Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Czesław Warsewicz is an economist by education. He graduated from the Management and Marketing Faculty of the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) and subsequently conducted research at the Postgraduate Doctoral Course of the SGH Strategic Management Faculty in the areas of venture capital and private equity.
He participated in the first Polish edition of AMP – Advanced Management Program organized by the IESE Business School in Barcelona. A specialist in transportation and management. From 1994 to 1999, he worked for the private sector, including Raab Karcher Energieservice Sp. z o.o. and EVIP International Sp. z o.o. In 1997, he joined the stock-exchange listed Rolimpex Group where he worked for 9 years, including in the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Management Board Member. In 2006-2009, he served as the President of the PKP Intercity S.A. Management Board. In 2009-2013, he was a Department Director at Patentes TALGO, a leading European manufacturer of rolling stock. Since 2013, he has served as an Executive Director, member of the Board of Directors of Miller Graphics AB. From 2015 to 2018, he was a member of the PKP CARGO S.A. Supervisory Board.
Management Board Member responsible for Finance
Mr. Leszek Borowiec has a degree of higher education. He graduated from the Częstochowa University of Technology, majoring in corporate finance management, and then completed post-graduate studies in accounting.
He holds a Ph.D. in economics, specializing in finance and accounting, a title he obtained from the Wrocław University of Economics. Moreover, Mr. Leszek Borowiec completed Executive MBA studies at the Institute of Economics of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Since 2001, he has served as an Assistant Professor and Lecturer at the University of Warsaw and the Head of the Accounting Faculty at the University of Finance and Management in Warsaw. From 2001 to 2010, he worked for Zakład Produkcji Cystern LDS Sp. z o.o., where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer, among his other functions. In 2010-2011, he was an Expert at Ernst & Young Business Advisory in the area of management accounting for entities operating in the public and/or regulated sectors. From 2011 to 2013, he served as a Management Board Member and Director for Economic and Financial Matters at Solino S.A., a member of the ORLEN Group. In 2014-2018, he worked for the Poczta Polska Group, where he held the position of Managing Director of the Finance Division and most recently President of the Pocztowe Usługi Finansowe Sp. z o.o. Management Board.
Management Board Member responsible for Commerce
Mr. Piotr Wasaty is a graduate of the Economics Faculty of the Poznań University of Economics and Business and he also completed the post-graduate MBA course in finance at the Kozminski University in Warsaw. He holds an international CFE certificate awarded by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is a certified internal auditor.
He is a manger with nearly 20 years of experience. From 2002 to 2003 he was an economic analysis specialist at TAURON POLSKA ENERGIA. Since 2004 he has been linked to DPC sp.j. where he is a partner. As a Management Board Representative for Audit at PERN S.A., in 2007-2008 he was responsible for coordinating and conducting audit and providing consultancy and strategic analysis services. From 2009 to 2011, he served as Chief Settlements and Reporting Specialist in Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne S.A. From 2010 to 2017, as the Deputy Director General and CFO in ZAiKS, he managed the finance and investment division. Since 2019 he has been a Management Board Member at Royalty Trade Zone S.A., where he is responsible, among others, for development strategy and industry contacts.
Management Board Member responsible for Operations
The scope of activity of the Management Board Member in charge of Operations includes caring for the effective execution of the Company’s business and technological processes and overseeing the management of specific areas of the Company’s activity, in particular in the following areas:
- Freight management, - Freight logistics, - Rolling stock, - Technical support, - Rail traffic safety, - Information and communication.
Member of the Board of staff matters
Mr. Zenon Kozendra is a graduate of the Higher School of Public Administration in Kielce. He completed postgraduate studies in the organization of management at the Kozminski Academy. He has been associated with PKP CARGO since 1985. From 2005 to 2008 Mr. Zenon Kozendra was the Management Board Member responsible for Employee and Administrative Affairs and from 2008 he was the Management Board’s Plenipotentiary responsible for Personnel Strategy.
Mr. Zenon Kozendra was a member of the PKP CARGO Supervisory Board from 2001 to 2005 and a Management Board Member of the Trade Union of Rail Employers from 2006 to 2008. In addition, Mr. Zenon Kozendra has served in the supervisory boards of companies such as: - PKP CARGOSERVICE SP. Z O.O. – as the Supervisory Board Chairman from 2006 to 2007, - PKP CARGO WAGON Kraków – as the Supervisory Board Chairman from 2007 to 2008, - PKP CARGO TABOR Karsznice Sp. z o.o. – as a Supervisory Board Member from 2010 to 2014, - PKP S.A. as a Supervisory Board member from 2014 to 2016.
Mr. Krzysztof Mamiński is a graduate of the University of Szczecin. He also completed postgraduate courses in European Management Model in the Kozminski University in Warsaw. He has been involved with the Polish railway sector for 36 years now.
In 1998-2002 he sat on the Management Board of Polskie Koleje Państwowe, first as the Management Board Member on Restructuring and then the Management Board Member responsible for Employee Relations. Subsequently, from 2002 to 2012 he was the President of the Management Board of “KPTW Natura Tour” Sp. z o.o.
From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Krzysztof Mamiński was also the President of the Railway Employers’ Union.
From 2012 to 2013 he acted as the PKP S.A. Management Board Representative for Social Dialog in the PKP Group and from 2013 to 2016 he was the President of the Management Board of “CS Szkolenie i Doradztwo” Sp. z o.o.
From 2016 to 2017 he was the President of the Management Board of Przewozy Regionalne Sp. z o.o.
Additionally, in 2006 Mr. Krzysztof Mamiński served as a member of the Supervisory Board of PKP Linia Hutnicza Szerokotorowa Sp. z o.o., and from 2006 to 2013 he was a member of the Supervisory Board of WARS S.A.
Mr. Mirosław Antonowicz has a PhD in economics, specializing in management; he has been associated with the railway sector, including the PKP Group, for many years. Among others, he was a member of the PKP CARGO S.A. Management Board. He also sat on the supervisory boards of several railway companies. From 2006 to 2010, he was the Vice-President of the Office of Rail Transport responsible for market regulation. He is also an academic staff member of the Kozminski University. He was also a Presidium member and expert of the Transport Process and Logistics Team of the Committee on Transport of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He has also completed many post-graduate courses, including Management of Transport Companies at the Warsaw University of Technology and the PostGraduate Course of European Financial, Economic and Legal Relations at the Warsaw School of Economics. He is an author of numerous publications and papers on management, transport and logistics.
Dariusz Górski (born 1968) graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics. During his professional career he participated in many courses/trainings in finance, financial analysis or management, including investment advisor course or corporate finance scholarship at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
He started his professional career in 1992 as a financial analyst at Caresbac-Polska, one of the first venture capital funds in Poland. In 1993-1996 he worked as a financial analyst at Business Management and Finance S.A,) and since 1995 as a project manager and was involved in numerous strategic advisory, m&a, privatisation and restructuring projects. In 1996 he moved to Robert Fleming & Co as an equity analyst covering companies from food/beverage sectors, subsequently extending coverage onto industrials, IT stocks and banks. Since 1998, a banking analyst for Poland and subsequently EMEA (covering Polish, Czech and Hungarian) banks. Since 2001 at ING Securities covering Polish market overall with a primary coverage of Polish banks, commodity and O&G names. Head of CEE research at Deutsche Bank B Securities in Warsaw since 2004, responsible for the research team covering Central European equities while covering CEE banks. In 2008, he assumed a position of equity portfolio strategist at Opera TFI. Subsequently (2009-11) a head of Polish research at Wood & Co, covering CEE media, CEE banks and Poland’s other financials and responsible for Polish equity strategy products. At BZ WBK Brokerage (renamed to Santander Brokerage in 2018) initially as a senior analyst, then deputy head of research and since 2015 a director of equity research department responsible for managing the team and team products, analysis of the financial sector and equity strategy.
Key accomplishments during his professional career include high rankings in institutional investor surveys. ING’s Polish equity team was rated as best Polish research in 2003 by Institutional Investor Magazine (II) and # 3 in 2004. DB’s Polish team ranked #3 (up from #4) by II in 2006, while DB’s EMEA banking team ranked # 2 (up from # 3). In 2007, Thomson Extel survey, DB Team ranked # 1 in Hungary/Czech Republic, # 2 in Poland and # 1 in EMEA Financials. Top rated in the annual Parkiet (investor daily) rankings - banking analyst #2/3/3 in 2017/16/15 respectively and equity strategist #5/2 in 2017/16.
Mr. Krzysztof Czarnota completed the Railway Technical School in Skarżysko-Kamienna as a Transportation Technician. Since 1977, he has worked for PKP, including in the Locomotive Depot in Skarżysko-Kamienna, in the Unclassified Station in Skarżysko, in the District Station in Skarżysko, in the Freight Division in Skarżysko and currently in the Company’s Eastern Division in Lublin as a dispatcher in charge of the shift.
Since 1992, Mr. Krzysztof Czarnota has served as Chairman of the Independent Trade Union of Railway Workers of PKP Cargo S.A. in Skarżysko-Kamienna. Since the establishment of the Freight and Reloading Industry Board at the Federation of Trade Unions of Railway Workers, he had served as its Chairman and currently is Vice Chairman of the Cargo Industry Board at the Federation of Trade Unions of Railway Workers. He is a member of the Bureau, the Board and the National Council of the Federation of Trade Unions of Railway Workers.
From the incorporation of the Company, i.e. from 2001 until 29 September 2015, he was a member of the PKP Cargo S.A. Supervisory Board and a representative of all employees of PKP Cargo S.A. as a delegate of the Federation of Trade Unions of Railway Workers.
In 1980, Mr. Tadeusz Stachaczyński completed a Railway Technical School specializing in the operation and repair of traction vehicles. In 2010, he graduated in engineering from the Subcarpathian School of Higher Education in Jasło, majoring in transportation and logistics. In 2011, Mr. Stachaczyński completed postgraduate studies in marketing and market research.
Since 1974, Mr. Tadeusz Stachaczyński has been employed by PKP CARGO S.A.’s Southern Division (formerly, PKP’s Locomotive Depot in Jasło). In 1995-2014, Mr. Stachaczyński was a councilor of the Town Council of Jasło where he served in the budget, development and audit committees.
Since 2009, Mr. Tadeusz Stachaczyński has served as Chairman of the Company Council of the Trade Union of Train Drivers at PKP CARGO S.A.’s Southern Division, and since 2013 has been Chairman of the Freight Sector of the Trade Union of Train Drivers.
Mr. Tadeusz Stachaczyński was a member of the Supervisory Board of PKP CARGO S.A. Centrum Logistyczne Medyka-Żurawica Sp. z o.o. in 2011-2013.
Mr. Władysław Szczepkowski graduated in law from the Faculty of Law and Administration in the Department of Theory of the State and Law of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń in 1992.
From 1992 to 2005, he pursued his career in banking where he was involved in financial analysis and corporate restructuring projects; he also worked for legal departments.
From 2005 to 2007, he was the President of the PKP Cargo S.A. Management Board. From 2010 to 2016, he worked for companies of the PGNiG Group.
From September 2016 to March 2017, he was employed by Przewozy Regionalne sp. z o.o. Since the beginning of March 2017, he has been working for PKP S.A. as the Director – PKP S.A. Management Board Representative for the Strategy and Organization of the PKP Group. Since 2000, he has been entered in the list of legal counsels.
Ms. Zofia Dzik is a graduate of the Kraków University of Economics, University of Illinois in Chicago, University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw and of the Executive Programs at INSEAD Business School. She holds an MBA title from Manchester Business School and is a certified member of the Association for Project Management (APMP) and a certified member of the The John Maxwell Team, a top international organization associating eminent leadership coaches, trainers and speakers.
In the years 1995–2003 she worked for Andersen Business Consulting as a consultant responsible for the insurance sector (Insurance Division Director). From 2003 she was associated with Intouch Insurance Group (RSA Group), where in the years 2004–2007 she performed the function of the CEO of Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń LINK4 S.A., whereas in the years 2007–2009 a function of a management board member of Intouch Insurance B.V. in the Netherlands and the CEO for East-Central Europe of Intouch Insurance Group. In that capacity, she was responsible for developing new markets; she was also the chairwoman of the supervisory boards of: TU Link4 S.A. and Direct Insurance Shared Services Center in Poland, Intouch Strachowanie in Russia (a start-up) and Direct Pojistovna in the Czech Republic (a start-up), as well as the deputy chairwoman of the supervisory board of TU na Życie Link4 Life S.A.
In the years 2006–2008 she served as a management board member of the Polish Insurance Association. In the years 2007–2010 a supervisory board member of the Insurance Guarantee Fund. She also sat in supervisory boards of: KOPEX S.A. and Polish Energy Partners S.A (PEP S.A.)
Currently, she is the CEO of the Humanites - Art of Upbringing Foundation, which has the goal of supporting social transformation in Poland and qualitative growth of the young generation, mentor, author of the “Consistent Leadership” model, an 8-stage growth programme for leaders building engaging organizations, director of the Academy for Leaders in Education as well as member of supervisory boards of TU Link4 S.A., ERBUD S.A., Foundation for Strategic Competencies Development and PKO Bank Polski, where she also serves as the deputy chairwoman of the Bank’s Audit Committee.
In 1978 Mr. Jerzy Sośnierz graduated from the Technical School of Metallurgy in Dąbrowa Górnicza in the field of mining machinery construction. He took a train traffic controller course in 1979. In 2010 he received a master’s degree from the Administration and Management Faculty of the Humanitas University in Sosnowiec, majoring in public administration.
Mr. Sośnierz has 40 years of experience in the railway industry. His professional career began in 1978 when he became a train traffic controller in Bukowno, later becoming a dispatcher in Jaworzno-Szczakowa and after the restructuring of PKP CARGO S.A. he became a shift dispatcher in Katowice. He co-founded the Bukowno Chapter of the NSZZ Solidarność trade union. He has been connected to NSZZ Solidarność ever since, acting as the Chairman of the Union at the PKP Cargo S.A. South Unit. During his term in office, he was member of the Executive Committee of the Trade Section in PKP CARGO S.A., member of the Council of the Trade Section in PKP CARGO S.A., member of the National Council of the Railwaymen Section and a Delegate for the General Meeting of the Transport Secretariate.
Mr. Paweł Sosnowski graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw and from the Faculty of Canon Law at the Warsaw Theological Academy. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in administrative law from the Catholic University of Lublin. He is also a licensed legal counsel and a member of the Regional Chamber of Legal Counsels in Warsaw.
In 1992-2006, Mr. Paweł Sosnowski was associated with Totalizator Sportowy Sp. z o.o., and in 1998-2002 he rendered his services to the State Fund for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled. In parallel, he also lectured at the Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences of the Warsaw University of Technology and cooperated with the Department of Administrative Law and Local Self-Government at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. In 2003-2007, he served as Deputy Mayor of the Wawer District of Warsaw and Chief Specialist in the Legal Department of the Warsaw City Hall. In 2007, he also served as Deputy County Construction Supervision Inspector in the County Construction Supervision Inspectorate for the Capital City of Warsaw. Since 2007, he has worked for the General Counsel to the Republic of Poland.
Mr. Paweł Sosnowski was a member of the Supervisory Board of LIGIA Sp. z o.o. (2000-2002), Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Towarzystwo Budownictwa Społecznego “WOLA” Sp. z o.o. (2003-2006) and a member and secretary of the Supervisory Board of PKP S.A. (2017-2018).
Ms. Izabela Wojtyczka is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics in the field of Economics and the University of Warsaw’s Political Science and International Studies Department (she also participated in an Erasmus internship at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest). She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and an international project management certificate from the PRINCE2 Foundation.
She is the Deputy Director of the Ownership Supervision Reform Department in the Ministry of State Assets. In the past, she has worked with the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology, Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo Obrót Detaliczny sp. z o.o. and the Polish Institute of International Affairs
Mr. Antoni Duda graduated from the Electrical Engineering Department at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. In 1974 he began to work as an associate lecturer in the Higher School of Engineering in Opole making this city his permanent home.
When the Solidarity movement was born, he combined his professional activity with his social commitment and co-formed the structures of the original Solidarity movement at the university. At the same time, he got involved in the establishment of the Catholic Intelligence Club in Opole with which he has maintained an affiliation to the present day. He served as vice-president from 1993 and he has been the president since 2002. In 1983, his professional career took him to industry, where he joined PRiMUE Remak companies (at the time, the group was a major provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the power sector) for more than ten years and then worked for APC METREM. He supplemented his education with postgraduate studies in non-destructive material testing methods.
In the landmark year of 1989 he became involved in the re-creation of trade union structures, one of the larger trade union organizations at that time in the Opole region. That led him to be a delegate from the Opole Part of Silesia at the second and third National Convention of Delegates of NSZZ “Solidarność” held in Gdańsk in April 1990 and February 1991.
In 1998 he became the director of the Opole branch of the ZUS Social Insurance Institution during the most difficult period of implementing the largest reform in the history of ZUS. In the meanwhile, he enriched his technical education with post-graduate studies in business and commercial law at the University of Wrocław.
He was a member of the Supervisory Board of the Regional Sickness Fund in Opole from 1999 to 2002, while from 2007 to 2008 he was a member of the Supervisory Board of BOT KWB in Turoszów.
He headed up the County Labor Office in Opole from 2003. He presided over the Assembly of Directors of County Labor Offices in the Opole region three times. The Opole Chamber of Commerce conferred the silver and gold award on the office headed up by Antoni Duda for skills and competences in the category of a “person or institution supporting the development of the market economy or education to meet a company’s needs” (in 2009 and 2012). In turn, he received the title of Excellent Leader in the 11th annual Quality Award of Opole (2014).
In 2015 he received a gold medal for his many years of service.
He was elected to be a member of parliament from the Law and Justice party’s list in the parliamentary elections held on 25 October 2015. He worked in three commissions in Poland’s Sejm: the Economy and Development Commission, the Social Policy and Family Commission and the National and Ethnic Minorities Commission.
Mr Marcin Kowalczyk is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn. Completed his post-graduate studies at the National Defense University of Warsaw. Earned an MBA degree from the Warsaw Management University. He started his professional career as an assistant in the political office of the Minister of National Defense and a classified information protection officer at the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland. He also served as deputy CEO of the Military Property Agency and a Supervisory Board member at the Military Property Agency. He held a managerial position at PGE Energia Odnawialna. In 2018-2020, he served as Vice-President of Wojskowe Przedsiębiorstwo Handlowe. Since May 2020, he has been associated with PGE Dystrybucja, first as Vice-President of the Management Board and then, since September 2020, as President of the Management Board. Currently, he serves as Head of the Political Cabinet of the Minister of State Assets.