The Management Board of CEPD NV consists in a board of Directors, structured in the form of a one-tier board composed of non-executive and executive directors.

  • Dr. Fritz OesterleNon-Executive Director, Chairman of the Management Boardexpand

    Experience:

    Dr Fritz Oesterle graduated in law at the University of Tübingen and received his doctorate degree in law in 1979. He also completed the Harvard Business School in 1998.


    Dr Oesterle was a partner of Gleiss Lutz, an international, Stuttgart-based law firm till 1989. In 1990 he established and managed his own law firm together with Dr Frank Oppenländer (Oppenländer, Oesterle & Partner) till he took over the role as Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of Celesio AG in 1999. This position he held for more than 12 years till 30th of June 2011.


    Dr Fritz Oesterle has more than 20 years of managerial experience in the pharmaceutical sector. In the past he held – beside his positions in companies of Celesio Group – positions in supervisory boards of several companies from pharmaceutical, financial and other sectors:
    Dino entertainment AG, Stuttgart; Christophsbad Göppingen Dr. Landerer Söhne GmbH, Göppingen; Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG, Berlin.


    He was a member of the Board of Directors of IFPW (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers, Inc.), Fairfax, Virginia, and a member of the executive Committee of GIRP (Groupement International de la Repartition Pharmaceutique Européenne), Brussels (European Association of pharmaceutical wholesalers).
    Dr Oesterle is a member of the Health Committee of DIHK.


    Currently Dr Oesterle is one out of 6 trustees of Schwarz Unternehmenstreuhand KG (the holding company of Lidl and Kaufland) and he holds the following positions in Supervisory and Advisory Boards:
    Member of the Advisory Board of Société Générale in Germany;member of the Supervisory Board of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW); Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Untertürkheimer Volksbank eG; Chairman of the Advisory Board of Schmieder Kliniken, Allensbach, the leading hospital chain for neurological rehabilitation in Germany.


    Since 2006 Dr Fritz Oesterle serves as British Honorary Consul in Baden-Württemberg.

  • Jacek SzwajcowskiNon-Executive Director, Vice-Chairman of the Management Boardexpand

    Experience:

    President of the Management Board of Pelion Healthcare Group.

    Mr Jacek Szwajcowski holds a degree from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Technical University of Łódź.

    In 1990, Mr Jacek Szwajcowski co-founded Hurtownia Leków MEDICINES (a wholesale pharmaceutical outlet), in which, upon its transformation into a joint-stock company, he assumed the position of President of the Management Board. The company is still operating, currently as a holding company under the name of Pelion S.A. Mr Jacek Szwajcowski has remained President of the Management Board of Pelion S.A., which has been active in the healthcare sector for many years now.

    MrJacek Szwajcowski has been a member of the Management Board of the Polish Business Roundtable since 2001 and has participated in annual meetings of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

    Mr Jacek Szwajcowski is initiator of the Foundation, "I care for health", which main statutory purpose is to provide financial assistance to those who cannot afford to buy essential medicines. Passionate of the tradition of Polish pharmacy, he initiated the opening of a private Pharmacy Museum in Łódź and continues the activity of a similar museum in Lublin. He is also publisher of series of monographs about the most famous Polish pharmacies.

  • Zbigniew MolendaNon-Executive Directorexpand

    Experience:

    Vice-President of the Management Board of Pelion Healthcare Group Responsible for Distribution.

    Mr Zbigniew Molenda holds a degree from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Technical University of Łódź.

    In 1990, Mr Zbigniew Molenda co-founded Hurtownia Leków MEDICINES (a wholesale pharmaceutical outlet), in which, upon its transformation into a joint-stock company, he assumed the position of Vice-President of the Management Board. The company is still operating, currently as a holding company under the name of Pelion S.A. Mr Zbigniew Molenda has remained Vice-President of the Management Board of Pelion S.A, which has been active in the healthcare sector for many years now.

  • Jacek DauenhauerNon-Executive Directorexpand

    Experience:

    Vice-President of the Management Board of Pelion Healthcare Group Responsible for Financial Strategy.


    Mr Jacek Dauenhauer holds a degree from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Łódź. He has also completed a number of courses and training programmes in economics and finance, including a course for investment advisers in 1993.

    From 1997 Mr Dauenhauer worked for Medicines S.A., and then for Polska Grupa Farmaceutyczna S.A., where he was Chief Financial Officer, and since 2007 served as Vice-President of the Management Board. Currently, Mr Dauenhauer is Vice-President of the Management Board of the holding company, Pelion S.A. (formerly: PGF S.A.).
    Mr Jacek Dauenhauer serves as Member of the Supervisory Boards of two Pelion's subsidiaries.

  • Alicja Kolesnik Non-Executive Directorexpand

    Experience:

    Alicja Koleśnik graduated from the Faculty of Management at the University of Economics in Poznan. She also completed MBA and Executive MBA studies at the Canadian Management Institute and many foreign management and marketing programmes at Harvard Business School, The Kellogg School of Management, as well as at INSEAD Business School incl. Advanced Management Programme.
     
    Alice Koleśnik's professional experience is related to the retail market. Before joining the DOZ Team, for eighteen years she successfully managed the commercial area in the international retail chain Jeronimo Martins Group, which is the undisputed leader in its market.
     
    Alicja Koleśnik has been associated with Pelion since January 2015. As the Chairman of the Management Board of DOZ S.A. she successfully and effectively implemented the restructuring of the company, setting out the strategy and directions of development for the following years.
     
    She strengthened the position of DOZ S.A. in the retail pharmaceutical market, consistently achieving its goals and implementing modern solutions for Patients. By introducing innovative concepts and high standards, she took care to create a friendly reality for Patients, Employees and Business Partners. 
     
    DOZ S.A. has received four times in a row (in 2017-2020) the prestigious title of Best Workplace in Poland, awarded by the international Great Place to Work institute to companies operating on the basis of trust and ensuring the satisfaction of employees. In 2020, the Polish Business Council awarded DOZ S.A. the Retail Business Award in the Market Innovator category.
     
  • Egle ZulanieneNon-Executive Directorexpand

    Experience:

    Ms Egle Zulaniene is a graduate of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in Kaunas with followed residency of otorhinolaryngology and doctor’s practise at university’s hospital in Kaunas.

     

    Ms Egle Zulaniene has also graduated International School of Management (Executive MBA), Academy of Psychology (Vilnius).

     

    She was the owner of Lithuanian wholesale and retail vertically integrated pharmaceutical distributing companies in Lithuania, after sale of bussiness to Pelion Healthcare Group Ms Egle Zulaniene has been serving as a Chairperson of Management board at Nacionalinė Farmacijos Grupė, branch of Pelion Healthcare Group in Lithuania.

  • Mariola Belina-PrazmowskaNon-Executive Directorexpand

    Experience:

    Vice-President of the Management Board of Pelion Healthcare Group Responsible for Development and IR.


    MsMariolaBelina-Prażmowska is a graduate of the University of Lodz’s Faculty of Economics and Sociology, where her principal field of study was International Economic and Political Relations. In 2005, she was certified as a Statutory Auditor.
    MsBelina-Prażmowska developed her professional career working at Deloitte Audyt Sp. z o.o., where she advanced from the position of assistant to manager. She then became finance director at Clear Edge Polska Sp. z .o.o. and Thunderbird Resort Poland Sp. z o.o. (an investment fund).
    She joined Pelion Healthcare Group in 2009. In 2010, she was appointed Vice-President of the Management Board of BSS S.A. and a year later went on to become Head of Investor Relations at Pelion S.A.
    As a representative of Pelion S.A. she also serves in the following positions:
     - Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Powiatowe Centrum Zdrowia Sp. z o.o. of Brzeziny,
     - Member of the Supervisory Boards of Intelligent Logistic Solutions Sp. z o.o. and Pharmapoint S.A.,
     - Member of the Audit Committee of the Dbam o Zdrowie Marathon Association,
     - Vice-President of the Management Board of Profesor Adam Dziki Sp. z o.o.
    She has a good command of English.

  • Karine PoindessaultExecutive Director – Deputy CEOexpand

    Experience:

    Mrs. Karine Poindessault graduated from the University of Rennes, France where she completed her Master’s Degree in business and corporate law in 1995.


    She did a one year Erasmus program at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, and is holder of a postgraduate degree “Law, Economics and Project Management with Eastern European Countries”, from the University of Aix-Marseille III, France. She has completed a number of courses and training programs in company law under Dutch law.


    Mrs. Karine Poindessault has 20 years of experience in the Netherlands as in-house corporate lawyer, and worked for the Larmag Group, New Amsterdam Cititrust B.V. and EQT/CBTJ Financial Services B.V..


    Mrs. Karine Poindessault joined CEPD N.V. and set-up the office of the company in 2011. She has been responsible for the operations in Amsterdam since then, as well as for inter-alia the company’s corporate governance.


    She speaks French, Dutch and English fluently and has worked in the Spanish language.

  • Mark SchneidersExecutive Directorexpand

    Experience:

    President of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in the Netherlands


    Mr Mark Schneiders completed his Bachelor and Master’s degree in law from the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, and Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School and banking management programs at INSEAD.
    Mr Mark Schneiders has more than 30 years of managerial experience in the banking sector. He has extensive experience in company mergers, building new markets and setting up retail bank businesses in a variety of countries including Switzerland, the Netherlands, Spain, Curaçao, Argentina, Venezuela, Hong Kong and New York.
    Mr Mark Schneiders served as a Managing Director of ING Financial Institutions in Amsterdam (2004-2007), as a General Manager and Head of Dutch Business at ING Bank Switzerland ( 2001-2004), and as a Country Manager for ING Barings in Venezuela and Curacao (1992-2001). He also held the position of Managing director at ADC African Development Corporation (2010-2014). Apart from being a non-executive director of CEPD NV, he is also a non-executive director of BancABCHolding in botswana. On June 1st, 2014 he was appointed as KIT’s CEO.