No. 21/2022  |  25-05-2022  |  16:08

Ordinary General Meeting appointed the Supervisory Board of PKN ORLEN S.A. for a new term of office

PKN ORLEN S.A. ("PKN ORLEN", “Company”) announces that the Ordinary General Meeting of PKN ORLEN on 25 May 2022 appointed members of PKN ORLEN Supervisory Board for a new term of office as follows:

• Wojciech Jasiński – Chairman of the Company’s Supervisory Board,

• Barbara Jarzembowska – Member of the Company’s Supervisory Board,

• Andrzej Kapała – Member of the Company’s Supervisory Board,

• Michał Klimaszewski – Member of the Company’s Supervisory Board,

• Roman Kusz – Member of the Company’s Supervisory Board,

• Jadwiga Lesisz – Member of the Company’s Supervisory Board,

• Anna Sakowicz-Kacz – Member of the Company’s Supervisory Board,

• Andrzej Szumański – Member of the Company’s Supervisory Board,

• Anna Wójcik – Member of the Company’s Supervisory Board.

Wojciech Jasiński graduated from the University of Warsaw, the Faculty of Law and Administration. In years 1972 – 1986 he worked in Płock in the National Bank of Poland (branch in Płock) and in the Town Hall, also as a legal counsel in the Tax Chamber. In years 1990 – 1991 he organised the local government in Płock Voivodship, being the Delegate of the Government’s Plenipotentiary for Local Government Reform. From 1992 to 1997 he worked in the Supreme Audit Office (NIK) at the positions of Director of: NIK’s Delegation Office in Warsaw, Finance and Budget Team and State Budget Department. In years 1997-2000 he was a Member and then a President of the Management Board of Srebrna company located in Warsaw. in years 1998 – 2000 he was a Member of the Supervisory Board of Bank Ochrony Środowiska S.A. From September 2000 to July 2001 he held the position of under-secretary of State in the Ministry of Justice. In years 2006 – 2007 he was a Minister of the State Treasury.

From 2001 he has been a Member of Polish Parliament (4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th terms of the Parliament), where he performed the following functions: Chairman of Standing Subcommittee for the Banking System and Monetary Policy, Chairman of the Economy Committee, Chairman of the Public Finance Committee. He was also a Member of the State Treasury Committee in the Parliament.

He held the position of the President of the Management Board of PKN ORLEN S.A. from 16 December 2015 till 5 February 2018. From June 2018 till July 2019 he held the position of a Proxy of the Management Board of Energa S.A. responsible for development of investments and energy markets.

Since 25 February 2016 he is a Member of the Supervisory Board of PKO Bank Polski S.A., since 7 June 2021 he is a Vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board of PKO Bank Polski S.A.

Barbara Jarzembowska graduated from the University of Warsaw. Holds an MBA certificate. She has experience in financial consulting, foreign aid coordination, and foreign investment promotion, among other fields. In 2000-2021 she held executive and managerial positions in corporate banking at Bank Pekao, where she was in charge of a number of areas, including operational risk, transaction banking, FMCG key account management, sales monitoring, and budget planning and implementation.

Andrzej Kapała graduated from the School of Banking and Management in Poznań with an MA in business management, Andrzej Kapała has additionally completed post-graduate courses in financial management, human resources management and business accounting at the Wrocław University of Economics. He has also completed the Executive Master of Business Administration programme at the Warsaw Management University. He spent ten years working for the Local Democracy Development Foundation, as Head of its Wrocław Branch, where he focused on advising local government units and municipal utilities on management strategies and financial planning. For many years, he carried out consulting projects for private and municipal companies in investment and financial analyses and in project management, as well as restructuring and standardisation of business processes. He has authored several dozen feasibility studies and business plans for infrastructure investments and consulting projects in the area of enterprise restructuring (projects to develop technology and industrial parks, water and sewage management, and information society).  

In 2012–2020, as Head of the Administration Office at PKO Bank Polski, he managed the Bank’s resources of about 300 real properties as well as several dozen banking infrastructure redevelopment projects annually, whilst overseeing the standardisation of business processes in the areas of property and project management and technical security of the Bank’s branches.

Since 2020, he has served as President of the Management Board of Dolnośląskie Zakłady Usługowo – Produkcyjne DOZAMEL Sp. z o.o. of Wrocław.

Michał Klimaszewski, attorney-at-law, doctor of law, assistant professor at the Department of Administrative Science and Environmental Protection at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University. Member of the Warsaw Seminar on Administration Axiology. Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. Author and co-author of publications on law and administrative proceedings. Author of expert opinions and studies for public and private sector entities. Member of the supervisory boards of private companies.

Roman Kusz in 1987–1992, studied at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia in Katowice. Between 1993 and 1997, he completed his legal training as an attorney-at-law at the Regional Bar Association in Katowice. He has run his own law practice since 1997.

First in 2007–2013 and then since 2016, he has served as Dean of the Regional Bar Association in Katowice.

He has been a Member (since March 2014) and Chairman (since January 9th 2017) of the Supervisory Board of Górnik Zabrze S.A. of Zabrze. During the 2018/2019 term of office, he also served as Secretary of the Supervisory Board of Ekstraklasa S.A. of Warsaw.

Since 2017, he has sat on the Supervisory Board of the Provincial Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Katowice.

In 2019–2020, he was a Board Member at the University of Economics in Katowice.

Chairman of the 2nd term of the Silesian Forum of Self-Governments of Public Trust Professions in 2018.

Since 2014, he has organised and moderated legal panels at the European Economic Congress in Katowice.

On behalf of the Polish Bar Council, in his capacity as Chairman of the External Image and Legal Protection Committee, he co-organised the ‘Advancing Law & Governance Contributions to Climate Action under the Paris Agreement’ panel, which was part of the UN Climate Change Summit COP24 – the 24thConference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Katowice, in 2018.

Jadwiga Lesisz graduated in Foreign Trade from the Faculty of International Relations of the Wrocław University of Economics. She has also completed a post-graduate course in Real Estate Management at the Wrocław University of Technology, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme run by the WSB School of Business in partnership with Franklin University USA. She has over 20 years of professional experience, including extensive practical experience in the SME sector. As a business owner and manager, she has many years’ experience in designing and organising business processes.

In 2012–2016, at PKO Bank Polski S.A. she was in charge of property lease operations related to the bank’s branches, supervising and participating in negotiation processes. She was involved in business controlling activities related to the optimisation of the bank’s branch network.

In 2016–2017, she was Director of the Project Management Department and member of the Audit Committee at the Polish Ministry of Development. She was responsible for the preparation and implementation of a uniform methodology and culture of project management and for the coordination of key projects.

She served as Vice President of the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP), responsible for public tasks supporting the implementation of innovations in enterprises. Her work at the Agency included initiating cooperation for the building of the start-up ecosystem in Poland. She also supervised public procurement, and management of assets and IT resources.

She has experience in the public administration sector in the director general role.

She passed the exam for candidates to supervisory boards of state-owned companies.

Anna Sakowicz-Kacz graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. Post-graduate studies in real estate appraisal. She holds the licence of a restructuring advisor from the Minister of Justice. She has experience in the roles of bankruptcy administrator, court supervisor and curator under the bankruptcy and restructuring law, as well as supervisory board experience.

Andrzej Szumański is an attorney-at-law, full professor from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Department of Private Business Law. One of the three authors of the Polish Commercial Companies Code of September 15th 2000. He was involved in the work to draft the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance, 1999. As an expert of the Association of Stock Exchange Issuers, he prepared a draft of the Rules of the Corporate Governance Committee, enabling implementation of the principles of Corporate Governance for Public Companies adopted by the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Currently, he chairs the Expert Group on Corporate Law of the Corporate Governance Reform Commission at the Polish Ministry of State Assets.

Since 1995 he has been an arbitrator of the Arbitration Court at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw, and since 2015 – a member of the Court’s Arbitration Council. He has been President of the Exchange Court at the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 2007. From 2005 to 2011, he served two terms as President of the Arbitration Court at the Lewiatan Polish Confederation of Private Employers. He participated in numerous restructuring and privatisation projects. He sat on the Supervisory Boards of Południowy Koncern Energetyczny S.A. of Katowice, Małopolska Agencja Rozwoju Regionalnego S.A. of Kraków, and Polimex-Mostostal S.A. of Warsaw, among others. He prepares legal expert reports in the fields of private business law, contract law and arbitration law. He has authored textbooks and commentaries on the companies and securities law, as well as numerous articles, glosses and reviews in the field of commercial law. He was involved in legislative work on an amendment to the Code of Commercial Companies of March 2020 regarding the online form of meetings held by corporate bodies and an amendment to the Code of Civil Procedure of 2019 regarding corporate arbitration.

Anna Wójcik graduated from the Poznań School of Banking and Management and the University of Warsaw (Faculty of Law and Administration).

She also completed post-graduate studies at the WUT Business School (Faculty of Management), and was awarded the title of Master of Business Administration.

She is a manager with more than a decade’s experience in the private sector (real estate, retail, business consulting) and government administration.

Her recent positions included COO at Exeq sp. z o.o., whose field of expertise is in fund raising for corporate research, development and innovation. As part of her remit, she coordinated the work of the management board office and accounted for projects implemented within programmes financed with OP IE and NCRD funds.

Since 2016, her career has been in the government administration. She worked as Head of the Minister’s Office at the Ministry of Development and the Ministry of Finance, while currently she is employed at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister as Head of the Prime Minister’s Office.


All members of the PKN ORLEN Supervisory Board appointed today performed their functions in the previous term of the office, declared also that upon taking up the position in the Supervisory Board of PKN ORLEN they will not be involved in any activity competitive with PKN ORLEN 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.  All appointed members of the Supervisory Board are not on the list of insolvent debtors kept on record on the National Court Register Act.