Tomasz Wiatrak has been the Vice-Chairman of the Unipetrol Board of Directors since March 2018. He was especially responsible for the retail segment in which Unipetrol operates 413 filling stations in the Czech Republic under the Benzina brand. Benzina´s market share in the Czech Republic has grown by 10% to 23.4% and its operating profit (EBITDA LIFO) has increased by 29% to CZK 1.8 billion in the last two years. From this year, Benzina is also being active on the Slovak market where Unipetrol decided to start the process of building a new network. Besides Benzina, Tomasz Wiatrak was in the Unipetrol Group also responsible for setting and implementing the Group strategy, project management development, IT and integration processes within the group. Before joining Unipetrol, he had served as Chairman of the Board of Directors in the company Energa Informatyka i Technologie Sp. z o. o. He was responsible for operational and strategic management of an IT business specialized in providing modern solutions for the energy sector. Tomasz Wiatrak holds numerous certificates in audit (CIA, CGAP) and management (Prince2 Practitioner, M_o_R, ITIL) and is a leading auditor of the information security management system according to ISO/IEC 27001. He also served in a number of managerial, advisory and expert positions in the European Commission, in state administration institutions and in the private sector. He graduated from the Master’s degree programmes at the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw. He also attended postgraduate programme Strategic Leadership Academy organized by ICAN Institute, publisher of Polish edition of Harvard Business Review.
Marek Kaszuba joins Unipetrol from ORLEN Lithuania where he held the position of Investment Director and has many years of experience in the refining as well as petrochemical industry and energy engineering. He also worked in the PKN Orlen capital group for three years where he was responsible for investment development projects both in the refinery and petrochemical segments. Marek Kaszuba graduated with a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Silesian Technical University Gliwice. He also completed his MBA studies at the University of Warsaw and University of Illinois in Chicago.
Effective from July 3, 2019, the composition of the Board of Directors is as follows:
- Mr. Tomasz Wiatrak, Chairman
- Mr. Katarzyna Woś, Vice-Chairwoman
- Mr. Maciej Libiszewski, Vice-Chairman
- Mr. Tomáš Herink, Member
- Mr. Marek Kaszuba, Member
- Mr. Przemysław Wacławski, Member