The Orbis Management Board is composed of 4 members. The President of the Management Board appointed by the General Meeting of Shareholders manages the work of the Board.
- Gilles Clavie - President and Chief Executive Officer
- Ireneusz Węgłowski - Vice-President of the Management Board
- Marcin Szewczykowski - Member of the Management Board
- Dominik Sołtysik - Member of the Orbis SA Management Board
President of the Management Board & CEO of Orbis SA
Gilles Clavie is 46 years old and spent his all professional career in Finance till 2014. He began in 1993 as a consolidation and group financial reporting Manager in Eridania Beghin-Say, an agro-industry company. He joined Accor Group in Paris in 2001 as EMEA Reporting Director for the business and leisure hotels segment. He held a position of a Financial Controller in Accor in the years 2004 through 2010.
Gilles Clavie joined Orbis S.A. as a member of the Executive Committee of the Company in January 2011. He has been responsible for strategy, management control, IT systems implementation and asset management. Gilles Clavie also created and has been heading a Property Management Committee which concentrated on in-depth analysis of various investment projects as regards development, asset management, construction and maintenance. He was appointed a President of the Management Board & CEO of Orbis SA on June 27th 2014. Under his leadership, with the acquisition of AccorHotels’ operations in Eastern Europe in January 2015, Orbis transformed into an international Group, significantly strengthening its leading position in the region.
Ireneusz Weglowski has been Vice President of the Management Board of Orbis S.A. since 1991. He has been incessantly involved in the hospitality business, particularly in the management of hotel portfolio. He participated in the company’s restructuring aimed at concentration on the core hotel business. He is an experienced hotel practitioner in operations, investments and disposals. He successfully handled numerous sales of non- strategic properties of the company.
Graduate of Warsaw School of Economics, he has participated in the international Professional Development Program at the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University in Ithaca, United States.
He is also a President of the Chamber of Commerce of the Polish Hotel Industry – an association that represents a hospitality sector on local, national and EU levels. The CCPHI is a member of HOTREC, an Umbrella Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes in Europe.
Marcin Szewczykowski is a graduate of the International Economic and Political Relations department (faculty: Foreign Trade) of the Cracow University of Economics.
Mr. Szewczykowski began his professional career in the Department of Audit and Investment Advice of Arthur Andersen Sp. z o.o., where he has been employed from 1995 to 2001. During the period from 2001 to 2006, Mr. Szewczykowski was the Vice-President in charge of finance in ComputerLand S.A. In January 2007, Mr. Szewczykowski began employment in Orbis Group, first as the Vice-Director responsible for Finance, and since June 2007, as the Finance Director. Since September 2007 Mr. Szewczykowski has been member of Orbis S.A. Management Board in charge of finance.
Mr. Szewczykowski is a licensed Certified Auditor and is a member of FCCA. Speaks English fluently
Dominik Sołtysik before an appointment to the MB, in June 2016, for 3 years hold the position of Orbis SA Development and Asset Management Director.
He graduated from the faculty of economics of Toulouse Business School, and gained the first professional experience as a financial auditor in Salustro Reydel. In 2003 he joined the finance department at the headquarters of the Accor Group in Paris. In 2010 he was Finance Director Accor Pannonia Hotels in Budapest. During his career he filled various finance-related positions, and he won extensive experience in finance, development and asset management in Paris, London and Budapest and Warsaw.
In Orbis SA he is in charge of effective management of the portfolio of hotel properties and the development of the Group in Poland, and in the countries of Eastern Europe. He has been managing various corporate projects, among others, Orbis-AccorHotels historical transaction in 2015.