CIECH Group Supervisory Board

Artur Olech

Member of the CIECH Supervisory Board


Member of the Supervisory Board of CIECH S.A. since July 2014. He is also a Member of the Audit Committee

Professional experience

An expert in business process management. Since October 2016, he has been the founder and President of  hiPRO Sp. z o.o. Until August 2016, Mr Artur Olech was the President of the Management Board of Pocztowe Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń Wzajemnych S.A. and Pocztowe Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń na Życie S.A. From November 1998 to February 2014, Artur Olech served in the Management Board of the Generali Group. In 2003-2008, he was Member of the Management Board, then Vice-President of the Management Board responsible for life and pension insurances. In 2010, he was appointed President of the Management Board, and he held this position until 2014. In 1997-1998, he served as Director of Volkswagen Bank Polska/Volkswagen Leasing Polska-Warszawa. From 1996 to 1997, he worked as analyst in the Polish Institute of Management (PIM Sp. z o.o.). Previously, he worked for three years as project manager in Fundacja CASE Consulting (Fundacja Centrum Analiz Społeczno-Ekonomicznych) in Warsaw.


In 2012, he received a prestigious award for the best manager in the insurance industry (awarded by magazine „Wprost”). Artur Olech was also responsible for the project entitled "Procesy wyjścia w gospodarce przejściowej" (Exit processes in transitional economy), prepared on behalf of the World Bank, under the supervision of Professor Leszek Balcerowicz.


Graduate of the Law Faculty of the University of Warsaw and of the Finance and Banking Faculty of the Warsaw School of Economics. Artur Olech completed numerous training courses for senior management, e.g. at the Harvard Business School, Kellogg School of Management and Chicago GSB.


According to the submitted declaration, Mr Artur Olech does not conduct any activity in competition to CIECH S.A., he does not participate in a company competitive to CIECH S.A. as a partner in a registered partnership, general partnership or as a member of a governing body of a company with a share capital, or as a member of a governing body in any other competitive legal entity. He has not been entered in the Register of Insolvent Debtors maintained pursuant to the Act on the National Court Register.


According to the submitted declaration, Mr Artur Olech meets the criteria of independence within the meaning of Annex II to Recommendation of the European Commission 2005/162 /EC of 15 February 2005.

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