CEO of Poland's largest bank resigns

Later on Thursday, hitherto Alior Bank CEO Iwona Duda was appointed as PKO BP bank's deputy CEO and acting CEO effective as of Oct. 23, PKO BP said in a statement. Rafał Guz/PAP

The CEO of PKO BP bank, Poland’s largest bank, has quit his job.

Jan Emeryk Rościszewski's resignation from the post will be effective as of October 22, the bank, which has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 2004, said in a communique on Thursday.

No reason was given for his departure.

Rościszewski, who had held the post since June 2021, replaced Zbigniew Jagiełło, who led the bank for over a decade.

The supervisory board has also dismissed two members of the bank management board, namely, Rafał Antczak and Jakub Papierski, the bank wrote.

Later on Thursday, hitherto Alior Bank CEO Iwona Duda was appointed as PKO BP bank's deputy CEO and acting CEO effective as of Oct. 23, PKO BP said in a statement.

PKO BP will now seek the consent of Poland's financial market regulator, KNF, to make her CEO, the bank added.