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50/2010 Candidates to the Supervisory Board - Orange Polska

Pursuant to art. 56, clause 1, item 1, of the Law of 29 July 2005 on public offering and the conditions for introducing financial instruments to the organised trading system and on public companies (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 184, item 1539 with amendments) the Management Board of Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. (further referred to as “TP S.A.”, “the Company”) hereby informs that the Company has been notified by its shareholder France Telecom S.A of its intentions to propose the following candidates to TP S.A.’s Supervisory Board at an Ordinary Annual General Meeting on April 23, 2010:

- Mr. Jacques Champeaux, the renewal of the mandate;
- Mr. Mirosław Gronicki (Independent member), the renewal of the mandate;
- Mr. Roland Freeman (Independent member), the renewal of the mandate;
- Mr. Thierry Bonhomme, as a new member of the board;
- Mr. Olaf Swantee, as a new member of the board.

Moreover, on the day of the Annual General Meeting, which is 23 April 2010, the mandate of Mr. Antonio Anguita will expire. Mr. Vivek Badrinath has resigned from his position on the Supervisory Board of TP S.A. This resignation will become effective on 22nd April 2010.


Résumés of candidates:

Thierry Bonhomme, 53, who attended Polytechnique-Telecom has been in charge of France Telecom Group Research and Development since 2006. Prior to that, he held positions within the France Telecom Group as Director of Technical Operations for Paris Nord, Regional Director for Grenoble and then Marseilles, before becoming Director for the business market. He was also Director of IDATE from 1988 to 1990. The activities of Mr. Thierry Bonhomme outside of TP S.A. do not conflict with his functions at TP S.A.


Olaf Swantee heads up France Telecom's global mobile business. This serves 128.8 million customers, and includes Orange branded operations in 31 countries. He also represents the group's Europe & Egypt region businesses on the France Telecom executive board. Before joining Orange-France Telecom, Olaf had 17 years experience in the IT industry in Europe and the United States, latterly serving as Hewlett-Packard's EMEA SVP for enterprise sales and software. Here he was part of the team that steered HP through industry consolidation and major organizational change to become the leading global IT company. Olaf began his career with Compaq in Germany as a Product Manager, joining the Digital Equipment Corporation as the Marketing Director of its European PC division, before moving to a role in the Digital’s CEO Office in Boston. Returning to Compaq in 1998 as Director Sales and Marketing for Switzerland, Olaf drove the DEC / Compaq merger in that country. From Hewlett-Packard’s acquisition of Compaq in 2002, Olaf held a series of senior international leadership roles in sales and marketing, rising to Managing Director for the General Western European region before his promotion to Senior Vice President Technology Solutions Group Sales and Software EMEA in 2005. A 43-year old Dutch national, Olaf holds a BA in Economics and received his European MBA from the EAP (Ecole Européenne des Affaires) in Paris in 1989. The activities of Mr. Olaf Swantee outside of TP S.A. do not conflict with his functions at TP S.A.

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