CEO of Polish gas giant PGNiG resigns

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Jerzy Kwiecinski has resigned as CEO of Polish gas monopolist PGNiG, as of the end of October 22, the company has announced. He had held the role of CEO since January 2020.

Jerzy Kwiecinski was appointed CEO of PGNiG on January 10, 2020, replacing Piotr Wozniak, whose term of office expired at the end of December 2019.

From September 2019 until the parliamentary elections, Kwiecinski served as the minister of finance, investment and development in Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's government. Previously, from January 2018, he was the minister of investment and development. Even earlier, in 2015-2018, he held the post of deputy minister in the Ministry of Development.

PGNiG SA is a Polish state-controlled oil and gas company, headquartered in Warsaw, and is one of the largest companies in Poland, as well as the largest Polish oil and gas exploration and production company.

PNGiG did not provide any reason for the resignation. Kwiecinski, in an interview with PAP, also did not comment on the matter.