WASKO S.A.

Company Management

Wojciech Wajda

President of the Management Board

Wojciech Wajda served as the President of the Management Board of WASKO S.A. from its establishment until May 17, 2016. From June 6, 2017, to June 7, 2018, he held the position of the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of WASKO S.A. Since November 2019, he has been serving as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of FONON Sp. z o.o. based in Warsaw, which is a subsidiary of WASKO S.A.

In his portfolio, he also has companies not belonging to the WASKO S.A. Capital Group that undertake projects in the fields of electronics, information technology, industrial automation, telecommunications, and medicine. He is, among others, the main shareholder of the telecommunications operator NOVUM S.A. based in Warsaw and the producer of electronic devices and industrial automation ENTE Sp. z o.o. based in Gliwice.

In his 30 years of business, social, and scientific activities, he has been honored with numerous awards and distinctions, including the Platinum Laurel of Skills and Competence, the “Meritorious for Polish Science” badge, and medals such as “For Merit to National Defense,” the Golden Honorary Badge for Merit to the Silesian Voivodeship. He has also received the Gold Cross of Merit, the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Rebirth of Poland, and the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Rebirth of Poland.

Mr. Wojciech Wajda actively participated in numerous initiatives for the development of the country’s economy and science. He is, among others, a member and founder of the Regional Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Gliwice and the Polish Chamber of Advanced Technologies, a member of the Program Council of the Center for Defense Technologies at the Silesian University of Technology, a member of the Committee of Electronics and Telecommunications of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and a member of the Council of the Zbigniew Religa Cardiothoracic Surgery Development Foundation, among many others.

Wojciech Wajda is also a co-founder of the Głuszc Protection Foundation and has been the chairman of its board since 2007. The foundation aims to protect endangered species. He sponsors many sports, charitable, and cultural initiatives.

Since June 7, 2018, he has been serving as the President of the Management Board of WASKO S.A. Mr. Wojciech Wajda does not participate in a company competing with the Company as a partner in a civil partnership, a personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company, nor does he participate in another competing legal person as a member of its governing bodies. He also does not appear in the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept on the basis of the National Court Register Act.

Paweł Kuch

Vice President of the Management Board

From 1992 to the present, Mr. Paweł Kuch has been associated with the WASKO S.A. Capital Group. Initially, he worked as a programmer, then served as the Deputy Director of the IT Department. From 1996 to 2005, he held the position of Director of the IT Department, and since 2005, he has also been the Deputy General Director of WASKO S.A.

From February 2003 to September 15, 2016, Mr. Paweł Kuch served as the Vice President of the Management Board of WASKO S.A. Since April 2014, he has been the President of the Management Board of COIG S.A. and since November 2019, a Member of the Supervisory Board of FONON Sp. z o.o. based in Warsaw, which are subsidiaries of WASKO S.A.

Since June 30, 2020, he has been serving as the Vice President of the Management Board of WASKO S.A.

Mr. Paweł Kuch does not participate in a company competing with the Company as a partner in a civil partnership, a personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. He also does not participate in another competing legal person as a member of its governing bodies, and he is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept based on the National Court Register Act.

Mr. Paweł Kuch owns 2,625,000 shares of the Company, representing 2.88% of the share capital of the Company and entitling him to the same number of votes at the General Meeting.

Michał Mental

Vice President of the Management Board

He has been associated with the WASKO Capital Group since 2000, starting as a computer systems analyst. Later, from 2002, he served as the Deputy Director of the Teleinformatics Department, then from 2005 as the Deputy Director of the Integration and Implementation Department, Director of the Transport Sector, and Director of the Telematics Department.

Mr. Michał Mental has extensive experience in supervising and implementing IT projects in the fields of automation, road telematics, traffic engineering, and low-current systems.

From September 15, 2016, to March 1, 2024, he served as a Member of the Management Board and Director of the Telematics Department at WASKO S.A. Since April 2020, he has been serving as the President of the Management Board of ENTE Sp. z o.o., a company associated with WASKO S.A.

Since March 1, 2024, he has been serving as the Vice President of the Management Board and Deputy General Director of WASKO S.A. He owns 1,042 shares of WASKO S.A.

Mr. Michał Mental does not participate in a company competing with the Company as a partner in a civil partnership, a personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. He also does not participate in another competing legal person as a member of its governing bodies, and he is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept based on the National Court Register Act.

Włodzimierz Sosnowski

Vice President of the Management Board

He has been associated with the WASKO Capital Group since 1999, starting as a computer systems analyst. Later, from 2005, he served as the Deputy Director of the Sales Department, and then from 2007 as the Director of the Warsaw Branch of WASKO S.A.

Włodzimierz Sosnowski has extensive professional experience in building and managing sales teams, creating and implementing sales strategies, acquiring new customers, and selling services and solutions to clients in the public, telecommunications, industrial, and transport sectors. He is responsible for securing the largest contracts carried out by WASKO S.A.

From January 23, 2018, to March 1, 2024, he served as a Member of the Management Board and Director of the Warsaw Branch. From January 29, 2018, he served as the Vice President of the Management Board, and then from November 9, as the President of the Management Board of FONON Sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of WASKO S.A.

Since March 1, 2024, he has been serving as the Vice President of the Management Board and Director of the Warsaw Branch.

Mr. Włodzimierz Sosnowski does not own shares in WASKO S.A. He does not participate in a company competing with the Company as a partner in a civil partnership, a personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. He also does not participate in another competing legal person as a member of its governing bodies, and he is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept based on the National Court Register Act.

Tomasz Macalik

Member of the Management Board

He has been associated with the WASKO Capital Group since 2002, initially working as a Manager and later, from 2005, as the Director of the Legal Department. In 2013, he was appointed to the Management Board of WASKO S.A.

He is a member of the Supervisory Board of COIG S.A., a subsidiary within the WASKO Capital Group.

Mr. Tomasz Macalik has extensive experience in supervising and providing legal advice in the implementation of IT services, as well as negotiating and managing infrastructure projects, especially those financed from European Union funds.

Since September 15, 2016, he has been serving as a Member of the Management Board and Director of the Legal Office at WASKO S.A. Mr. Tomasz Macalik does not own shares in WASKO S.A., and he does not participate in a company competing with the Company as a partner in a civil partnership, a personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. He also does not participate in another competing legal person as a member of its governing bodies, and he is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept based on the National Court Register Act.

Łukasz Mietła

Member of the Management Board

Mr. Łukasz Mietła gained professional experience in audit firms from 2004 to 2007. In 2009, he obtained the qualifications of a certified auditor and was entered on the list of certified auditors maintained by the Polish Chamber of Certified Auditors under number 11636.

From 2013 to 2015, he served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of COIG Software S.A., and from 2016 to 2018, he held the position of Member of the Management Board and CFO at WASKO S.A. From June 2018 to October 2020, he served as the Vice President of the Management Board for financial matters at COIG S.A., a subsidiary of WASKO S.A.

Since August 2018, he has been the President of WASKO4Business Sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of WASKO S.A. Since October 5, 2020, he has been a Member of the Management Board of WASKO S.A.

Mr. Łukasz Mietła does not participate in a company competing with the Company as a partner in a civil partnership, a personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. He also does not participate in another competing legal person as a member of its governing bodies, and he is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept based on the National Court Register Act.

Katarzyna Maksymowicz

Member of the Management Board

Katarzyna Maksymowicz is a graduate of the University of Economics in Katowice, where she earned her master’s degree in 1999 from the Faculty of Management in the field of “Management and Marketing” with a specialization in “Enterprise Management”.

In 2009 and 2010, she completed postgraduate studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice in “Security and Protection of Information in Information Systems” and “Management of Quality and Information Security Systems in Business and Administration”, respectively. In 2017, she completed Executive MBA managerial postgraduate studies at the Business School in Dąbrowa Górnicza, and in 2024 she will complete postgraduate studies in “Compliance Officer – Audit and Compliance in Enterprise”.

Ms. Katarzyna Maksymowicz has been associated with WASKO S.A. since 2000, where she started working as a specialist in Marketing and Trade, later from 2005 as an Executive Assistant, and then from 2007 as the Deputy Manager of the Executive Office. Since 2015, she has been the Director of the Executive Office, and from 2018 the Director of the Executive Office and the Company Exchange. Between 2016-2018, she served as a Member of the Management Board and the Director of the Executive Office of WASKO S.A. Ms. Katarzyna Maksymowicz is a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Center for the Application of Perspective Technologies CEZATECH Sp. z o.o., headquartered in Warsaw. Since March 1, 2024, Ms. Katarzyna Maksymowicz has been serving as a Member of the Management Board and Director of the Executive Office and Exchange of WASKO S.A.

Ms. Katarzyna Maksymowicz does not hold shares in WASKO S.A. nor does she participate in a company competing against the Company as a partner in a civil law partnership, a personal company, or as a member of the body of a capital company, and does not participate in another competitive legal entity as a member of its bodies. Furthermore, she is not listed in the Insolvency Debtors Register maintained under the National Court Register Act.

WASKO S.A.

Supervisory Board

Zygmunt Łukaszczyk

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Dr. Zygmunt Łukaszczyk, born in 1961, is a graduate of the University of Silesia in Katowice. He is a scientific worker at the Silesian University of Technology, a manager, and a local government official. He completed his higher education at the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry at the University of Silesia in Katowice.

He is also a graduate of the Postgraduate Studies “Local Government Economy” at the Economic Academy in Krakow, Postgraduate Legal and Local Government Studies at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Postgraduate Studies at the Higher School of Trade and International Finance in Warsaw, and Postgraduate Managerial Studies at the University of Warsaw. He passed the exam for members of supervisory boards and holds a professional license as a property manager. He has 36 years of work experience.

Zygmunt Łukaszczyk has held many managerial positions both in public administration and joint-stock companies. He has also served on the supervisory boards of commercial law companies, particularly as the Chairman of the Supervisory Boards. He is a member of many economic organizations, both national and international (he has served, among others, as the President of the European Association of Hard Coal and Lignite – EURACOAL). He is a passionate scout and sailor.

He is the author or co-author of numerous publications and research expertise in the field of ownership transformations, consolidation of companies, innovation in enterprises, and management of logistic processes in municipalities, mining, coking, and energy, including the development and implementation of the concept of a coal-coke group and shared service centers. He is the author of the monograph “Acquisition and economic use of methane from decommissioned hard coal mines” and works on the use of methane from mine ventilation air. He has been directly involved in numerous economic projects using advanced research tools, including IT tools, and the implementation of innovative concepts into the practice of energy and local government enterprises. He collaborates with units in the use of scientific research results in industrial activities. He co-organizes many scientific and technical conferences. He has many years of experience in managing capital groups, including introducing joint-stock companies to the stock exchange and issuing bonds, supervisory boards, municipalities, and negotiation as a managerial skill.

In his 30 years of local government and business activities, he has been honored with numerous prestigious state awards, including the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta.

Zygmunt Łukaszczyk serves as the Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of COIG S.A. based in Katowice, which is a subsidiary of WASKO S.A. Since June 7, 2018, he has been the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of WASKO S.A.

Zygmunt Łukaszczyk does not own shares in WASKO S.A., does not engage in competitive activities, does not participate in a company competing with the Company as a partner in a civil partnership, a personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. He also does not participate in another competing legal person as a member of its governing bodies, and he is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept based on the National Court Register Act. In terms of the principles of corporate governance defined in the document “Good Practices of Companies Listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange,” Mr. Zygmunt Łukaszczyk is an independent Member of the Board.

Andrzej Rymuza

Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

He is a graduate of the Telecommunications Technical High School in Warsaw. From 1992 to 1994, he worked as a UNIX systems service engineer at ICL Poland LTD. Subsequently, from 1995 to 2000, he worked at Sun Microsystems Poland Sp. z o.o. as a database systems engineer and later as a sales director responsible for the telecommunications market in Poland.

From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Andrzej Rymuza worked at EMC Computer Systems Poland Sp. z o.o. as the Sales Director.

From August 2006 to September 15, 2016, Andrzej Rymuza served as the Vice President of the Management Board of WASKO S.A. From June 6, 2017, to June 7, 2018, he was the Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of WASKO S.A. Mr. Andrzej Rymuza is a Member of the Supervisory Board of NTT S.A. based in Warsaw, a Member of the Supervisory Board of FONON Sp. z o.o. based in Warsaw, which is a subsidiary of WASKO S.A., and serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of COIG S.A. based in Katowice, which is a subsidiary of WASKO S.A. From June 7, 2018, to May 28, 2023, he held the position of Vice President of the Management Board of WASKO S.A.

Since May 29, 2023, he has been serving as the Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of WASKO S.A.

Mr. Andrzej Rymuza is not involved in a competing company as a partner in a civil partnership, a personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. He is also not participating in another competing legal entity as a member of its governing bodies. Additionally, he is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors based on the National Court Register Act.

Mr. Andrzej Rymuza owns 1,762,500 shares in the Company, representing 1.93% of the share capital, and entitling him to an equal number of votes at the General Meeting. According to the principles of corporate governance outlined in the document “Good Practices of Companies Listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange,” Mr. Andrzej Rymuza is a dependent member of the Board.

Krzysztof Gawlik

Member of the Supervisory Board

Born in 1959, Krzysztof Gawlik is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Silesia in Katowice. From 1983 to 1991, he worked at the Tax Office in Gliwice. Since 1998, he has been listed as a tax advisor by the Minister of Finance. Since 1991, he has run his own legal and tax consultancy, also owning an accounting office.

In 2000, Mr. Krzysztof Gawlik passed the exam for Candidates for Members of Supervisory Boards in State Treasury Companies with a positive result before the Examination Commission at the Minister of State Treasury. Throughout his professional life, he has served in supervisory bodies of various entities, including acting as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Meden sp. z o.o. in Gliwice, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HH Poland S.A. in Gliwice, and a Member of the Board of the Foundation for Cultural Integration in Gliwice. He has also been a long-time Member of the Supervisory Board of WASKO S.A.

Since October 20, 2017, he has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of WASKO S.A.

Mr. Krzysztof Gawlik does not own shares in WASKO S.A. He is not engaged in competitive activities, does not participate in a competing company as a partner in a civil partnership, personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. Moreover, he is not involved in another competing legal entity as a member of its governing bodies. He is also not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors based on the National Court Register Act.

In terms of the corporate governance principles outlined in the document “Good Practices of Companies Listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange,” Mr. Krzysztof Gawlik is considered a dependent Member of the Board.

Michał Matusak

Member of the Supervisory Board

Michał Matusak, a graduate of the Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, began his business activity in 1996 as the owner of the company Pol-Tech, which dealt with tasks related to in-plant transport. He has been associated with WASKO S.A. since 2002. From 2002 to 2005, he was the director of the Investment Department. From 2008 to 2010, he served as the president of the board of Dębica RC Sp. z o.o., a company engaged in the production of specialized systems and air conditioning equipment for the mining sector.

Since 2005, he has been the President of the Board of the company Elipsa Sp. z o.o., offering innovative building automation systems. The company also undertakes tasks related to the construction and installation of teleinformatics, telecommunications, and energy equipment.

Mr. Michał Matusak does not own shares in WASKO S.A. He is not engaged in competitive activities, does not participate in a competing company as a partner in a civil partnership, personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. Moreover, he is not involved in another competing legal entity as a member of its governing bodies. He is also not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors based on the National Court Register Act.

In terms of the corporate governance principles outlined in the document “Good Practices of Companies Listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange,” Mr. Michał Matusak is considered a dependent Member of the Board. Additionally, he is considered a closely associated person with Mr. Wojciech Wajda, the controlling entity of WASKO S.A., according to the Financial Instruments Trading Act of July 29, 2005.

Jacek Węglarczyk

Member of the Supervisory Board

Jacek Węglarczyk, born in 1945, holds a Ph.D. in technical sciences and is a graduate of the Silesian University of Technology. He worked as an assistant at the university and has been a lecturer in various projects of the World Bank. Throughout his career, he held positions such as director of consulting in the Polish branches of DHV (Netherlands) and SGS – Societe Generale de Surveillance (Switzerland). He participated in the development of the Polish version of ISO standards for enterprise management and contributed to the formulation of Poland’s energy policy as part of the Polish Academy of Sciences Committee.

Since 1998, he has been involved in projects related to the development and implementation of integrated management systems. Currently, he serves as an auditor and consultant for management systems in companies such as SIGNIFY Polska (formerly Philips), FCA (formerly FIAT Polska), Saint Gobain Polska, IKEA Industry Poland, and several smaller companies in Poland and abroad, including Denmark, Sweden, the Czech Republic, and Belarus.

Jacek Węglarczyk has completed numerous training programs, particularly in the areas of management and strategic consulting, including programs at the Maastricht School of Management, University of Manchester, and Nijenrode University in Nijmegen.

Since June 30, 2020, he has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of WASKO S.A. Jacek Węglarczyk does not own shares in WASKO S.A. He is not engaged in competitive activities, does not participate in a competing company as a partner in a civil partnership, personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. He is also not involved in another competing legal entity as a member of its governing bodies. Additionally, he is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors based on the National Court Register Act. In terms of the corporate governance principles outlined in the document “Good Practices of Companies Listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange,” Jacek Węglarczyk is considered an independent Member of the Board. According to his submitted statement, he meets the independence criteria specified in Article 129(3) of the Act of May 11, 2017, on statutory auditors, audit firms, and public oversight.

Marek Rokicki

Member of the Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr. Hab. n. med. Marek Rokicki, born in 1947, is a graduate of the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice. His entire professional life has been associated with the Department and Clinic of Chest Surgery at the Medical University of Silesia. Four years after completing his studies, he defended his doctoral dissertation, and in 1990, he obtained the postdoctoral degree (habilitation). In 2000, based on the assessment of his scientific achievements by the Central Qualification Commission, the President of the Republic of Poland awarded him the title of professor of medical sciences.

He is a specialist in general surgery and chest surgery (thoracic surgery). From 1999 to 2000, he led the Department and Clinic of Chest Surgery in Zabrze. From 2000 to 2010, he served as the provincial consultant in the field of chest surgery. In addition to his private medical practice, he is the author and co-author of nearly two hundred scientific papers, including four textbooks for medical students and physicians.

Marek Rokicki is a member of various associations and scientific councils, including the Polish Surgical Society, Polish Medical Society, Polish Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, and the Polish Thoracic Surgeons Club. He has supervised several doctoral dissertations, three of which received distinctions. For his contributions, he has been honored with the Silver Cross of Merit and the Gold Laurel of Skills and Competence.

Since January 4, 2018, he has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of WASKO S.A. Marek Rokicki does not own shares in WASKO S.A. He is not engaged in competitive activities, does not participate in a competing company as a partner in a civil partnership, personal company, or as a member of the governing body of a capital company. He is also not involved in another competing legal entity as a member of its governing bodies. Additionally, he is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors based on the National Court Register Act. In terms of the corporate governance principles outlined in the document “Good Practices of Companies Listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange,” Marek Rokicki is considered an independent Member of the Board. According to his submitted statement, he meets the independence criteria specified in Article 129(3) of the Act of May 11, 2017, on statutory auditors, audit firms, and public oversight.

Bartosz Synowiec

Member of the Supervisory Board

Born in 1975, he is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Silesia in Katowice. He completed judicial training in the district of the Court of Appeal in Katowice and passed the judicial exam in 2002. He also completed attorney training at the District Bar Council in Katowice and passed the bar exam in 2004.

Mr. Bartosz Synowiec has over 20 years of experience in legal practice, particularly in providing legal services to entrepreneurs, including foreign entities operating in Poland. He serves as an advisor to capital and personal companies, including public and municipal companies.

His specialization includes infrastructure investment law, construction law, public procurement law, company law, and civil law, including handling disputes in common and arbitration courts. Since 2004, he has run his own Law Office in Katowice, and since 2012, he has been the Managing Partner at Moczkowski, Synowiec Law Firm Attorneys and Legal Advisors Partnership.

He also sits on the Supervisory Boards of capital companies. Since August 2010, he has been the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bio-Inwest Sp. z o.o., and since June 2020, he has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of ESOTIQ S.A.

As of April 1, 2021, he serves as a Member of the Supervisory Board of WASKO S.A.

Mr. Bartosz Synowiec does not own shares in WASKO S.A., is not engaged in competitive activities, is not a participant in a company competing with the mentioned company as a partner in a civil partnership, personal partnership, or as a member of a capital company’s body. He also does not participate in any competitive legal entity as a member of its bodies and is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors maintained under the National Court Register Act. According to the principles of corporate governance defined in the document “Good Practices of Companies Listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange,” Mr. Bartosz Synowiec is an independent member of the Board.

In accordance with the submitted statement, Mr. Bartosz Synowiec meets the independence criteria specified in Article 129(3) of the Act of May 11, 2017, on statutory auditors, audit firms, and public oversight.