Marketing Director CEE Beverages & Head of Marketing Services at GRUPA MASPEX. Graduate of the Faculty of Management at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, academician and coach in the field of personnel management and communication with 20+ years of experience in marketing, both as an advertising agency member and a customer. Marketing Director at Wawel S.A. and at Alma Delikatesy. In Grupa Maspex she initially worked as a Brand Manager and since 2010 she has been the Marketing Director responsible for the category of drinks in Central and Eastern Europe where she supervises creation of marketing strategies and complex product- and communication-oriented operations. She is responsible for such brands as Tymbark, Kubuś, Tarczyn, Caprio, Dr Witt, Alcalia and Tiger and their equivalents at foreign markets.
Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics – NRI
Horticultural market analyst. Co-author of the "Fruit and Vegetables Market. Situation and Outlook" and "Foreign Trade in Agri-Food Products" published twice a year”. Author of numerous articles and studies on Polish horticulture, especially foreign trade of fruits, vegetables and their products.
The Prof. W. Dąbrowski Institute of Agriculture and Food Biotechnology– NRI
PhD student at the Prof. W. Dąbrowski Institute of Agriculture and Food Biotechnology– State Research Institute (IBPRS-PIB). His scientific area includes the application of high-pressure carbon dioxide for food processing and preservation. He has also focused on the application of membrane filtration in food production. He is currently engaged in the two work packages (WP4 and WP7) of the international HO-Food project. He was awarded the Master's Excellent Graduation Thesis and National Scholarship for Postgraduates. He has published 8 articles in international journals. The total impact factor is 80.735.
Dr Mariusz Dziwulski
PKO Bank Polski
Doctor of economics. Graduate of the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. In PKO Bank Polski since 2016. Employed at BGŻ BNP Paribas (2010-2016) and the Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (2007-2010). Author of numerous scientific and popular science papers and expert opinions. An expert in agricultural and food sector analyses.
Merieux Nutriscience, Poland
Sensory Research Expert at Silliker Polska (Mérieux NutriSciences group). MSc. nutrition technology, Warsaw University of Life Sciences. More than 16 years in the food industry, more than 15 years he has been getting experience as a sensory research specialist and sensory panel leader. He specializes in sensory analysis, including expert and consumer research, training.
Dr Dariusz Lizak
Hortex Sp. z o.o.
President of Hortex Sp. z o. o. Charman of Supervisory Board - Jurajska S.A. - Hortex Group. President at Krajowa Izba Gospodarcza Przemysł Rozlewniczy KIG PR. Board member at KUPS. Experienced Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the beverages, packaging, recycling and containers industry. Skilled in Water, Beverages, Juices, Beer Market, Polymers, Plastics Packaging and Rycycling Industry. Strong education professional with a Doctoral Degree focused in Strategic Management from University of Economics in Katowice. Academically Proactive, Lecturer. Consulting, investment adviser.
European Fruit Juice Association (AIJN)
Since 2019 he is the Secretary-General of the European Fruit Juices Association. In this capacity, he represents the AIJN on the Executive Board of the International Fruit Juice Association, IFU, Advisory member of the steering committee of the Sustainable Juice platform and the Fruit Juice Science Center. Wouter lox obtained his master’s degree in Bioscience-engineering at the University of Ghent and worked for several years in Libreville (Gabon). For many years he is a treasurer and Council member of EFLA, The European Food Law Association, and Council member of the European Society of Association Executives ESAE. Being passionate about Public Affairs, he is co-chair of the Advocacy committee of this society. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the European project imPUISe, innovation in the by-product supply chain of citrus in the Mediterranean area.
DR BOŻENA NOSECKA, PROF. IAFE
Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics – NRI
Head of the team which (twice a year, since 1992) prepares market analyses on the fruit and vegetables market. Expert for the Central Statistical Office for estimation of vegetable crop in Poland Author of many studies, articles and expert opinions on Polish, European and global horticulture, in particular on the processing sector.
SIG Combibloc Sp. z o.o.
Regional Senior Marketing Manager at SIG. Responsible for the countries of Central and Eastern Europe such as Poland, Nordics and Ukraine. Enthusiast and expert in B2C & B2B marketing. He has developed product innovations and marketing campaigns supporting the launch in companies such as Unilever or Royal Unibrew. A graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics, she deepened her education as part of her studies at HEC in France as part of the CEMS Master (Community of European Management Schools) program.
DR KRZYSZTOF PAWIŃSKI
Co-founder and co-owner of the Maspex Group. He is a graduate of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. He supplemented his education at the Technical University in Clausthal-Zellefeld in Germany. In 1996, he received his PhD from the AGH University of Science and Technology. He has been a businessman since 1990 and today continues to fulfill positions on the boards of companies of the Maspex Group.
Polish Association of Juice Producers (KUPS)
President of the Polish Association of Juice Producers since 2004. Formerly the President and CEO of Tymbark currently the Strategy Advisor and proxy of Tymbark MWS – a company from the Maspex Group.
Bucher Unipektin AG
Working for Bucher since over 30 years.
Until 2016 as Development Engineer and later Product Manager for Bucher Grinding Systems and Bucher HPX Presses. Since 2017 as Area Sales Manager for Germany and Benelux and Scandinavia Countries
Döhler Sp. z o.o.
President of Döhler Sp. z o.o. Since 2012 Vice-president of the KUPS Board. Member of the Management Board at European Fruit Juices Association (AIJN). He gained his professional experience in the family business Alpex
Sp. z o.o. As a member of the Polish Association of Juice Producers (KUPS) he participates actively into activities cooperation with industry promotion.
EUROPEAN FRUIT JUICE ASSOCIATION (AIJN)
AIJN’s Sustainability & Technical Affairs Manage. Is a Franco-American graduate in European Affairs who is passionate about European environmental politics. After obtaining her master’s degree from Sciences Po Lille (France), Justine moved to Brussels to work for the European Parliament. Justine’s AIJN journey began in 2021. She built the foundations for AIJN’s Sustainability Roadmap project by compiling, analysing, and assessing the impact of every single existing and upcoming EU-level sustainability legislation that has an influence on the fruit juice industry. Her pioneering work on sustainability in the juice sector, her coordinating role in the AIJN Sustainability Expert Group and her expertise on European legislation resulted in Justine becoming one of the fruit juice industry’s most knowledgable and trusted sustainability professionals.
Group Head of Business Development, Strategy & Innovation, Aluflexpack in Vienna since 2022. Earlier Product & Innovation Packaging Manager in HiPP in years 2017 – 2022 and Innovation Manager in Tanngroup Traun in years 2011 – 2017. Graduated Master of Business Administration, MBA General Management, 2021 Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria.
Tetra Pak Sp. z o.o.
Key Account Director, Key Account Director, Member of the Board, Tetra Pak East Europe Market. With strong sales skills and expertise, has been successfully working with the brand's most important customers for 15 years, driving mutual, sustainable, and profitable growth. Expert in the successful implementation of market strategies taking into account the current situation and consumer trends.