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Joanna Bańkowska

President

BDO Technology

She graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Silesia in Katowice and Katowice School of Managers; she was also granted an MBA degree from Koźmiński University in Warsaw.

From 2008- 2016 she was the Managing Director at BSI Group Polska (British Standards Institution) responsible for eight countries. Prior thereto , she worked as the Sales Director/Proxy for Update, a company listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange, originating in Austria and a leading international supplier of CRM systems (Customer Relationship Management). She has worked with the following companies: Computerland S.A. (General Director Local Government Sector and Industry Sector Director); IT.expert Sp. z o.o (CEO of the Polish company that provides IT services); Intentia Polska Sp. z o.o. as the CEO of Swedish international supplier of ERP solutions (Enterprise Resource Planning). She started her long-term cooperation with CSBI S.A. (Computer Systems for Business International S.A.) by setting up and running a branch in Katowice that provided services for financial sector clients.

In the following years as the Management Systems Sales Director, she was responsible for sales of management systems in Poland, nominated to serve on the Board and later, as Vice President of CSBI S.A (Computer Systems for Business International).

She is an expert on strategic management and business development in the international environment. She has proven success in corporate restructuring and in the M&A field. She is goal oriented, a specialist in business negotiations, sales and marketing strategies and quality standards.

In her career, she has worked with numerous companies in various sectors: IT and Telecommunications, Banking, Public, Health, Gas and Energy Supply, Automotive and the Food industry- providing advice and consulting services, IT and infrastructure systems, as well as certification and training services.