Paweł Wyrzykowski joined SECO/WARWICK Group in 2011 as CEO. In his current role, Mr. Wyrzykowski is managing all global activities, creating and implementing the strategy and coordinating all SECO/WARWICK Group business units. He completed graduate work in the School of Foreign Trade at the Warsaw School of Economics. In 1992-1998, he worked for the Creditanstalt group in Vienna and Warsaw. In 1998, he was employed by the Pfleiderer AG group, a leading manufacturer of engineered wood panels. In 1998-2001, Mr. Wyrzykowski was the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the management board of Pfleiderer Grajewo S.A., becoming president of the company's management board in 2003. He served as member of the management board of Pfleiderer AG of Neumarkt in Germany, where he, among others, served as the Chairman of some subsidiaries, such as Grajewo and PERGO (2009-2011).
Wojciech Peret joined our company on October 1st, 2015 as the COO of SECO/WARWICK Group. Mr. Peret is a graduate of University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Mechanical Engineering), Economical University in Wroclaw (Economics and Management), as well as of postgraduate studies in: Business Psychology, Executive MBA of Koźmiński University in Warsaw and Coaching at Warsaw School of Economics. Mr. Peret gained his professional experience at Alstom Power where had been building his career from engineering positions through Turbine Factory Director up to Vice President of the Management Board.
Mr Bartosz Klinowski is a graduate of the Wrocław University of Technology. In 2008, he completed post-graduate studies in database systems at the Poznań University of Technology. In 2011, Mr Klinowski received an Executive MBA diploma from the Leon Koźmiński University and a Program Management diploma from the Harvard Business ICAN Institute. His professional career began at SECO/WARWICK S.A. (2003), where he worked first as an Engineer to later become Deputy Director of the Electric Plant. In 2011−2012, Mr Klinowski served as Vice-President of the Management Board of SECO/WARWICK Thermal. Since 2013, he has been Member of the Supervisory Board of the Russian subsidiary SECO/WARWICK Rus and President of the Management Board of SECO/WARWICK Europe Sp. z o.o.
Mr Sławomir Woźniak is a graduate of the Zielona Góra University of Technology. His professional career began at SECO/WARWICK (1994), where he worked first as a Serviceman and then Deputy Manager of the CAB Plant. In 2005, Mr Woźniak was appointed Manager of the CAB Plant. In 2010, he was seconded to SECO/WARWICK Retech, SECO/WARWICK S.A.’s Chinese subsidiary, to serve as Deputy Managing Director. In 2011−2012, he was Managing Director at SECO/WARWICK Retech. In 2013 and 2014, Mr Woźniak served as Managing Director at SECO/WARWICK Allied of India and Chief Operating Officer of the SECO/WARWICK Group. In 2014, he was reappointed Managing Director of SECO/WARWICK Retech and since 2016 he has also held the position of Managing Director at SECO/WARWICK Allied.
Piotr Walasek joined SECO/WARWICK as Chief Financial Officer in December 2006 and is responsible for the SECO/WARWICK Group finances, consolidation and reporting, mergers and acquisitions, communications with investors, treasury, legal, and taxation issues. He graduated from the Freie Universitaet Berlin in Business Administration in 2003. He was awarded an MBA from the Oxford Brooks University in 2013. He started his professional career in 2003 as Financial Controller at DaimlerChrysler Financial Services in Salzburg and Berlin where he was responsible for management accounting reporting of the DaimlerChrysler companies from middle and central Europe. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in Great Britain (ACCA).
Wojciech Modrzyk has served as a member of the Management Board since 2008. He earned a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Zielona Góra, with a specialization in automotive merchandising and marketing. He is a graduate of MBA studies at the Poznań University of Economics (in conjunction with Georgia State University). In 1997 – 1998, he served as regional representative for Profor Z.P.Ch. He has worked at SECO/WARWICK since 1998, first as a Sales Specialist, then as a Project Coordinator for Systherms GmbH (Würzburg, Germany), and as a salesman for the Systherms partnership. In 2001 – 2003 he was a member of the Vacuum Furnace group, where he was named Sales Director in 2003 and Assistant General Manager in 2005. In 2007 – 2008 he served as both Vacuum Group Director and Business Development Manager for SECO/WARWICK Europe.
Maciej Korecki became the Vice President of the global Vacuum Product Group in 2012. Dr. Korecki has authored numerous international patents on behalf of SECO/WARWICK, and regularly presents technical papers at international conferences on a variety of topics, specializing in vacuum furnace technology. He earned his Master of Electrical Engineering from University of Zielona Góra 1988, and completed his PhD from the Łódź University of Technology with his thesis on the theoretical and experimental methods of design for high pressure gas quench vacuum furnaces. He began his career at Elterma in 1988 as a service engineer for vacuum furnaces. He then joined SECO/WARWICK in 1991 as a Project Engineer on the Vacuum Team. He later served as Director of Research and Development from 2005-2009, leading the team that developed new technologies both in metallurgical applications and power management systems. He served as Director of the Vacuum Team in Europe from 2009-2011.
Mr. Skarbinski became the CAB Global Product Leader in 2006, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Cuprobraze Alliance. He earned an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Zielona Góra with a specialization in precision and biomedical instruments. His professional career began in 1988 with Elterma as a project engineer. He joined SECO/WARWICK in 1990 as a project engineer for atmosphere furnaces, and was promoted to Atmosphere Furnace Team Leader in 1995. In addition to these responsibilities, he worked with both the Aluminum Process and Incinerator product groups. In 2000, he assumed responsibility as Director of the Controlled Atmosphere Brazing (CAB) Team in Europe.
Jaroslaw Talerzak joined the Management Board of SECO/WARWICK Group in 2013 as Executive Vice President, responsible for the global Atmosphere product groups. Mr. Talerzak began his career at SECO/WARWICK S.A., beginning in 1998, where he served in a variety of positions in both vacuum and atmosphere products until he was named Director of Aluminum Products for Europe. He was promoted to position of President, Managing Director of Elterma S.A. 2011 where he led the consolidation of the company, renaming it SECO/WARWICK ThermAl S.A.
Robert Szadkowski was named Group IT Manager in 2011. He earned a degree in Effective IT Management from the Warsaw School of Economics, and is a licensed Balanced Scorecard Manager, responsible for aligning IT activities to the vision and business strategy of the organization. Mr. Szadkowski completed his Masters degree in 1996 at Wrocław University of Technology with a degree in Electronics Engineering and, in the same year, joined SECO/WARWICK as an Electrical Designer. From 1999-2005 he managed the electrical design office. Under his his direction, the electrical design group was restructured to provide the product teams with quality design solutions, transforming the group into an independent product team. In 2005, he was promoted to the position of Vacuum Team Director, which he managed until 2010.
Katarzyna Kowalska is responsible for global purchasing at SECO/WARWICK, and currently holds the position of Group Purchasing Manager. She earned a master’s degree at the West Pomeranian University of Technology. In 2000, she finished post-graduate studies in Logistics and Supply Chain at SGH - Warsaw School of Economics. In 2005, she graduated MBA studies at the Poznań University of Economics in conjunction with Georgia State University. In 2012, she completed a one-year management development program run by the ICAN Institute and Harvard Business Publishing. Ms. Kowalska started at SECO/WARWICK in 1994, first as a Purchasing Specialist, then as Manager of the Purchasing and Logistics department. In 2004, she was appointed Director of Logistics with areas of responsibility covering purchasing, production and cost control.
Katarzyna Sawka is responsible for global marketing and PR strategy at SECO/WARWICK and currently holds the position of Group Marketing Director. She earned her BA and MA in Economics and Market Research at the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin later on MA in Marketing Management on the B2B Market at Poznan University of Economics. From the beginning of her professional career she has been responsible for marketing and sales, as a specialist, manager, director and Member of Board of Directors or Member of the Supervisory Board. Her marketing experience was always affiliated with business to business market, at first in automotive, later in high-tech, IT and now heavy industry. In August 2015, Katarzyna was appointed Director of Group Marketing at SECO/WARIWCK responsible for organizing all marketing and PR activities and overseeing the developing and delivering of fully integrated marketing strategy for the business.