On June 16th, Mr. Adam Świrski, Executive Vice President of the National Economy Bank, was a guest of our Club.
President Świrski was accompanied by Dr. Marek Szczepański, Managing Director of the European Funds and Mr. Arkadiusz Zabłoński, Director of the Government Exports Support Program. This meetings theme, which was traditionally held at the hospitable hotel – restaurant “Black Cat – My Warsaw Residence”, was Banking Activities in the domestic market, including the assistance for Polish managers with expansion into international markets.
During the welcome speech, Janusz Cieślak, President of the European Business Club Poland, presented the main guest and his accompanying persons, reminiscing the BGK’s major accomplishments during 90 years of activities. He emphasized, that the bank is the only Polish state owned bank and that it owns its registered office in Warsaw. The BGK undertakes a lot of initiatives to support the economic development of our country. This May for example, the bank approved a loan for the Polish company “Nano Carbon”, which implements a unique Polish technology of producing graphene, developed at the Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (ITME). Another example, is the financing of the company “Zakłady Magnetyzowe Ropczyce” under the Polish Investments Programme. In his speech, President Adam Świrski, presented interesting facts on the range of services provided by the bank, aimed at businesses as well as individual clients and self-governances. The bank’s operations also include the economic promotion and assistance of Polish exports and businesses operating in foreign markets. The President’s speech was accompanied by a multimedia presentation shown by directors Dr. Marek Szczepański and Arkadiusz Zabłoński. After the President’s very interesting and substantive speech and multimedia presentation, a discussion covering various aspects of the issues presented, was commenced. At the end, individual conversations with our guests and the meeting’s participants were held.