Berlin, 24 January 2018: The Management Board of HMS Bergbau AG, a leading independent commodity trading and marketing company in Germany and the main shareholder in Silesian Coal S.A., has appointed Dr. Jerzy Markowski (68), CEO of Silesian Coal S.A., as personal advisor effective 1 February 2018. The focus of Dr. Markowski’s advisory services will be all of the international mining projects belonging to HMS Bergbau AG, which is listed on the Basic Board of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. A special focal point will be placed on the regions South Africa, Poland and Indonesia.
Due to the more intense, direct cooperation with the HMS Bergbau AG Management Board, which is also expected to include the attendance of Supervisory Board meetings, Dr. Markowski will relinquish his management of Silesian Coal S.A. as at 31 January 2018.
“We look forward to greater cooperation with Dr. Markowski, who has done an excellent job developing Silesian Coal S.A. with his international expertise in the coal business”, commented HMS Bergbau AG’s Management Board.