Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Marc Harion has been a member of the Management Board of Play since July 2018. He also performs the function of Chief Executive Officer and the president of the Management Board. Prior joining the Group, Jean-Marc Harion had over 25 years of experience within the telecommunications sector, most recently serving as CEO of Orange Egypt and Mobistar, both listed companies, and previously as CEO of Orange Dominicana and Orange VP Business Development Americas in New York. Prior to joining Orange Group, Jean-Marc Harion established his own company, Computer Channel, which he developed over a 10 year period before it was sold to Wanadoo (France Telecom Group). Mr. Harion holds a master’s degree from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a master and post-graduate degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Chief Financial Officer
Holger Püchert has been a member of the Management Board of Play since March 2017. He is Play’s Chief Financial Officer. He is also a member of the Management Board of 3GNS sp. z o.o., which is a part of the Play Group. Mr. Püchert is an experienced chief financial officer in the telecommunications sector in Europe. Before joining the Play Group, Mr. Püchert was the Chief Financial Officer of Versatel, Berlin / Düsseldorf for nearly three years, and served as CFO of Kabel BW GmbH, CFO of Orange Austria Telecommunications GmbH (formerly ONE GmbH) and Vice President for M&A Projects at E.ON AG. Mr. Püchert is a graduate of the University of Karlsruhe where he studied Business Engineering (Diplom‑Wirtschaftsingenieur), following his apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in Düsseldorf. He also earned a doctorate in Economics from the University of Karlsruhe (KIT), where he worked as a research assistant.
Chief Strategy Officer
Jacek Niewęgłowski has been a member of the Management Board of Play since December 2005. He is also Play’s Chief Strategy Officer. Since 2006, he has also served as a member of the Management Board of 3GNS sp. z o.o. which is part of the Play Group. In addition, he is a member of the Board of the European Competitive Telecommunications Association.
Prior to joining Play, Mr. Niewęgłowski served as a member of the Management Board of Germanos Polska, a former subsidiary. He also served as a member of the supervisory board of PTC, now known as T‑Mobile Polska, a member of the Management Board of Aster City Cable, a leading Polish CaTV operator, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Comtica sp. z o.o., a member of the Management Board of Elektrim Telekomunikacja, the Polish subsidiary of Vivendi Universal, and has previously held the position of CEO of numerous telecommunications companies. Additionally, Mr. Niewęgłowski has over 23 years of managerial experience and a professional track record within the mobile industry. Jacek Niewęgłowski received an Executive MBA degree from London Business School, a PhD and M.Sc degree from Tampere University of Technology in Finland.
Chief Commercial Officer
Michał Wawrzynowicz has been a member of the Management Board since June 2007. He is the Chief Commercial Officer. He is also a member of the Management Board of 3GNS sp. z o.o., which is part of the Play Group. Prior to joining the management, Mr. Wawrzynowicz worked as General Manager of the Germanos Group in Poland. He was also General Manager of GTI sp. z o.o., the biggest Orange dealer in Poland and the Commercial Director of Germanos Polska sp. z o.o., formerly known as “Era,” the largest T‑Mobile dealer. Prior to becoming their Commercial Director, he had held the position of Sales Director and that of Marketing Director. Mr. Wawrzynowicz received an MBA from Koźminski University and a Master of Science degree from Warsaw Technical University.
Chief Information and Transformation Officer
Wojciech Danieluk has been a member of the Management Board of Play since November 2018. He is Play’s Chief Information and Transformation Officer. He is also a member of the Management Board of 3GNS sp. z o.o., which is part of the Play Group. Mr. Danieluk joined Play in 2008 and since then he performed the functions of Product Development Director, Project Management Office Director and People and Program Director. Between 1997 and 2008 Mr. Danieluk worked at Ericsson Poland where he held positions of Product Manager, Network Planning Manager and KAM,Sales Director for Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa sp z o.o. (now known as T‑Mobile). Mr. Danieluk received a Master of Science degree from Lodz Technical University and holds AMP (Advanced Management Program) from IESE.
Chief Marketing Officer
Michał Sobolewski has been a member of the Management Board of Play since November 2018. He is Play’s Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Sobolewski has more than 20-year marketing, telecommunications and banking experience. For over 9 years he have led the offer for individual customers, digitalization and online marketing. He was responsible, among others, for introducing unlimited offers, smartphone test program, family and duo offers, and Play24 app. Mr. Sobolewski is a graduate of Advanced Management Program held by IESE / University of Navarra and Executive MBA studies at the Polish-American Management Center organised by University of Lodz and University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business with Grade A.
Chief Technology Officer
Michał Ziółkowski became new Chief Technology Officer and member of the Management Board of P4 Sp. z o.o. on 1 November 2018. Ziółkowski has nearly 20 years’ experience in the telecoms industry. He started his professional career at Play with the P4 project, which he implemented for Play’s co-owner at the that time, i.e. Netia. As part of the project he was responsible for rolling out a transmission network for mobile telephony base stations. He joined Play in 2009, taking up the position of the head of the department where he was responsible for rolling out a transmission network and inter-operator cooperation. The migration of the transmission network to the ALL IP standard implemented by him three years later was the first such an undertaking on the Polish telecoms market. He gained experience in many strategic projects carried out by the company, including spectrum tender procedures or due diligence of telco companies in M&A processes. In 2017 he was appointed to the position of the head of the Investment and Network Rollout Department, where he was responsible for designing and implementing mobile network rollout, the biggest project in the company’s history and one of the most dynamic and demanding processes in Poland. Michał Ziółkowski graduated from Poznań University of Technology, specialising in electronics and telecommunications. He also completed the Executive Master of Business Administration program at Warsaw University of Technology Business School.