Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Olechnowicz graduated from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków (the Faculty of Technology and Mechanisation of Foundry Engineering), completed a post-graduate course in Organisation, Economics and Industrial Management at Gdańsk University of Technology, acquired a MBA INSEAD at Fontainebleau, and has attended many specialised management training sessions, both in Poland and abroad.
In 1977, Mr. Olechnowicz started his professional career with Zakłady Mechaniczne ‘Zamech’ in Elbląg (since 1990: ABB Zamech Sp. z o.o.). In 1990-1996, he became the President of the Management Board and Director-General of ABB Zamech Ltd. Subsequently, for two years, Mr. Olechnowicz worked at the headquarters of ABB Ltd Zurich in Switzerland as Vice - President for Central and Eastern Europe. In 1999-2000, Mr. Olechnowicz was Vice-President and Deputy Director-General of ZML Kęty S.A., and from 2001, managed his own consulting company: Paweł Olechnowicz-Consulting.
Mr. Olechnowicz has been the President of the Management Board of Grupa LOTOS S.A. since the 12th of March, 2002, and was responsible for all activities within the company.