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Dr. Andrzej Olechowski

Retired Professor

Dr. Andrzej Olechowski has served on our board of directors since May 2002. He previously served as a Director of Euronet from its incorporation in December 1996 until May 2000. From 2005 until 2009 when he retired, Dr. Olechowski was the President of Conseil DG, a Polish consulting company. From 1995 until 2008, Dr. Olechowski served as a Senior Advisor for Central Europe Trust, Poland, a consulting firm. He has held several senior positions with the Polish government where he was Minister of Foreign Affairs (1993-1995) and Minister of Finance (1992). From 1992 to 1993 and again in 1995, he served as economic advisor to President Lech Walesa. From 1991 to 1992, he was Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, and from 1989 to 1991 he was Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Poland. From May 1998 to June 2000, Dr. Olechowski served as the Chairman of Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. (Poland). From 2011 to 2020, Dr. Olechowski was a Professor at Vistula University. He is Honorary Chairman of Supervisory Board of Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. (Poland) and sits on the boards of various charitable and educational foundations. He received a Ph.D. in Economics in 1979 from the Central School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw.

Independent Director