Green Industry Diamonds are prestigious statuettes aimed at honoring those companies and entrepreneurs who in a special way stood out on the Polish industrial scene and have achieved success in the new economic reality. The idea of Diamonds is to promote the latest and most innovative technologies by rewarding business representatives implementing new trends in the era of the fourth industrial revolution. The competition is open and is addressed to all entities implementing projects from the industry sector.
An entity offering advanced technological solutions that support production processes and contribute to reducing the negative impact on the natural environment while increasing the company’s competitiveness.
An entity offering software solutions aimed at optimizing processes and supporting digital transformation, e.g. through the possibility of conducting simulations in the digital world, which at the same time contributes to cost reduction and translates into environmental aspects.
The entity responsible for the implementation of executive projects and construction works in accordance with green certification, as well as maintaining the highest environmental standards.
An entity that, through its activities, increases production efficiency while reducing the consumption of raw materials, using renewable energy sources or conducting production based on the circular economy model.
An entity providing services related to the transport, handling, distribution or storage of goods, using advanced technological solutions that allow optimization of processes, thus contributing to reducing the environmental footprint of its operations.
An entity implementing investments in renewable energy sources in compliance with environmental standards, operating in the spirit of minimizing the negative impact on the natural environment.
An entity that in its development strategy places particular emphasis on aspects related to environmental protection, social responsibility and corporate governance.
An entity characterized by cooperation with companies from the industrial and logistics sectors in the field of financing key investments, which, in addition to development aspects, also contribute to the implementation of sustainable development goals.
A production plant that uses modern technological solutions, constantly improving production processes and the functioning of the factory based on environmental standards.
A person managing and distinguished by outstanding achievements in building a strong company brand, both in Poland and abroad, introducing modern technological solutions that contribute to streamlining processes, optimizing and increasing the company’s revenues, taking into account social and environmental factors in the company’s development strategy.
INDUSTRY SOFTWARE LEADER
INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION LEADER
SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION LEADER
LEADER OF LOGISTICS FOR INDUSTRY
LEADER OF GREEN ENERGY FOR INDUSTRY
ESG LEADER IN INDUSTRY
INDUSTRIAL FINANCING LEADER
FACTORY OF THE YEAR
Country Manager Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary,
Ireneusz Borowski joined Dassault Systèmes in 2008, and to date, as Senior Manager Sales & Business Development Eastern Europe, prepared business development plans for Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and managed the sales in Eastern Europe. Prior to this, as Senior Sales Manager Eastern Europe, Partner Success Management EUROCENTRAL, he steered the sales of indirect channels. Ireneusz Borowski commenced his career in 1998 at AutoR KSI, then he worked as an Account Manager and Special Program Manager in CNS Solutions. In 2000 he joined Premium Technology as a Product Manager and for the following 8 years was engaged at different levels of management. Ireneusz Borowski graduated from Warsaw University of Technology with a degree in automobile and heavy machinery engineering.
President of the Management Board, Fabryka Kotłów "SEFAKO"
President of the Management Board of Fabryka Kotłów "SEFAKO" S.A. He has 30 years of professional experience and extensive knowledge in the field of energy, heating, finance, investment and personnel management. In his work, he pays most attention to contact and satisfaction of employees and development of the company. Associated with the energy market for 5 years. Personality of the Year of Poland 2022 in the Business category, awarded Manager of the Świętokrzyskie Region 2022.
President of the Management Board, Fracht FWO Polska
Andrzej Bułka, President of the Management Board of Fracht FWO Polska Sp. z o. o. He has been associated with the transport and logistics industry for over 25 years. In 2010, he headed Fracht FWO Polska as its managing director, and since 2019 he has been the President of the company's management board. He gained his professional experience as a merchant navy officer, and then developed his professional career in international logistics companies. A graduate of the Navigation Faculty of the Maritime University of Szczecin. He completed postgraduate studies in leadership psychology at the Business School of the Warsaw University of Technology and Advanced Management Program at IESE in Barcelona. International logistics expert, panellist and speaker at conferences and economy events in Poland and abroad.
Corporate Director, Kompania Piwowarska
Od 2017 roku dyrektor ds. korporacyjnych w Kompanii Piwowarskiej SA odpowiadająca za całokształt działań public relations firmy, członek zespołu zarządzającego firmą. W latach 2003 – 2016 odpowiadała za podobny obszar będąc członkiem zespołu zarządzającego Coca-Cola HBC Polska. Zdobywała także doświadczenie zawodowe w British-American Tobacco Polska, w agencji Burson-Marsteller, w Gdańskim Instytucie Badań nad Gospodarką Rynkową oraz w firmie ABC Consulting. Prowadziła ponadto wykłady z zakresu strategii marketingowych oraz zintegrowanej komunikacji marketingowej w Canadian International Management Institute. Jest absolwentką Handlu Zagranicznego na Uniwersytecie Gdańskim. Pełni funkcję wiceprzewodniczącej Komitetu Wykonawczego Związku Pracodawców Przemysłu Piwowarskiego w Polsce. W latach 2004 – 2016 członek Zarządu, od 2010 roku pełniąc funkcję wiceprezesa Polskiej Federacji Producentów Żywności Związek Pracodawców. W latach 2003-2016 członek Rady Nadzorczej Rekopol Organizacja Odzysku Opakowań SA, od 2006 pełniąc rolę Przewodniczącej Rady.
Prof. Janusz Jurczak
Department of Chemistry Warsaw Univerity, Institute of Organic Chemistry Polish Academy of Science
Janusz Jurczak is a full professor at the Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Warsaw. He is engaged in research in the field of organic and supramolecular chemistry. He is a full member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, an ordinary member of the TNW.
Honorary President of the Polish Chamber of Automotive Industry
He was born in Warsaw in 1947. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Automotive and Machinery Engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology (PW). He was an employee of the Institute of Vehicles PW, where he worked during 1971-1991, where one of his responsibilities was conducting research of cars in cooperation with the most outstanding creators of Polish automotive industry (Professor L. Jaśkiewicz and Professor K. Pionnier). He started his own Authorized Fiat Repair Station in Warsaw in 1983 - one of the first private authorized Fiat service in Poland. He is a member of the Automotive Craft Guild in Warsaw since 1989 and a member of the Presidium in the National Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Board in the Polish Chamber of Automotive Industry since 1994 and he became the vice president in 2001. Since April 2003 Mr. Roman Kantorski has been holding position of the President in the Chamber.
Prof. dr hab. inż. Jacek Kijeński
Warsaw University of Technology, long-term coordinator of the Polish Technology Platform for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
Outstanding specialist the field of chemistry and chemical technology in terms of the direction and strategy of development of the chemical industry, catalysis, organic synthesis and industrial recycling of plastic waste. Professor at the Warsaw University of Technology, Professor of the Institute of Industrial Chemistry. President of the SITPChem since 2002. Member of the Bureau of the Committee of Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Expert at NCN and NCBiR, Coordinator of Polish Technology Platform for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, Chief Expert at the Panel Foresight Poland 2020. 200 publications, 40 patents, several proces projects. A consultant in the chemical synthesis sector.
Prof. dr hab. Michał Kleiber
Chairman of the Executive Club Council, Chairman of the Polish Committee for UNESCO, Knight of the Order of the White Eagle
Jest specjalistą w zakresie zastosowań nowoczesnych technik komputerowych w badaniach naukowych, technice i medycynie. Zajmuje się także problematyką prorozwojowej polityki państwa, a w szczególności strategią rozwoju edukacji, nauki i innowacyjności gospodarki. Jest autorem bądź współautorem ponad 240 prac naukowych oraz 7 książek opublikowanych w wydawnictwach o światowej renomie.Jest członkiem rad redakcyjnych kilkunastu międzynarodowych czasopism naukowych, w tym redaktorem naczelnym prestiżowego czasopisma o światowym obiegu “Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering” (Springer). Jest laureatem licznych nagród, w tym najbardziej prestiżowej krajowej nagrody naukowej przyznawanej przez Fundację na rzecz Nauki Polskiej oraz Medalem Królestwa Belgii za osiągnięcia innowacyjne. Posiada wysokie odznaczenia państwowe przyznane przez Prezydenta Francji i Cesarza Japonii. Jest doktorem honoris causa uczelni w Lublinie, Krakowie, Warszawie, Bydgoszczy, Gliwicach, Darmstadt (RFN), Mons (Belgia) oraz Polskiego Uniwersytetu na Obczyźnie w Londynie. Został także wybrany członkiem Austriackiej Akademii Nauk, Europejskiej Akademii Nauk i Sztuk w Salzburgu oraz Akademii Europejskiej w Londynie. Jest członkiem Rady Programowej organizacji „Science and Technology for Society Forum” w Kioto, Japonia. Przez wiele lat wykładał na uniwersytetach w RFN, USA i Japonii.W latach 1995 – 2001 prof. Kleiber był dyrektorem Instytutu Podstawowych Problemów Techniki PAN, w latach 1998 – 2001 reprezentował Polskę w Radzie Gubernatorów Centrum Badawczego UE oraz był polskim delegatem do Komitetu Sterującego “Zrównoważony wzrost” w ramach V Programu Ramowego UE. W latach 2001 – 2005 był ministrem nauki i informatyzacji, przewodniczącym Komitetu Badań Naukowych oraz przewodniczącym Rządowego Komitetu ds. Umów Offsetowych. W roku 2005 prof. Kleiber został wybrany członkiem Europejskiej Rady Nauki oraz prezesem European Materials Forum. W latach 2006 – 2010 pełnił funkcję Społecznego Doradcy Prezydenta RP ds. edukacji i badań.
Prof. dr hab. inż. Andrzej Kolasa
Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Andrzej Kolasa professor at Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Production Engineering holding the post of dean since 2012 as well as professor at State College of Professional Education in Ciechanów in 2002-2016 holding within ten years the post of rector. Prof. A. Kolasa was born in 1948 in Lublin. He graduated from Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty Mechanical Engineering (recently Production Engineering) in 1973 obtaining degree MSc in Engineering and next degrees of PhD in 1981 and DSc in 1991. He was awarded the title of Full Professor by President of Poland in 2015. He educated and promoted more than hundred BSc and MSc graduates in Engineering as well as was supervisor of eight PhD degree holders. Besides mother universities he delivered lectures and carried on research at universities in a number of European countries as well as in Japan, China and Tanzania. Prof. A, Kolasa is an author of more than 160 publications in domestic and international journals, research projects in welding; more than 40 of them were implemented to industries. He is a member of a number of scientific councils, scientific organizations and programme councils of Polish and international scientific journals. He was also awarded the diploma of European Welding Engineer. Besides research he also is taking part in various programmes supporting reginal and country development. He was awarded with Bronze and Gold Cross of Merit, Medal of National Education Commission, Silver and Gold Badge of Polish Mechanical Engineers Association, Henryk Mierzejewski Honour Distinctions, Eng. Stanisław Olszewski Medal and other. Prof. A. Kolasa is married, has two children and two grandsons.
President of the Board, Fanuc Polska
Jędrzej Kowalczyk is customer oriented business unit executive with strong engineering, sales and marketing experience. His interest in science and technology began in the early childhood thus the choice of the university was a simple matter. Jędrzej Kowalczyk is a graduate of robotics and automation at the Gdańsk University of Technology. He started his professional career at FANUC, as a Technical Specialist, in 2009. He was then quickly promoted to the position of the Service Coordinator (2010), Customer Service Coordinator (2012) and a number of new challenges and opportunities opened for him. In 2014 was appointed as the new Office Manager of FANUC Polska and one year later took office as General Manager of FANUC Polska. His main goal is to deliver the latest technology used in automation of production to Polish factories with full support of FANUC local staff.
Krzysztof Pikoń, Professor, PhD, DSc.,
Professor at the Faculty of Environmental and Power Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology, head of the Department of Technology and Equipment for Waste Management.
Krzysztof Pikoń, Professor, PhD, DSc., Eng. Position: professor at the Faculty of Environmental and Power Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology, head of the Department of Technology and Equipment for Waste Management. Specialization: circular economy, waste management, energy use of waste, renewable energy sources, environmental analyzes and project management At the Silesian University of Technology, he lectures, among others, on subjects such as: circular economy, full life cycle environmental assessment (LCA), project management, etc. He completed his master's studies in 1993 at the Faculty of Energy of the Silesian University of Technology in the field of Mechanics and Machine Construction - specialization in Machines and Equipment for Chemical and Food Industry. He defended his doctoral thesis in 1999, and in 2012 he was awarded the degree of habilitated doctor. In 2020, the title of professor and the position of full professor at the Silesian University of Technology. He was a participant in over 40 and the manager of over 20 scientific and implementation projects, including 4 European projects in the field of circular economy, renewable energy, sustainable development and waste management, as well as several international educational projects. He is the author of nearly 200 scientific publications, including over 50 in prestigious foreign journals with the so-called Philadelphia List. He is the author of, among others of books: Circular economy in a holistic approach, Model of multi-criteria environmental analysis of complex technological systems and co-author of the Handbook of clean energy systems published by John Wiley & Sons. He is the author of several pedagogical publications related to challenge-oriented education, project-based learning and case learning. He was awarded with Medal of the National Education Commission (2019) and many Rectors Awards for scientific, organizational and pedagogical achievements. He was the director of the Energy Transition program at EIT Innoenergy (in consortium of 13 EU Universities). He obtained the international PRINCE2 and Agile PM management certificate. He also participated in many trainings, incl. English Medium Instruction at UPC Barcelona, Case Teaching at Harvard University and ESADE Business School, as well as in a range of training courses such as Problem Solving, Design Thinking and other soft skills.
CEO of Executive Club
A graduate of the Faculty of Humanities of the Catholic University of Lublin and the University of Insurance and Banking (later Academy of Finance). Also a graduate of the MBA studies at the Kozminski University in Warsaw. In 1995-1996 she worked as a German translator at Hit Centrala Usługowa (later Tesco), in 1996-1998 at the Austrian brokerage company Allfinanz (a financial institution associated with the insurance and pension funds industry). From 1998 to 2002, he was a Sales Manager at Skarbiec Emerytura and Skarbiec Serwis Finansowy. From 2003 to 2005, Development Director in the HRC Group. From 2005, President of the Executive Club.
President of the Management Board,
Absolwentka Akademii Ekonomicznej w Krakowie. Posiada kilkunastoletnie doświadczenie menedżerskie. Po studiach swoją karierę rozpoczęła w marketingu w dużej firmie informatycznej Comarch SA. Następnie przez 15 lat była związana z branżą meblarską jako dyrektor marketingu, PR i CSR w firmie Nowy Styl, gdzie była odpowiedzialna za tworzenie skutecznych, kreatywnych strategii marketingowych i sprzedażowych w kraju i za granicą. Uczestniczyła w akwizycjach firm zagranicznych oraz budowaniu strategii firmy po ich przejęciu. W 2014 r. otrzymała tytuł Dyrektora Marketingu Roku w prestiżowym konkursie Mediarun, w którym Kapituła Konkursu wyłaniała najlepszych marketerów podkreślając ich kluczową rolę w budowaniu przewagi konkurencyjnej marek oraz przedsiębiorstw. Od 5 lat związana z branżą sanitarną i grzewczą – Armatura Kraków SA, najpierw jako dyrektor marketingu i sprzedaży, następnie członek zarządu, a od 2022 r. pełni funkcję Prezesa Zarządu, gdzie była odpowiedzialna za przygotowanie nowej strategii rozwoju dla 100-letniej firmy, którą obecnie z sukcesem realizuje wraz z zaangażowanym zespołem.
Managing Director, VP Sales, SABUR
Co-founder of SABUR Sp. z o.o. For over 25 years he has been associated with the IT and automation industries. In the company, he is responsible for contacts with the company's foreign partners, the sale of their products and solutions successfully introduced to the Polish market, and the development of the distribution network. He has many years of and diverse experience in implementing infrastructure, industrial and building automation systems. He attaches great importance to reliability in running a business, the principles of sustainable development and pro-employee activities. He is a member of the Industry and Program Council of the Faculty of Mechatronics of the Warsaw University of Technology, and works in several business organizations. A graduate of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology.