Jacek Zawadzki receives a Diamond CIO 2016 award

Jacek Zawadzki, CIO of BEST S.A., has been awarded a Diamond CIO award in the category "Digital Business Generator" ("Generator biznesu cyfrowego") in the 14th edition of the CIO of the Year competition. The award ceremony took place during a formal gala held on 8 December 2016 in Warsaw.


The CIO of the Year competition is an annual event organised by the CIO Club. Its purpose is to recognize innovative IT leaders whose achievements have been of strategic importance to their companies and institutions.


One of this year's winners of the award was Jacek Zawadzki, CIO of BEST S.A. It is already the second award given to Jacek Zawadzki in the CIO of the Year competition - in 2014 he received a Diamond CIO award in the category of "Transformation Accelerator" ("Akcelerator zmiany").


Jacek Zawadzki has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Since 2013 he has been responsible for managing the IT Department and implementing a comprehensive IT strategy in BEST S.A. Jacek Zawadzki has completed various courses in the Six Sigma methodology. He graduated in Computer Science and Econometrics from the University of Gdańsk.


"I am deeply honoured to have been awarded a Diamond CIO award in the category of 'Digital Business Generator'. I am glad that the effort of the entire team at BEST has been recognized in this manner by the jury as all of us have actively worked on the digital transformation of the company. This effort is primarily reflected in the implementation (all in the course of the last year) of an original system of the automatic generation of documents and summons, an innovative system of importing data and a modern platform for our clients – BEST Online. Their implementation is the crowning achievement of the technological transformation of the Corporate Group as a whole and is, at the same time, a starting point for its further dynamic development" – explains Jacek Zawadzki, CIO of Best S.A.




General information about BEST


BEST S.A. has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 1997, as a company specialising in the trading and management of non-performing debts. The BEST Group actively invests in debt portfolios (especially in the field of banking) with the use of securitisation funds, as well as providing debt collection services for third parties: banks, telecommunication operators, power companies, and other mass service providers.


The combination of expertise in the fields of debt collection and the establishment and management of investment funds has helped the entity to concentrate all of the elements of its business model within one capital group.


The total nominal value of own and third party claims managed by BEST exceeds PLN 11 billion (as of 30 June 2016). In 2015, the BEST Group generated a net profit of PLN 82.2 million with operating income amounting to PLN 140.1 million.


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