Speakers

Anna Bugala

ANNA BUGAŁA

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.

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PIOTR CHĘCIELEWSKI

Hortex Sp. z o.o.

Member of the Board and Managing Director at Hortex Sp z o.o. He graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Sociology at the University of Lodz (specialty in marketing) and learned additional skills during Harvard Business School, London Business School and IMD courses. He spent most of his professional career in companies producing food and alcoholic beverages, working at various marketing and sales positions in Poland and other countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Mariusz Dziwulski

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.

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Dr inż. Barbara Groele

Polish Association of Juice Producers (KUPS)

Since 2004 she is the Polish Association of Juice Producers (KUPS) General Secretary. She defended her doctoral thesis at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences at the Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Sciences. A graduate of the University of Agriculture in Krakow, Faculty of Technology and Human Nutrition, Biotechnology Department and NCU School of Business in Nowy Sącz. Member of the Scientific Council of IBPRS, the DQS Program Council, the DSK Technical Team, the AIJN Technical Committee and of the Agricultural Agreement at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Member of the Management Committee of the Fruit and Vegetable Promotion Fund.

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Wouter Lox

European Fruit Juice Association (AIJN)

As of the 1st of January 2019, Wouter will assume the position of Secretary General of AIJN. Wouter lox obtained his master’s degree in Bioscience-engineering at the University of Ghent and worked for several years in Libreville (Gabon). After his return in 1994 he joined DVI-SIA to work as Secretary General for different European and national food associations and acted as Food regulatory expert.In 1997 he joined Yakult Europe as Manager European Regulatory and Public Affairs. Wouter started as Manager Public Affairs and regulatory affairs for Nuskin Enterprises/Pharmanex in 2002, developed further his specialization of dietary Supplements and cosmetic legislation. Since 2007 he is Managing Director of the European Salt Producer’s Association and is since many years treasurer and Council member of EFLA and Council member of the European Executives Association and Vice-President of SEAP.

Bozena Nosecka

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.

Julian Pawlak

JULIAN PAWLAK

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.

Piotr Podoba

PIOTR PODOBA

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.

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Eike Schopper

Aluflexpack Group

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.