Changes in the composition of the management board of PZU SA. Who was dismissed from office?

Luc Williams

“The Management Board of Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń Spółka Akcyjna (PZU SA, Company) informs that on February 23, 2024 The Company’s Supervisory Board dismissed the following persons from the PZU SA Management Board:

•Mrs Beata Kozłowska-Chyławhich performed the function President of the Management Board of PZU SA,

• Mr Ernest Bejdawho performed the function Member of the Management Board of PZU SA,

•Mrs Małgorzata Kotwhich performed the function Member of the Management Board of PZU SA,

• Mr Krzysztof Kozłowskiwho performed the function Member of the Management Board of PZU SA,

• Mr Piotr Nowak, who performed the function Member of the Management Board of PZU SA,

•Mrs Małgorzata Sadurskawhich performed the function Member of the Management Board of PZU SA.

The resolutions on appeals did not contain information on the reasons for the appeal and entered into force upon adoption.

Pursuant to Art. 369 § 5 of the Commercial Companies Code, the mandates of the dismissed members of the PZU SA Management Board expire as a result of being dismissed from the Company’s Management Board,” it was announced in the announcement.

Who will take over the duties of the President of the Management Board of PZU SA?

“At the same time, the Supervisory Board of PZU SA adopted resolutions on delegating members of the Supervisory Board of PZU SA:

•Mrs Anita Elżanowska to temporarily perform the duties of the President of the Management Board of PZU SA, until the President of the Management Board of PZU SA is appointed, but for a period not longer than 3 months,

• Mr Michał Bernaczyk to temporarily perform the duties of a Member of the Management Board of PZU SA for a period of 3 months.

The resolutions on delegating Members of the Supervisory Board of PZU SA to temporarily perform the duties of the President and Member of the Management Board of PZU SA entered into force upon adoption,” the announcement said.

Who is Anita Elżanowska?

Anita Elżanowska – “lawyer, graduated from law studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. She has over 23 years of professional experience in providing legal consulting services and in public administration.

Within his own law firm, he provides legal advisory services relating to, among others: for purchasing procedures, corporate services and contracts. It provided services to entrepreneurs, including the largest companies with state treasury participation, international corporations and entities from the SME sector, universities, local governments and administration units.

Supports entrepreneurs in developing/verifying and applying transparent, competitive procedures. It combines the legal aspects of applying procedures with the implementation of business goals of the purchasing process.

Handles judicial and out-of-court disputes. It supports projects co-financed from EU funds, including services at the stage of control of these projects.

She led projects as an expert of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Former Vice-President of the Public Procurement Office responsible for control, analysis of the system’s functioning and international cooperation.

Former Director of the Tender Office of Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o. o., where she developed and implemented internal purchasing procedures and was responsible for purchasing and investment processes.

In the years 2000-2007 she worked at the Public Procurement Office, initially in the Legal Department, and then, in the years 2004-2007, as the Director of the Control Department, and since 2003 as a civil servant.

Former academic lecturer at the Warsaw School of Economics (postgraduate studies in EU funds management) and at the Faculty of Law at SWPS. Speaker at many conferences, including international ones. Author of publications, including books, on public procurement procedures,” the press release noted.

Who is Michał Bernaczyk?

Michał Bernaczyk “is a legal advisor and professor at the University of Wrocław employed at the Department of Constitutional Law of the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wrocław. He graduated with a master’s degree in law in 2003. In 2007, he obtained a doctor of law degree, and in 2015, a habilitated doctor.

His research interests include the issues of comparative constitutional law, access to information and its protection in public and private law, the impact of the state on the socio-economic system and public law forms of doing business, in particular the impact of technological progress on the institutions of constitutional law (so-called digital constitutionalism). . He completed legal counsel training at the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Wrocław and practices at the Szostek, Bar i Partnerzy Law Firm in Wrocław, providing legal services to public administration entities and entrepreneurs. His specialization includes issues related to access to data, their re-use, the provision of digital services, and personal data protection. He represents plaintiffs in court and administrative proceedings before the Constitutional Tribunal and the European Court of Human Rights. He is an external expert of the Sejm Analyzes Office of the Chancellery of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, and served as a permanent advisor to the Constitutional Accountability Committee. He is a multiple winner of individual and team awards from the Rector of the University of Wrocław for academic teachers for original and creative scientific achievements. He participated in national and international research projects and is the author of numerous scientific publications in the form of monographs, commentaries and scientific articles published in Poland and abroad.


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