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Krzysztof Domarecki

Member of the Program Council
Founder, President of the Management Board of Selena FM S.A.

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Founder, majority shareholder and president of the management board of Selena FM S.A. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Wrocław, he also studied philosophy. In the years 1983 – 1991 he worked at the Department of State Law of the University of Wrocław, where he dealt with the judiciary and the presidential system.

In 1992, he founded Selena, which is currently a global producer and distributor of construction chemicals with its headquarters in Wrocław. In the 1990s, he launched the Tytan brand. At the same time, he built distribution from scratch and founded sales branches throughout Poland. Successively, he launched the first 3 production plants: Carina, Orion and Libra – transforming the company from a distributor into a manufacturer. Selena has become one of the most important players in the construction chemicals market in the country.

In 1999-2008, he started Selena’s international expansion, expanding distribution networks and promoting the Tytan and Artelit brands outside the country. In 2008, the shares of the Group’s holding company – Selena FM SA – were first listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

Currently, Selena consists of 33 companies in 16 countries with its own R&D department with a central laboratory in Poland. Selena’s production plants are located in Poland, Brazil, Korea, China, Romania, Turkey and Spain, and the products are available on over 70 markets.

Since 2009, Krzysztof Domarecki has been actively investing in the market of Venture Capital funds. His Fidiasz FIZ fund provides young companies with financing and substantive support from an experienced team in the field of competence development, marketing, introducing innovative products or services to the market, and then international expansion. Fidias first investment is FinAi – a Polish company from the fintech industry, which has developed and implemented an innovative platform that simplifies the customer’s path to obtaining a bank loan.

In 2016, the founder of Selena was awarded the “Bene merito” medal by the Minister of Foreign Affairs for his activities strengthening Poland’s position on the international arena, and in May 2019 – he received the Medal of the Centenary of Regaining Independence from the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland for building a civic community and economic prosperity of the country.

He also received many honors and titles, including:

• Award of the President of Wrocław for “placing Wrocław’s economy in a global network of connections and building a recognizable brand of the company”
• Honorable mention in the “Entrepreneur of the Year” competition – category “Social Responsibility” – organized by Ernst & Young
• Vector Award 2017 – awarded by the Employers of the Republic of Poland to personalities who, with their activities, indicate the directions of development of the Polish economy that are worth following.

In March 2019, the senate of the University of Economics in Wrocław elected Krzysztof Domarecki to the first Council of the University of Economics in Wrocław.

Krzysztof Domarecki’s non-business interests include, among others: philosophy, history and the theory of globalization.