Date prepared: 07/04/2023
Abbreviated name of the issuer: CELON PHARMA S.A.
Subject: Change in the composition of the Management Board of Celon Pharma S.A.
Legal basis: Article 56 subs. 1 point 2 of the Act on Public Offering – current and periodical information
Content of the report:
The Management Board of Celon Pharma S.A. the “Company” hereby informs that on July 3, 2023 Ms Dorota Zwolińska resigned as Member of the Management Board of the Company and Chief Financial Officer, effective 4 July 2023, for personal reasons.
Additionally, the Company hereby informs that on July 4, 2023, the Company’s Supervisory Board adopted a resolution on the appointment of Mr Bartosz Szałek to the Management Board. He will commence his role as Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer as of July 4, 2023.
Mr Bartosz Szałek has a proven track record of building value in fast-growing, international companies. He has worked with private equity funds for over 15 years overseeing the finances of portfolio companies. At the beginning of his career, he worked in the banking sector, specifically in corporate banking at Bank Pekao SA and Deutsche Bank SA. Subsequently, he gained experience working in financial positions at multinational corporations, including SAP Poland and Żywiec Zdrój SA Grupa Danone. He has held the position of Member of the Management Board / CFO at companies such as ThyssenKrupp Stainless Polska, GTX Hanex, Novago, and Krosno Glass SA, inter alia.
Mr Bartosz Szałek holds a university degree from the University of Szczecin, the School of Economics, in addition to being a graduate of the London Business School and the University of Navarra, where he completed IESE Business School AMP Advanced Management Program in 2018.
In accordance with the submitted declaration, Mr Bartosz Szałek does not conduct any activities outside the Company that are competitive to the Company, does not participate in a competitive company as a partner in a civil partnership, a partnership or a capital company, and does not participate in a competitive legal person as a member of its bodies. Mr Bartosz Szałek is not listed in the Register of Insolvent Debtors maintained pursuant to the Act on the National Court Register.