- The Board of Directors
- Composition of the Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Board
Zbigniew Warmuz is a 52-year-old graduate of Technical School
of Chemistry in Gliwice and University of Economics in Katowice
Member of the Board
Mr. Maurice Kramer, born in 1959 and graduated in analytical and organic chemistry at the Hoge School Zuid, Netherlands. Mr. Maurice Kramer has more than 25 years’ experience in the Polyolefin and Petrochemical industry.read more
Between 1984-2006 he. Until 2002 he worked as a Manager of Sales and Marketing Department and then he became a Chief Engineer and Director worked in POCH S.A., starting as a process operator. In 1999 he became a manager responsible for sale of group of products for heavy industry and electroplating of Production. He was also a proxy in this Company. Since 2007 he has been working in Synthos Group. Among others he has managed Production companies in Poland and the Czech Republic, and he has directly supervised the largest investment processes.
His career started in the feed industry (1980-1986) as an analytical chemist where after he joined the multi-national “Koninklijke DSM” (1987-2000). At DSM he obtained a number of managerial positions in respectively, Technical Marketing, Business Development and Sales. From 2001 – 2014 he was working for Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC) at the company’s European Headquarters in the Netherlands. At SABIC Mr. Maurice Kramer obtained positions in business management and has lead over the last 6 years SABIC’s cracker co -products Marketing and Sales team. Mr. Maurice Kramer joined Synthos in 2015 as Director Procurement Strategic Feedstock and Raw Material, became Director Synthetic Rubbers and Tyre Materials and lately he obtained the position as the Director of Strategic Procurement.
Member of the Board
Mr. Laurent Guillermin in 1991 graduated from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Toulouse with a master's degree in finance and accounting.read more
Member of the Board
A graduate of the University of Technology, where he earned a PhD in 2001, completing a course of Chemical Technologyread more
He started his professional career in 1991 with the position of Financial Controller at Merlin Gerin Vertesz in Budapest. From 1993, he worked in Paris as the Deputy Financial Director at Schneider Electric, and from 1997 he was Financial Director at Schneider Electric Polska in Warsaw, where he was, among others, responsible for implementing the SAP system and processes of merging and transforming companies. In 2002, he joined Elektrownia Rybnik S.A. as Financial Director. In 2008, he started working at EDF Polska S.A. as the Project Manager of the Shared Services Center Implementation for the EDF Polska Group. From 2010, he continued his career at EDF Polska S.A. as Business Transformation Officer responsible for the process of transforming the EDF Group in Poland. In years 2013 - 2017 he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Boards at PGE Paliwa sp. z o. o. and at Elektrociepłownia "Zielona Góra" S.A. From September 2013 to February 2018, he was a member of the Management Board of EDF Polska S.A. and PGE Energia Ciepła S.A., responsible for the finance, purchasing, IT and market risk management areas.
He is also a graduate of the Executive MBA programme run by the School of Banking in Poznań and of the Helsinki School of Economics, from which he graduated in 2004.From 2000‒06, he worked at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals S.A., starting in the position of technologist in the manufacturing division, then, beginning in 2002, as Manager of Research and Development Projects in the Research and Development Division. From 2006‒09 he worked as Director of R & D and SHEQ at PPG Deco Poland Sp. z o.o., responsible for, in addition to R & D, quality management, environmental protection and health and safety.Since September 2009, he has worked for the Synthos S.A. Capital Group as Director of Research and Development.
Board Member – Chief Operating Officer
Jacek Kokosza graduated from University of Economics in Poznań, faculty Management and holds a Chartered Accountant designation with the ACCA.read more
He started his professional career at Bekaert, then he joined Magna International, a world leader in the production of automotive components, with which he was associated for the last 19 years. In his career, he has gone through all levels of management in the area of finance, from the Cost Controller to the Global Finance Director and Member of the Management Board of one of Magna's Business Groups. As a Member of Management he has participated in various restructuring and M&A processes. In 2015, he led the reorganization in one of the production plants as Deputy General Manager responsible for the areas of Business Development, Project Management and Continuous Improvement.
is a graduate of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics at the Faculty of Finance and Statistics. In 1994 he graduated from the Post-graduate Studies in Taxes at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics. From 1992 to December 1997 he worked at Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. He participated in organizing of the Center for Capital Operations at Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. and then worked at the Debt Securities Issues Department of Bank Handlowy. In 1996 he was appointed the Director of Financial Counselling Office. In the first half of 1998 he was employed at the Hydrocentrum S.A. Company at the President’s Advisor post. In the same year he was employed at the Echo Investment S.A. Company in the beginning as the Sales Department Director and then as the Deputy Chairman of the Board and in years 2007-2008 as the Chairman of the Board of the Echo Investment S.A. Company From 2009 he has occupied positions of managers in the group of companies controlled by Michał Sołowow. Since 2011 the President of the Supervisory Board of the Synthos S.A. Company, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MS Galleon AG and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board, inter alia companies: Cersanit S.A. and Barlinek S.A.
Graduated from British universities, having completed BSc at the University of Reading and MSc in economics from Warwick University. He also qualified as a chartered accountant (ACA). He started his professional career in 2004 by joining UK offices of a consultancy firm PwC (in the areas of audit and strategic consulting). Between 2010 and 2014 he held managerial positions at Orange Poland. From 2014 to 2016 he worked at PKP Intercity as an executive director responsible for strategy. Subsequently he joined TDJ, taking on an investment and corporate governance role in the Equity part of the firm. Since January 2020 he is employed at FTF Columbus.
is a graduate of the Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics at the Warsaw University of Technology. In years 1987-1990 he worked at Fabryka Łożysk Tocznych Iskra (a bearings factory) and was preoccupied with designing and programming of the IT systems and in period 1990-1992 he was employed at the Voivodship Administration Office in Kielce as the Voivodship IT Specialist. In years 1992-2000 he worked at the Exbud S.A. company i.a. at the positions of Planning and Economical Analysis Office Director, Development Office Director and the Management Systems Office Director.
In years 2000-2002 he was employed as the Strategic Projects Director at Echo lnvestment S.A. He occupied the position of the chairman or a member of the board in a number of companies including a few public ones. At present: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Barlinek S.A., Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of North Food Polska S.A., member of supervisory boards of the companies: Sklepy Komfort S.A., Nexterio Sp. z o.o., Homla Sp. z o.o., secretary of the Supervisory Board of Cersanit S.A.