Prague, 13 February 2009 – On today’s meeting of the supervisory board of UNIPETROL, a.s. (“SB”), Mr. Marek Serafin resigned from the position of the member of SB and Mr. Arkadiusz Kawecki was coopted a new SB member. Afterwards, Mr. Marek Serafin was elected a new member and vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of UNIPETROL, a.s.
Currently Executive Director Human Resources in PKN Orlen.
2008 KGHM Polska Miedz S.A
Member of Supervisory Board
2005 – 2008 ORBIS S.A.
Director of HR at the Orbis SA Hotel Group
2004 – 2005 CIECH SA
Policy and Organization Department Director
2001 – 2004 Telekomunikacja Polska SA
Director of the HR Division
2001 – 2001 Telekomunikacja Polska SA
to the COO/first Vice President of TP responsible for Technical and IT Divisions
1999 – 2001 Hortex Holding SA
Board member, Executive Officer on HR Management
Education: Wroclaw University (Masters of Psychology with distinctions), Oskar Lange Academy of Economics in Wroclav (Master of Economics)
Currently member of the Board of Directors of PKN Orlen, responsible for petrochemical operations. Former president of the Management Group of the ArcelorMittal Group (Managing Director and member of the Management Board since 2002). Also a President of the Management Board of Huta Warszawa, at the same time President of the Management Board of Silscrap.
2001 – 2002 – General Director – President of the Management Board of Huta Zawiercie
1999 – 2001 – Operating Director of Huta Aluminium Konin
1998 – 1999 – Operating Planning Director at Lech Browary Wielkopolskie and Kompania Piwowarska
1994 – 1998 – Audit, Corporate Finance, Consultant, Experienced Senior (project manager) at Arthur Andersen
Education: Poznan University of Technology, MBA from the Warsaw University of Technology.
UNIPETROL, a.s., controls companies, which are active in the petrochemical industry in the Czech Republic. In 2005, UNIPETROL became part of the PKN ORLEN Group, which is the largest processor of crude oil in Central Europe. The UNIPETROL Group is mainly focused on processing of crude oil, distribution of fuels and petrochemical production. In all of these areas, the UNIPETROL Group is an important player in the Czech Republic and also on the market in Central Europe. In the Czech Republic, the group is one of the most important companies with regards to turnover and employs approximately 4500 people.
UNIPETROL, a. s.
Telephone: +420 225 001 407, +420 731 881 111