President of the Management Board
Responsible for day-to-day management of the Bank and work performed by the Management Board. He represents the Bank's Management Board towards third parties.
His responsibilities also comprise overall supervision over the Bank’s organizational units. He supervises the Bank Management, Strategy & Agro Markets Area, including supervising the Bank’s compliance with law provisions, internal regulations and market standards. His supervisory duties also cover the Internal Audit Line, the Compliance Line, Legal Line, Marketing, Communication, Social Involvement Line, Agro-business Line, Strategy and Market Analysis Line. He also supervises the HR Area and Transformation Area.
Przemek Gdański graduated from the University of Gdańsk (MSc in Economics) and took a one-year program in international banking and finance at Loughborough University in the UK. He completed Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School and several professional and executive development programs at Harvard Business School, London Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Ashridge - Hult International Business School and HEC.
He has over 25 years of banking experience. From 1993 to 1995 he worked for IBP Bank SA, then for ABN AMRO Bank in Poland, Romania and in the headquarters in Amsterdam. From 2002 to 2006 he was managing director of Large Corporates Division in BPH Bank. From May to November 2006 - CEO and general director of Calyon Bank Polska and Calyon SA Branch in Poland. In November 2006 he was appointed to the position of deputy CEO in BPH Bank, responsible for corporate banking and real estate financing. After the merger of part of BPH Bank and Pekao SA - deputy CEO of Pekao SA, responsible for Corporate Banking, Markets and Investment Banking Division. Member and vice president of the Management Board of mBank (formerly BRE Bank) from November 19, 2008 to October 25, 2017, responsible for Corporate and Investment Banking.
Since November 2, 2017 he has been the CEO of BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A. and a Territory Head for BNP Paribas, supervising BNP Paribas Group’s enterprises in Poland. He has a proven record of supporting diversity, gender equality and women’s entrepreneurship. In March 2018 he has been awarded Male Champion of Change accolade presented by Success Written with Lipstick Foundation in the recognition of his achievements in advocacy for women and his encouragement of their professional development.
Mr. Przemek Gdański meets the requirements of Art. 22aa of the Banking Law dated 29 August 1997 (as amended).