No. 3/2020  |  30-01-2020

New members of the Management Board of PKN ORLEN S.A.

PKN ORLEN S.A. (“Company”) announces that the Supervisory Board of PKN ORLEN S.A., following its meeting on 30 January 2020 appointed Mr Jan Szewczak to hold the position of the Member of the Company’s Management Board, responsible for finance, with the effect from 3 February 2020 and Mr Adam Burak to hold the position of the Member of the Company’s Management Board, responsible for communication and marketing, with the effect from 3 February 2020.

Mr Jan Szewczak

1973-1977 – University of Warsaw; Faculty of Law and Administration, Financial Law Division
1977-1980 – doctoral study at Division of Finance and Financial Law
1979-1989 – academic internship in Amsterdam and Prague

Professional career
2015 – 2019 Member of Parliament of the Republic of Poland, Chairman of the Standing Sub-commission of Financial Institutions, Vice-chairman of the Parliamentary Commission of Public Finance
2009 – 2015 – Chief Economist Kasa Krajowa SKOK
2007 – 2008 – Telewizja Polska SA.; Adviser to the Management Board Member
2005 – 2008 – Assistant to Member of the European Parliament, Mr B. Pęk

2006 – 2007 – PZU Tower Sp. Z o.o.; Vice-President of the Management Board of a daughter company of PZU S.A.
2005-2006 – Investment Fund Capital Management Poland SA.; Analyst
2005-2006 –  preparation of expert opinions and analysis for Polish members of the European Parliament

2005-2007 – Adviser and Expert of the Chairman of the Parliamentary Investigation Commission on the privatization of PZU SA.
2005-2007 – Expert of the Parliamentary Investigation Commission on irregularities in the privatization process of the banking sector
2002-2005 – Legal Adviser, Municipal Water and Sewage Enterprise

2003-2005 – Law Office PZU SA.; law and economic advisory, arbitrator at the arbitral tribunal in Polish Chamber of Commerce
2002-2003 – Economic and IT University in Warsaw, lecturer of banking law and public finance

2001-2005 - author of expert opinions for enterprises, the State Treasury companies, KK NSZZ Solidarność

1999-2002 - adviser of the President of Management Board of ZPC „Ursus”
1993-1995 – adviser of the Chairman of Parliamentary Ownership Transformation Commission
1997-2001 – cooperative of Governmental Centre of Strategic Studies
1977-1999 –University of Warsaw – Faculty of Law and Administration, assistant, senior assistant, lecturer at Division of Finance and Financial Law.

Author of books, several hundred publications regarding analysis on macroeconomics, public finance, ownership transformation, banking in economic and daily press, commentator of economic portals, journalist and commentator of economy issues.

Mr Adam Burak

2016 – 2019     Gdansk Foundation for Management Development, Management, MBA
2006 - 2007    Tischner European University in Krakow, Journalism and PR, Postgraduate studies
2005 – 2007     University of Wroclaw, International Relations, Master degree
2002 - 2005    University of Lower Silesia in Wroclaw, European Studies, Bachelor degree

Professional career
2019 – now     Member of the Supervisory Board of UNIPETROL , a.s., ORLEN Południe S.A., PZU Zdrowie S.A.
2018 -  now    Corporate Communication Executive Director, PKN ORLEN S.A.
2017 - 2018    Marketing and Communication Deputy Director, Energa S.A.
2016 – 2017    Marketing and Communication Director, LOTOS S.A.
2016 – 2016    Marketing Director, PZU S.A. / PZU Życie
2012 – 2016     Marketing and PR Director / Spokesperson, Stadion Wrocław
2008 – 2012     Journalist and Presenter, Telewizja Polsat

Mr Adam Burak is a juror of professional contest Złote Spinacze, member of the board of 50 Creative People in Business, BRIEF Magazine and lecturer at PR Professionals Congress.

Newly appointed Members of the Company’s Management Board submitted statements that upon taking up the positions in the Management Board of PKN ORLEN S.A. they will not be involved in any activity competitive with PKN ORLEN S.A. and will not be partners of any competitive civil law partnership, partnership, capital company, will not be members of any board of a competitive capital company. They also stated that they are not on the list of insolvent debtors kept on record on the National Court Register Act.