The Management Board of Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń Spółka Akcyjna (PZU SA) announced that on 13 April 2017 the Company’s Supervisory Board appointed, effective as of 13 April 2017, Paweł Surówka to the PZU SA Management Board and entrusted him with the function of being the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.
Paweł Surówka worked between 2007 and 2013 as a financial advisor at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He represented the Bank in the CEE region by building relationships with investors. His activities covered counseling on portfolio management, asset allocation and their diversification, alternative financial instruments and market analysis. From 2013 to 2015, he was a Member of the Management Board of Boryszew S.A., the Office Director in charge of automotive sector development, and the CEO of the subsidiaries from the automotive sector. During his time spent in Boryszew Group, he was responsible for strategic and operational management and supervision over budget policy of the automotive sector. His activities covered preparation and implementation of a business strategy for the automotive area. Moreover, he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions performed as a part of the expansion policy and disinvestment of Boryszew Group. He also led restructuring processes of the companies from the automotive sector.
Until January 2016 he was an advisor to the CEO of PKO Bank Polski S.A., and the Director of Corporate Banking and Investments in Germany responsible for opening the first foreign corporate branch of PKO Bank Polski. His activities also covered counseling and financial processing for the largest corporate clients of PKO Bank Polski concerning their expansion and foreign operations.
From 23 June 2016 to 13 April 2017 we was the CEO of PZU Życie Management Board.