Chairman of the Supervisory Board
He has graduated from the Faculty of Finance and Banking and the Faculty of Marketing and Management at the Warsaw School of Economics. During his studies, he completed internships in the transaction advisory departments of KPMG and Trigon. After completing his studies, for 5 years he was associated with the Central Europe Trust company, where he supported Polish entrepreneurs from the production sector in optimizing business processes, evaluating investment projects and implementing mergers and acquisitions.
Since 2013, he has been cooperating with Tar Heel Capital in the field of investment evaluation and implementation, ownership supervision and strategic management of Tar Heel Capital investments.
Supervisory Board Member of Rockfin Sp. z o.o. (Chairman of the Supervisory Board), Transsystem S.A. (Member of the Supervisory Board) and Dobrowolski Sp. z o.o. (Chairman of the Supervisory Board).
Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board
He graduated with honors from the Kozminski University in Warsaw (Faculty of Finance and Accounting). He has extensive professional experience in the field of corporate finance, gained in transaction and financial consulting.
Between 2015 and 2017 employed as a financial analyst in the capital markets department of IPOPEMA Securities.
Between 2017 and 2019 employed as a senior financial analysis specialist in the capital markets department of Santander Bank Polska, where he participated in the implementation of numerous mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions (IPO, SPO, tender offers)
Professionally associated with Tar Heel Capital since 2019.
Secretary of the Supervisory Board
Mr Karol Szymański is a law graduate at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw. He holds the title of the Certified Adviser in the Alternative Trading System No. 9/2014 awarded by the WSE.
Advisor in the field of company law and capital market law as well as in corporate disputes. Specializes in transactions made within the organized market, as well as in the development and implementation of internal organization rules for capital companies. Participant of many projects related to the change of the operating patterns of complex capital groups, in which public companies occupied significant positions. Author and co-author of publications on practical aspects of economic law, with particular emphasis on capital market law. An expert for increasing the effectiveness of supervisory boards and the corporate law forming part of the Committee for the reform of corporate governance established at the Ministry of State Assets. Co-author of the so-called a major amendment to the Code of Commercial Companies of 2020 regarding the law of groups of companies and improving the efficiency of supervisory boards.
Mr Karol Szymański has been associated with RKKW - Kwaśnicki, Wróbel & Partnerzy - Legal Advisers and Adwokaci Spółka Partnerska since 2010, where he has been a Member of the Management Board since 2020. Since 2014, he has been the Vice President of the Management Board of RKKW - Business Advisory sp.z o.o. In 2018-2019 he was a Member of the Management Board of Promedica Care sp.z o.o. the parent entity of an international capital group in the human resource management industry. From 2020, he is the President of the Management Board of the Nova Ars Poloniae Foundation dealing with the promotion of Polish contemporary art and native artists, and a member of the Management Board of the We are Together, We Help! to support hospitals and medical personnel directly involved in combating the spread of SARS-CoV-2.
Member of Supervisory Boards and Audit Committees in companies, i.e. Baltic Bridge S.A., Emperia Holding S.A., Drutex Okna S.A., Kredyt Inkaso S.A. (currently), North Coast S.A. (currently), Triton Development S.A. (Nowadays).
Mr Karol Szymański meets the criteria of independence of a supervisory board member.
Member of the Supervisory Board
Mr Piotr Ciżkowicz is a graduate of Warsaw School of Economics in Warsaw. In 2016 he earned his D.Sc. degree (habilitation).
From 1998 to 2000 he was an assistant of the Minister of Finance.
2000-2001 - a financial analyst at Reiffeisen Bank Polska S.A.
2001-2004 - he established and pursued a self-employed activity SGA Consulting
2001-2002 - he was a specialist of the planning and Analysis Division of the bank Kredyt Bank S.A. In Warsaw.
2002-2008 - he worked wt the Division of International Comparative Studies at the National Bank of Poland in Warsaw.
Since 2005 until present, he is an assistant professor at the Department of International Comparative Studies at Warsaw School of Economics.
2008-2012 - he was a director of the Team of Economic Analysis and the chief economist at the company Ernst & Young Business Advisory.
In 2012-2015 he was a member of the Executive Board at the Polish Railway Company [Polskie Koleje Państwowe S.A.]
Mr Piotr Ciżkowicz fulfills the criteria of independence of the member of a supervisory board.
Member of the Supervisory Board
Grzegorz Łajca graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology.
He has almost 30 years of professional experience in managing companies in five industries, including 16 years of experience in the construction industry in several different product groups, 10 years of experience in the automotive glass industry on the secondary market. His professional experience includes total restructuring of production companies, acquisitions and integration of companies in Poland and Europe. He was responsible for the development of export markets and management of distribution organizations in Europe, Ukraine, Russia and North Africa. He cooperated with PE / VC funds several times.
In the years 2002 - 2004 he was the President of the Management Board of Ceramika Gres S.A. In the period from 09.2004 to 02.2008 he was the President of the Management Board of Libet S.A. From 03.2008 to 02.2018 he was the President of the Management Board of the NordGlass Group and at the same time (from 01.2016 to 02.2018) the Business Development Director / Retail Distribution Director ARG in the AGC concern. Currently, he is the President of the Management Board of the Akomex Group (investment by the Highlander Partners fund).
Mr. Grzegorz Łajca fulfills the criteria of independence of the member of a supervisory board.
Updated: June 18th, 2021