The Management Board

Pursuant to § 19 clause 1 and 2 of PKO Bank Polski SA Memorandum of Association, members of the Management Board are appointed by the Supervisory Board for a joint term of office of three years.

The Management Board is composed of 3 to 9 members. Appointment of two members of the Management Board, including the President of the Management Board, requires approval of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. As at 31 December 2016 the Management Board of the Bank was composed of 8 members.

Current joint term of office of the Bank’s Management Board began at the end of the previous joint term of the Management Board started on 30 June 2011.

The Management Board of PKO Bank Polski SA as at 31 December 2016

Zbigniew Jagiełło - President of the Management Board 
  Member of the Management Board from 1 October 2009. On 8 January 2014 reappointed for the current term of the Management Board.The President of the Management Board of PKO Bank Polski SA since October 2009, with appointment for new terms in 2011 and 2014. Prior to this he was the Pioneer Pekao TFI SA Management Board President for nearly 9 years. Also, within the global structure of Pioneer Investments he was responsible for the CEE region distribution. In the second half of 90s of the last century he was, i.a. active in establishing PKO/Credit Suisse TFI SA. investment funds company, in the function of its Vice-President. In his more than twenty-year long career in the financial markets he was responsible, i.a. for: (•) successfully steering PKO Bank Polski SA through the critical period of turmoil in the international financial markets, while strengthening the Bank’s position of leadership in terms of assets, equity funds and earnings in Poland and the CEE region; (•) development and implementation of the PKO Bank Polski SA’s strategy for the years 2010-2012 and 2013-2015, which resulted in significant increase in assets and strong business efficiency gains as well as in increased interest in the company among domestic and international investors; (•) adjustment of PKO Bank Polski SA to the requirements of the ever more competitive financial market through increased attractiveness of its product offer and quality of its customer service; (•) refocusing of the PKO Bank Polski SA Group’s operational model toward its core activity of providing financial services. He is actively involved in development and promotion of the most demanding financial market standards in Poland. He is a member of the Council of the Polish Bank Association and of the prestigious Institute International D’Etudes Bancaires, which brings together the international banking community. His previous functions included, i.a. that of the Chairman of the Chamber of Fund and Asset Management. A graduate of the Wrocław Technical University, School of Computer Science and Management. He also completed Postgraduate Management Studies at the Gdańsk Foundation for Management Development and the University of Gdańsk, with Executive MBA certified by the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. The President of the Republic of Poland decorated him with the Officer's Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland and he was awarded the Social Solidarity Medal for promoting the idea of corporate social responsibility. He is the Chairman of the Programme Council of the PKO Bank Polski SA’s Foundation, an entity formed at his initiative in the year 2010. Chosen the CEO of the Year 2011 by Parkiet daily; the recipient of the Wektor 2011 granted by the Polish Employers’ Chapter and of the Golden Banker in the Personality of the Year 2011 category. He was also lauded the Manager of the Year 2011 and 2014 in a competition ran by Gazeta Bankowa. In year 2012, 2014 and 2015 Bloomberg Businessweek Polska singled him out as one of the Top 20 Managers in Polish Economy. In 2013 he was honoured by Bank – financial monthly – with the title of ‘The Innovator of Banking Sector 2012’. He also received the special award of ‘Man of the Year 2013’ from Brief monthly and ‘Visionary 2013’ from Dziennik Gazeta Prawna. In 2014, he received an honourable mention from the Gazeta Finansowa weekly as one of ‘25 Most Valuable Managers of the World of Finance’. In 2015, he received a medal from the Polish Chamber of Commerce (KIG) for supporting the development of economic self-government and entrepreneurship, and he was awarded an eDucat statuette by the Foundation for the Development of Non-cash Payments for his vision of the development of non-cash payments and the effective building of a coalition for the mobile payment standard. The industry service Mediarun.com recognized him as the most pro-marketing president, and the Jury of Responsible Business Awards awarded him the title of Outstanding CEO Philanthropist.
Other functions performed:

President of the Assets and Liabilities Management Committee
President of the IT Security Committee
President of the Risk Committee
President of the Strategy Committee  

Janusz Derda - Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board in charge of IT and Services
On 3 November 2016 appointed for the current term of the Management Board.He graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry of the University of Wrocław (field of study: Computer Science, specialization: Numerical Methods Software). He has many years’ experience in managing IT projects in the areas of banking, the development of IT system architecture, creating IT solutions for scoring tools, and the automation of loan request processing. In 1994-95, he worked at Z.E.T.O. Opole sp. z o.o. as a designer and programmer. In 1997, he was employed at INEKOM s.c. in Opole. In 1998-2000, he was employed at Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy 1, the Branch in Opole, and since 2000 – at Bank Zachodni WBK SA, at first in the loan team, and then in the CRS. Next, at BZ WBK SA, he worked in the Central System Department, at first as an expert, then as the Process Development and Centralization Team Manager and the Deputy Director of the Development Department. In 2008-2010, he was Deputy Director of the IT Area for Operational Matters. In 2010 – 2016, he performed the function of CIO at Bank Zachodni WBK SA responsible for: designing a strategy for the development of IT system architecture, business support and developing it solutions, supervising the IT investment and operating budget, maintaining the business continuity of IT systems, and ensuring IT operating security. From June to November 2016 he was Programme Director at Fiserv, responsible for the implementation of the central system.
Other functions performed:President of the IT Architecture Committee
Vice-President of the IT Security Committee
Member of the Strategy Committee
1st Vice-President of the Operational Risk Committee
Member of the Risk Committee
Member of the Data Quality Committee
Bartosz Drabikowski - Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board in charge of Finance and Accounting
Member of the Management Board from 20 May 2008. On 8 January 2014 reappointed for the current term of the Management Board.He has been Vice-President of the Management Board in charge of Financial Matters at PKO Bank Polski SA since 20 May 2008. He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Polish Association of Listed Companies and Deputy Chairman of the BIAC Finance Task Force – OECD. In 2015-2016, he was a Member of the Board of Directors of Visa Europe and a Member of the Risk, Audit and Finance Committee. In 2006-2008, he was a member of the Management Board of Krajowa Izba Rozliczeniowa SA (National Clearing House) responsible for finance, new products in the area of electronic payments, security and risk management. In 2006-2008, he was a member of the Management Board of Krajowa Izba Rozliczeniowa SA (National Clearing House) responsible for finance, new products in the area of electronic payments, security and risk management. He has many years’ experience in managing financial institutions. He has chaired the Supervisory Boards of companies in the PKO Bank Polski SA Group: Inteligo Financial Services SA, eService SA, PKO BP Faktoring SA. He was a member of the Supervisory Board of Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych SA (Central Securities Depository of Poland), a member of the Council of the Bank Guarantee Fund, and a member of the Supervisory Board of Polska Wytwórnia Papierów Wartościowych SA (Polish Security Printing Works). He began his professional career at the Ministry of Finance, where he was responsible for, among other things, regulations and supervision over financial market institutions, mainly the banking sector and capital market. He has also prepared strategies for the development of the financial services sector both in Poland and within the common market of the European Union. At the Ministry of Finance, he held the positions of minister counsellor, deputy director and Director of the Financial Institutions Department. For several years he was a member of the Commission for Banking Supervision, a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and a deputy member of the Payment System Board at the National Bank of Poland. He was also a member of many institutions of the European Union: among other things, he was a member of the Financial Services Committee (the European Council), a member of the European Banking Committee and the European Securities Committee (the European Commission). Bartosz Drabikowski graduated from the Harvard Business School where he completed an Advanced Management Programme. He is also a graduate of the University of Illinois Executive MBA at Urbana-Champaign, Warsaw School of Economics, Lodz University of Technology, National School of Public Administration, and the Academy of Diplomacy (as part of the Polish Institute of International Affairs). He has undergone professional training in many institutions: Deutsche Bundesbank, Deutsche Börse AG, Deutsche Ausgleichsbank and Rheinische Hypothekenbank. He received a scholarship from The German Marshall Fund of the United States and has participated in many training courses organized by, among other things, the European Commission and International Monetary Fund.
Other functions performed:President of the Expense Committee
President of the Data Quality Committee
1st Vice-President of the Assets and Liabilities Management
Committee Member of the Strategy Committee
2nd Vice-President of the Operational Risk Committee
Member of the Risk Committee
Vice-President of the Bank’s Loan Committee in charge of credit risk models
Maks Kraczkowski - Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board supervising the Area of International and Transaction Banking and Cooperation with Local Government Authorities and Government Agencies
On 30 June 2016 appointed for the current term of the Management Board.He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw. A member of the Polish Parliament for the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th terms of office: since 2015 – Deputy Chairman of the Commission of Economy and Development of the Polish Parliament, in 2005-2007 – Chairman of the Commission of Economy of the Polish Parliament, as well as: Member of the Legislative Commission of the Polish Parliament, and Chairman of the Standing Subcommission of the Constitutional Tribunal. He has many years’ experience in establishing laws and a knowledge of business matters in Poland and abroad. As an MP for four terms of office of the Polish Parliament, in his activities he has focused on economic and financial market matters.  
Other functions performed:Vice-President of the Bank’s Loan Committee
Member of the Strategy Committee  
Mieczysław Król - Vice-President of the Bank's Management Board in charge of Insurance Banking
On 2 June 2016 appointed for the current term of the Management Board.Banker, finance specialist, manager, holder of an MA degree in economics, a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics (the Faculty of Finance and Statistics) and the International School of Management. He completed his post-graduate studies at the Warsaw School of Economics (Collegium of Management and Finance). He has been working in banking and finance for over thirty years. He has worked, among other things, at the National Bank of Poland. He was a director at PKO Bank Polski SA for many years. In 2006-2010, he was the Director of the Audit Department at PKO Bank Polski SA, then, in 2011-2015, he was the Director of the Audit Department at Bank Ochrony Środowiska SA in Warsaw. In 2006-2007, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of the Financial and Banking Centre in Warsaw. In 2007, he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Zakłady Chemiczne Organika Sarzyna in Nowa Sarzyna and in the Monument Preservation and Conservation Workshops. He has lectured at the Academy of Business Activity in Warsaw. He has authored many articles about banking and economics. In 1998-2002, he was a councillor for the Warsaw County. He was Deputy Chairman of the Budget Commission and a member of the Audit Committee. In 2002-2014, he was a councillor on the Warsaw City Council where he was, among other things, Deputy Chairman of the Budget and Finance Commission and a member of the Health Commission. As part of his social activities, he managed the Social Council of the Priest Jerzy Popiełuszko Hospital in Bielany, Warsaw.
Other functions performed:  Member of the Strategy Committee
Piotr Mazur - Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board in charge of Risk Management
On 8 January 2013 appointed to the Management Board until the end of the previous term.On 8 January 2014 reappointed for the current term of the Management Board.He performs the function of Vice-President of the Management Board of PKO Bank Polski SA responsible for Risk Management Area, upon the approval of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority on 8 January 2013. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Organization and Management at the Academy of Economics in Wrocław (currently, Wroclaw University of Economics). He has over 20 years’ experience in banking, including holding managerial positions since 2000 – being mainly responsible for risk management, restructuring and loans. He worked with international financial groups operating in Europe, the USA and South America. He is a member of supervisory boards, creditors’ committees, a member and chairman of key risk management committees. He participated in developing Bank Zachodni WBK SA’s strategy, he was directly responsible for risk management, the optimization of debt collection and restructuring processes, and he cooperated with the regulators in Poland and abroad. After graduating in 1991, he began his professional career in Bank BPH SA, in the loan area. In 1992, he began working at Bank Zachodni SA, and then, after the merger with Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy SA he worked for BZ WBK SA. In the years 1992-2000 he was employed In the Department of Capital Investments, and then In the years 2000-2005 he held the position of Director in the Department of Credit Quality Control. In the years 2005–2008 he was the Director of Business Intelligence and Risk Management Area, and in the years 2008–2010 was the Deputy Chief Risk Officer. Since January 2011 he was the Chief Credit Officer and since March 2012 also Deputy Chief Risk Office. Moreover, he was the Chairman of the Credit Committee at BZ WBK SA, Deputy Chairman of the Credit Risk Forum, and Deputy Chairman of the Risk Model Forum.
Other functions performed:  President of the Bank’s Loan Committee
President of the Operational Risk Committee
Vice-President of the Risk Committee
2nd Vice-President of the Assets and Liabilities Management
Committee Member of the IT Security Committee
Member of the Strategy Committee
Member of the Data Quality Committee
Jakub Papierski - Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board in charge of Corporate and Investment Banking
Member of the Management Board from 22 March 2010. On 8 January 2014 reappointed for the current term of the Management Board.He is a graduate of Warsaw School of Economics and a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) license. He commenced his professional career in 1993 in Pro-Invest International, a consulting company. Between 1995 and 1996, he worked for ProCapital Brokerage House and subsequently for Creditanstalt Investment Bank. In March 1996, he started working for Deutsche Morgan Grenfell/Deutsche Bank Research dealing with the banking sector in Central and Eastern Europe. Between November 2001 and September 2003, he worked for Bank Pekao SA as executive Director of the Financial Division, directly supervising financial and fiscal policy of the bank, managerial information systems, as well as the treasury and management of investment portfolios; moreover, he was a member of the Asset and Liability Management Committee in the Bank. He accepted the position of the president of the Management Board for Centralny Dom Maklerski Pekao SA in October 2003. In September 2006, he also took up the position of a deputy-chairman of the Supervisory Board of Pioneer Pekao TFI SA. From May 2009, he served as the president of the Management Board of Allianz Bank Polska SA and in October 2009 he became the Management Board's president. Between 2005 and 2009, Jakub Papierski was a Chairman in the Programme Council of Akademia Liderów Rynku Kapitałowego established at the Lesław Paga Foundation; and now he is a member of the Programme Council.
Other functions performed:  Vice-President of the Bank’s Loan Committee
Member of the Risk Committee
Member of the Strategy Committee
Member of the Data Quality Committee
 
Jan Emeryk Rościszewski - Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board, Acting Head of the Retail Banking Area
On 14 July 2016 appointed for the current term of the Management Board.Polish entrepreneur, manager in the insurance industry. In 1988, he obtained his master's degree in history from the Faculty of Humanities of the Catholic University of Lublin. In 1990, he earned his DEA diploma from Paris Institute of Political Studies (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris). He completed numerous training courses in the fields of finance, insurance and management in France, Great Britain and Poland. In 1996, he earned his insurance broker licence. Since the first half of the 1990s he has been working for international banking and insurance institutions, among other things for AXA and Azur. In 1990-1991, he worked for AXA Banque and AXA International in France, and in 1991-1993 for Groupe Azur. In 1993-1996, he was Management Board Member of TU Azur Ostoja SA and TUnŻ Azur Życie SA. Since 1996 he worked for the BNP Paribas Group. In 1998-2016, he managed – as President of the Management Board – Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń na Życie Cardif Polska SA, which now belongs to the BNP Paribas. Simultaneously, in 2001-2016 he held the position of Director General of Cardif Assurance Risques Divers in Poland. He has held many additional positions in the industry, such as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Pocztylion-Arka Pension Fund Company (since 1999), Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Postal Financial Services Agency SA (2000-2014), a member of the Audit Committee of the Polish Insurance Association (2012-2016), a member of the Supervisory Board of BBI Development NFI SA (since 2011). In 1981-1983, he was active in the charity organization of the Primate’s Committee for Help to People Deprived of Liberty. Since 2009 he has been a Knight of Honour and Devotion of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, whereas since December 2012 he has held the position of hospitaller of the Polish Association of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. He is a member of the Management Board of the Page of History Foundation (since 2007) and a member of the Alpine Club of Warsaw, the Polish Heraldic Society, Domus Polonorum. In 2010, he was decorated with the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta for outstanding achievement in the development of the insurance market in Poland. He is an author and co-author of historical books and articles on finance and management.
Other functions performed:  Vice-President of the Data Quality Committee
Rotary member of the Bank’s Loan Committee in charge of credit risk models Member of the Strategy Committee
Member of the Data Quality Committee

In addition to those mentioned above, members of the Management Board of the Bank also participated in non-permanent Committees, including the Steering Committees set up as a part of realized projects.

Changes in the composition of the Management Board in 2016

  • On 21 March 2016, Mr. Jacek Obłękowski resigned as Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board as from 21 March 2016;
  • On 22 March 2016, Mr. Jarosław Myjak resigned as Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board as from 22 March 2016;
  • On 2 June 2016, the Bank’s Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Mieczysław Król Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board as from 6 June 2016 for the current joint term of office of the Bank’s Management Board;
  • On 30 June 2016, the Bank’s Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Maks Kraczkowski Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board as from 4 July 2016 for the current joint term of office of the Bank’s Management Board;
  • On 14 July 2016, the Bank’s Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Jan Emeryk Rościszewski Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board as from 18 July 2016, for the current joint term of office of the Bank’s Management Board;
  • On 5 October 2016, Mr. Piotr Alicki resigned as Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board as from 30 October 2016;
  • On 3 November 2016, the Bank’s Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Janusz Derda Vice-President of the Bank’s Management Board as from 1 December 2016 for the current joint term of office of the Bank’s Management Board.

Rules of operations of the Bank’s Management Board

Management Board makes decisions as resolutions.

Statements on behalf of the Bank are made by:

  • President of the Management Board independently,
  • two members of the Management Board together or one member of the Management Board together with a proxy,
  • two proxies acting jointly,
  • proxies acting independently or jointly within the limits of granted authorization.

The Bank’s Management Board competencies

In accordance with § 20 clause 1 of the Memorandum of Association of PKO Bank Polski SA, the competences of the Management Board include all matters associated with the running of PKO Bank Polski SA’s business, with the exception of those restricted for the competence of the General Shareholders’ Meeting or the Supervisory Board based on generally applicable law or the provisions of the Memorandum of Association of PKO Bank Polski SA, including purchasing and disposing of real properties, shares in real properties or the perpetual usufruct of land not requiring the approval of the General Shareholders’ Meeting based on § 9 clause 1 item 5 of the Memorandum of Association of PKO Bank Polski SA.

In accordance with § 20 clause 2 of the Memorandum of Association of PKO Bank Polski SA, the competences of the Management Board include making decisions on incurring liabilities or disposing of assets whose total value, in relation to one entity, exceeds 5% of own funds, with prejudice to the competences of the General Shareholders’ Meeting specified in § 9 of the Memorandum of Association of PKO Bank Polski SA or the competences of the Supervisory Board specified in § 15 of the Memorandum of Association of PKO Bank Polski SA.

All matters which are outside the scope of the Bank’s ordinary activities require a Management Board resolution. Management Board resolutions are passed by an absolute majority of votes. In the case of a voting tie, the President of the Management Board has the casting vote. The manner of functioning of the Management Board and the matters which require a Management Board resolution are defined in the Regulations of the Management Board.

Committees of the Bank’s Management Board

In 2016 there were the following permanent committees in which Members of the Bank’s Management Board operated:

The Assets and Liabilities Committee of PKO Bank Polski SA
PurposeManaging assets and equity and liabilities by influencing the structure of PKO Bank Polski SA statement of financial position and its off-balance sheet items in a manner conducive to achieving the optimum financial result.
Tasks

Supporting the Management Board in the following areas of the Bank’s activities:

  • shaping the structure of the Bank’s statement of financial position,
  • capital adequacy management,
  • managing profitability, taking into account the specific nature of the individual areas of activity and respective risks,
  • managing financial risk, of which market and liquidity risks, the business and credit risk (settlement and pre-settlement) of transaction on the wholesale market.

Making decisions concerning in particular:

  • limits related to the financial risks,
  • limits related to settlement and credit transaction on the wholesale market,
  • investment limits,
  • limits specifying the appetite for portfolio credit risk, the ratios adjusting the transfer prices including individual rates of these ratios, and the method of their application, transfer prices for items classified in the investment bank portfolio in the Treasury Department, liquidity profile for the purpose of establishing transfer prices and replicated interest rate risk profiles, portfolio models and parameters, used for establishing impairment allowances and write-downs on loan exposures, significant financial and business risk models and their parameters.

Issuing recommendations to the Management Board or Management Board members, related especially to:

  • shaping the structure of the statement of financial position,
  • risk management: financial, settlement and pre-settlement transactions on wholesale and business market, 
  • launching of capital-related emergency activities and the capital needs, 
  • pricing policy in the individual business areas and interest rate levels and minimum lending margins, 
  • the financial model, including the principles for determining the management results and the transfer pricing system, 
  • hedging strategies as part of hedge accounting, taking any reorganization actions after conducted comprehensive stress-tests.
The Risk Committee
PurposeDesign strategic directions and tasks in the scope of banking risk in the context of the Bank’s strategy and conditions arising from the macroeconomic situation and the regulatory environment, analyzing periodic reports related to the banking risks and developing appropriate guidance on their basis, as well as preparing the banking risk management strategy and its periodic verification.
Tasks
  • monitoring the integrity, adequacy and effectiveness of the banking risk management system, capital adequacy and allocation of internal capital to individual business lines and implementing the risk management policy executed as part of the Bank’s adopted Strategy, 
  • analyzing and evaluating the utilization of strategic risk limits set in the Banking Risk Management Strategy, 
  • giving opinions on cyclical risk reports submitted for approval to the Supervisory Board and taking into account the information from the reports when issuing opinions.
The Loan Committee of the Bank
PurposeCredit risk management and mitigating of credit risk when making lending decisions or decisions concerning the non-performing loans management in PKO Bank Polski SA, and management of risk of occurring negative financial or reputation effects as a result of making incorrect business decisions on the basis of the credit risk models.
Tasks
  • making decisions in matters relating to the segregation of competencies for making lending and selling decisions, managing non-performing loans, industry and customer limits, and securing the debt of PKO Bank Polski SA,
  • making decisions related to credit risk models, in particular in the range of: models and credit policy parameters used in determining the scoring or rating evaluation, models and credit risk parameters consistent with the internal ratings method, the results of the validation of significant credit risk models and related proposals for changes in models, reports on the status of implementation of recommendations after validation; insignificant credit risk models; from monitoring of significant models and the quality of loan portfolios, for which credit risk models are used. 
  • issuing recommendations for the Management Board of PKO Bank Polski SA in matters relating to making decisions about lending transactions and changes in the material terms and conditions of these transactions, customer internal limits, non-performing loans management, credit risk models, particularly in the field of credit policy parameters, which, due to external regulations, require the approval of the Management Board or the Supervisory Board 
  • issuing an opinion concerning applications of credit transactions, leasing transactions or factoring transactions led by the entities of PKO Bank Polski SA Group, restructuring and debt collection customers of KREDOBANK SA and on significant credit risk models in the companies of the Bank Group.
The Operational Risk Committee
PurposePurpose is to effectively manage operational risk, increasing safety of the Bank operating activity.
Tasks
  • determining the directions of operational risk management development,
  • supervising the operation of the operational risk management, 
  • coordinating operational risk management, 
  • determining measures to be taken in case of an emergency which exposes the Bank to reputational risk and results in operating losses.
The Expense Committee
Tasks
  • granting approval, expressing opinions on overheads and administrative expenses of on-going operations, arising from new agreements or annexes to existing agreements, and granting approval to exceed the budget of overheads and other administrative expenses of on-going operations, in accordance with the Bank’s internal cost management regulations, 
  • granting approval for further actions relating to areas identified as empty and refusing approval for new locations, in accordance with the Bank’s internal real estate management regulations, 
  • making decisions concerning projects, including i.a. the approval of project applications, approval and recommendation of project plans, approval of significant changes in projects, making decisions to suspend project execution or close projects, approval of assessments of the objectives achieved and effects of projects, in accordance with the Bank’s internal regulations on project and investment management,       
  • transfers of funds between the costs of on-going operations and the costs of projects or investments,
  • approval of capital expenditure relating to the execution of tasks which do not meet the criteria of projects or investments.
The Strategy Committee
PurposeSupervise the strategic planning process and to manage the Bank’s strategy.
Tasks
  • managing the activities related to strategy development and implementation,
  • approving the strategy development schedule and strategy implementation schedule,
  • making key decisions necessary to ensuring the strategy’s execution, including implementation of strategic programmes,
  • resolving any disputes arising during the work on individual strategic programmes.
The IT Architecture Committee of PKO Bank Polski SA
PurposeDevelop an IT architecture ensuring the implementation of the Bank’s Strategy.
Tasks
  • developing the key assumptions of the IT architecture of the Bank (the principles), 
  • evaluating the IT architecture functioning in the Bank on a periodical basis, 
  • developing a target architecture model, 
  • initiating measures aimed at achieving the target architecture model.
The Committee for IT Safety
PurposeIncrease the effectiveness of supervision and control over the information system’s safety in PKO Bank Polski SA (SIB).
Tasks

Issuing recommendations on the SIB safety, in particular related to:

  • coordinating and monitoring work related to the SIB safety, 
  • setting the directions for the Bank’s activities within the scope of SIB safety, 
  • specifying the desirable activities, which in the Committee’s opinion should be undertaken in the event of emergency situations which put the Bank’s image at risk and cause operating or financial losses in the area of SIB safety, 
  • monitoring the risk related to SIB safety.
Data Quality Committee
PurposeDesign strategic directions for the activities relating to data quality management and data architecture at the Bank in the context of the Data Management System (DMS), to supervise its operations, and to assess its effectiveness and the activities undertaken by the individual organizational teams and units.
Tasks

Include making decisions about data management at the Bank, in particular those relating to:

  • directions for the development of the DMS, 
  • recommendations for the organizational teams and units of the Head Office, regarding data management activities, 
  • detailed data management solutions, 
  • assessing the effectiveness of the operations of the DMS, determining priority measures as part of the DMS, and drawing up periodical action plans, 
  • assigning ownership to groups of data, 
  • resolving disputes over the DMS at the request of the Committee members, 
  • accepting – particularly in cases justified by the need to ensure the Bank’s continued operations – deviations from data quality criteria and rules as well as data quality solutions standards.

Moreover, in addition to those mentioned above, members of the Bank’s Management Board also participated in the non-permanent committees, including steering committees set up as a part of realized projects.