Conference programme

The conference will be held on 21 November 2018 on the first floor of Global EXPO
at 6D Modlińska street in Warsaw

8.30 – 10.00

Major tax changes for 2019. VAT, CIT, PIT.
Speakers:
ANDRZEJ DĘBIEC – Partner, legal counsel/tax advisor, Hogan Lovells
ZBIGNIEW MARCZYK – Counsel, legal counsel/tax advisor, Hogan Lovells

10.00 – 10.30

Will the new CO2 emissions limits lead to the development of alternative powertrains, including electromobility?
Speaker:
JAKUB FARYŚ – President, Polish Association of Automotive Industry

10.30 – 11.00

New forms of mobility, or European effects of developments in technology, regulations and trends.
Speaker:
IRENEUSZ TYMIŃSKI – President of the Management Board, EMOTIS Sp. z o.o.

11.00 – 11.30

New CIT accounting – what will be the real change in long-term rental?
Speaker:
JAROSŁAW PLESKOT – CFO, Carefleet S.A.

11.30 – 12.10

The Labour Code. Liability for company cars – duties of employers, fleet managers and employees.
Speaker:
AGNIESZKA SZCZODRA-HAJDUK – Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells

12.10 – 12.50

Alternative powertrains. Are we doomed to use electric engines only?

– car sales by engine type
– legal regulations and clean air zones
– challenges faced by electrification of cars
– exhaust emissions reduction

WLTP (new test procedure)

– WLTP – what is it?
– introduction of WLTP and its impact on new car sales
– impact of WLTP on used car sales
– key issues to consider when buying a new car

Speaker:
DEAN BOWKETT – International fleet expert / Managing Director, Bowkett Auto Consulting (BAC)

12.50 – 13.10

Opel Drive Plan
Speaker:
JAROSŁAW KWIECIEŃ – Opel Sales Director, OPEL POLAND

13.10 – 13.30

Free To Move
Speaker:
DANIEL WORTHMANN – International Business Development Manager, Free2Move Business Solutions

13.30 – 13.50

IDEA ONE STOP SHOP IN PRACTICE – new proposal for CFM customers and HRV (High Residual Value)
Speaker:
MAREK ZASKURSKI – Head of Retail & Indirect Sales, Athlon Car Lease Polska Sp. z o.o.

13.50 – 14.20

The leasing industry in its macroeconomic environment.
Speakers:
ANDRZEJ KRZEMIŃSKI – Chairman of the Executive Committee, Polish Leasing Association
ANDRZEJ SUGAJSKI – General Director, Polish Leasing Association

14.20 – 14.40

The style of driving, as a revenue to improve employee safety and a method for real savings in the company.
Speaker:
AGNIESZKA HIMEL – Head of B2B Project w Telematics Technologies

Dean Bowkett

International fleet expert / Managing Director
Bowkett Auto Consulting (BAC)

Dean Bowkett has almost 30 years of experience within the automotive industry. Having started in external audit he has worked in manufacturing, full-service leasing, wholesale and retail financing, automotive data research and analysis plus retail automotive dealerships.
During that time, he has worked for and with a number of automotive brands including MG Rover, General Motors, Vauxhall/Opel, Nissan and Volvo as well as Europcar, Hertz, Masterlease, Leaseplan, Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, Lloyds Bank, Pendragon Group, MAPFRE, Atlas Insurance, Toyota Financial Services and GM Financial to name but a few.
He was been the Technical Director and Chief Editor for EurotaxGlass’s Global Services Division from 2010-2015. In that role he was responsible for the methodology and the consistency and quality of residual values across the group as well as providing industry insight to its customers. He has also been a keen advocate for the closer integration of data and information across the automotive industry and between countries to provide a more rounded view of the industry and thus enable better informed decisions to be made.

Since 2015 Dean has been running his own consultancy business Bowkett Auto Consulting (BAC) which works across the entire industry providing strategic and planning advice on all parts of the industry including areas like the impact of WLTP, Brexit or the facts behind the rhetoric regarding the move to an electric mobility solution

Dean is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Topics:
– WLTP (new test procedure)
– Alternative powertrains. Are we doomed to use electric engines only?

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Andrzej Dębiec

Partner, legal counsel/tax advisor
Hogan Lovells

Since 2000 Andrzej Dębiec has been working with Hogan Lovells, an international law firm. He is responsible for the tax department and PPP Group, as well as for liaising with French clients. In 1993-1994 he served as an advisor at the Foreign Currency Department of the Ministry of Finance. He also worked for other international law firms. Andrzej Dębiec specializes in tax law, foreign exchange law and customs law, with special focus on topics relating to business mergers and acquisitions, privatization projects and launch of new financial products on the Polish market. He serves as an advisor to a number of multinational corporations on tax and legal aspects of their operations. He also represents clients in disputes before tax authorities. Since 2007 Andrzej Dębiec has been supervising the activity of the PPP Group in which he is responsible primarily for the tax aspects of infrastructure projects (tax optimization of various transaction models). In January 2008 he became an expert at the Regional Chamber of Legal Advisors. He also serves as an expert for the Friendly State special Sejm committee.

Topic: Major tax changes for 2019. VAT, CIT, PIT.

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Jakub Faryś

President of the Polish Association of Automotive Industry /tax advisor

Involved with the automotive industry throughout his professional career. Jakub Faryś started his professional life at Renault, then worked as sales and marketing manager for an exclusive importer of SAAB cars. He continued his involvement in the automotive industry as head of marketing for Scania Polska S.A. and in 2002 became the director of the Association of Official Car Importers. Since 2008 he has served as chairman of the above organization transformed into the Polish Association of Automotive Industry (PZPM) currently grouping 42 companies including manufacturers and representatives of manufacturers of cars, motorcycles and scooters in Poland. As PZPM chairman he takes part in the work of government and parliamentary committees through expressing opinions on draft laws concerning the automotive sector.
He represents the interests of member companies before EU bodies, including the European Parliament and the European Commission. Mr Faryś  has been nominated by the Ministry of Economy as one of governmental automotive industry experts to participate in the work of CARS 21 – an EU high level group. He regularly takes part in the meetings of European peer organisations – ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association) and ACEM (European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers).

Topic: Will the new CO2 emissions limits lead to the development of alternative powertrains, including electromobility?

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AGNIESZKA HIMEL

Head of B2B Project w Telematics Technologies

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Andrzej Krzemiński

Chairman of the Executive Committee of ZPL, President of the Management Board of PKO Leasing

Andrzej Krzemiński – Chairman of the Executive Committee of ZPL,  President of the Management Board of PKO Leasing. In 2014-2017 he served as President of the Management Board of Raiffeisen-Leasing Polska. The following are some of the positions he held in the course of his 28-year long career in the financial services sector: Vice President of the Management Board at Bank PBC (2012-2014), Vice President, and shortly thereafter President of the Management Board of Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy (2005-2012), before that vice president responsible for consumer finance at the Credit Agricole group (2002-2005). Andrzej Krzemiński has co-authored a number of innovative projects on the Polish banking market; among others, he was the founder of the Bank Millennium project. Andrzej Krzemiński is a graduate of the Faculty of International Trade at the Main School of Planning and Statistics (currently Warsaw School of Economics).

Topic:  The leasing industry in its macroeconomic environment.

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JAROSŁAW KWIECIEŃ

Opel Sales Director, OPEL POLAND

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Zbigniew Marczyk

Counsel, legal advisor/tax advisor
Hogan Lovells

Before Zbigniew Marczyk joined Hogan Lovells in December 2007 he worked in the tax advisory department of one of The Big Four law firms. Zbigniew Marczyk has more than 16 years of experience in comprehensive tax services for businesses, both domestic and international. He specializes in comprehensive tax advisory services, with special focus on income tax, VAT and tax on civil law transactions. Zbigniew Marczyk has broad experience in advising global entities on how to achieve tax-safe structuring of international settlements using beneficial tax regulations of other jurisdictions. In the course of his professional career he has gained extensive experience in managing disputes with tax authorities, providing assistance to clients both at the stage of tax and fiscal audits and in proceedings before tax authorities and courts. Zbigniew Marczyk was also involved in providing tax assistance for restructuring deals relating to mergers and acquisitions, as well as to divestitures of businesses or their parts.

Topic: Major tax changes for 2019. VAT, CIT, PIT.

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Jarosław Pleskot

CFO
Carefleet S.A.

Jarosław Pleskot has a degree of M.Sc. in Management and Marketing and is a graduate of the Faculty of Information Technology and Management of Wrocław University of Technology.
He started his career in the banking sector in 2001. His professional experience is based on collaboration with the leading Polish and international financial institutions such as PKO BP, Raiffeisen Bank Polska S.A., Eurobank S.A. and EFL S.A.
For the past 8 years he has been professionally involved with Carefleet S.A. As the company’s CFO, he supervises finance and budgeting, as well as plans day-to-day and long-term operation of the company. Additionally, he is in charge of the accounting department, finance department as well as projects and IT department at Carefleet S.A.
Honorary member of the “Futures” Financial Markets Science Club. Previously he was the initiator, founder and president of the “Futures” Financial Markets Science Club operating at the Faculty of Information Technology and Management at Wrocław University of Technology.
Lecturer at post-graduate programmes offered by Wrocław School of Banking. Author of a number of publications and articles. Enthusiast of ornithology, philosophy and numismatics.

Topic: New CIT accounting – what will be the real change in long-term rental?

Lukasz Kaminski luckas.kaminski@gmail.com +48 509 241 665

Andrzej Sugajski

General Director, Polish Leasing Association

Graduate of Warsaw School of Economics (degree in economics), Andrzej Sugajski started his professional career in the state administration – Ministry of Finance and GUS (the Central Statistical Office). His experience with leasing started at the beginning of 1990s at BRE Leasing Sp. z o.o.  (formerly BRE Services Sp. z o.o.) where he worked for 14 years originally as a sales representative, later as a finance director and then as managing director. In 1996-1999 he served as member of the management board at BRE Leasing Sp. z o.o. where he supervised finance, IT and organizational issues. Since 2005 he has been an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan. Since 2007 he has been a member of the National Council of the Chamber of Commerce and member of the council of the Centrum PPP Foundation.  Currently serves as general director of the Polish Leasing Association.

Topic:  The leasing industry in its macroeconomic environment.

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Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk

Senior Associate
Hogan Lovells

Having joined the firm in 1999, Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk currently works as Senior Associate at the Corporate Department. Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk advises Polish and international clients in labour law, commercial law and in civil law matters. She specializes in labour law, including in particular entering into and termination of contracts with employees and managers, drafting of work regulations and pay regulations, collective redundancies, trade union rights and issues relating to transfer of workplace. Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk also advises on setting up and running of business, prepares and negotiates commercial contracts and drafts corporate documents. Additionally, she takes part in merger&acquisition projects, coordinates the work of teams conducting legal due diligence and advises in employee-related issues. Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk represents clients in courts in labour law and civil law matters. She authored articles on labour law and corporate law. She also gives lectures in labour law, among others for MBA students at the French Institute of Management. Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk is a member of the Bar Association in Warsaw and of the Labour Law Society.
Topic: The Labour Code. Liability for company cars – duties of employers, fleet managers and employees.

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Ireneusz Tymiński

CEO
EMOTIS Sp. z o.o.

President of the Management Board of Emotis, a national car rental company. Involved with the fleet industry for the past 18 years. He has advised the largest fleet operators in Poland and Central Europe on issues regarding fleet financing and management, fleet policy and security. He served as the director of the Polish branch of Fleet Logistics, an international consultancy. He introduced a new CFM (KBC Autolease) to the Polish market and headed the Leasing Department at Aon, a global insurance broker. He authored a series of articles and lectured and offered presentations at training sessions and conferences of the finance and automotive industries.

Topic: New forms of mobility

DANIEL WORTHMANN

International Business Development Manager
Free2Move Business Solutions

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MAREK ZASKURSKI

Head of Retail & Indirect Sales Athlon Car Lease Polska Sp. z o.o.

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