Board of Directors
CEO & Chairman of the Board
He has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Asseco Central Europe in Slovakia since 2002, and also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Asseco Central Europe in the Czech Republic since 2009. At the same time, he holds the position of CEO in both companies. Jozef Klein also acts as a Chairman of the Supervisory Board in Asseco Solutions (SK), Asseco Solutions (CZ), Asseco Solutions AG (DE), DanubePay (SK), eDocu (SK), GlobeNet (HU), Statlogics (HU), Asseco Hungary (HU), InterWay (SK) and exe (SK). Since October 2009, he has also held an important position of CEO at the whole European group level of the Asseco Group. He won the IT Personality of 2010 award granted by an informal association within the ICT community and also is EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 in Slovak republic.
Member of the Board
The graduate of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, at the Rzeszów University of Technology, where in 1994 he received his M.Sc. diploma. In 1995, he started his career at COMP, and since 1995 he has worked for Asseco Poland (former COMP Rzeszów), working his way up from the Director of Marketing through the Director of Sales and Marketing to the Member of the Management Board in 2004-2007.
Since March 22, 2007 he has served as the Vice President of the Management Board of Asseco Poland. He holds managerial positions in Asseco Group companies: the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Formula Systems, the Member of the Board of Directors of Peak Consulting Group and Asseco Denmark, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Nextbank Software and Asseco Resovia. He is the Member of the Supervisory Board in the following companies: Sintagma, Asseco Lithuania, Asseco Central Europe, Asseco Innovation Fund, adesso banking solutions and Asseco Services. He is also the Chairman of the Management Board of GSTN Consulting and the Member of the Management Board of Asseco International.
CFO, Member of the Board
In 1996-1998 he held the position of the Finance Director at Delta Software. In 1998-2003 he held the position of the Senior Manager at Veraudyt. In the years 2004-2006 he held the position of the Director of the Treasury Division in Softbank and was delegated to the subsidiary Sawan, where he held the position of the Vice President responsible for finance. From 2007 to June 2009 he was the Director of Controlling and Investment Division of Asseco Poland.
From 2008 to 2012, he was the Vice President of Asseco South Eastern Europe, responsible for the company's finances. He was directly involved in the acquisition of the companies constituting the Asseco South Eastern Europe holding and in the process of introducing the holding to the Warsaw Stock Exchange. From June 2012 to March 2021 he held the position of the Vice President of the Management Board of Asseco Poland. He was the President of the Management Board of UNIZETO Technologies and the Member of the Management Board of Infovide-Matrix.
As the Chief Financial Officer of the Asseco Group he oversees the finances of the Group’s companies. He is the President of the Management Board of Asseco Enterprise Solutions and the Vice President of the Management Board of Asseco Western Europe and Park Wodny Sopot, the Member of the Board of Directors (BoD) of R-Style Softlab and Formula Systems, the Member of the Management Board of Asseco International. He is the Member of the Supervisory Board of DahliaMatic, Aquapark Sopot and Asseco Solutions companies. He serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of GSTN Consulting.
Member of the Board
In 1997-1998 he was the Vice President of the Bank Współpracy Europejskiej Board of Directors. Between 1999 and 2001 he was the Deputy Director General for Economy and Finances in PPUP Poczta Polska, where he was responsible among other things for supervising the Head Settlement Center and Bank Pocztowy. From January 2002 until January 2003 he was a Director in a consultancy company Concordia Sp. z o.o. From 2004 until a merger with Asseco Poland S.A. he was a member of the Board of Directors in Softbank S.A. He was also a member of Supervisory Boards of, among others: Impexmetal S.A., Bank Pocztowy S.A., PTE Pocztylion and Zachodni Fundusz Inwestycyjny NFI S.A. A member of the Supervisory Board in Asseco South Eastern Europe and Asseco Central Europe.
At present he is a Memebr of the Board in Asseco International.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
The Founder and President of the Management Board of Asseco Poland. Since 1991 he has been developing COMP Rzeszów, which, after being listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange as Asseco Poland, became the leader of the Asseco Group’s development in international markets.
The graduate of the Kraków University of Economics (major: cybernetics of economics and computer science) with Ph.D. in economics. In 1979-1990 he worked at a branch of Maria Curie Skłodowska University in Rzeszów, initially as an assistant and then as an assistant professor. In 1991-1993 he was involved in the Polish-American Project of Building Enterprise Institutes in Poland.
In 1999-2006, he served as the Chairman or the Member of the Supervisory Board in the following companies: ABAS and COMP Soft, as well as Softlab, Softlab Trade, WA-PRO, Asseco Romania, Vistula & Wólczanka, ABG (former DRQ) and Asseco Systems.
Currently, he holds the positions of the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Asseco International, Asseco Central Europe, Asseco Western Europe, Asseco Data Systems, Asseco Cloud, and Gdynia Basketball Club ARKA, as well as the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Asseco South Eastern Europe and Asseco Business Solutions. He is the member of the Supervisory Board of Asseco Enterprise Solutions and the Podkarpackie Business Club.
He is the Honorary Consul of the Slovak Republic and the member of the Supervisory Board in the Podkarpackie Employers' Association.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
He started his professional career during his doctoral studies by working at the software development center of Nixdorf Computer in Germany and later as the researcher at PSI AG in West Berlin. From 1978 to 1993, he worked for Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), where he led projects in Munich, Vienna, and Paris, among other places. Since 1989, he oversaw the establishment of DEC subsidiaries in Central European countries, including Poland.
From 1993 to 1998 he managed Oracle Poland and subsequently served on the Management Boards of Prokom Software and Prokom Internet as well as on numerous Supervisory Boards, including those of Postdata, Bank Pocztowy, PVT and Asseco Group companies (Asseco South Eastern Europe, Asseco Germany, Matrix42 AG and others). He participated in the work of sector-specific organizations: the American Chamber of Commerce, the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications, and the Polish Confederation of Private Employers.
He is the partner/shareholder of Allterpower, Bioalter, B88 International, Spider, Rezydencje Świerkocin SKY INWESTYCJE and R22. Currently, he serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Asseco Poland, R22 and Decsoft, as well as the Member of the Supervisory Boards of Asseco Data Systems, Asseco South Eastern Europe, Asseco International, Cyber Folks, DEFENSELAYERS, among others.
The Member of the Audit Committees of Asseco Poland, Asseco South Eastern Europe and R22.
Member of the Supervisory Board
From 1994 to 2011 he worked for Enterprise Investors (EI). As the Partner of EI (2006-2011) he was responsible for monitoring, listing companies on WSE, sale of significant stakes of EI portfolio companies on public and private markets. He represented EI as the Member of Supervisory Boards in the following public and private companies: Polfa Kutno, Energoaparatura, Elektrobudowa, Wizów, Sfinks, CSS, Bauma, Comp Rzeszów (now Asseco Poland), Agros Nova, Teta, Opoczno, AB, Siveco (Romania), STD Donivo (Slovakia), AVG Technologies (Netherlands).
In 2001 the President of the Management Board of Energoaparatura, delegated as part of his work at EI to restructure the company. In 1993-1994, he worked at the Ministry of Ownership Transformation, successively as the project manager and privatization team leader. In 1992-1993, he worked at the Ownership Transformation Foundation at the Ministry of Ownership Transformation.
In 2012-2021, he was the independent Member of Supervisory Boards in companies listed on the WSE: Mercor, Kopex, PZ Cormay and Ciech.
Currently, he is the Member of the Supervisory Board in Asseco Poland, Asseco Data Systems and Asseco International. The member of the Audit Committee of Asseco Poland.
Member of the Supervisory Board
From September 2009 to June 2021 he led the biggest banking group in Central Europe – PKO Bank Polski. During his tenure, the old-fashioned bank was transformed into a dynamic fintech with a banking license and strengthened its market position in all segments of operation. Currently, the bank enjoys a leading position in all banking segments like retail, corporate, private, SME, mortgage and installments. In addition, PKO’s subsidiaries are the leaders in such segments as leasing, brokerage house, mutual and pension funds. PKO was acknowledged and rewarded multiple times by recognized international organizations for its rapid growth, digital services and security. Among others, it won “The Bank of the year” title by the Banker six times. PKO’s mobile payment solution BLIK has become the payment standard in Poland and is being used by all banks as well as MasterCard. In cooperation with Microsoft and Google, PKO has developed state of the art cloud computing solutions for Polish enterprises.
He was the Member of the Council of the Polish Bank Association and the prestigious Institute International D'Etudes Bancaires, an organization associating the international banking community. Since June 2021 he has been the Supervisory Board Member of Polski Standard Płatności (cashless payment programs, online payments operator). He is also the member of the Supervisory Board of Asseco Cloud.