Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Piotr Stępniak holds a university degree. He graduated from the University of Guelph in Canada with a BA (Bachelor of Arts). He also graduated from ESC Rouen in France with EMBA (Executive Master of Business Administration) and obtained MSM (Master of Science in Management) on Purdue University in the USA.
Piotr Stępniak gained knowledge and experience in management as he worked (i) in Air Canada, Toronto, Canada, in 1985–1992 (ii) in PepsiCola Int’l in 1992–1997, (iii) in Bank Handlowy S.A., Warszawa, in 1998 (iv) as the Development Director in ARMARK, Toronto, Canada, in 1999–2000 (v) as the Marketing Director in 2000–2001, as the Vice-President of the Management Board in Lukas S.A. and Lukas Bank S.A. in 2001–2005, and (vi) as the President of the Management Board of Getin Holding S.A. in 2005–2008.
Piotr Stępniak has many years of experience as the member of supervisory boards of many companies. In particular, he was (i) the member of the Supervisory Board of Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S.A. in 2003–2004, (ii) member of the Supervisory Board of TU Europa S.A. in 2003–2007, (iii) member of the Supervisory Board of Getin Leasing S.A. in 2005–2006, (iv) member of the Supervisory Board of Powszechny Dom Kredytowy w Wrocławiu S.A., Getin Bank S.A. in 2005–2008, and Noble Bank S.A., Carcade Sp. z o.o. (Russia) and Open Finance S.A. in 2006–2008 (v) member of the Supervisory Board of Prikarpattya Bank (Ukraine) in 2007–2008, (v) member of the Supervisory Board of Noble Funds TFI S.A. in 2006–2008, (vi) member of the Supervisory Board of Fundusz Mikro Sp. z o.o. in 2008–2009, and (vii) member of the Supervisory Board of Skarbiec Asset Management Holding and Skarbiec Holding S.A. in 2008–2018. Currently, Piotr Stępniak is a member of the supervisory boards of the following companies: ATM Grupa S.A., Kruk S.A., Nest Bank S.A., BFF Polska S.A., Asseco Business Solutions S.A., Grupa Kęty S.A., ZE PAK S.A. and Vehis Sp. z o.o.
According to his declaration, Mr Piotr Stępniak meets the criteria for independence from the Company and entities significantly affiliated to the Company as set out in Annex II to 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, and the Requirements of the Code of Best Practice for WSE-Listed Companies in Warszawa S.A.