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Numer KRS: 59944
December 9, 2021 / 22:59
The Management Board of Agora S.A. ("the Company") informs that on 9 December 2021, in execution of the resolution of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Agora-Holding sp. z o.o. held on 9 December 2021, it received information about the intention to submit Mr. Wojciech Bartkowiak's candidacy for a member of the Management Board of Agora S.A. at the next meeting of the Company’s shareholders. Agora-Holding sp. z o.o. is a shareholder of the Company holding 100% of the preferred series A shares, giving it the exclusive right to propose candidates for the Management Board of the Company.
Wojciech Bartkowiak is a journalist, editor and manager associated with “Gazeta Wyborcza” and Agora S.A. for 30 years.
Recently, as the operational director and deputy publishing director of “Gazeta Wyborcza”, he has been responsible for the business processes of the Press segment and the activities of the former Print division - including its restructuring in 2018-2019. He is a co-creator of "Gazeta Wyborcza’s" digital transformation strategy based on the development of subscription to Wyborcza.pl content, as well as the creator of the business strategy and editorial concept for the development of traditional editions of "Gazeta Wyborcza" - including lately created magazines "Mój Biznes", "Ekonomia+" and "Wolna Sobota".
In 1991, he started working in the Poznań editorial office of "Wyborcza", first as a journalist, then as a reporter and editor. In 1995, he became the editor-in-chief and director of the Poznań branch of “Gazeta Wyborcza”. In the years 2006-2016 he was the head of all local editorial offices of “Gazeta Wyborcza”. At that time, he co-created and coordinated many editorial social campaigns conducted by the daily’s teams all over Poland. From 2012, he was responsible for the budget of the editorial office of “Gazeta Wyborcza”. In 2015-2017 he was the vice-president of the Agora Foundation.
He is a graduate of the Faculty of Polish Philology at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań.
In accordance with the information received, a candidacy application that meets the formal requirements specified in §30 paragraph 1 of the Company's Articles of Association will take place no later than 7 days before the date of the next shareholders meeting of the Company.
Legal basis: art. 17 sec. 1 of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EC) No 596/2014 of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (market abuse regulation) and repealing Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Directive 2003/124/EC, 2003/125/EC and 2004/72/EC.