New Vice-President of the Management Board of Sygnity, CFO

31.08.2015

At the request of the President of the Management Board, the Supervisory Board of Sygnity has appointed Mr. Jakub Leśniewski Vice-President of the Management Board, Financial Director. The new Member of the Management Board will take up his duties on 1 October this year. Jakub Leśniewski has over 20 years of experience in financial management gained while working for leading international companies. To join Sygnity, he has left the Polish branch of Atos SE, a global leader in IT services, where he served, since 2010, as Chief Financial Officer. Jakub Leśniewski started his professional career in 1993 at GlaxoSmithKline. Then, from 1996 to 1999, he continued his professional development within the structures of Eastbridge Group. In 1999, he was appointed CFO at Multikino & M-Investments. He held this position until 2003, working for one year as CFO and acting CEO. Then, from 2003 to 2008, he worked for the LVMH Group as CFO for Central Europe at the Sephora Group.


At the request of the President of the Management Board, the Supervisory Board of Sygnity has appointed Mr. Jakub Leśniewski Vice-President of the Management Board, CFO. The new Member of the Management Board will take up his duties on 1 October this year.

 
Jakub Leśniewski has over 20 years of experience in financial management gained while working for leading international companies. To join Sygnity, he has left the Polish branch of Atos SE, a global leader in IT services, where he served, since 2010, as Chief Financial Officer. Jakub Leśniewski started his professional career in 1993 at GlaxoSmithKline. Then, from 1996 to 1999, he continued his professional development within the structures of Eastbridge Group. In 1999, he was appointed CFO at Multikino & M-Investments. He held this position until 2003, working for one year as CFO and acting CEO. Then, from 2003 to 2008, he worked for the LVMH Group as CFO for Central Europe at the Sephora Group. 

I always emphasize that the position of Vice-President of the Management Board, CFO, is of particular importance to a listed company. CFO has the ability to combine the expertise in financial management, strategic planning, managing large organizations and the understanding of the expectations of the capital market. As regards the industry – CFO should know the characteristics of the market and the complexity of IT projects. In the last three years, we have focused on organizing and streamlining the internal processes of the Company and maintaining positive financial results, as evidenced by the record-breaking 11 consecutive quarters in a row ended up with a profit. – said Janusz R. Guy, President of the Management Board of Sygnity S.A. – We are ready to implement our new ambitious strategy aimed at generating value for shareholders and strengthening the Company's position in the IT industry. To this end I need experienced and skilled professionals and leaders such as Jakub Leśniewski – said Janusz R. Guy, President of the Management Board of Sygnity.

The Company also announces that Jakub Leśniewski will take up the position of Vice-President of the Management Board of Sygnity, CFO, on 1 October 2015. 

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