Tomasz Wolanowski

President of the Board at ABB Sp. z o.o.

Electrification local business manager, ABB Poland

Tomasz Wolanowski has over 25 years of experience in the energy and industry sectors. He has spent the majority of his professional career at ABB. He was initially responsible for the sales of high-voltage products. In 2001, he moved to Trelleborg Polska to become local business unit manager. After 4 years he returned to ABB Poland to take over responsibility for sales of medium-voltage products, and subsequently – for the sales organization across all ABB businesses on the Polish market. In 2013-2019 he served as Country Managing Director in ABB Romania. Presently, he is the President of the Board at ABB Sp. z o.o. and the Electrification local business manager, ABB Poland.

ABB is a leading global supplier of electrification, robotics, automation and industrial drives solutions. The company focuses on the development of digital technologies for industry, transport and infrastructure that increase productivity and efficiency while reducing energy consumption and emissions on a global scale. In this way, ABB contributes to the implementation of the UN’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Poland in an important point on the global ABB map, being a production, engineering and technological hub, and employing over 5,000 people. ABB has been operating here for almost 30 years. In Bielsko-Biała, Przasnysz, Aleksandrów Łódzki, Łódź and Kłodzko it manufactures, among others, high-performance electric motors, industrial drives, intelligent traction solutions as well as medium and low voltage equipment. ABB opened a robotic applications center in Warsaw, and in Kraków – Global Business Services and Corporate Technology Center. This R&D unit designs and develops state-of-the art solutions for industry which are being commercially implemented by ABB on the global markets.

Responsible business is at the heart of all ABB’s operations. This is particularly reflected in following the universal principles of the UN Global Compact.

All speakers

Jürg Burri

Ambassador of Switzerland

Michał Stępień

President of the Polish - Swiss Chamber of Commerce; Country Head UBS Poland

Agnieszka Sznyk

President of the Board INNOWO

Marlena Tryka

Deputy director in the Department of Innovation and Industrial Policy at the Ministry of Development and Technology

David Avery

Head of Cleantech, Switzerland Global Enterprise

Erwin Bollinger

Ambassador and Head of delegation, Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO

Francesco Crivelli

Senior R&D Engineer and Project Manager at CSEM

Julien Fersing

Founder of REALTI

Zbigniew Kozłowski

Partner in charge of the Environment and Projects Development Department at DWF (Poland) law firm

Alicja Kuczera

CEO of Polish Green Building Council

Krzysztof Müller

Head of Market Poland, Alpiq Energy SE

Radosław Palmowski

General Manager, Zehnder Polska

Janusz Potrzebowski

Key Specifier Manager, Sika

Piotr Szkoda

Sales and Marketing Director, ABB in Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary

Michał Turlejski

Cluster CM South & East Europe & MENA Taps, FRANKE

Paweł Wierzbicki

CEO of Schindler Polska

Magnus Willers

Owner, Managing Director of Jobst Willers Engineering

Pablo Padrutt

Head of Economic, Financial and Scientific Affairs at the Embassy of Switzerland in Poland

Ulrich Schwendimann

Managing Director of the Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce