Marek Szydłowski is the Director of Legal Division of the TVN Group, where he is responsible for all aspects of legal service and compliance. He also supervises organizational units concerning information security and internal audit. He is a member of the Management Board of TVN S.A. as well as a member of supervisory boards of certain other TVN Group companies as well as a member of Supervisory Boards of ITI Neovision S.A. (operator of the “nc+” platform) and Onet S.A.
Marek Szydłowski specializes in the areas of law relating to the media sector companies, especially copyright law, advertisement law and the Internet law. He has an extensive knowledge of company law, capital market law and labor law. Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (1995). In 2001, registered on the list of legal advisers and in 2003 graduated with distinction Executive MBA studies in the School of Business at the Warsaw University of Technology. In 1993-1995 he worked in the legal and tax department of the international consulting company Coopers & Lybrand (currently part of PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he was responsible for tax and legal consultancy in terms of corporate law, merger and acquisition law and also securities law. In 1995-2000, he worked as a lawyer in CMS Cameron McKenna in Warsaw, where he was mainly responsible for consultancy in the field of corporate law, mergers and acquisition law, securities law as well as banking law. Between 2000-2002, he was a legal director and management board member at Provident Polska S.A., a company granting money loans. Apart from leading the legal unit, he supervised also the recovery department. In 2002-2009, he managed as the general counsel a 10-lawyer legal department in Agora, where he advised the management board on strategic matters and participated in every process of the acquisition transactions and joint venture as well as represented the company in the field of public affairs. He was responsible for the information duties of the public company and supervised the most strategic litigations of the company. Between 2005-2009, he was the vice-president of the management board of the Agora Foundation, a public benefit organization acting on behalf of Agora Group. In 2007-2009, he was representing Polish Chamber of Press Publishers in the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA) which unites chambers of press publishers from 25 European countries and defends press publishers’ interests in the European institutions and international organizations; for instance, in relation to legislative proposals of the institutions of the European Union. Between 2009-2013, as Of Counsel in the Polish law firm Wardyński and Partners he was responsible for TMT and personal data protection practices . In 2010-2013, he was a member of Copyright Law Commission. He is a member of the Warsaw District Chamber of Legal Advisers.