The Group

Corporate governance

Stock market information

Organisational chart

Struktura zarządu i podział kompetencji został oparty na zbudowaniu zespołu Nadzoru Grupowego zarządzanego przez Prezesa Zarządu oraz zespołu zarządzania Odziałem Wielton w Wieluniu zarządzanego przez Wiceprezesa Zarządu w funkcji Dyrektora Generalnego.

Zarząd grupy kapitałowej

Prezes zarządu

Paweł Szataniak

  • Wizja i kierunki rozwoju
  • Cele strategiczne
  • Reprezentacja
  • Fuzje i przejęcia
  • Inwestycje
  • Rozwój nowych produktów
  • Rozwój nowych technologii i procesów produkcyjnych
  • Polityka HR
I Wiceprezes Zarządu, CEO Grupy

Mariusz Golec

  • Nadzór biznesowy nad spółkami
  • Zakupy strategiczne
  • Rynki, produkty, marki
  • Strategia sprzedażowa
  • Strategia obsługi posprzedażnej
  • Relacje inwestorskie
  • Public relations
  • Monitoring projektów strategicznych
  • Audyt wewnętrzny
Wiceprezes Zarządu, CFO Grupy

Piotr Maciej Kamiński

  • Strategia finansowa
  • Sprawozdawczość skonsolidowana
  • Informacja zarządcza
  • Budżetowanie i kontroling
  • Finansowanie zewnętrzne
  • Zarządzanie płynnością
  • Strategia rozwoju informatyki
  • Zarządzanie ryzykami finansowymi
  • Obsługa prawna

Wielton Wieluń

Wiceprezes GM Wieluń

Piotr Kuś

  • Operacje Oddziału w Wieluniu (m.in.: produkcja, zakupy operacyjne, gospodarka materiałowa, kontrola jakości oraz doskonalenie procesów)
  • IT
  • inwestycje i zarządzanie aktywami
  • BHP
  • Ochrona i monitoring
  • Transport i logistyka
  • Zarządzanie zasobami ludzkimi
  • Koordynacja prac pozostałych członków Zarządu w Oddziale w Wieluniu
Członek Zarządu, CFO Wieluń

Tomasz Śniatała

  • Finansowanie
  • Księgowania
  • Budżetowanie i kontroling
  • Rozliczenia wynagrodzeń
  • Kancelaria zakładu
Członek Zarządu

Włodzimierz Masłowski

  • Agro
  • Zabudowy
  • Sprzedaży na Rynkach wschodnich i Krajach Bałtyckich
  • Produkt Development
  • Wielton Logistic
Członek Zarządu, CSO Wieluń

Andrzej Mowczan

  • Sprzedaż
  • Export (z wyłączeniem Rynków Wschodnich i Krajów Bałtyckich)
  • Marketingu i Public Relations
  • Obsługa posprzedażowa
  • Pojazdy używane i programy finansowe
  • Administracja sprzedaży

The Supervisory Board

Powołani Członkowie Rady Nadzorczej oświadczyli, że nie figurują w Rejestrze Dłużników Niewypłacalnych prowadzonym na podstawie ustawy o KRS oraz nie wykonują działalności, która jest konkurencyjna w stosunku do działalności wykonywanej w Spółce, nie uczestniczą w spółce konkurencyjnej w stosunku do Spółki jako wspólnik spółki cywilnej, spółki osobowej lub jako członek organu spółki kapitałowej i nie uczestniczą w innej konkurencyjnej osobie prawnej jako członek jej organu.

Paweł Szataniak

President of the Management Board

From 1 July 2020, he has been the President of the Management Board of Wielton S.A. He manages the Management Board of the Wielton Capital Group. In the Management Board, he is responsible (inter alia) for creating the vision and setting new directions for the development of the Wielton Group.

Since 2005, he has been the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Warmińskie Zakłady Przetwórstwa Owocowo-Warzywnego. He also served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board in Naturis (in the years 2005-2012). Since 2007, he has been the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Mitmar Sp. z o.o. Moreover, he held the position of the Member of the Supervisory Board in Zakłady Przetwórstwa Owocowo-Warzywnego “Ziębice” Sp. z o. o. (in the years 2007 – 2013), Huta Szkła Sławno Sp. z o. o. (in the years 2007 – 2013) and Cenos Sp. z o. o. (in the years 2009 – 2013). Since 2009, he has been the Chairman of the Supervisory Board in Pamapol (he previously held this function in the years 2004-2006). In the years 2006-2008, he was the President of the Management Board of Pamapol S.A.

In the period from 2010 to 30 June 2020, he was the Member of the Supervisory Board of Wielton S.A. as the Chairman.

President Paweł Szataniak is (indirectly) the majority shareholder in Wielton S.A. and Pamapol S.A.

President Paweł Szataniak is a graduate of the Faculty of Management at the Częstochowa University of Technology. He holds a PhD in technical sciences. He defended his doctoral dissertation at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Žilina.

Mr. Mariusz Golec is a graduate of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Łódź University of Technology, as well as MBA studies at the Wrocław University of Economics and Advanced Management Program (AMP) at the IESE Business School.

Mariusz Golec

First Vice-President of the Management Board

From 1 July 2020, he has been the First Vice-President of the Management Board of Wielton S.A. and the CEO of the Wielton Capital Group. In the Management Board, he is responsible, among others, for supervision over companies, building of synergies in the Group, seeking new markets and continuing development of the Wielton Group.

The beginnings of the career path of Vice-President Mariusz Golec date back to 1994. He gained experience in various production companies – initially he held positions related to direct production, then he worked as a designer and a manager of assembly processes.

He has been associated with Wielton almost since its creation. In the years 2000-2015, he was the Vice-President of the Management Board. From 2015 to 30 June 2020, he was the President of the Management Board of Wielton S.A.

During 20 years of work in Wielton S.A., he actively participated in all crucial projects of the company. He took part in (inter alia) its introduction to the Warsaw Stock Exchange in 2007. In foreign acquisitions carried out in the years 2015-2018, he was involved in the process of acquiring shares in the French company – Fruehauf SAS, the Italian company – Compagnia Italiana Rimorchi, the German company – Langendorf and the British company – Lawrence David. In 2017, he coordinated works on the preparation and implementation of the Wielton Group’s Growth Strategy for 2020. He also managed a number of research and development investments, as well as implemented many projects focused on the improvement of efficiency and increasing production capability.

Piotr Maciej Kamiński

Vice-President of the Management Board

On the day of the statute’s amendment, he is the Vice-President of the Management Board of Wielton S.A. and the CFO of the Wielton Capital Group. In the Management Board, he is primarily responsible for the financial strategy of the Group.

In the past, Mr. Piotr Maciej Kamiński was (inter alia) the Vice-President of the Management Board in Giełda Papierów Wartościowych w Warszawie S.A. (2000-2003). From 2003 to 2006 – the Member of the Management Board of PKO Bank Polski S.A. He was responsible for the Corporate and Treasury Area. Then in the years 2006-2009, he was the President of the Management Board of Bank Pocztowy S.A.

Furthermore, Mr. Piotr Maciej Kamiński held numerous functions in central offices and public administration bodies. The most important functions include: in the years 2009-2019, he was the Member of the Audit Supervision Authority (first, second and third term of office since its creation in 2009), while since 2020, he has been the Member of the Board of Polish Audit Supervision Agency.

In the years 2006-2009, Mr. Piotr Maciej Kamiński was the Member of the Supervisory Board of Wielton S.A.

Moreover, Mr. Piotr Maciej Kamiński holds or held functions (inter alia) in Supervisory Board of the following commercial law companies: Giełda Papierów Wartościowych w Warsaw S.A. (2005 – 2008, including in the years 2006 – 2008 the President of the Supervisory), Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń S.A. (2010 – 2011), Idea Bank S.A. (2015 – 2020, including from 2017 the Chairman of the Audit Committee), Pamapol S.A. (2006 – 2011, 2014 – now; the Member of the Supervisory Board, the Member of the Audit Committee), Platige Image S.A. (2018 – 2019, 2019 – now), Budimex S.A. (2010 – 2019), Altus TFI S.A. (2014 – now, including from 2019 the Chairman of the Supervisory Board; the Member of the Audit Committee), Sfinks S.A. (2013 – 2019, including from 2018 the Member of the Audit Committee), WorkService S.A. (2013 – 2019; the Member of the Supervisory Board, the Chairman of the Audit Committee), Immobile S.A. (2013 – 2018 the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, od 2017 the Chairman of the Audit Committee), Newag S.A. (2013 – 2019 the Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board), Idea Bank S.A. (2010 – 2011), Pentacomp Systemy Informatyczne S.A. (2007 – 2011, 2018 – 2019 the Chairman of the Supervisory Board), RockBridge TFI S.A. (2018 – 2019, 2019 – now), the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (2009 – 2010), Bankowy Fundusz Leasingowy S.A. (2003 – 2006 the Chairman of the Supervisory Board), Wawel Hotel Development Sp. z o.o. (2003 – 2006 the Chairman of the Supervisory Board), Centralna Tabela Ofert S.A. (2001 – 2003 the Chairman of the Supervisory Board).

Since 1993, he has lectures at seminars, conferences and universities (the University of Warsaw, the Warsaw School of Economics) about, among others, the capital market, reporting accounting, information management, practical aspects of commercial law.

Mr. Piotr Maciej Kamiński is a graduate of the University of Warsaw at the Faculty of Management. He participated in the Tempus-CUBIS International Postgraduate Program organized by the Catholic University of Milan, the Catholic University of Leuven and the University of Amsterdam. He participated in the Specialized International Training Program entitled “International Institute of Securities Market Development” organized by the American Securities and Exchange Commission. He graduated from the IESE Business School – Advanced Management Program (University of Navarra).

Piotr Kuś

Vice-President of the Management Board

From 1 July 2020, he has been the Vice-President of the Management Board of Wielton S.A. and the General Director of the Wielton’s Branch in Wieluń. In the Management Board, he is responsible for the operational functioning of the Branch, investments, sales development and management of assets in plants, as well as for coordinating works of other members of the Management Board of the Wielton’s Branch.

He started his professional career in 1997 at Delphi Automotive Systems – one of the largest manufacturers of parts for the automotive industry. Until 2004, he was the Head of New Startups. Then, in the years 2004-2006, he as the Production Director at TBMECA. From 2006, Mr. Piotr Kuś was associated with Faurecia, where in the years 2008-2012 he was the Member of the Management Board, the Plant Director, and from 2012 – he held the position of the Operational Director of EMEA at the Comfort & Trim Division. Then in the years 2015-2018, he was the Director of the Plant in Electrolux. Since 2018, he has been the Operational Director of EMEA – Seat Structures and Mechanism Division in Adient.

Mr. Piotr Kuś is a graduate of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Poznań University of Technology and MBA studies – Oxford Brookes University / Polish Open University.

Tomasz Śniatała

Member of the Management Board

From 1 July 2020, he has been the Member of the Management Board of Wielton S.A. and the CFO of the Wielton’s Branch in Wieluń. In the Management Board, he is primarily responsible for the financial strategy of the Wielton’s Branch.

From 1995, Mr. Tomasz Śniatała was associated with Wagon S.A. (for 10 years). In this company, he held managerial and director positions related to restructuring and controlling. In the years 2001-2003, he was the Member of the Supervisory Board of Zakład Oczyszczania i Gospodarki Odpadami MZO S.A. in Ostrów Wielkopolski. In 2005, he was promoted to the position of the Member of the Management Board, the Economic and Financial Director of Europejskie Konsorcjum Kolejowe Wagon S.A. In turn, in 2007, he was the Member of the Supervisory Board of Przedsiębiorstwo Wodociągów i Kanalizacji Wodkan S.A. in Ostrów Wielkopolski. In the years 2007-2009, he held the position of the Proxy, the Economic and Financial Director of Europejskie Konsorcjum Kolejowe “Wagon” S.A. and the Member of the Supervisory Board of Energetyka Wagon Sp. z o.o. In 2009, he took the position of the President of the Management Board. In the years 2009-2010, he was the Member of the Management Board, the Economic and Financial Director of Europejskie Konsorcjum Kolejowe Wagon Sp. z o.o.

In 2010, he became associated with Wielton S.A. (the Member of the Management Board). On the other hand, in the years 2013-2020, he was the Vice-President of the Management Board for Economic and Financial Affairs in Wielton S.A.

Mr. Tomasz Śniatała was awarded during the 11th edition of the Financial Director of the Year Competition in the category of large companies. The competition jury appreciated his contribution to building the Polish brand in Europe, obtaining important financing and support for the international expansion of the company.

Mr. Tomasz Śniatała is a graduate of the Faculty of Agriculture, the Department of Agricultural Mechanization at the Agricultural University in Poznań. Moreover, he completed the Pedagogical Studies at the Voivodeship Methodological Center in Kalisz, the Postgraduate Studies at the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry of the University of Wrocław and the Capital Market Study and the Faculty of Management at the University of Łódź, as well as the Postgraduate Studies in Accounting and Finance at the Poznań University of Technology. He holds an MBA diploma from the Leon Koźmiński Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management in Warsaw. He completed doctoral studies at the Leon Koźmiński Academy in Warsaw. Mr. Tomasz Śniatała is a graduate of Advanced Management Program (AMP) at the IESE Business School.

Andrzej Mowczan

Member of the Management Board

On the day of changing the statute, he is the Member of the Management Board of Wielton S.A. and the CSO of the Wielton’s Branch in Wieluń. In the Management Board, he is responsible, among others, for sales, export, marketing and PR, as well as after-sales service.

In the years 2004-2007, Mr. Andrzej Mowczan was the sales representative of Wielton in Ukraine. From 2010 to 2017, he was the Expert Director of Wielton S.A. In the years 2017-2020, Mr. Andrzej Mowczan was the Commercial Director of Wielton S.A.

He is a graduate of the Cracow University of Economics in the Faculty of International Economic Relations with a specialization in Foreign Trade. Mr. Andrzej Mowczan is also a graduate of Executive MBA studies at the Leon Koźmiński Academy.

Włodzimierz Masłowski

Member of the Management Board

From 1 July 2020, he is the Member of the Management Board in the Wielton’s Branch in Wieluń. In the Management Board, he is responsible for sales on eastern markets and in the Baltic countries, as well as for sales of car bodies and the Agro segment.

Mr. Włodzimierz Masłowski started his professional career in 1983 – Przedsiębiorstwo Techniczno – Handlowe Motoryzacji (PTHM) Polmozbyt in Warsaw. In this company, he was promoted to higher positions several times. Then in 1991, he joined PROTYL Sp. z o.o. in Wieluń. In 1999, he took the position of the President of the Management Board in this company.

In 1996, he joined Wielton Sp. z o.o. and coordinated the emerging plant. Then in the years 2003-2004, he was the President of the Management Board. In the years 2004-2005 and 2006-2010, he was the President of the Management Board of Wielton S.A. Then in the years 2010-2010, he was the Vice-President of the Management Board of Wielton S.A.

Mr. Włodzimierz Masłowski is a graduate of the Faculty of Cars and Working Machines in the Warsaw University of Technology. Moreover, he completed an MBA at the University of Commerce and International Finance in Warsaw.

WALDEMAR FRĄCKOWIAK

President of the Supervisory Board

Full professor, habilitation, PhD, MSc – Poznań University of Economics, Poland

Harvard Business School, Alumnus, Boston, USA, 1992, 1993.

 

Full professor, originator and head of the Department of Investments and Capital Markets at the University of Economics in Poznań.

The main area of the professor’s research interests concerns: corporate strategy and finance, mergers and acquisitions, markets and financial institutions. He is the author of over 300 scientific and press publications, including over a dozen books and research texts.

Professor Frąckowiak is a pioneer of the Polish mergers and acquisitions market, he has extensive experience in the field of

conducting research and academic education, consulting in the field of corporate finance, as well as acting as a board member without executive powers and as the president of both listed companies and other large companies and investment companies. The professor was the founder and Managing Partner of W. Frąckowiak & Partnerzy, one of the first consulting and auditing firms in Poland, which currently has 25 years of experience, and which in later years operated as HLB Frąckowiak & Partnerzy, and currently operates under the name of Grant Thornton. In the 1990s, the professor actively advised investors on many of the first large transactions carried out on the Polish market of mergers and acquisitions after the political transformation of 1990.

 

From 1993, the professor accompanied the Polish transformation, at the same time contributing to the history of the modern Polish economy. Professor Frąckowiak has participated and advised in some of the largest transactions and ownership restructuring in Poland, as well as other international investment projects.

In recent years, Professor Frąckowiak also served as the president and a board member without executive powers in various leading Polish enterprises – both listed on the stock exchange and private companies, such as KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., BZ WBK Bank S.A., Inter Groclin Auto S.A. and the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

Professor Frąckowiak has a wide network of business and academic contacts in Poland, the USA and many EU countries. The professor is an active lecturer at many business, government, academic, scientific and other events and presentations.

Mariusz Szataniak

Board Vice-President of the Supervisory Board

Mariusz Szataniak has completed higher education (a master’s degree in engineering): he graduated from the Faculty of Management at Częstochowa University of Technology in Częstochowa (course: management and marketing, special subject: production management).Mariusz Szataniak acquired his knowledge and experience by working:

  • in 2000 – 2004 at Pamapol Sp. z o.o. as President of the Management Board,
  • in 2003 – 2011 at Pamapol- Logistic Sp. z o.o. as a Member of the Supervisory Board,
  • in 2004 – 2006 at Pamapol S.A. as President of the Management Board,
  • in 2005 – 2011 at Warmińskie Zakłady Przetwórstwa Owocowo-Warzywnego Sp. z o.o. as an Authorised signatory,
  • from 2006 at Pamapol S.A. as Vice President of the Management Board,
  • from 2006 at Wielton S.A. in Wieluń as a Member of the Supervisory Board,
  • in 2007 – 2008 at Mitmar Sp. z o.o. as Vice President of the Management Board,
  • from 2007 at Huta Szkła Sławno Sp. z o.o. as President of the Supervisory Board,
  • from 2007 at Zakłady Przetwórstwa Owocowo-Warzywnego “Ziębice” Sp. z o.o. as President of the Supervisory Board,
  • from 2008 at Mitmar Sp. z o.o. as Member of the Supervisory Board,
  • from 2009 at CENOS Sp. z o.o. as Member of the Supervisory Board,
  • from 2011 at Warmińskie Zakłady Przetwórstwa Owocowo-Warzywnego Sp. z o.o. as Member of the Supervisory Board.

Krzysztof Półgrabia

Secretary of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Krzysztof Półgrabia is a graduate of the Animal Science Department of the Agricultural University in Wrocław. He also completed post-graduate studies at the Poznań School of Banking, Faculty of Finance and Banking (specialization: bank management).

Experience:

  • from 2005 at Pamapol S.A. in Rusiec as the financial director, from October 2008 as a member of the management board, from December 1, 2008 as the president of the management board, and from March 11, 2013 as the vice-president of the management board,
  • from January 2015 to October 2015 – Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o. in Rusiec as a liquidator,
  • 2008 – 2011 – Naturis Sp. z o.o. based in Rusiec as a member of the Supervisory Board,
  • 2009 – 2012 – Cenos Sp. z o.o. based in Września as a member of the Supervisory Board,
  • since 2007 – Huta Szkła Sławno based in Sławno as a member of the Supervisory Board,
  • since 2007 – Mitmar Sp. z o.o. as a member of the Supervisory Board, from March 2008 to December 2008 as the President of the Management Board, from December 2008 to March 2010 as a member of the Supervisory Board, from March 2010 to July 2013 he was the President of the Management Board of the company and then from June 21, 2013 to January 12, 2015, the Vice-President of the Management Board, from January 12, 2015 he has been the President of the Management Board,
  • in the years 2007-2013 at Zakłady Przetwórstwa Owocowo-Warzywnego “Ziębice” Sp. z o.o. in Ziębice as a member of the Supervisory Board, and from May 2011 to September 2013 as the President of the Management Board,
  • since 2005 in Warmińskie Zakłady Przetwórstwa Owocowo-Warzywnego Sp. z o.o. in Kwidzyn as a member of the Supervisory Board, from April 2013 as the Vice-President of the Management Board of this company,
  • from 2005 at Wielton S.A. in Wieluń as a member of the Supervisory Board, and from 2009 as the secretary of the Supervisory Board
  • in the years 2004 – 2005 at Wielton S.A. as a Financial Advisor,
  • in the years 2003 – 2005 at Pamapol S.A. in Rusiec (and its legal predecessor Pamapol sp.z o.o.) as a Financial Advisor,
  • in the years 2001 – 2002 at Holding P.T.S. ARE. in Wieluń as the Vice-President of the Management Board,
  • in 1997-2001 and 2002-2007 at Procar S.A. in Wieluń, including as: Financial Analysis Specialist, Director, Vice-President of the Management Board (1999-2001), President of the Management Board (from 2002 to 2007),
  • in 1996 – 1997 at PKO BP S.A. Wieluń branch as a specialist for financial analyzes of corporate clients.

 

Krzysztof Tylkowski

Member of the Supervisory Board

Krzysztof Tylkowski is educated to high-school level (technician – mechanic), he graduated from the Vocational School in Wieluń and holds the Vehicle Mechanical Engineering Master Craftsman title.Krzysztof Tylkowski acquired his knowledge and experience by working:

  • in 1987 – 1993 he run a metalworking business under the name of “Ślusarstwo produkcyjne” Ryszard Prozner, Krzysztof Tylkowski s.c.
  • in 1993 – 1998 at PROTYL Sp. z o.o. in Wieluń as Vice President of the Management Board,
  • in 1995 – 1996 at PROCAR Sp. z o.o. in Wieluń as Vice President of the Management Board,
  • in 1996 – 2002 at PROMECH Sp. z o.o. in Wieluń as Member of the Management Board,
  • from 1997 at ZWzD PROMET Sp. z o.o in Wieluń as Vice President of the Supervisory Board,
  • in 1998 – 2007 at “WŚT” Sp. z o.o. in Kępno as Member of the Supervisory Board,
  • in 1999 – 2001 at Wielton Sp. z o.o. in Wieluń as President of the Management Board,
  • in 2000 – 2006 at Holding PTS S.A. in Wieluń as Vice President of the Management Board,
  • from 2001 at PROCAR Sp. z o.o in Wieluń as Member of the Supervisory Board,
  • from 2002 at PROTYL-SERWIS 44 Sp. z o.o in Wieluń as Vice President of the Supervisory Board, then as Vice President of the Management Board,
  • in 2002 – 2006 at TRUCK 44 Sp. z o.o. in Rzgów as Vice President of the Supervisory Board,
  • from 2004 at PROMETEO Sp. z o.o in Wieluń as Vice-President of the Supervisory Board,
  • in 2005–2006 at Wielton S.A. as President of the Management Board,
  • in 2006 – 2007 at TRUCK 44 Sp. z o.o. in Rzgów as President of the Management Board,
  • from 2006 at Wielton S.A. in Wieluń as a Member of the Supervisory Board,
  • from 2006 at PROMET S.A. in Starachowice as President of the Management Board.

Tadeusz Uhl

Member of the Supervisory Board

Professor of Mechatronics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, AGH University of Science and Technology.

Experience:

  • 1998 – Founder and President of the EC Grupa company, a group of companies in the R&D area (the company currently employs over 700 engineers),
  • 2001- Department of Mechatronics and Robotics, AGH University of Science and Technology,
  • 1998- Full professor, AGH University of Science and Technology,
  • 1991 – 1997 Professor of the AGH University of Science and Technology,
  • 1883 – 1991 Lecturer, AGH University of Science and Technology,
  • 1983 – 1990 Assistant, associate of the AGH University of Science and Technology.

Membership in professional organizations:

  • America Society of Mechanical Engineers, member since 1996,
  • Society of Experimental Mechanics, member since 2001,
  • Polish Society of Technical Diagnostics, member since 2000, chairman since 2010,
  • Polish Acoustic Society, member since 1997,
  • Polish Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, member since 2001,
  • Committee of Mechanics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, member in 1997-2000,
  • Machine Building Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, member since 2008,
  • Committee for Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Polish Academy of Sciences, member since 2000,
  • Technical Committee of Mechatronics at IFToMM, member since 2002,
  • Mechatronics Section of the Mechanics Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, chairman in 1997-2007,
  • Member of the High Level Group of Key Enabling Technologies – European Commission 2013,
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Famur S.A.

Areas of specialization and research:

Mechatronics, structural health monitoring, rotating machinery condition monitoring, advanced signal processing, numerical analysis for damage detection, intelligent sensor technology, structure dynamics, vibrothermography for structural health monitoring systems, wireless sensors, optical methods, identification of mechanical systems. Currently, the Professor’s team works in the following areas:

Microrobotics – the team has developed a new type of robots to manipulate biological cells with a visual control system, we used a mechatronic approach formulated by my team to create a robot prototype. The robot is based on the concept of a parallel robot.

Robotics – development of a robot design, rapid prototyping of robot control systems, design of inspection robots, implementation of inspection robots for pipeline monitoring, development of a design for mobile robots, development of a space robot design.

Structural condition monitoring – the team has developed a new approach to composite structures to monitor the technical condition of structures using vibrothermography, and we are currently developing a structure monitoring system using piezo activators for thermal excitation of composites. We have developed a vision system for monitoring large structures and completely new devices to study Lambda waves in structures.