Elmshorn, 31 August 2016 – Michal Brylinski (37) is to leave ORLEN Deutschland GmbH on 31 August 2016. Management board member Wieslaw Milkiewicz is to take over as chairman.
The official farewell occurred during the Cyclassics event in Hamburg, during which Michal Brylinski again fought with all his strength and very successfully for the star company team. His professional success was matched by his private success in sport: At the all-comers cycling race over 100 kilometres, he finished in first place in the star team with a time of 2:23:57.
Michal Brylinski started as chairman of the management board of ORLEN Deutschland on 1 October 2012. In this position he rigorously pushed ahead with the national expansion of the petrol station brand and its ongoing economic and strategic development. From September Brylinski is taking on a new professional challenge in his home town of Warsaw.
ORLEN Deutschland thanks Michal Brylinski for his exceptional commitment and his outstanding work for the company. “Under his leadership ORLEN Deutschland and star experienced the most successful years ever in its corporate history”, Wieslaw Milkiewicz, managing director and press officer of the petrol station brand star, explained. “His discipline and, at the same time, his humanity have made him such a special CEO. We wish him all the very best for the future.” After the departure of Michal Brylinski, the current managing director and press officer Wieslaw Milkiewicz will continue to run the company on his own for the time being. The management board will be expanded over the coming months.
star – a strong brand from ORLEN Deutschland GmbH
star is the petrol station brand of ORLEN Deutschland GmbH, which has been operating over 570 petrol stations in the northern half of Germany since 2003. The company, based in Elmshorn near Hamburg, is part of the Polish mineral oil and petrochemical group PKN ORLEN SA, which is the largest Central Eastern European group, with an annual turnover of 21 billion euros in 2015.
PKN ORLEN SA is listed in Warsaw and London and is represented on the petrol station market in Eastern and Central Europe with a total of 2,700 service stations in Poland, Czech Republic, Germany and Lithuania. In recent years, major investments have been made in Lithuania and the Czech Republic to bring the group a step closer to its goal of becoming the leading oil company in Central Europe.
ORLEN Deutschland GmbH
Wieslaw Milkiewicz, Managing Director and Press Officer
Andreas Khan / Head of Marketing & PR