13.03.2018

Paweł Jakubowski: New President of the Management Board of POLSKIE LNG S.A.

The General Meeting of Shareholders of Polskie LNG S.A. appointed the President of the Management Board. Paweł Jakubowski will take office on 13 March 2018.


Paweł Jakubowski has formerly acted as Managing Director of Polskie LNG.

 


Paweł Jakubowski has worked in energy sector since 2007 when he started his career in the Ministry of Economy in charge of key gas supply diversification projects in Poland (e.g. LNG Terminal in Świnoujście, Norwegian Shelf gas deliveries).


From November 2007 to January 2009, Mr. Jakubowski worked in Research and Development Division at PGNiG S.A.


In 2009, Paweł Jakubowski joined TSO GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. where he has been directly involved in the development of Company's long-term strategy and owner's supervision over the subsidiary - Polskie LNG S.A. He was also in charge of the development and implementation of the construction project of underground natural gas storage facilities.


Since January 2016, acting as Development Division Director at GAZ-SYSTEM, Mr. Jakubowski supervised the development and implementation of the Company's long-term investment plan in Polish gas infrastructure, including the realisation of the North-South Corridor concept through the expansion of the LNG Terminal in Świnoujście and the development of the Baltic Pipe project, as well as the expansion of cross-border interconnectors with Lithuania, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Ukraine.


As the Director of the Development Division, he also supervised the activities related with the European regulatory framework in natural gas sector, international cooperation and business development of LNG services.


Since June 2017, Mr. Jakubowski serves on the ENTSOG Board - association of natural gas transmission systems operators in the European Union Member States.
Paweł Jakubowski has graduated from Warsaw University of Technology and Warsaw School of Economics.


As of March 13th 2018 the Management Board of Polskie LNG consist of two members. Bartłomiej Słoma remains in the position of vice-president.        


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Polskie LNG S.A. Company was founded to manage the construction of the liquefied natural gas terminal in Świnoujście and its further operation and expansion.
        

Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. is a strategic company for the Polish economy, responsible for the transmission of natural gas and the management of the most important gas pipelines in Poland. GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. is also the owner of Polskie LNG S.A., a company established to build the Świnoujście LNG terminal.
As part of its 2015-2025 investment scheme, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. is planning to build over 2,000 km of new gas lines in western, southern and eastern Poland. Further expansion of the domestic transmission system, including construction of new gas pipelines being part of the North-South Gas Corridor, as well as construction of interconnections with Lithuania, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, will enhance Poland’s energy security and contribute considerably to the development of the European transmission system.
In 2009-2015, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. completed an investment plan consisting in the construction of over 1,200 km of new gas transmission lines in north-western and central Poland. The projects implemented by the company and the physical and virtual reversal on the Yamal pipeline have translated into a significant increase in technical import opportunities on routes other than from the East.

 


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