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Company governing bodies

Management Board

Dariusz Mańko

President of the Management Board & Chief Executive Officer

Dariusz Mańko is a graduate of the University of Agriculture in Poznań and a post-graduate course in Company Finance Management at the University of Economics in Katowice. He also took part in a number of domestic and foreign courses in management and marketing. In the years 1993–1996 he worked for SAPA POLAND, a company owned by the Swedish SAPA concern, first as a Sales Representative and later as Sales and Marketing Manager. His career at Grupa KĘTY started in 1996. In the years 1996–1999 he was Manager of Grupa KĘTY Stamping Plant (former ZML Kęty). From 1999 to 2005 he held the position of the President of the Management Board and CEO of Aluprof S.A. In the years 2000–2005 he was also Member of Grupa KĘTY S.A. Management Board. He was elected President of the Management Board on 3 August 2005. Mr Mańko is a co-father of key investment programmes for the years 2004–2025, of the total value of PLN 4.3 billion, which brought Grupa KĘTY not only fast engineering development, but also permanent competitive advantage, contributing to achieving record results in 2022. He has also been a co-creator of the Company’s and Capital Group’s development strategy thanks to which the image of Grupa KĘTY as one of the fastest developing production companies in the aluminium sector has been built. His competence in management has been recognised in the most prestigious rankings (including the 1st place in the ‘Valuation of the Polish TOP 30 Managers’ – 2021 Edition sub-ranking, and 2nd place in the sub-raking of the ‘The Stock Exchange Company of the Year 2021’ competition).

Roman Przybylski

Vice President of the Management Board, Investments and Development Director

Mr Roman Przybylski graduated from the Krakow University of Economics, Faculty of International Management. He also completed executive education programmes organised by Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University Graduate School of Business. In 2003 he joined the Nowy Styl Capital Group. In the years 2006-2009 he was Member of the Management Board of Baltic Wood S.A., and Nowy Styl Strategy and Business Development Director, with duties that included building foreign sales structures, as well as Managing Director of the Nowy Styl brand in charge of the whole commercial area. In 2009, he became Member of the Management Board of Nowy Styl, responsible for all sales, marketing and product management functions. Moreover, he was co-responsible for acquisition processes, and further for restructuring and integration of the foreign companies taken over by the Capital Group (in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and France). In March 2023 he became Vice President of the Management Board of Nowy Styl International. Since 1 January 2024 he has been Vice President of the Management Board, Director for Investments and Development of Grupa KĘTY S.A.

Rafał Warpechowski

Member of the Management Board, Financial Director

Mr Rafał Warpechowski is a graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering. In 1996, he obtained a Master of Business Administration degree. In 2011 he completed the qualification process of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). He has over 20 years of professional experience in finance, planning, management information systems and investor relations, gained at international capital groups listed on stock exchanges. He has been Member of the Management Board and Financial Director of Grupa KĘTY S.A. since 1 October 2019. In the years 2008–2018 Mr Warpechowski was Executive Director for Planning and Reporting at Grupa ORLEN, in the years 2003–2008 he was responsible for the area of accounting at Telekomunikacja Polska (present Orange Polska), in the years 1998–2003 he was Financial Director for Planning and Development at Grupa Impexmetal, and in 1996–1998 he worked at PriceWaterhouse consultants. He held functions in the governing bodies of a number of companies of the aforesaid capital groups, including President of the Management Board of ORLEN Corporate Services Centre, Member of the Management Board of UNIPETROL Services, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ORLEN Paliwa, Member of the Supervisory Boards of UNIPETROL and TP Emitel.

Piotr Wysocki

Member of the Management Board, Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Mr Piotr Wysocki has a master’s degree in engineering. He graduated from the University of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn, Faculty of Civil Engineering. He also took a post-graduate course at the University of Economics in Katowice. Before joining Grupa KĘTY, in the years 1996–2000, he worked at Hydro Aluminium Chrzanów Sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of the Hydro Aluminium international concern. He joined Grupa KĘTY S.A. in 2000, starting his career as Sales Director. Then, in the years 2002–2008, he held the position of Director of the Extruded Products Segment of Grupa KĘTY S.A. Since 2008 he has been acting as Deputy CEO of Grupa KĘTY S.A. Along with that function, he has been President of the Management Board of the subsidiary Aluform Sp. z o.o. He has been Member of the Management Board of Grupa KĘTY S.A. since 1 January 2018. Mr Wysocki is a co-father and facilitator of key investment projects at the Extruded Products Segment where production capacity has grown to 110,000 tons a year. As a Deputy CEO of Grupa KĘTY S.A. he has been one of the initiators of establishing the Polish Aluminium Association to represent the interests of the largest aluminium companies and associate dozens of partners from the Polish aluminium sector business environment.

Tomasz Grela

Member of the Management Board

Mr Tomasz Grela is a graduate of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Faculty of Civil Engineering, with major in Technology and Management in the Construction Business. He also took a post-graduate course in Business Management at the University of Economics in Katowice. Prior to joining the Capital Group of Grupa KĘTY S.A. he worked as a Sales Director and Logistics Director at Farmacol S.A. and was Marketing Team Manager at DOMBUD S.A. He started his career at the Grupa KĘTY S.A. Capital Group in 2002. In 2002–2006 he was Director for Operations and Member of the Management Board of Metalplast Bielsko S.A. In 2004–2008 he acted as President of the Management Board of Metalplast Stolarka Sp. z o.o. He has been President of the Management Board and CEO of Aluprof S.A. since 2008. On 1 January 2018 he was elected Member of the Management Board of Grupa Kęty S.A. Mr Grela has been in charge of many key projects at Aluprof S.A., including construction of an independent Research and Innovation Centre with the largest in Central and Eastern Europe chamber for testing the physical properties of curtain walls, and construction of fire-rated glass production plant under the brand of Glassprof Sp. z o.o. Under his rule Aluprof S.A. has been awarded the ‘Market Leader in Joinery’ title 15 times year over year, and also many times the title of ‘Golden Building Brand’. His competences in management have been honoured in prestigious rankings (‘Creator of the Construction Business’ and ‘Personality of the Sector’ in the Poland-wide competition held by the Builder magazine for the construction, architecture and business sectors).
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Supervisory Board

Mr Przemysław Rasz is a graduate of a dual programme by the Poznań University of Technology (MSc Eng. in Chemical and Food Industry) and the University of Economics in Poznań (Management), where he obtained his degree in 1988. In 1998 he took a post-graduate course in Company Value Management at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics in Warsaw. In 1989 he joined Izolacja Zduńska Wola, where he worked for the subsequent 28 years. In 1994 he was appointed Member of the Company Management Board and in 1996 was a leader of a team responsible for the company IPO at the Warsaw Stock Exchange. In 1999, after the control stake of the company had been acquired by the Danish Icopal a.s., a global leader in roof waterproofing materials, he became President of the Polish subsidiary and two years later Member of the Icopal Global Board in charge of innovation and business development. Under the leadership of Mr Rasz, Icopal Poland experienced a period of consistent and profitable growth marked by strategic acquisitions, green field investments, restructuring, as well as new products and systems implementation. That firmly established the company as an unquestioned leader in Poland and the region. In that time, the company developed close ties with Universities of Technology, which resulted in several successful innovative waterproofing products and solutions. Within his corporate capacity, he was co-creator of a strong and uniform global structure, which originated from a merger of a series of acquired companies. In 2007 Icopal was taken over by the Investcorp Private Equity Fund, and in 2008 Mr Przemysław Rasz became directly responsible for the CEE region, which he led until 2016, when the company was sold to Standard Industry, a US-based strategic investor. He played an important role in the take-over process, including as a trustee of a group of key executives and minority shareholders during the negotiations. For the further two years he was Vice President of the Global Executive Board of the Icopal Group based in London. After the acquisition of Brass Monier, he managed the merged organisation of Icopal and Brass Monier (BMI) in Poland until 2018.

Within his social and business capacity, Mr Rasz served: two terms as a Member of the Board of Construction Materials by the Minister/Chief Building Supervision Inspector; two terms as a Member of the Scientific Council of Building Technology Institute in Warsaw; two terms as a Member of the Building Design Chamber in Warsaw; four terms as a Deputy Chair of the Board of the Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the Construction Business; and two terms as the Chairman of the Construction Committee of the National Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw. Since 2019 he has focused on advisory and supervisory activities. In the years 2019 and 2020, until the time of COVID-19 related limitations, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors at Worthhouse Inc., a US subsidiary of the Budmat Group. He is an independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Grupa KĘTY S.A. Privately, he is a devoted owner of the R&R Gallery, Poland’s largest gallery of silver and lighting in Łódź.

Mr Piotr Stępniak graduated from the University of Guelph, Canada, where he obtained the Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992. In 1995 he completed the course of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) at the ESC Rouen in France, and Master of Science in Management (MSM) at the Purdue University in the USA. He gained know-how and experience in management while working successively at Air Canada–Toronto, Canada in 1985–1992, PepsiCola lnt’l, Somers, NY, USA in 1992–1997, Bank Handlowy S.A. in Warsaw in 1998. In the years 1999–2000 he was Development Director at ARMARK, Toronto, Canada, and later Marketing Director in 2000–2001 and Vice President of the Management Board in 2001–2005 of Lukas S.A. and Lukas Bank S.A. In 2005–2008 he was President of the Management Board of Getin Holding S.A.

For many years, Mr Stępniak has also sat at Supervisory Boards of a number of companies. In the years 2003–2004 at Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S.A., in 2003–2007 at TU Europa S.A., in 2005–2006 at Getin Leasing S.A., and in 2005–2008 at Powszechny Dom Kredytowy we Wrocławiu S.A., Carcade Sp. z o.o. (Russia), Fiolet S.A, and Open Finance S.A. In the years 2007–2008 he was Member of the Supervisory Board of Prikarpattya Bank (Ukraine), in 2008–2009 of Fudusz Mikro Sp. z o.o., and in 2008–2018 of Skarbiec Asset Management Holding S.A.

 

Currently, he is Member of the Supervisory Boards of: Kruk S.A., Moovena Ubezpieczenia Sp. z o.o., Nest Bank S.A., BFF Polska S.A., Asseco Business Solutions S.A., Grupa KĘTY S.A., Fenville Investments sp. z o.o., Vehis Sp. z o.o., VRG S.A., and W.Kruk S.A.

Przemysław Gardocki is a Legal Counsel, a graduate of the University of Szczecin, Faculty of Law and Administration. Since 2004 he has been running his own law firm, focusing on legal servicing of large construction projects. His law firm specialises particularly in public procurement affairs, medical cases, companies law and broadly understood waste management cases.

Among the projects serviced by Mr Gardocki’s law firm were: ‘Construction of embankment at the external port in Świoujście’ (Gas Terminal) and ‘Construction of a container terminal on Ostrów Grabowski, as an extension of infrastructure for multi-modal transshipment at the Dębicki Canal of the Port of Szczecin’.

Currently Mr Gardocki’s law firm provides legal services for one of the largest projects in Szczecin, i.e. ‘Construction of Szczecin Metropolitan Railway based on the existing sections of railway lines Nos 406, 273, 351’.

In the past, Mr Gardocki also provided legal services to large companies in chemical industry.

He also acted as a key expert for the project of ‘Flooding protection in the estuary of the Odra and Vistua Rivers’, co-financed by the World Bank.

He sat, for example, at the Supervisory Board of Kemipol Sp. z o.o. with its registered office in Police, as well as acted as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Oczyszczania Sp. z o.o. [Waste Management Company] in Szczecin. At the moment, he is a member of the Supervisory Board of Grupa Azoty Polyolefins Spółka Akcyjna in Police.

Mr Wojciech Golak is a Legal Counsel, a graduate in Law from the Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration. He also completed a post-graduate course in Banking run by the SGH Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Warsaw, the Centre for American Law of the University of Warsaw, as well as the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. At the moment, he is a participant of the Koźmiński University PhD Programme in Law, where he has been writing his doctoral thesis devoted to restructuring proceedings financing.

 

Starting in 2016, Mr Golak has been running his own Law Firm. In the years 2007–2015 he cooperated with the Polish Branch of the Belgian Brokerage House KBC Securities N.V. as a lawyer, legal counsel, representative and receiver, respectively, whereas in the years 2005–2007 he acted as a lawyer at the M.Furtek i Wspólnicy Law Firm.

 

In the years 2016–2022 he was an independent Member of the Supervisory Board of ROBYG S.A., where he used to sit at the Remuneration Committee and the Audit Committee. Since 2022 he has been Member of the Management Board of Inventry sp. z o.o., and since 2023 Member of the Management Board of Bluu Poland sp. z o.o. and CEO of Sales Masters sp. z o.o.

Mr Piotr Kaczmarek, a graduate of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, was awarded the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) title and a securities broker licence. Since the beginning of his professional career Mr Kaczmarek has dealt with the capital market. He has 19 years of experience in analysing and measuring financial instruments. He managed the portfolios of two largest pension funds in Poland: ING OFE and Aviva OFE. He is a co-author of the first model of ‘Corporate Governance Principles’ on the pension funds market.

Initially, Mr Kaczmarek worked as a securities broker at the BMT S.A. brokerage house (1994–1995) and Bank Handlowy in Warsaw (1997–1998), and subsequently as a capital market dealer at Bank Amerykański w Polsce S.A. (1999-2000). In the years 2000–2008 he was connected with ING Nationale-Nederlanden Polska PTE S.A., where he acted as a shares analyst, shares portfolio manager and Investment Director for Shares, respectively. In 2006 he was appointed member of the Society Management Board and took the position of Investment Department Director. In 2009–2010 he was Manager at Skarbiec TFI S.A. From 2011 to May 2016 he worked at Aviva PTE BZWBK S.A., holding the position of a senior analyst and afterwards the shares portfolio manager.

Since 2016, he has sat at Supervisory Boards and Audit Committees of both stock-listed companies (Grupa Kęty S.A., Robyg S.A., Harper Hygienics S.A., Erbud S.A., Ferro S.A., Develia S.A., Vrg S.A., and Śnieżka S.A.) and private ones (W. Kruk S.A., Novaservis spol. s.r.o.).

A graduate of the University of Warsaw, Faculty of Law and doctoral studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics in Warsaw. He also holds an MBA degree awarded by the Higher School of Finance and Management. A licensed securities broker (licence No. 969) and investment adviser (licence No. 92).

Related to the financial market for 30 years. In the 1990s a broker and portfolio manager at brokerage houses of Powszechny Bank Kredytowy and Bank Gospodarki Żywnościowej, as well as PBK Atut TFI.

For over 13 years, from 1999 to 2021, related to the Allianz Group in Poland. Co-founder of Powszechne Towarzystwo Emerytalne Allianz Polska, Member of the Management Board and first Manager of the Open-end Pension Fund. Subsequently, a co-founder of Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych Allianz Polska, acting as Deputy CEO and Investment Director.

In the years 2012–2017, CEO and Investment Director of Open Finance Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych, another project in which he acted as a co-author and co-founder. After the merger of Open TFI with Noble Funds TFI, advisor of the Management Board of Noble Funds TFI. In the years 2021–2023, Deputy CEO and CEO of Origin TFI and Deputy CEO of AgioFunds TFI.

He possesses experience gained at supervisory boards of financial institutions, such as QSecurities or AgioFunds TFI.

Committees of The Supervisory Board

Mr Piotr Kaczmarek – Chairman of the Audit Committee

Mr Piotr Kaczmarek fulfils the statutory independence criteria and possesses knowledge in accounting and auditing financial statements, as well as the sector of Grupa Kęty S.A. operation, as referred to in the Act on Statutory Auditors […].

Mr Wojciech Golak – Member of the Committee

Mr Wojciech Golak fulfils the statutory independence criteria and possesses knowledge in accounting and auditing financial statements, as well as the sector of Grupa Kęty S.A. operation, as referred to in the Act on Statutory Auditors […].

Mr Marek Mikuć – Member of the Committee

Mr Marek Mikuć fulfils the statutory independence criteria and possesses knowledge in accounting and auditing financial statements

Przemysław Rasz – Chairman of the Committee

Przemysław Gardocki – Member of the Committee

Piotr Stępniak – Member of the Committee