Maciej Szymanski is Principal at Waterland Private Equity in Warsaw, Poland. Prior to joining Waterland, he worked as CEO at Empik Media Fashion, a publicly listed Polish retail conglomerate. Before that Maciej spent eleven years at Sephora (part of LVMH Moet-Hennessy Louis Vuitton Group), a global retailer of luxury perfumes and cosmetics, consecutively as General Manager in charge of the Eastern Europe markets, General Manager of Sephora France and President of the Greater China region. Earlier in his career, Maciej occupied executive positions in the automotive and FMCG industries in Poland. During his career he worked in Poland, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France, China and Hong-Kong. He studied Linguistics at the University of Lodz (Poland) and holds a DESS CAAE degree from the Institute d’Administration des Enterprises of Lyon (France), as well as an Executive MBA from INSEAD.
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