- 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
Vice President of the Board
Master’s degree obtained
at the Economic Academy in Krakow in 1994,
Management and Marketing.
Graduated from the University
of Copenhagen, Management in Business in 1992.
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.
D’Orsay Academy of Gastronomy and Wines - 1990. Since 1993 employed at Elector Sp. z o. o. in Kraków. Since 1994, the Regional Director at REMY COINTREAU GROUP Polska. In 1995 he began working for COLGATE PALMOLIVE Polska, and since 2001 he has been the Head of Sales at COLGATE PALMOLIVE Adria a.s. in the Balkans. Since 2003 he has been employed at Tchibo Polska as CEE Sales Director. Since 2004 he has worked for Polish company, SIGMA-KALON DECO Polska Sp. z o. o. at the position of a management board member and in 2007 he was appointed to the position of Management Board Member of SIGMA-KALON Deco Eastern a. s./PPG seated in Prague, where he has been responsible for work of the corporation’s commercial teams in the Eastern and Central Europe and Africa (EMEA). Since May 2008 he has worked for the Synthos Group as Sales Director and then as a Management Board Member responsible for global sales of the company’s products.
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
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
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.
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.
Member of the Board
A graduate of the University of Technology, where he earned a PhD in 2001, completing a course of Chemical Technology.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.read more
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.
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, currently among the other as the Chairman of the Boards of the companies: FTF Columbus S.A. FTF Galleon S.A. and as a member of the Boards i.a. of Sklepy Komfort S.A., North Food S.A. Since 2011 the President of the Supervisory Board of the Synthos S.A. Company, from 2015 a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Rovese S.A. Company
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 he is i.a.. a member of the board at the companies: FTF Columbus S.A., FTF Galleon S.A. and also as a member of the supervisory boards i.a. of: Barlinek S.A, Rovese S.A., Synthos S.A., Sklepy Komfort S.A.
Graduated from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology and MBA post-graduate studies at the Business School of the Warsaw University of Technology. He gained his engineer’s experience in international corporations in Poland and abroad. He started his career in 1993 in the Ford plant in Płońsk. During the subsequent years, he was responsible for the pricing policy of Ford brand on the Polish market, thereafter he took up the position of the Financial Director. Between 2001 and 2003 he worked in the Ford headquarters in Germany, where he was responsible for planning and marketing of the B&R project concerning the TH!NKcity electric car manufactured in Norway. Upon completion of the said project, he commenced work in Great Britain, in Treasury Ford Motor Co., where he was responsible for planning financial liquidity of Ford group in Europe, then during 2004 - 2008 he was a member of the team coordinating strategic projects in Europe. Between 2009 and 2016 he worked in Poland in the financial market institutions, namely ING TUNŻ S.A., then NN TUNŻ S.A., where he was liable for supervising financial assets of the companies.
Is an MBA graduate of the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Faculty of Economics at the Warsaw School of Economics and the Faculty of Law at the University of Warsaw. During 2000-2007, he was connected with KBC Group, in 2004 he took up the position of the Corporate Finance Director in an investment bank - KBC Securities N.V. During 2007-2012, within the framework of cooperation with the MCI Euroventures Investment Fund, he performed the following functions: an investment partner, the President and a Member of the Management Board of ABC Data Holding S.A., the President of the Management Board and a managing partner of Cleantech Venture Partners, Vice-President and a Member of the Supervisory Board of Bankier.pl and Lew Sp. z o.o. Group. During 2010-2015 he performed the functions of a Member of the Supervisory Board of Lotos S.A. Group, since 2015 he has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of KDPW_CCP S.A. He performed or still performs the functions of a member and a chairman in the Audit, Risk, Strategy, Organisation and Management Committees of the Lotos S.A. Group and KDPW_CCP S.A. President of the Management Board and the Managing Partner of EEC Ventures Sp. z o.o. - a company dealing with counselling and investments in the energy sector, waste management, clean technologies and environment protection. Author of the works titled "Wolny przepływ kapitału we Wspólnocie Europejskiej” [‘Free Flow of Capital in the European Community’] INFOR, 2000 and "Kryzys walutowy 1997 roku a restrukturyzacja sektora finansowego i sektora przedsiębiorstw w Korei Południowej" [‘The 1997 Currency Crisis vs. Restructuration of the Financial and Corporate Sectors in South Korea’] National Bank of Poland, 2004.
He is a legal adviser, a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk, who obtained his degree in 2007. In the same year, he started working in the tax advisory department at the Deloitte advisory company. Between 2010 and 2017 he worked at the EY advisory company, in recent years as a senior manager in the tax advisory department and in the team of financial institutions, managing advisory projects for the biggest Polish banks and international companies. Since 2017, he has been associated with a group of companies controlled by Michał Sołowow.
He is a member of supervisory boards of the following companies: North Food Polska SA, Sklepy Komfort SA, Komfort Home Sp. z o.o., Homla Sp. z o.o. and Columbus Pro Sp. z o.o.