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Kruk SA (KRU.WA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Piotr Stepniak

2013 Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Piotr Krupa

2003 Chairman of the Management Board

Michal Zasepa

2013 Member of the Management Board, Finance Director

Monika Grudzien-Wisniewska

Chief Accounting Officer

Agnieszka Kulton

2006 Member of the Management Board

Urszula Okarma

2006 Member of the Management Board

Iwona Slomska

2009 Member of the Management Board

Katarzyna Beuch

2013 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Arkadiusz Jastrzebski

2013 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Robert Konski

2013 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Jozef Wancer

77 2011 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Tomasz Bieske

2013 Member of the Supervisory Board

Krzysztof Kawalec

2009 Member of the Supervisory Board

Mateusz Melich

2019 Member of the Supervisory Board

Ewa Radkowska-Swieton

2019 Member of the Supervisory Board

Piotr Szczepiorkowski

2019 Member of the Supervisory Board

Biographies

Name Description

Piotr Stepniak

Mr. Piotr Henryk Stepniak has been Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Kruk S.A. since August 1, 2013. Prior to this, he served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Kruk SA from 2009. He is Member of the Company’s Audit, Compensation and Nominating, as well as Finance and Budget committees. He has also served as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at FM Bank SA and Member of the Supervisory Board at Skarbiec Asset Management Holding SA and ATM Grupa SA. He was also Member of the Supervisory Board at Fundusz Mikro sp z o.o., TU Europa SA, TU Europa na Zycie SA, EFL SA, Noble Funds TFI, Open Finance SA, Fiolet SA, Getin Leasing SA, PDK SA, Carcade ooo Federacja Rosyjska and Prikarpattya Bank Ukraina, as well as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Getin Bank SA and Noble Bank SA and Vice chairman of the Management Board at Lukas bank SA. He was also Chairman of the Management Board at Getin Holding SA. Mr. Stepniak started his career in 1997 in Bank Handlowy SA, as Member of the Project Handlobank. He also worked at Lukas Bank between 2000 and 2001, on the position of Director of the Marketing Department and from 2001 to 2005 as Vice Chairman of the Management Board for Retail Banking. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Management from University of Guelph in 1988. In 1995 he also completed Executive MBA at Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Rouen. In addition, he got a Master of Science in Management from Purdue University.

Piotr Krupa

Mr. Piotr Krupa has been Chairman of the Management Board at Kruk S.A. since 2003. He is co-founder of the Company. He began his career in 1997, as Partner at Kuznicki i Krupa, where he worked till 2004. He has been Manager at Secapital Luksemburd, Proxy at Secapital Polska, Member of the Management Board at Polski Rynek Dlugow and CDZ 7 Sp. z o.o., as well as Member of the Supervisory Board at Rejestr Dluznikow ERIF and Magellan SA. He is Legal Advisor. Mr. Krupa graduated the Law and Administration Faculty of Uniwersytet Wroclawski in 1996.

Michal Zasepa

Mr. Michal Zasepa has been Member of the Management Board and Finance Director of KRUK S.A. since September 1, 2013. Prior to this, he has served Member of the Management Board, responsible for Investment and Development at Kruk SA since 2010. From 2005 to 2010 he was Member of the Supervisory Board at the Company. He began his career in A.T. Kearney Sp. z o.o., where he worked between 2000 and 2002. From 2003 to 2004 he worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein Sp. z o.o. and from 2004 to 2010 at Enterprise Investors sp. z o.o. He has also been Member of the Supervisory Board at Gamet SA and Nomi SA. Mr. Zasepa graduated from Szkola Glowna Handlowa, with a Master’s degree in Management and Marketing in 2000. He also studied at University of Wisconsin from 1996 to 1997 and at Stockholm School of Economics in 1999.

Monika Grudzien-Wisniewska

Agnieszka Kulton

Ms. Agnieszka Kulton has served as Member of the Management Board at Kruk S.A. since 2006. She started her career at the Town Hall in Wroclaw in 1996, as Clerk in the Financial and Accounting Department. Between 1997 and 2000 she was employed at Agencja Ratalnej Sprzedazy ARS SA, as Head of Credit Department and later Director of Financial Products. From 2000 to 2001 she served as Director of Financial Products at Agencja Ratalnej Sprzedazy ARS Serwis Sp. z o.o. and from 2001 to 2002 at Euro Kredyt Sp. z o.o. She joined Kruk SA in 2002, as Receivables Management Specialist. In 2003-2006 she was also Director of Receivables Management. She has also been Member of the Management Board of Secapital Polska and Member of the Supervisory Board at Rejestr Dluznikow EIRF. She obtained a Masters degree from the National Economics Faculty of Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wroclawiu in 1995.

Urszula Okarma

Ms. Urszula Okarma has served as Member of the Management Board at Kruk S.A. since 2006. She started her career at Zaklad Energetyczny Wroclaw, as Accounting Specialist. In 1999 she worked in the Local Authority in Dlugoleka and from 1999 to 2001 as Head of Prevention Sector at SKK Kredyt SA. She joined the Company in 2002, on the position of Director of the Telephone Vindication and Director of the Financial Institutions Service departments. She has also been Chairman of the Management Board at Rejestr Dluznikow ERIF and its Member of the Supervisory Board. Ms. Okarma obtained Master’s degree in Finance and Banking at Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wroclawiu in 1998.

Iwona Slomska

Ms. Iwona Slomska has been Member of the Management Board at Kruk S.A. since 2009. She started her career in 1994, as Radio Journalist. From 1996 to 2000 she was Public Relations Manager at Gospodarczy Bank Poludniowo-Zachodni SA. Between 2002 and 2004 she held the position of Director of Marketing and Public Relations and Spokesman at SKK Kredyt SA, PKO Towarzystwo Finansowe sp. z o.o. and Bank Wspolpracy Europejskiej SA. She joined the Company in 2004, on the position of Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Ms. Slomska obtained a Master’s degree from the Social Sciences Faculty of Uniwersytet Wroclawski in 1995. She also got a diploma of Polsko-Amerykanskie Studium Komunikacji Spolecznej w Organizacji i Zarzadzaniu at Politechnika Wroclawska in 2000. In 2010, she completed MBA at Wyzsza Szkola Bankowa we Wroclawiu, organized in cooperation with Franklin University Ohio.

Katarzyna Beuch

Ms. Katarzyna Beuch has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Kruk S.A. since April 1, 2013. She is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. She started her professional career in 1993 in Bank Zachodni SA. She also worked for Ernst & Young Audit Sp. z o.o. (1996-2006). She also worked for Getin Holding SA. She was Member of the Supervisory Board in the following companies: Carcade, Sombelbank, Plus Bank, MW Trade SA, Panorama Finansow SA and Fiolet PDK SA. In 2000, she obtained the diploma of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She is a graduate of the Faculty of Management and Information Technology at Akademia Ekonomiczna we Wroclawiu (currently Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wroclawiu) and postgraduate studies within USAID program for Polish bank clerks.

Arkadiusz Jastrzebski

Mr. Arkadiusz Orlin Jastrzebski has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Kruk S.A. since March 27, 2013. He is Member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Compensation Committee at the Company. In his career, he served at West Merchant Bank Londyn and Raiffeisen Polska, NFI, as well as Private Equity funds (Innova Capital Europa Srodkowa) and Venture Capital funds. He served also at Hexagon Capital Polska and Red Point Publishing, as well as at the Supervisory Boards of Forte SA, Koelner SA, Atlanta Poland SA, Polish Energy Partners SA, Comp SA, Integer.pl SA, among others. He graduated from the Faculty of Finance and Banking of Szkola Glowna Handlowa and completed doctoral studies at the College of World Economy of Szkola Glowna Handlowa. He holds CFA and SFA (UK) titles.

Robert Konski

Mr. Robert Konski has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Kruk S.A. since April 1, 2013. He is Chairman of the Company’s Compensation and Nominating Committee. He has also served as Member of the Management Board of Harvard Graduates Club in Poland, Member of the Board of Trustees in American School of Warsaw, Member of the Polish branch of Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) and CWKS Legia. Since April 2012, he has been Advisor to the Chairman of the Management Board of PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA. From 2008 to 2012, he was associated with Kulczyk Holding SA, where he held various positions. He also worked for Euronet Worldwide Inc, Horton International and Egon Zehnder International, among others. He is a graduate of John F. Kennedy School of Government (MPA) at Harvard University and Tufts University (BA) in the United States.

Jozef Wancer

Mr. Jozef Wancer has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Kruk S.A. since October 20, 2011. He is Member of the Company’s Compensation and Nominating Committee. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Management Board of Bank BPH SA from May 2001 until July 31, 2010. He was responsible for Strategy, Communication and Internal Audit. He worked in Citibank of New York as Vice President for 23 years. He also held managerial posts at various units of the bank, including Japan, Austria, Great Britain and France. Between 1995 and 2000, he was Vice President and President of the Management Board of Raiffeisen Centrobank in Warsaw, where he was responsible for strategy, corporate and retail banking. On 1 March, 2000, Mr. Wancer was appointed President of BPH Management Board, responsible for retail banking, the integration process with HVB and communication. In May 2001, he was designated President of the Management Board of BPH PBK, presently Bank BPH SA. From January 2011 has also served as President of American Chamber of Commerce in Poland. He graduated from the City University of New York with Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and from Webster University in Saint Louis Missouri (Master of Arts in Human Relations and Management).

Tomasz Bieske

Mr. Tomasz Bieske has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Kruk S.A. since August 1, 2013. He is Chairman of the Finance and Budget Committee at the Company. He also runs his own business. During his professional career, he worked for Dresdner Bank in Frankfurt. In 1990, he co-founded a company, Artur Andersen in Poland and became Director of Financial Markets Group. Following the merger of Andersen and Ernst&Young, he took over the position of Director of Financial Markets Group, Audit and Business Consulting of the merged company. Mr. Bieske is Polish Licensed Auditor. He is also Author of numerous publications on the banking sector and financial markets. Until June 30, 2013, he has been also connected with Ernst & Young. In 2011, he received the gold medal of Association of Polish Banks. He is a graduate of Economics from Universitaet Koeln.

Krzysztof Kawalec

Mr. Krzysztof Kawalec has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Kruk S.A. since 2009. He is Member of the Finance and Budget Committee at the Company. He was Member of the Company’s Audit and Compensation and Nominating Committees. Moreover, he has also been Chairman of the Management Board at Magellan SA since July 1, 2008 and Member of the Supervisory Board at Medfinance s.r.o., Magellan Slovakia s.r.o. and Medfinance SA. He started his career in 1998 as Manager at International Fast Food Polska Sp. z o.o. He joined Magellan SA in 2002, as Head of Contracting Department. Mr. Kawalec obtained a Master of Engineering degree from the Organization and Management Faculty of Politechnika Lodzka in 1999. In 2002 he completed Podyplomowe Studium Zarzadzania Wartoscia Firmy and in 2003 Podyplomowe Studium Rachunkowosci Zarzadczej i Controlingu, organized by Szkola Glowna Handlowa.

Mateusz Melich

Mr. Mateusz Melich has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Kruk SA since June 25, 2019. He graduated in Finance and Banking from Kruk SA. He also studied Economics at Ludwig-Maximilians Universitaet in Munich. He started his professional career in 2003 in the transaction advisory department of Ernst & Young in Berlin. In the years 2004 - 2013 he worked at IPOPEMA Securities S.A. in the Capital Markets Department as a manager responsible for running projects in the field of ordinary bonds issue, issue of convertible bonds, first and secondary public offers for a number of companies listed on the S.A. Stock Exchange. in Warsaw. From 2014, he was the President of the Management Board of Dom Inwestycyjny ZENITH S.A., a company specializing in financial consulting for corporate clients. In the years 2016-2019 he was the director in Mercurius Dom Maklerski Sp. z o.o. Mateusz Melich has been conducting trainings in the valuation of companies at postgraduate studies at the Warsaw School of Economics for many years.

Ewa Radkowska-Swieton

Ms. Ewa Radkowska-Swieton has been Member of the Superviory Board of Kruk SA since June 25, 2019. She graduated in Finance and Banking from Szkola Glowna Handlowa w Warszawie. She started her professional career in 1995 at the Capital Operations Center of Bank Handlowy. In the years 1996-2006 she worked at ING Investment Management Polska S.A. (currently NN Investment Partners TFI S.A.), successively as an analyst, portfolio manager, fund manager and Investment Director. Then she was the fund manager at Aviva Investors Polska S.A. In the years 2008-2017 she was a Member of the Management Board and then the Vice Chair of Nationale Nederlanden PTE S.A., at the same time acting as the Investment Director. From September 2017 to January 2019, she held the position of the Chairperson of the Management Board of Skarbiec TFI S.A and the Vice-Chairwoman, and then the Chairwoman of the Management Board of Skarbiec Holding S.A. She is CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and certified FRM (Financial Risk Manager).

Piotr Szczepiorkowski

Mr. Piotr Szczepiorkowski has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Kruk SA since June 25, 2019. A graduate of the Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering of Politechnika Warszawska (1985). He started his professional work as an assistant at the home department of WUT (1985-1990), then he worked at the Ministry of Finance (Department of Financial Institutions) and Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (Department of Monetary Economy). For many years (1993-2016) professionally connected with the Commercial Union Polska group (currently Aviva Polska), taking up positions in the Financial Department of Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen na Zycie. He started working for Commercial Union PTE (1999) as the Vice-Chairman of the Management Board - Investment Director. He created a 10-person team of the Investment Department responsible for managing the assets of the largest open investment fund. In 2001, appointed as the president of the Management Board of PTE, he supervised the Fund's sales, marketing and investment activities. He managed the work of the Investment Committee and the Strategic Committee of the Society. In the years 2008-2016, Vice Chairman of the Management Board of Aviva Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen na Zycie responsible for the product policy in the field of life insurance (individual and group) and the offer of health and investment insurance