Energy, which supervises key state-owned companies operating in the oil, gas and energy sectors. From February to December 2015, she worked for the Ministry of the State Treasury, first as Deputy Director in the Restructuring and State Aid Department, and then at the Key Companies Department, where she was responsible for the supervision of restructuring processes in the hard coal mining sector. From November 2014 to February 2015, she headed the Mining Department of the Ministry of Economy.
From 1996 to 2014, Ms Niezgoda worked for the Ministry of the State Treasury, from 2008 at the departments responsible for ownership supervision of state-owned companies, including as Division Head (Second Owner Supervision Department, Key Companies Department, Strategic Projects Department) from 2009. She supervised mainly energy companies (i.e. TAURON Polska Energia S.A., ENERGA S.A., ENEA S.A. and PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.), but also construction, metal, shipbuilding, publishing and printing companies, as well as Mennica Polska S.A., KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. , ARP S.A. and PWPW S.A. She was responsible for supervision of all economic and legal aspects of exercising rights attached to shares held in these entities, including for document analysis and preparation of recommendations and decisions concerning ownership of the companies.
After graduation in 1996, she was employed at the Ministry of Ownership Transformation.
From 2001, she served on the supervisory boards of the following state-owned companies: ENEA S.A. (chairperson), Kompania Węglowa S.A. (chairperson), RADIO GDAŃSK S.A. of Gdańsk (deputy chairperson), Zespół Elektrowni Wodnych Niedzica S.A., PERN S.A., Lurgi Bipronaft S.A., Wydawnictwo Poznańskie Sp. z o.o. (deputy chairperson).
Currently, she is a member of the Supervisory Board of PGE TFI S.A. 

The elected members of the Supervisory Board 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.

The elected members of the Supervisory Board submitted also statements that they are not on the list of insolvent debtors kept on record on the National Court Register Act.