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Marek Czerski is the new President of KUKE

25-02-2016

On 25 February 2016 the Shareholders’ Meeting of KUKE appointed Marek Czerski as the new President of the Management Board.

Marek Czerski has been appointed President of the Management Board of KUKE in February 2016. He is a highly qualified manager and an expert in the field of insurance, reinsurance, finance and management.

Marek Czerski has an extensive professional experience on the financial market. Recently he held the position of President of the Management Board and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board at TUW TUZ mutual insurance company and at TUiR Partner S.A. From 2006 to 2013 he worked as President at Polskie Towarzystwo Reasekuracji S.A. (Polish Re), where he successfully rebuild the company’s market position and concluded a process of privatization, in times of the global financial crisis, by bringing in an investor from the insurance business. He also transformed Polish Re into a recognizable, international brand. During this time he served as Member and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Polskie Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń S.A. From 2009 to 2013 and in 2015 Marek Czerski was a Member of the Audit Committee at the Polish Insurance Association. Prior to that (2004-2006), he worked at TUiR Warta S.A. as Director of the Reinsurance Department, and later as Director of the Reinsurance, Marine and Aviation Department. From 1997 to 2004 Marek Czerski held managerial positions at Swiss Re Poland, Swiss Re Company and Swiss Re Germany, where he was responsible for representing the Swiss Re Group in Poland, and subsequently also in other Central and Eastern European countries.

Marek Czerski is a graduate of the Silesian University of Technology. In 2013 he commenced a Doctoral (PhD) Program in Insurance at the Warsaw School of Economics.