She has many years’ experience in managing large teams and corporate structures, particularly in the oil and gas, energy and banking sectors. She has an in-depth knowledge of capital and financial markets, corporate governance, large project management, and corporate strategy development and implementation.
From July 16th 2021 to April 8th 2022 she served as President of the Management Board of ENERGA S.A., an ORLEN Group company. She supervised the entire Energa Group and its key strategic projects. She coordinated the implementation of the Energa Group’s new strategy, with a special focus on energy transition goals and integration with the ORLEN Group. Earlier, she was Vice President of the Management Board for Corporate Affairs at ENERGA S.A., managing strategic assets and key strategic projects and supervising M&A processes. She was also responsible for the Group’s corporate and ownership supervision and for corporate governance management.
She joined PKN ORLEN S.A. in February 2018, first serving as Head of the Investor Relations Office and from February 2019 as Executive Director of Strategy, Innovation and Investor Relations responsible for the development and implementation of PKN ORLEN’s strategy, decarbonisation strategy, hydrogen strategy and supervision of strategic projects across the Group. At PKN ORLEN, she also supervised the preparation and implementation of equity investment projects and the development and implementation of disclosure and capital market relations policies. She supervised the R&D area and development strategy.
From 2016 to 2017, she headed the private banking and then corporate banking departments at Bank Ochrony Środowiska S.A. From 2013 to 2016, she was a brand manager at Plus Bank S.A. responsible for the development and implementation of a marketing strategy and an external communication policy. From 2002 to 2012, she managed the sales network of Invest Bank S.A. and was responsible for managing the product offer and for developing and implementing the bank’s strategy. She supervised the implementation of the bank’s external communication policy and managed key accounts, first as a retail banking manager and a marketing and research manager, and then as a brand manager. In 2001–2002, she was a key account manager at ComputerLand. From 1998 to 2001, she worked at Bank Współpracy Europejskiej and was responsible for key account management.
She is a graduate of the Cracow University of Economics (Management and Marketing) and the University of Insurance and Banking in Warsaw (Finance and Banking). She holds an Executive MBA degree from the University of Commerce and Services in Poznań. She completed postgraduate studies in Project Management at the Warsaw School of Economics. She holds a Financial Advisor certification from the European Financial Planning Association. She completed numerous training courses in financial markets and management skills.
Iwona Waksmundzka-Olejniczak has represented that she is not engaged in any activities competing with the Company’s business, she is not a partner in any civil-law partnership or other type of partnership, or a member of the governing bodies of any company competing with the Company and is not entered in the Register of Insolvent Debtors maintained under the National Court Register Act.