Henryk Łabędź – President of the Board
He was born on the 8th June of 1962 in Tarnów. He was appointed for the President of the Board in July 2016. He studied management and marketing and graduated from the Catholic University of Lublin. He chaired in various Supervisory Boards in the Tarnowski Industrial Cluster, Public Transport Company in Tarnów, Regional Economic Fund of Lesser Poland. His work is related to the Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów for the period of 30 years. He worked for the Supply and Purchase Department and then for the Economic Audit and Revision Department. Subsequently he was involved in labor union activities. Upon the day of appointing him for the President of the Board he served as the Vice-president of the NSZZ Solidarność – the Independent and Self-Governing Trade Union in Lesser Poland, he was also the Chief of the Labor Union Organization in the Zakłady Mechaniczne, for which he had to cease to fulfill existing duties due to appointing him to a new position.
His main purpose – besides the development of the establishment – was support for competences and respect of dignity for each employee. When asked about the future of the company he supports concluding patronage agreements with schools and educational establishments in the region that educate people in mechanical, technological and IT professions – quote: A qualified employee possess a value that cannot be measured in any currency in the world – emphasizes Henryk Łabędź – The President of the Board. These types of agreements are the investment that will bear fruit in years’ time.
It is worth pointing out that during his first term the sales revenue increased threefold times. Previously the annual sales revenue fluctuated around the amount of slightly exceeding 60 million złotych. At the end of 2017 the sales revenue was equal to almost 180 million złotych. Additionally the employment increased by approximately 300 new employees and the company signed the biggest contract in the history – for supplying Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland with six batteries of Anti-aircraft and Anti-artillery System “Pilica”.
On the 29th June 2018 Henryk Łabędź was appointed for the President of the Board in ZMT for a second term.
Robert Pacana – Member of the Board
Graduate of several Universities – he graduated from University of Rzeszów, AGH University of Science and Technology and studied material engineering and he holds MBA title from the Enterprise and Management Higher Vocational School in Warsaw named after Leon Koźminski. He is an experienced manager with outstanding practice in several manufacturing companies – specifically – in aviation industries that belong to the United Technologies Corporation. He achieved numerous successes in operational management, manufacturing, after-sales service in country and abroad. He began his career in WSK “PZL-Rzeszów” S.A. where he was responsible for implementation of Lean Manufacturing in the entire company. Then he worked in PZL Mielec S.A. as a director in several departments e.g. Outset Works and Service Center Director where he was responsible for delivery of helicopters e.g. S-70i, Black Hawk and M28 planes – which were procured by the Ministry of National Defense. Later on in his career he worked as an advisor for different companies – the scope of work included optimization of business and manufacturing processes.
He started working for Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów in the beginning of 2018; at first he fulfilled his duty as a Manufacturing Director, then – as an Executive Director. On the 21st of December 2018 he was appointed for the Member of the Board in ZMT.