Wanda Rapaczynski


Member of the Supervisory Board

Wanda Rapaczyńska
Associated with the company almost since its inception. In 1998-2007 and between June 28th, 2013 and March 12th, 2014 served as the CEO of the Management Board. Under her leadership, Agora grew into one of the largest and most well-known media companies in Central and Eastern Europe. After resignation from the function of the Company's CEO she remained associated with Agora, as an advisor to the Supervisory Board until her appointment to the supervisory body. Member of Supervisory Board of Agora in 2009-2013.

She represented Agora in the European Publishers Council and the Polish Confederation of Private Employers, where she was a member of the main board and a member of the supervisory board of the Polish Private Media and Advertising Employers Confederation.

In 1984-1992, she was the Head of New Product Development in Citibank NA in New York. Previously, for two years she was the director of a research project at the Faculty of Psychology at Yale University, and in 1977-1979 research fellow at Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey. Her professional career began as a psychology lecturer at universities in New York and Connecticut.

She wis a member of the supervisory board of Adecco SA since 2008, a Swiss company operating internationally, specialized in recruitment services, where she chairs the Corporate Governance Committee.

For years she was a member of the Council of the Central European University in Budapest, where she chaired its Audit Committee. She was also a member of the International Advisory Council at the Brookings Institution in Washington for many years. Since 2002 she is a member of Polish Group in the Trilateral Commission.

She was born in 1947. In 1977 she received a Ph.D. in Psychology from City University of New York. A graduate of Yale University, School of Organization and Management, where in 1984 she received a Master of Private & Public Management.