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Current Report No. 52/2019

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Appointment of JSW S.A. Management Board Members – supplement

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As a supplement to Current Reports No. 44/2019 and 50/2019, the Management Board of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A. (“Company”) below provides information about the education, qualifications and previous positions, together with a description of the professional career, of the persons appointed to the Company’s Management Board of the 10th term.

At the same time, the Company hereby reports that in accordance with the submitted representations, the persons appointed to the Company’s Management Board of the 10th term of office are not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept pursuant to the National Court Register Act, are not involved in any activities competitive to those they perform in the Company and are not partners in any civil law company or partnership, nor are they members of any corporate body of a capital company, nor are they involved in any other competitive legal person as members of its corporate body.

Włodzimierz Hereźniak

Graduated from the Mining Faculty at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice. He started his professional career in 1977 as a technical and research employee at the Non-Ferrous Metal Institute in Gliwice. In 1982-1993 he commenced his work in mining, in KWK Knurów, starting at the position of crew head and ending at the position of chief engineer. After that he became the President of the Management Board in Węglokop Sp. z o.o. and was Deputy Director of the Marketing Department in Gliwicka Spółka Węglowa S.A. He has many years of management experience, among others in such companies as: Węglozbyt S.A. in Katowice, Remkoks Sp. z o.o. in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A. in Jastrzębie-Zdrój, Polski Koks S.A. in Katowice and Enterprise Energetyki Cieplnej S.A. in Jastrzębie-Zdrój.

Until July 2019 he discharged the function of Vice-President of the Management Board of TAURON Ciepło Sp. z o.o.

During his professional career he was a member of numerous Supervisory Boards and was their chairman, among others in Haldex S.A., Koksownia Przyjaźń Sp. z o.o., Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A. and C&C GmbH Duisburg.

He is the author and co-author of numerous industry publications in Poland and abroad.

Rafał Pasieka

Graduated from the Catholic University of Lublin at the Social Sciences Faculty. He also graduated from the EHSAL Management School in Brussels with the Master of Business Administration degree. In addition, he completed post-graduate studies in enterprise value management at the Warsaw School of Economics and, in 2009, completed his PhD studies at the Social and Economic Faculty of this university. He also completed numerous training courses, among others in management.

He started his professional career in 1996. In 1997-1998 he worked as at manager in Daewoo Handel GmbH. In 1998-1999 he was employed on the position of Department Director and Sales Director of LTP Polska Sp. z o.o. (Polish representative office of a French company LTP Locanord).

In 2000-2003 he worked as the Manager of the Procurement Team in PKN ORLEN S.A. and then, in the same company, in 2016-2018, discharged the function of Executive Marketing Director PKN ORLEN S.A. During his work in the fuel concern he was the co-author (following the merger of CPH and Petrochemia Płock) of the non-fuel products sales reorganization model in the concern’s retail network. He also initiated the idea and supervised the implementation of the “Direction Orlen” communication platform. In 2003-2006 he worked in the Municipal Office of the Capital City of Warsaw at the position of Deputy Director of the Public Procurement Department, and then was acting Director of the Mayor’s Office. In 2006-2008 he was a management board member of Ciech S.A., dealing with, among others, co-creating the Agro division, trading in fertilizers and commencement of acquisition in the Silicates and Glass division. He also participated in the acquisition and restructuring of the sodium company US Govora. In 2010-2011, he was employed at the Social Security Institution (ZUS) in Warsaw and in 2011-2016 discharged the function of Director of the IPN Administration and Economic Department.

He sat on the supervisory boards of a number of commercial law companies, including, among others, Zakłady Azotowe in Tarnów S.A., Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej S.A. of the Capital City of Warsaw, GZNF Fosfory S.A., Alwernia S.A., Vitrosilicon S.A., Cheman S.A., Unipetrol a.s., S.A., PLL LOT S.A. He was also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uzinele Sodice Govora – Ciech Chemical Group S.A. and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Polish National Foundation.

Tomasz Śledź

Graduated from the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, majoring in Mining of Deposits and Waste Management. In 2011, he completed postgraduate studies at the Department of Organization and Management at the Silesian University of Technology in Corporate Project Management.

From the outset of his career he has been active in the mining industry. He began to work in 1988 as a miner, then foreman, then supervisor until he became the chief mining engineer - head of the mining department. From September 2015 to January 2017 he served as the Production Director at JSW S.A.’s Knurów-Szczygłowice hard coal mine, and subsequently he served as the Production Director of the Szczygłowice Section of the Knurów-Szczygłowice hard coal mine. Since October 2017 he has been serving as Vice-President of the Management Board for Technical Matters in JSW S.A.

In 2010 he took part in the work to merge the Knurów mine with the Szczygłowice mine, and then in 2014 he participated in the incorporation of the Knurów-Szczygłowice Mine into Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A.

From his appointment to the JSW S.A. Management Board in 2017 he has been dealing with implementation of modern and innovative solutions. One of the key projects in which he is involved is the Smart Mine Project, whose main aims include, among others, boosting the competitiveness of the mines through introduction of new technical and technological solutions up to increasing the level of development of the hard coal mining sector. One of the elements of this project is the independent roof bolting support system.

During his career he focused on enhancing and improving occupational safety and health standards.

He has co-authored numerous articles and publications regarding initiatives and new ideas in the mining industry.

Radosław Załoziński

He is a graduate of the University of Economics in Kraków at the Economics Faculty. He also completed post-graduate studies of the University of Economics in Wrocław at the Foreign Trade faculty. He also participated in the Executive Academy program organized in cooperation with IMD Business School in Lausanne, Colorado School of Mine and KGHM. He is a specialist on financial risk management, arrangement of debt financing, trade and trade finance.

He has been associated with the mining industry since the beginning of his professional career. He started work in 1999 in KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. employed initially on the position of Senior Sales Specialist. From 2005 he has been discharging the function of Risk Department Manager, where he was responsible, among others, for the analysis of financial markets, including primarily the local currency market and development of the credit risk management process. From 2010 to 2016 he discharged the function of Director of the Market and Credit Risk Management Department, where he was responsible for the front and middle office, and for managing a team dealing with securing a multi-billion exposure associated with the participation in trade credit. From mid-2016 to 2018, he discharged the function of Chief Finance and Risk Management Director, being responsible for securing financial liquidity for the entire KGHM Group, insurance, market risk management (hedging) and credit risk management.

During his work in KGHM he participated in numerous projects associated, among others, with creation of the first in Poland systemic solution for market risk management on the global level in connection with the acquisition of Quadra FNX from Canada, issuing opinions and negotiating a number of financing agreements in the KGHM Group, negotiating project finance restructuring for Sierra Gorda SCM with Japanese banks and joint venture partners (Sumitomo Group).

From February 2019 to the beginning of July 2019 he discharged the function of Management Board Representative for Financial Matters in Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A., responsible for coordination of the work of the economic division. During that time he deal with, among others, coordination of the work closing the syndicate loan agreement negotiation process with JSW Group’s financing banks and a loan from the European Investment Bank for JSW S.A. and JSW Koks. 

Artur Dyczko

Doctor of technical sciences at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, graduated from the AGH University, majoring in Underground Deposit Mining Technique and Management and Marketing. He also completed a post-graduate course in Human Resource Management at the Jagiellonian University and Mining Geology at the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków.

He started his professional career in 1999 in the mining industry, employed in KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. O/ZG Rudna, where he worked until 2001, in the mine, going through all levels, from a trainee to middle mining supervision positions. Since 2002 he has been an assistant at the Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Kraków. Since July 2016, he has been employed by JSW, in the position of the Management Board Representative for Technical Matters, then Strategy and Development Department Director and Management Board Representative for Production in JSW. From August 2017 to January 2019 he was the Vice-President of the JSW Management Board for Strategy and Development and, most recently, the Management Board Representative for Strategy and Development.

He is an author and co-author of numerous research studies, expert reports, opinions, implementation projects and scientific publications on mining. He has extensive experience in developing the strategy of mining companies and building their value.

He has experience in managing large project teams, having participated in and creating complex restructuring and efficiency projects in several dozen implementation projects in the mining industry, including ones for LW Bogdanka S.A., KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., KHW S.A., Tauron Wydobycie S.A., Polska Grupa Górnicza S.A. and JSW S.A. He is a co-author of JSW’s strategy for exiting the crisis in 2016 and the currently implemented operating strategy of the JSW Group until 2030.

He has been a consultant on the subjects of mining, management of mineral resources and use of IT tools in managing the economics of deposits, for large international corporations, such as: Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, McKinsey, IBM, HP, Microsoft, Bentley, Dassault Systèmes (Gemcom), SAP, Deswik and ABB.

In the Management Board he will be responsible for implementation of the strategy, development, computerization, investments and corporate governance.

Artur Wojtków

Lawyer, graduate of the University of Silesia in Katowice. He also completed post-graduate studies in social labor dialog at the University of Economics in Katowice and in management of industrial occupational health and safety at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice.

He has been associated with Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A. since 1995. From 1995 he served as Head of the Organizational and Legal Department and then from 1999 to 2009 as Director for Labor at the Borynia Coal Mine. Since 2009, he has served as Vice-President of the JSW S.A. Management Board for Labor and Social Policy.

Legal basis: § 5 Item 5 and § 10 of the Regulation issued by the Finance Minister on 29 March 2018 on the Current and Periodic Information Transmitted by Securities Issuers and the Conditions for Recognizing the Information Required by the Regulations of a Non-Member State as Equivalent.

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