Józef Wancer is a graduate of Economics at the City College of New York as well as Management and Interpersonal Relationships at Webster University in Vienna.
For nearly 25 years he worked at Citibank as vice president and on managerial positions, among others, at Citibank branches in Japan, Austria, the United Kingdom and France. In the early 1990s, he began his management activity in Poland. He was an independent consultant who participated in establishing Citibank in Warsaw. In 1992 he organized Bank Rolno-Przemysłowy and from 1993 to 1994 he was general director of Legler Polonia. For four years (1991-1994) he was member of the Supervisory Board of Powszechny Bank Kredytowy (PBK). In the years 1995-2000 he was vice president and president of the Management Board of Raiffeisen Centrobank in Warsaw. Then, he held the position of president of the Management Board of Bank BPH from 2000-2010. From 2010 to 2013 he was an advisor to the Management Board of Deloitte Poland and from 2011 to 2013 a deputy chairman of the Supervisory Board of Alior Bank.
From September 2013 to 31 August 2015 he has been associated with Bank, where he was president of the Management Board.
Besides, Józef Wancer holds the following positions:
For his outstanding achievements in banking in the transformation period, Józef Wancer was honoured with the Gold Cross of Merit and the Order of Polonia Restituta.
Stefaan Decraene is a graduate of Applied Economics at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
He began his career in 1988 at Bacob Bank where he held several positions (Credit Analyst, Corporate Banker, Regional Director for SMEs, Antwerp and Limbourg, and Manager Corporate Banking) until 1998. In that year he was appointed Director, Investment Banking at Artesia Banking Corporation and then became Chairman of the Management Board of Artesia Securities from 2000 to July 2001.
From July to November 2001 he worked as head of Wholesale Banking at Dexia Bank Belgium, from November 2001 to August 2002 he served as chairman of the Management Board at Artesia Bank Netherlands and then, from August 2002 to July 2003, was a member of the Management Board of Dexia Bank Netherlands.
At Dexia Bank Belgium, he was a member of the Management Board from July 2003 to January 2006, served as chairman of the Management Board from January 2006 to August 2011, and was a member of the Management Board of Dexia S.A. (Head of Retail and Commercial Banking for Belgium, Turkey and Luxembourg), and head of AMS (Asset Management, Insurance and Investment Services) from November 2008 to August 2011. He was also president of Febelfin from December 2008 till August 2011.
He holds also the following positions:
Alain Van Groenendael is a graduate of ICHEC Brussels Management School in 1984 (BA degree in Business and Finance) and College in Brussels as Commercial Engineer in 1985.
He has about 30 years experience in International Retail Banking.
He has worked for Citibank in Belgium, the United Kingdom and France, lately as CEO for Western Europe, Consumer Banking.
Alain was chairman and CEO of Finaref, a financial services company of the P.P.R. (Pinault-Printemps-Redoute) Group.
He joined BNP Paribas Personal Finance in 2008, as deputy CEO, head of International and Marketing and Sales. Since June 2015, he has been chairman of BNP Paribas Personal Finance.
Besides, Alain Van Groenendael holds the following mandates:
Thomas Mennicken graduated from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Solvay Business School) in 1990.
At the beginning of his career he was trader at JP Morgan in Brussels and New York.
He started his career with BNP Paribas in 1994 as head of the Bond Option Desk at Paribas Capital Markets in Paris. In 1997 he moved to London to head up the Market Risk Analytics at Paribas Group Risk Management. In 2000 he became head of Market & Counterparty Risk Analytics and in 2007, head of Risk Architecture at BNP Paribas Group Risk Management.
In May 2009, he was appointed member of the Executive Board and Chief Risk Officer of BNP Paribas Fortis.
In June 2014, he took the position of head of Corporate & lnstitutional Banking BNP Paribas Fortis and head of Corporate Banking Europe.
On 19 November 2014 he was appointed head of the newly created CIB Corporate Clients Financing & Advisory EMEA business line at the BNP Paribas Group level.
Thomas Mennicken holds the following mandates:
Piotr Mietkowski is a graduate of Economics and Finance at the Université Paris Dauphine. He completed postgraduate studies in the Institut d'études politiques de Paris. He has over 20 years of corporate finance experience.
He joined BNP Paribas in 1993, first in Business Development Department and since 1998, in Corporate Finance.
Piotr Mietkowski was engaged in the following transactions:
At present he holds the position of managing director - head of Corporate Finance Central and Eastern Europe, CIS & Israel (CIB Corporate Finance – Paris).