Appointment of Janusz R. Guy to the position of the President of the Management Board


Sygnity notifies of Janusz R. Guy's resignation from the position of a Member of the Supervisory Board and the appointment of Janusz R. Guy to the position of the President of the Management Board



Sygnity Spółka Akcyjna with its registered office in Warsaw ("Company", "Sygnity") hereby notifies that Mr. Janusz R. Guy has resigned from the position of a member of the Supervisory Board of Sygnity with the effect on 12 September 2012.

Mr. Janusz R. Guy was a member of the Supervisory Board of Sygnity from 27 March 2012. On 10 July 2012, Mr. Janusz R. Guy was delegated by the Supervisory Board to temporarily perform the duties of the President of the Management Board of Sygnity.

At the same time, at the meeting held today, the Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Janusz R. Guy the President of the Management Board of Sygnity S.A.

Professional resume of Mr. Janusz R. Guy

Mr. Janusz R. Guy holds a university degree and an MBA in International Business and Finance from the Georgia State University in Atlanta, the USA. He is a Master of Arts in Architecture and Engineering at the Moscow State University in Russia. He studied in the USA at the University of Houston, Rice University, Emory University, and at the Southern Center for International Studies in Atlanta.

Janusz R. Guy has over 25 years of international experience in corporate management, corporate development, restructuring in consumer goods segments, in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well as in handling private equity investment funds.

Professional career:

from 27 marca 2012 – member of the Supervisory Board of Sygnity S.A.

2009 - 2010 – President of the Management Board of Bioton S.A., from November 2009 to February 2010 - Representative of the Supervisory Board

2007 - 2009 - Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, Carlyle Central Eastern Europe Partners.

Senior executive responsible for establishing the company's operations in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.

2006 - 2007 - Managing Director of Spectra Holding, a holding company with a majority stake in leading pharmaceutical companies in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe (Polpharma S.A., Herbapol S.A. and Polfa Lublin S.A.).

2000 - 2005 – Vice President of IVAX Pharmaceuticals, one of the largest generic drug companies in the world, responsible for the Central and Eastern European markets, the former Soviet Union and all the intermediate export markets in the world. President and CEO at Polfa Kutno (owned by IVAX Pharm.). Under his leadership Polfa Kutno won the "Najlepsza Spółka w Polsce w zakresie Ładu Korporacyjnego" (The Best Company in Poland in the field of Corporate Governance) award.

1999 - 2000 – General Manager at UDV Poland, acting at the same time as International Brand Manager responsible for the SMIRNOFF brand worldwide. Involved in the project of privatization of the Polish Spirits Industry.

1996 - 1999 - President and CEO at Benckiser Russia, CIS & Export at Benckiser N.V., a leading manufacturer of household chemicals.

1991 - 1996 - International Operations Manager at The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, USA, Commercial Director and CEO at Coca-Cola Poland Ltd. and Market Development Manager at Coca-Cola Bevande Italia, Italy.


Guy does not participate in any competitive company or partnership as a partner of a civil partnership, partnership or a member of a body of a joint stock company or a limited liability company, nor does he participate in any other corporation as a member of its body.

Mr. Janusz R. Guy is not entered in the Insolvent Debtors Register maintained pursuant to the National Court Register Act.


Legal basis: § 5 clause 1 item 21 and 22) in connection with § 27 and 28) of the Regulation of the Minister of Finance of 19 February 2009 on current and periodic information to be published by issuers of securities and the conditions for recognition as equivalent of the information disclosure of which is required under the laws of a state which is not a Member State (Journal of Laws No. 33, item 259) (amended in Journal of Laws of 2012, item 397, Journal of Laws of 2009 No. 131, item 1080).



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