The Supervisory Board operates in accordance with the Polish Corporate Law and the Company Articles of Association. The responsibilities of the Board include overseeing the activities of Company. The Supervisory Board performs its duties inter alia by issuing recommendations and adopting resolutions.
The Supervisory Board of CD PROJEKT S.A. is made up of the following five persons:
Katarzyna Szwarc – Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board, member of the Audit Committee
Began her professional career in 2003 as a legal assistant at the Board Office of Mennica Polska S.A., with a registered office in Warsaw, where, in 2006-2007 she acted as a legal expert, while in 2007-2010 – as a legal department manager. Between 2010 and 2018 she was the legal department director of Mennica Polska S.A. Between March 2008 and April 2009 and between December 2009 and April 2013 she was Secretary of the Supervisory Board of Centrum Nowoczesnych Technologii S.A. with a registered office in Sosnowiec (formerly Energopol Południe S.A.) On 29 June 2007 she was appointed Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board od CD PROJEKT S.A. (which, until 2011, operated under the name Optimus S.A.) In 2008 she became Secretary, and in June 2018 – Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Newag S.A. Since January 2013 Katarzyna Szwarc is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Fundusz Inwestycji Polskich TFI S.A. with a registered office in Warsaw. She is a graduate of the Warsaw University Faculty of Law and Administration and of IESE Business School, University of Navarra – Advanced Management Program. Katarzyna Szwarc is a registered solicitor, affiliated with the Warsaw District Chamber of Solicitors.
Ms. Szwarc does not engage in competition with the Issuer’s enterprise, and holds no membership of any official body of any entity which engages in competition with the Issuer. Ms. Szwarc is not listed in the National Registry of Insolvent Debtors, maintained in compliance with the National Court Registry Act.
Piotr Pągowski* – Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, independent member of the Audit Committee
Graduated from the Warsaw Technical University, majoring in Electronics. Piotr Pągowski has worked for the IT industry since 1993. He began his career at Baza Sp. z o.o. and Westwood. In 1995 he joined Intel, assuming responsibility, among others, for the company’s development strategy in Central and Eastern Europe. Between 2006 and 2011 he worked for Microsoft and was charged with overseeing activities on the Polish consumer market, including the launch of the Xbox 360 gaming console and development of online services. In the 2011-2015 period, as Board Member of HP Poland he directed the company’s personal computers division, which – following a reorganization – became the personal computers and printing devices division. Currently, he acts as a Member of the Board of Solwit SA, a company that provides software-related services for clients in various industries. Mr Pągowski is also affiliated with the Black Pearls VC investment fund as Chairman of its Supervisory Board. Since 2018 he has been developing his proprietary project in the cosmetics industry, called BIOUP. He engages in mentoring activities related to technical innovation, and supports innovative projects as an early-stage investor.
Piotr Pągowski was firstly appointed for a member of the Supervisory Board on 27 June 2011.
Maciej Nielubowicz – Secretary of the Supervisory Board, member of the Audit Committee
Graduated from the Warsaw University Faculty of Management, majoring in Accounting and Finance. Recipient of a SAIPEKS scholarship facilitating his employment in South Korea at AIG General Insurance and Ajin Extek, as well as studies at Kyungpook National University in Daegu. Between 2009 and 2015 he worked at Deloitte in the Financial Audit Department – Financial Services Industry team, where his tasks included reviews and audits of financial statement under Polish Accounting Standards and International Accounting Standards, as well as assessing compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and due diligence requirements. Since 2015 he has been affiliated with Grupa Generali Polska, where in 2018 he became Director of the Internal Audit Bureau at insurance companies grouped under the Concordia Ubezpieczenia brand.
Maciej Nielubowicz was firstly appointed for a member of the Supervisory Board on 11 October 2017.
Michał Bień* – member of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee
Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw in 1996. In 2001 he became a licensed solicitor and member of the Warsaw District Chamber of Solicitors, and later on – an attorney affiliated with the Warsaw Bar Association. His professional activity, conducted within the framework of international law firms in Poland and his personal legal practice, involved in particular providing legal advice in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, initial public offerings (IPOs), regulatory, corporate and contract matters concerning Polish and international businesses, including listed companies representing energy, oil and gas, telecommunications, media, private equity, banking, finance and insurance sectors.
Michał Bień was firstly appointed for a member of the Supervisory Board on 24 May 2016.
Jan Łukasz Wejchert* – member of the Supervisory Board, independent member of the Audit Committee
Obtained a bachelor’s degree from Portobello Business College in Dublin in 1995, majoring in Finance and Economy. He began his professional career in 1995 at ING Barings as a capital market and structured finance analyst. Between May 1997 and September 1999 he was employed as a manager at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell.
Jan Łukasz Wejchert is the initiator and founder of numerous companies in the area of emerging technologies. In June 1999 he established Tenbit.pl – one of the first Polish entertainment vortals, where he held the position of CEO until 2002.
Between 1998 and 2012 Mr. Wejchert was a shareholder of ITI Holdings S.A.; in 2009-2012 he was also a member of that company’s executive committee. In 2001 Mr. Wejchert became vice president of Onet.pl S.A. (later Grupa Onet.pl S.A.), where he subsequently held the position of CEO between 2004 and 2011. During this period he carried out a series of mergers and acquisitions, and oversaw the rollout of a range of innovative products and services. Between 2006 and 2011 he served as Vice President of the Board of TVN S.A. in charge of developing online services.
As Board Member of Justtag Sp. z o.o. between its incorporation and 2014, Mr. Wejchert co-developed that company’s growth strategy and managed its financial, budgeting and strategic operations.
In 2012 he founded Dirlango Sp. z o.o. – a company which specializes in providing strategic advice to other commercial entities, including business process optimization, seeking out attractive investment opportunities, assessing the profitability of investments and support in securing outside financing.
Jan Łukasz Wejchert was firstly appointed for a member of the Supervisory Board on 25 May 2021.
*independence criteria as described in the European Commission Recommendation of 15 February 2005 on the role of non-executive or supervisory directors of listed companies and on the committees of the (supervisory) board
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