Board of Directors

The Board of CD PROJEKT S.A. operates in accordance with the Polish Corporate Law, the Company Articles of Associations and the Board Regulations. The prerogatives of the Board include representing the Company in all matters not reserved by national law or the Company Articles of Association to the Supervisory Board or the General Meeting of Shareholders.

The Board of CD PROJEKT S.A. is made up of the following people:

Adam Kiciński – Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board

Responsible for the Company’s strategy and for its implementation. Charts general directions for the Management Board and coordinates its activities.

Represents the Company in contacts with investors.

Directly supervises the following:
Investor Relations

Born in 1969. Completed studies at the Warsaw University Faculty of Physics without receiving a diploma. Associated with CD PROJEKT since its founding in 1994. Played an active part in fostering the development of the game distribution market in Poland.

Involved in establishing and managing a network of CD Projekt retail points (1995-1999), subsequently becoming the CD Projekt Marketing Director (1999-2004). Co-directed the activities of CD Projekt RED since 2004, becoming its sole director in 2006. In CD Projekt RED was initially responsible for developing the first game in The Witcher series, which premiered in 2007.

Adam Kiciński also coordinated the development, marketing and sales of The Witcher 2, along with the creation of a proprietary game development platform. In 2009 he proposed and subsequently saw through a corporate merger between CD PROJEKT and Optimus (then listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange). Following formal conclusion of the merger and devolution of de-facto responsibility for further management of Optimus upon the owners of CD PROJEKT he was promoted to the company Board of Directors, eventually becoming its chairman (in 2010).

Adam Kiciński is a recipient of the Jan Wejchert Prize for Vision and Innovation awarded by the Polish Business Council.

Piotr Nielubowicz – Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Board

Responsible for the Company’s financial strategy, and for financial and non-financial reporting. Oversees strategic corporate projects, key investments and Company’s climate and environmental policy.

Directly supervises the following:
Finance // Accounting // Taxes

Born in 1974. Graduated from the Warsaw University Faculty of Management, majoring in management and marketing. Furthermore, completed financial studies at the Leon Koźmiński University (without receiving a diploma) and postgraduate studies at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, majoring in Capital Investments and Company Development Projects and postgraduate studies at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics & EY Academy of Business, majoring in IFRS in Practice.

In 1999 he joined CD PROJEKT as the Company’s shareholder, board member and CFO.

Adam Badowski – Chief Creative Officer, Member of the Board

Responsible for the Company’s creative vision, and for managing, developing and maintaining the Company’s creative teams. Develops and defines the unique image and style which distinguish the Company and its products on the market.

Directly supervises the following:
Game direction // Story // Global Art //
Audio & Music // Localization & English adaptation

Born in 1975. Completed studies at the Łódź University Faculty of Philosophy and History. Began his professional career in 1995 as a graphic designer at the Kolski and Partners Film & Advertising agency where his responsibilities focused on preparing storyboards for TV and commercials. During that time he also worked as a freelance designer of adverts and video clips.

Affiliated with the CD PROJEKT Group since 2002. As a graphic designer and animator he took an active part in creating the initial team of developers working on The Witcher project in Łódź. Jointly responsible for the artistic direction of The Witcher and The Witcher II: Assassins of Kings.

Prior to the merger between CD Projekt RED Sp. z o.o. and CD Projekt RED S.A. he was a board member of CD Projekt RED Sp. z o.o. responsible for daily management and overseeing game development projects.

Michał Nowakowski – Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Board

Responsible for the Company’s business strategy and effective sales policy. Supports development of new product lines and manages the Company’s back catalog (franchise flywheel). Shapes long-term business relations with key partners.

Directly supervises the following:
Business development // Legal // Global production // Procurement

Born in 1978. Graduated from the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń majoring in English philology. In 2008 he also completed postgraduate studies in marketing and management at the Leon Kozminski University.

Began his professional career as an employee of Egmont Sp. z o.o. (1999-2002) and Axel Springer Polska Sp. z o.o. (2002-2005) where he was responsible for editing videogame-related periodicals and acquiring licenses for games bundled on CDs accompanying these publications.

Affiliated with the CD PROJEKT Group since 2005. Michał Nowakowski has been a Member of the Board of Auditors of SPIDOR (Association of Producers and Distributors of Entertainment Software) since 2008 and a Member of the Board of the Polish Games Association.

Piotr Karwowski – Joint Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Board

Responsible for the Company’s game development processes and optimization of its operational capabilities, including in-house production, external games development and studio management. Additionally oversees development of online and user experience competencies.

Directly supervises the following:
Games production // Studio operations // IT & Security // Online // UX

Born in 1982. Graduated from the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology (formerly called the Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology), majoring in Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence. His professional career began in 1998 when he joined CD PROJEKT.

Over the years he has overseen the creation and development of CD PROJEKT and online stores. He also took part in designing online platforms supporting such franchises as World of Warcraft ( and The Witcher 3 (GOG Galaxy).

Mr. Karwowski is one of the creators of – a digital distribution platform rolled out in 2008. He has coordinated design and development work on store and later on GOG Galaxy platform.

Paweł Zawodny – Joint Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Board

Responsible for shaping the Company’s tech strategy and optimization of its operational capabilities. Plays a pivotal role in driving both the technological and organizational transformation of CD PROJEKT RED. Oversees the Company’s activities in the scope of employment, talent management and work methodology, ensuring they are aligned with the Company’s broader transformation objectives.

Directly supervises the following:
HR // Culture, Diversity & Inclusion // Technologies (including R&D)

Born in 1977. Graduated from the Faculty of Computer Science and Management of the Wrocław University of Science and Technology, majoring in software engineering.

His professional career began in 1997 at the Wrocław-based Techland company, where up until 2016 he was responsible for development of video games and expansion of the studio. Additionally, in 2009 he became a member of the company’s management board. Paweł Zawodny acts as a member of the Supervisory Board of Juice Games S.A.

He joined the CD PROJEKT Group in 2018 – initially as head of the Group’s Wrocław studio.

Jeremiah Cohn – Chief Marketing Officer, Member of the Board

Responsible for the Company’s global marketing strategy, product communication and branding in support of franchise development. Oversees efforts to build recognition of the Company, its IP, and product releases by shaping engagement with fans and the community.

Directly supervises the following:
Marketing // PR // Franchises

Born in 1975. Graduated in 1998 from North Carolina State University, majoring in computer engineering. In 2004 he obtained an MBA from Columbia Business School with a focus on marketing and management.

Throughout his professional career he worked as Marketing Director, Brand Manager and Game Designer for large global video game publishers such as Activision, Warner Brothers, Atari and Electronic Arts.

In 2014 he joined CD PROJEKT Group as General Manager and board member of CD PROJEKT Inc., the US subsidiary focused on North American publishing. He also sits on the board of The Molasses Flood.