Areas of management:
- Heading the work of the Management Board, convening Management Board meetings and chairing them. Overseeing all of the Company’s operations, including in particular: organization and management, security, communications and PR, corporate social responsibility, legal, audit and control, strategic investments and quality.
- Overseeing all of the Company’s operations, including in particular: development and innovation, corporate governance and compliance, strategy and methane drainage and energy utility management.
Mr. Tomasz Cudny graduated from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, majoring in Underground Deposit Mining Technique at the Mining Department. Completed postgraduate studies in Public Procurement at the Department of Organization and Management at the Silesian University of Technology. He is qualified to sit on supervisory bodies of companies with a State Treasury shareholding.
After graduation he worked at the Kazimierz-Juliusz mine in Sosnowiec, where he passed through all the professional career levels, from trainee to Manager of the Mining Works Department and Deputy Head of Mine Operations. He worked in mining development and decommissioning and reinforcement departments. He co-created the mining method for a strongly sloping coal seam and, together with a team, he worked out the possibility of maintaining roadway excavations adjacent to goafs.
In 2007-2010, he worked as Chief Specialist in the Logistics and Tender Team in the Management Office of Katowicki Holding Węglowy S.A. (KHW S.A.). Then he held managerial positions in KWK Murcki-Staszic and KWK Wujek mines. In 2016 he became the President of the Management Board of KHW S.A. and in 2017 the President of the Management Board of Spółka Restrukturyzacji Kopalń S.A., where he worked until 2018. From 2019 to 2021, he served as President of the Management Board of Tauron Wydobycie S.A.