Griffin Capital Partners announced a series of promotions within its Investment and Finance teams.
In the Investment team, a total of five people were promoted.
Marek Obuchowicz has been promoted from Partner to Senior Partner. Marek oversees the development and all operations of Life Spot, and Stokado and was leading the build-out of Student Depot management and portfolio from 500 to 5,000 units. His daily responsibilities also include acquiring new projects, organizing bank financing for further development of platforms, and collaborating with the platform’s management on key strategic initiatives.
Jedrzej Socha has taken the position of Director in the Investment Department. His responsibilities include implementing private equity projects and developing the PAD RES, a green energy platform. Prior to joining Griffin, he was an investment manager at PZU, where he handled private debt and private equity investments.
Jan Niepiekło is a specialist in private equity and M&A transactions and was responsible for supporting the development of Life Spot and for several PE buyout processes. Since January, he has taken the position of Senior Vice President Investments. Before joining Griffin, he worked as an analyst at the private equity fund Bridgepoint, focusing on transaction analysis and portfolio management.
Bartosz Sobota has been with Griffin for five years. In January, he was promoted from Vice President Investments to Senior Vice President Investments. Bartosz is supporting the development of two investment platforms: Murapol Group, one of the most active residential developers in Poland, and Echo Investment, the biggest Polish commercial real estate developer.
Mateusz Sulima has assumed the role of Vice President Investments. At Griffin Capital Partners, he is responsible for real estate and private equity transactions. Before joining Griffin, he gained professional experience in Polski Fundusz Rozwoju (PFR), a financial group managing infrastructure and private equity funds.
Promotions also included four employees in the Finance department.
Adrian Mieloch is an expert in financial and tax consulting. He has now been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President Finance. He is responsible for overseeing the financial aspects of the European Logistics Investment (ELI) and International Industrial Properties (IIProp) platforms including statutory, management, and bank reporting.
Klaudia Sak was promoted from the position of Financial Controller to Senior Financial Controller. At Griffin Capital Partners, she is responsible for controlling the Company’s platforms and managing relations with banks and financial institutions. Additionally, she provides support to the legal department.
Katarzyna Sulej at the beginning of the year assumed the position of Senior Financial Controller. She has gained professional experience in international corporations, primarily consulting companies, such as Ernst & Young or Mercer.
Damian Woźniak has taken the position of Senior Financial Analyst. He has acquired professional experience at JLL, a global real estate services company specializing in commercial property and investment management.
Maciej Dyjas, Managing Partner and Co-owner at Griffin Capital Partners, said: “We concluded the past year with a great track record of successes and results for our platforms. This wouldn't have been possible without the exceptional group of professionals and experts we were able to bring together at Griffin. We believe that with this team we will be able to continue to grow and achieve further success in the months ahead”.
Nebil Senman, Managing Partner and Co-owner at Griffin Capital Partners, adds: “Our advantage in the market is our unique combination of real estate and private equity market knowledge with financial expertise. Our platforms have performed very well in challenging market conditions, credited to our business strategies, but most importantly to our team, which sets trends and standards in the industry. We are pleased to announce a series of promotions in our company and to enter the new year with an even stronger team".
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