Echo Polska Properties: Jacek Baginski

Jacek Baginski has been the Chief Financial Officer and a Board Member of Echo Polska Properties since May 2017. He is also a Partner in Trio Management.

Jacek Baginski is a Senior Financial Executive with over 20 years’ experience in various businesses operating across Poland and Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) countries, ranging from retail, production and sale of pharmaceuticals, and FMCG to exploration of oil and gas and other natural resources.  He was a member of a number of management boards and CFO in companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and controlled by the largest private equity funds operated in CEE countries. Additionally, he has served in senior management and executive positions in multinational corporations, including PepsiCo and BP/Amoco, with turnovers ranging from 15 million to over 750 million euro. Jacek was responsible for business development, including M&A, financing and taxation as well as financial planning and controlling. Recently, he was a member of the management board and CFO of Empik Media & Fashion S.A. He was appointed CFO of Echo Polska Properties in May 2017. He has a Masters Degree in Foreign Trade from SGH Warsaw.

Work 
2017 – Present    Board Member, CFO, Echo Polska Properties
2015 – Present    Partner, Trio Management
2012 – Present    Investor – Member of Supervisory Board, Absolvent
2015 – 2016         Member of Supervisory Board, Empik Media & Fashion
2007 – 2015         CFO, Member of Management Board, Empik Media & Fashion
2006 – 2007         Vice President, Finance and Development – Member of                                                Management Board, Opoczno SA 
2000 – 2005         CFO, Member of Management Board, Polfa Kutno SA
1999 – 2000         Finance Director, Yoplait
1998 – 1999         Strategic Planning Manager at Frito Lay, PepsiCo
1997 – 1998         Finance Director at E. Wedel SA, PepsiCo
1996 – 1997         Plant Controller, Planning Manager at E. Wedel SA, PepsiCo
1993 – 1996         Chief Accountant, Amoco

Education
1988 – 1994         Master’s Degree, Foreign Trade Faculty, SGH Warsaw

About Echo Polska Properties: EPP is a Dutch dual-listed real estate investment company that follows the REIT formula, investing in retail and office properties throughout Poland. It has a portfolio that includes six office, 18 retail projects and two retail development sites in Warsaw, totalling over GLA 810 000 m². Their initial portfolio is highly diversified. The buildings are located in 18 cities across the country, characterised by their strong economy and purchasing power, and ability to attract international investment interests. Their goal is to create Poland’s leading, cash-generating platform of well-performing office, retail, and industrial assets that will deliver consistently high returns to our shareholders.

Echo Polska Properties reported a revenue of £95 million in 2016 with 88 employees.