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Grupa Azoty SA (ATTP.WA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Tomasz Karusewicz

43 2017 Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Wojciech Wardacki

2016 Chairman of the Management Board

Michal Gabryel

2017 Independent Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Witold Szczypinski

2015 Vice Chairman of the Management Board, General Director

Mariusz Grab

2018 Vice Chairman of the Management Board

Grzegorz Kadzielawski

2017 Vice Chairman of the Management Board

Pawel Lapinski

2016 Vice Chairman of the Management Board

Ewa Gladysz

Head of the Corporate Finance Department, Chief Accountant

Artur Kopec

2012 Member of the Management Board, Employee Representative

Zbigniew Paprocki

49 2016 Secretary of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Piotr Czajkowski

2017 Member of the Supervisory Board

Monika Fill

2016 Member of the Supervisory Board

Robert Kapka

2013 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Bartlomiej Litwinczuk

2016 Member of the Supervisory Board

Ireneusz Purgacz

2016 Member of the Supervisory Board

Roman Romaniszyn

2016 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Joanna Barnas

Head of the Investor Relations Office

Biographies

Name Description

Tomasz Karusewicz

Mr. Tomasz Karusewicz has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Grupa Azoty S.A. since December 7, 2017. Prior to this, he was Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the Company from May 15, 2016. He is Member of the Audit Committee and the Strategy and Development Committee at the Company. He was Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company from February 1, 2016. He received Masters degree in business management from Uniwersytet Szczecinski. Mr. Karusewicz is a qualified comptroller, certified by the Ministry of Finance. He is also qualified to serve on supervisory boards of the state-owned companies. He completed a number of internal audit and control courses and training programs. In 2003–2005, Mr. Karusewicz worked at the Internal Control Department of the Szczecin City Hall, and also served as comptroller. Then he was an expert at Nafta Polska S.A. In 2006– 2008, he was with the Ciech Group S.A., first as deputy director at the owner supervision office of Ciech S.A. and member of the supervisory boards of Zaklady Chemiczne Alwernia S.A. and Ciech Polfa Sp. z o.o. (both Ciech Group companies). Then he moved on to serve as member of the supervisory board of Ciech S.A. In 2007–2009, he worked as deputy director at the Business Development Office and the Foreign Investments Office of PZU S.A. Afterwards, he was connected with Telewizja Polska S.A., Poland’s public television broadcaster, from 2010 to 2012 as director of the Internal Audit and Control Office. Also served on supervisory boards of Enea S.A. of Poznan (2007-2008), IKS „Solino” S.A. of Inowroclaw and Zaklad Wodociagow i Kanalizacji Sp. z o.o. of Szczecin (2015). In 2006, he served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Zaklady Azotowe w Tarnowie-Moscicach S.A. Currently, he is again with a PZU Group company, as member of the management board of PZU Zycie S.A.

Wojciech Wardacki

Dr. Wojciech Piotr Wardacki, Ph.D., has been Chairman of the Management Board of Grupa Azoty S.A. since December 16, 2016. He is responsible for overall supervision and management of the Group, as well as for the strategy and corporate governance, including exercise of majority shareholder power, human resources management, communication and corporate image (which also covers public relations and CSR). Since April 2016 he has been Chairman of the Management Board of Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police S.A., where he served as Member of the Supervisory Board from March 1, 2016 until March 30, 2016. He has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Ochrony Srodowiska SA since February 15, 2016. He holds a doctorate degree in Economics and served as Lecturer at Wyzsza Szkola Administracji Publicznej w Szczecinie, among others. He was Director of Finance and Administration and then Member of the Management Board of Goleniowskie Fabryki Mebli Kollektion WIM Sp. z o.o. He served as Member of the Management Board and then Chairman of the Management Board and General Director of Zaklady Chemiczne Zachem S.A. Moreover, he was Member of the Management Board of Ciech S.A., Chairman of the Board of PKP, Janikosoda S.A. and Zachem S.A.

Michal Gabryel

Mr. Michal Gabryel has been Independent Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Grupa Azoty S.A. since December 7, 2017. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He graduated from Uniwersytet Wroclawski, with M.Sc. in theoretical physics. He took a number of courses in management and control of local government units. In 1998, he completed the course for candidates to supervisory boards of state-owned companies. In 1976–1981 he worked for the Wroclaw University of Technology, then in 1982–1992 he was director at Zaklad Uslug Wysokosciowych Taternik, and in 1988–1993 he managed companies and a cooperative operating in the IT sector. From 1991, he was president of WAZA Spolka z o.o., where he developed proprietary software for public administration and healthcare sector. In 1998–2002, he was Chairman of the Audit Committee of the City of Wroclaw. In 1998–1999 he was a member of the supervisory board of WZG S.A. and in 2016–2017 a member, deputy chairman, and then chairman of the supervisory board of PAIH S.A.

Witold Szczypinski

Mr. Witold Szczypinski has been Vice Chairman of the Management Board and General Director of Grupa Azoty S.A. since January 9, 2015. He has been Director General of Grupa Azoty S.A. as of March 2014. He is responsible for integration of production processes, the Agro Segment, and the Plastics Segment. Prior to that, he served as Vice Chairman of the Management Board at the Company. He has been working in the Company since 1979 and for the last 25 years in managerial positions, most recently, as Acting General Director. Since August 2007 he has held the position of the Member of the Management Board of the Company. From January 2002, he was Acting Technical and Development Director. Earlier he assumed, inter alia, the function of Direct of Plastics Centre from 1999 to 2001, Manager of Synthesis Plant between 1991 and 1999 and Manager of Silicon Department Synthesis Plant from 1987 to 1990. He graduated from the Faculty of Production Organization of Politechnika Slaska, and received a title of specialist in the area of organization of chemical industry. He completed postgraduate trainings for company executives, ownership transformation managers, and candidates for Members of Supervisory Boards.

Mariusz Grab

Mr. Mariusz Grab has been Vice Chairman of the Management Board of Grupa Azoty S.A. since May 17, 2018. He holds degree from Politechnika Szczecinska (1999), where he also completed postgraduate studies (2004). He holds a Ph.D. degree from Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny w Szczecinie (2015). He has been Chairman of the Management Board of Grupa Azoty Police Serwis sp. z o.o. since 2016. In the past, he held managerial positions at Zegluga Szczecibska sp. z o.o., Polskie Radio - Regionalna Rozglosnia w Szczecinie S.A. He also run his own business Art Media.

Grzegorz Kadzielawski

Dr. Grzegorz Kadzielawski, Ph.D., has been Vice Chairman of the Management Board of Grupa Azoty S.A. since June 20, 2017. He is responsible for infrastructure and R&D programmes. He graduated form Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, Krakow in Administration and holds a doctorate degree in Law from Krakowska Akademia. Since May 2017 he has served at Fundacja Rozwoju Systemu Edukacji. Moreover, he has been on the Supervisory Board of Zaklady Gorniczo-Metalowe ZEBIEC w Zebcu S.A. and has also served at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. In the past, he served at Politechnika Warszawska, Polskie Radio w Warszawie RDC S.A., Uczelnia Lazarskiego, Re Alloys sp. z o.o., among others.

Pawel Lapinski

Mr. Pawel Andrzej Lapinski has been Vice Chairman of the Management Board of Grupa Azoty S.A. since May 20, 2016. He is responsible for finance, controlling, IT and investor relations. He graduated from Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika in Management and Marketing (1998). He completed postgraduate studies at Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika in 2000 and at Szkola Glowna Handlowa in 2006 and 2008. He was President of the Management Board of Struga S.A. from 2007 to 2016. In 2007 he served at Elana-Energetyka sp. z o. o. as Vice President of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer. From 2005 to 2007 he served at Elana-Energetyka sp. z o. o. and Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Proxy. He was Deputy Managing Director, Economic Director and Commercial Proxy of Boryszew S.A., Elana Branch in Torun from 2006 to 2007. He was Head of Economic Team of Boryszew S.A. Elana Branch in Torun from 1999 to 2005. From 1997 to 1999 he was Controller at Boryszew S.A. Elana Branch in Torun. He was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of VEROBUD S.A., BUMAR-HYDROMA S.A. and ELANA-PET sp. z o. o.

Ewa Gladysz

Artur Kopec

Mr. Artur Kopec has been Member of the Management Board and Employee Representative at Grupa Azoty S.A. (formerly Zaklady Azotowe w Tarnowie - Moscicach SA) since February 17, 2012. He is responsible for production assets, plant safety, environmental protection, and social dialogue. He joined the Company in October 2003 and served as mechanic at the Department of Ammonia, a master shift at the Department of catalysts, independent technologist for ammonia synthesis at the Centre for Fertilizer, specialist technologist for fertilizer and at the same time the engineer supervising the construction process of Mechanical Fertilizer Granulation, director of comprehensive testing and commissioning Mechanical Fertilizer granulation, specialist and ammonia, hydrogen economy, the Department of ammonia, the functional classes currently head of the Department of ammonia. He graduated from Politechnika Wroclawska in Chemical Technology in 2002. He also completed managerial course organized by Rudzka Agencja Rozwoju i Training Partners in 2008 and a postgraduate studies on business at Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie and Krakowska Szkola Biznesu in 2008. In 2010 he completed a course for supervisory board members in state-owned companies. He is Member of Chemical Industry Association of Engineers and Technicians since 2006.

Zbigniew Paprocki

Mr. Zbigniew Paprocki has been Secretary of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of Grupa Azoty S.A. since January 15, 2016. He is Member of the Strategy and Development Committee. Prior to that, he was Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at the Company. From April 2007, he has held a post of Deputy Chief Engineer of Production Coordination at the Company. He joined the Company in 1994. From October 1994 to August 1997, he served as master shift at Water Treatment Plant at the Department of Energy. Between August 1997 and April 2007, he acted as Deputy Head of the Energy-Water Department at the Company. In addition to his duties at the Company, since 2008, he has acted as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at ELZAT Sp. z o.o. Between 2001 and 2008, he served as Chairman, and subsequently, Member of the Supervisory Board at PROREM Sp. z o.o. Since June 2010, he has been President of the Tarnow Division of the Association of Engineers and Technicians of the Chemical Industry and Member of the Executive Board of SITPChem. In June 1994, he graduated from Faculty of Environment Engineering of Akademia Rolnicza im. Hugona Kollataja w Krakowie (currently Uniwersytet Rolniczy im. Hugona Kollataja w Krakowie), with Master of Engineering degree. He completed also examination for candidates to supervisory boards of state-owned companies in 2000.

Piotr Czajkowski

Mr. Piotr Czajkowski has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Grupa Azoty S.A. since July 28, 2017. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He holds Masters degree in Management and Marketing from Politechnika Warszawska and completed postgraduate studies in Organization and Management at Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna im. Jaroslawa Dabrowskiego w Warszawie (WAT). He is qualified to sit on the supervisory boards of state-owned companies and has more than ten years of experience working on the supervisory bodies of corporations where he was chairman, deputy chairman and member, including (in the last ten years): Warszawskie Zaklady Mechaniczne PZL-WZM w Warszawie S.A., Huta Stalowa Wola S.A., Przedsiebiorstwo Komunikacji Samochodowej w Ostrowie Wielkopolskim Sp. z o.o., Zaklady Przemyslu Precyzyjnego NIEWIADOW S.A., Zaklady Mechaniczne PZL- Wola S.A., INTRACO S.A. and Zaklady Tekstylno-Konfekcyjne TEOFILOW S.A. In 2000–2017, he worked for the Ministry of State Treasury, holding positions of a senior specialist, chief specialist, and head of unit, where he exercised owner supervision of state-owned companies, and was responsible for restructuring and consolidation of defense companies. At present, Mr. Czajkowski is head of unit at the State Treasury Department of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, with responsibility for performance of tasks related to the exercise of owner supervision of state- owned companies and the Prime Minister’s coordination of the State Treasury’s exercise of rights attached to shares held by the State Treasury in companies of key importance to Polish economy.

Monika Fill

Ms. Monika Fill has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Grupa Azoty S.A. since December 2, 2016. She is Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee at the Company. She graduated in English from Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, Krakow. She also graduated in European Studies from University of North London (Masters degree). Having returned to Poland, she started working in finance. In 1999–2006, she worked with Prudential, a US company, PZU S.A., and Golden Egg Niezalezni Doradcy Finansowi, holding managerial positions in marketing and sales, with a large portfolio of successful sales and advertising campaigns. In 2004, she completed sociology studies at the Institute of Applied Social Sciences of Uniwersytet Warszawski, and in 2008 – a post-graduate course in insurance at Akademia Finansow w Warszawie. From 2006 to 2010 she was a member of the supervisory board and then vice president and president of the management board of Pocztowe Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen Wzajemnych (a mutual insurance company). In 2015–2016, she held a managerial position at the Warsaw Stock Exchange, and was also president of the management board of the Warsaw Stock Exchange Foundation. She is authorized by the Ministry of State Treasury to serve on supervisory boards of state-owned companies. Since 2012, Ms. Fill has run her own consulting company.

Robert Kapka

Mr. Robert Kapka has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Grupa Azoty S.A. (formerly Zaklady Azotowe w Tarnowie-Moscicach SA) since June 3, 2013. He is Chairman of the Strategy and Development Committee at the Company. Mr. Kapka has beed employed at Grupa Azoty S.A. (formerly Zaklady Azotowe w Tarnowie-Moscicach S.A.) since 1999, at the following positions: Process Engineer, Manager of comprehensive tests and commissioning of the Polyamide Plant, Head of Caprolactam Polymerisation Division, Head of Production at the Plastics Centre, and Head of Production at the Plastics Production Unit, Plastics Business Segment. From December 2014, Head of Plastics Production Unit in Tarnow, Plastics Business Segment. From July 2016 to March 17, 2017 he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Grupa Azoty ATT Polymers GmbH. He graduated from Politechnika Krakowska im. Tadeusza Kosciuszki with Master of Engineering degree in Chemical Technology. In addition he completed postgraduate studies at Politechnika Rzeszowska im. Ignacego Lukasiewicza in Chemistry and Polymer Technology in 2009.

Bartlomiej Litwinczuk

Mr. Bartlomiej Litwinczuk has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Grupa Azoty S.A. since February 1, 2016. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee at the Company. In 2005 he obtained Masters degree in Law from Uniwersytet Warszawski. In 2009, he completed legal training as an attorney-at-law at the regional bar association in Warsaw, and passed the bar examination. In May 2010, he was entered in the register of attorneys-at-law. He owned a law firm. In his legal practice, he specialized in the protection of personal rights, commercial companies law, criminal law, penal fiscal law, civil law, and administrative law. Provided legal services to businesses, also in the field of corporate governance.

Ireneusz Purgacz

Mr. Ireneusz Purgacz has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Grupa Azoty S.A. since December 2, 2016. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. In 1979 he graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of Uniwersytet Warszawski. He completed legal training for court judges in the Ciechanow Provincial Court, and legal training as an attorney-at-law at the Regional Bar Association in Plock. He worked as an assistant judge in the Ciechanow Provincial Court, and then practiced law at Zespol Adwokacki Nr 1 in Ciechanow. Since January 1995 to date, he has run his own law firm in Ciechanow. As part of his practice as attorney-at-law, he offers legal services to individuals and businesses, in civil, commercial, administrative and criminal law. From 2009 to 2011, he served on the supervisory board of Przedsiebiorstwo Wodociagow i Kanalizacji Sp. z o.o. in Wyszkow.

Roman Romaniszyn

Mr. Roman Romaniszyn has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of Grupa Azoty S.A. since July 5, 2016. He is Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee at the Company. In 1994 he graduated from Akademia Gorniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanislawa Staszica w Krakowie, where he also completed postgraduate studies in Energy Auditing in 2010. Moreover, he completed postgraduate studies at Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie. In 1996, he joined Grupa Azoty S.A., where he held the positions of process engineer at the Electrical Engineering Department, deputy manager, and from 2003 – manager, of the Power Supply and Security Division at the Power Centre. Member of the management board of the Association of Polish Electrical Engineers, Branch No. 3 in Tarnow, member of the Polish Association of Chemical Engineers, Tarnow Branch.

Joanna Barnas