Management Board

Dariusz Jacek Krawiec – President & Chief Executive Officer



Prezes ZarząduGraduate of Poznań University of Economics. In 1992–1997, he worked for Bank PEKAO SA and consulting firms Ernst & Young and Price Waterhouse. In 1998, he was with the UK branch of Japanese investment bank Nomura plc headquartered in London, where he was responsible for the Polish market.

From 1998 to 2002, he served as President of the Management Board and CEO of Impexmetal SA. In 2002, he became President of the Management Board of Elektrim SA. From 2003 to 2004, he was managing director for Sindicatum Ltd London. From 2006 to 2008, he served as President of the Management Board of Action SA. He has a wealth of experience working on corporate supervisory bodies. He has chaired the supervisory boards of Huta Aluminium Konin SA, Metalexfrance SA of Paris, S and I SA of Lausanne, and ce-market.com SA. He has been member of the supervisory boards of Impexmetal SA, Elektrim SA, PTC Sp. z o.o., Elektrim Telekomunikacja Sp. z o.o., Elektrim Magadex SA, Elektrim Volt SA and PTE AIG.

From June to September 2008, he served as Vice-President of the Management Board of PKN ORLEN and on September 18th 2008 was appointed President of the Company’s Management Board and CEO. On March 24th 2011, he was reappointed by the Supervisory Board of PKN ORLEN as the Board's President. On March 6th 2014, the Company’s Supervisory Board appointed him to the position of President of the Management Board for the common three year term of office starting May 16th 2014, i.e. after the day of the Annual General Meeting that approved the financial statements for 2013. Currently, Mr. Dariusz Jacek Krawiec is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Unipetrol a.s. and member of the Board of Directors of ORLEN Upstream Canada.

Sławomir Jędrzejczyk – Vice-President of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer


Wiceprezes Zarządu ds. Finansowych

Sławomir Jędrzejczyk is in charge of treasury, controlling, accounting, supply chain management, investor relations, M&A, and IT. His main responsibilities include implementing value growth strategy, building relations with the capital market, raising financing, and increasing cash flows through operating excellence, divestments, and projects improving working capital. Currently, he serves as Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Unipetrol, a.s. Since January 1st  2014, he has been member of the Board of Directors of TriOil Resources Ldt., Canada.

On March 6th 2014, the Supervisory Board of PKN ORLEN S.A. reappointed Mr. Sławomir Jędrzejczyk to the position of Vice-President of the Management Board for the common three year term of office starting May 16th 2014, i.e. after the day of the Annual General Meeting that approved the financial statements for 2013.

Mr Jędrzejczyk graduated from Łódź University of Technology and holds the title of chartered certified accountant from ACCA . From 2005 to 2008, he served as President of the Management Board and CEO of Emitel. Earlier, he worked for companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange: as Head of the Controlling Division at Telekomunikacja Polska SA,  member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer at Impexmetal SA, as well as in the Audit and Business Advisory Department of Price Waterhouse.

Piotr Chełmiński – Member of the Management Board, Development and Power Generation

Piotr Chełmiński - Członek Zarządu ds. Rozwoju i EnergetykiMr. Piotr Chełmiński is a graduate of Warsaw University of Life Sciences. He completed a postgraduate course in management at the University of Management and Marketing in Warsaw (Partner of the University of Denver, USA), and a course in gas-fired power generation with a focus on gas turbines and CCGT units at the Institute of Heat Engineering of Warsaw University of Technology. He has many years' experience in serving on the management boards of Polish and foreign companies, including listed ones.

In 1995 – 1996, he served as Vice-President for Sales, Marketing and Exports at Okocimskie Zakłady Piwowarskie S.A. From 1996 to 1996, he worked for Eckes Granini GmbH & Co. KG  as Regional Director for the CEE region and as President of the Management Board of its subsidiary, Aronia S.A. In 1999 – 2001, he was member of the Management Board of Browar Dojlidy Sp. z o.o. From 2001 to 2002, he held the positions of member of the Management Board and member of the Supervisory Board of Werner & Merz Polska Sp. z o.o. In 2001–2006, he was member of the Management Board and of the Supervisory Board of Kamis-Przyprawy S.A., where he was responsible for direct operational supervision of sales and marketing. From 2006 to October 2009, he served as Vice-President for Sales and Marketing at Gamet S.A. of Toruń, and member of the Management Board of Gamet Holdings S.A. of Luxembourg.

From December 2009 to April 2013, he held the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO at Unipetrol, a.s.

On March 6th 2012, he was appointed to the position of member of the PKN ORLEN Management Board responsible for Petrochemical Operations, effective from March 10th 2012. At the same time, the Company’s Supervisory Board agreed to his holding of a position on the Board of Directors of Unipetrol, a.s., PKN ORLEN’s subsidiary.

On April 8th 2013, Mr. Chełmiński was entrusted with the post of member of the Supervisory Board of Unipetrol, a.s.

On March 6th 2014, the Supervisory Board of PKN ORLEN S.A. reappointed Mr. Chełmiński as member of the Management Board for the common three year term of office starting May 16th 2014, i.e. after the day of the Annual General Meeting that approved the financial statement for 2013.

Currently, Mr. Chełmiński also serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ANWIL S.A. and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sp. z o. o.

Krystian Pater – Member of the Management Board, Production

Krystian Pater - Członek Zarządu ds. ProdukcjiMr. Pater is a graduate of the Faculty of Chemistry of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Additionally, he has completed post-graduate courses in Chemical Engineering and Equipment at Warsaw University of Technology (1989), Management and Marketing at Paweł Włodkowic University College in Płock (1997), Petroleum Sector Management (1998) and Enterprise Value Management (2001–2002) at Warsaw School of Economics.

From 1993, he worked for Petrochemia Płock S.A, and then PKN ORLEN, where from 2005 to 2007 he served as Executive Director responsible for Refining Production. On March 15th 2007, he was appointed member of the Management Board of PKN ORLEN, and reappointed to the same position on March 24th 2011. On March 6th 2014, the Supervisory Board of PKN ORLEN S.A. appointed Mr. Pater to the position of member of the Management Board for the common three year term of office starting May 16th 2014, i.e. after the day of the Annual General Meeting that approved the financial statement for 2013.

Currently, Mr. Pater is member of the Management Board of AB ORLEN Lietuva and member of the Supervisory Board of Unipetrol a.s. Additionally, he serves as member of the Management Board of CONCAWE and Chairman of the Association of Oil Industry Workers in Płock.

Marek Podstawa – Member of the Management Board, Sales


Członek Zarządu ds. SprzedażyHe is a graduate of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics and Electronics of AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków (1989), and an MBA course at University of Minnesota/Warsaw School of Economics (2000). He completed post-graduate studies in International Trade at Cracow University of Economics and in Business Management at University of Economics in Katowice. He also completed a number of courses in Poland and abroad (in the UK, US and the Czech Republic), covering a wide range of topics including: strategy development, leadership, finance, project management, crisis management, and oil and derivatives trading, as well as a training course for candidates for supervisory board members at the Institute of Business Development in Warsaw.

Mr. Marek Podstawa has an extensive track record of leading international teams. From 1990 to 1992, he worked as an engineer at Centralne Zakłady Automatyzacji Hutnictwa. In 1993–1996, he was with  DuPont Conoco Poland, where he held the posts of Regional Representative and then Regional Director. After the company transformed into  ConocoPhillips, until 2008 he held a number of positions in the areas of retail and wholesale trade, marketing, business development, and standarisation of finance and management systems, first in Central European countries, and then in Germany and the US. He moved up the ranks from the position of Marketing and Refining Project Coordinator to Director for Wholesale Programmes at the company’s head office in Houston, Texas (2006–2007), and then Director for Strategic Planning (2007–2008).

In January 2009, he became Executive Director for Retail Sales at PKN ORLEN S.A. He was also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ORLEN Deutschland GmbH (2009–2011) and member of the Management Board of Benzina, s.r.o. (2009–2010).

On March 14th, 2012, he was appointed to the position of member of the PKN ORLEN Management Board in charge of Sales, effective from March 19th 2012.

On March 6th 2014, the Supervisory Board of PKN ORLEN S.A. reappointed Mr.  Podstawa to the position of member of the Management Board for the common three year term of office starting May 16th 2014, i.e. after the day of the Annual General  Meeting that approved the financial statements for 2013.

Currently, Mr. Podstawa serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ORLEN Deutschland GmbH, ORLEN Paliwa and ORLEN PetroTank.

Mr.  Podstawa is a member of the AGH University of Science and Technology Convent.

Scopes of responsibility of members of the PKN ORLEN Management Board as at the end of 2014

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