On December 8, 2014, the American Chamber of Commerce in Poland held its Annual General Meeting & Christmas Reception at the Regent Hotel in Warsaw. The business portion of our evening included the Auditor’s Report and the Annual Report, approved by a quorum of members, which we attach for your review. Highlights of the evening included an address by Ambassador Stephen Mull, a speech by Professor Leszek Balcerowicz, our student essay contest winners, and the election of a new Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term.
This year’s AmCham Student Essay Contest Grand Prize Winner was Nikola Gutowska, representing Animex. The runners up were Michał Kożuchowski, representing Łaszczuk & Partners, Sebastian Sirotin, representing the American School of Warsaw and Hanna Bar, representing GE. Congratulations to the winners!
We also congratulate our 2015-2016 term Board of Directors:
- Joanna Bensz, CH2MHill
- Magdalena Burnat-Mikosz, Deloitte
- Paul Fogo, JF Legal
- Judith Gliniecki, CEE Equity Partners
- Tony Housh, APCO Worldwide
- Ania Jakubowski, The Coca-Cola Company
- Jolanta Jaworska, IBM Poland & Baltics
- Marek Kapuściński, Procter & Gamble Central Europe
- Richard Lada
- John Lynch, Lynka
- Roman Rewald, Weil Gotshal & Manges
- Joseph Wancer, Bank BGŻ
We thank UTC - United Techonologies Corporation for sponsoring the Christmas Reception and making the evening special. We thank our sponsors in-kind: Adoria Wines, Bose, Pepsi-Cola, Starbucks, Żubrówka, and the raffle grand prize sponsor – Air France/KLM/Delta.
Finally, a great big Thank You to all our members who work with us to help us achieve so much throughout the year. Your commitment to AmCham, enthusiasm and ideas inspire us to bring you the best service possible.