Vice President of the Management Board
Mr Franciszek Krok, aged 63, graduated from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute, where he completed his master’s degree and received his PhD in technical sciences. Additionally, he has passed the state examination for candidates for supervisory board members at State Treasury companies. He is also a certified banking professional.
Franciszek Krok has extensive knowledge and experience regarding the economic situation of former Soviet republics. From 1989 to 1995, he held the following posts: advisor at the Polish mission to COMECON (Council for Mutual Economic Assistance), deputy permanent representative of Poland in COMECON, commercial affairs advisor at the Trade Advisor’s Office at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Moscow, and, subsequently, head of the Trade Advisor’s Office. From 1995 to 2003, he worked at BRE Bank S.A. as a manager, and then Deputy Director of the Financial Institutions Department. From August 2003 to March 2006, he was Vice President of the Management Board of PGNIG S.A., responsible for trade and marketing. In addition, in 2002–2003, he was a member of the Supervisory Boards of Zespół Elektrociepłowni w Łodzi S.A. and Pekaes Truck S.A. From 2003 to 2006, he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of INTERGAZ Sp. z o.o. He also sat on the Supervisory Board of INVESTGAS Sp. z o.o. In 2005–2006, Mr Krok held the office of a member and, subsequently, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EuRoPol GAZ S.A. (system of transit gas pipelines linking Jamal and Western Europe). Since July 2006, he has worked at the Company as Management Board Representative and Director for Owner Supervision, in 2010-2013 he held the function of the Member of the Management Board. Since 2006, he has worked as Financial Vice President of the Management Board at Occidental Resources, Inc., and since May 2010, as Management Board President. He was a member of the Management Board and Financial Director of EMBA JUG NEFT LLP and Company PROFIT LLP. From June to December 2012 he held the function of the Member of the Supervisory Board of Petrolinvest Trade S.A. Since 28 June 2013, he has been the Vice President of the Management Board of Petrolinvest.