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The VECTOR Awards of the 20th Anniversary


Employers of the Republic of Poland - the oldest and largest organization of employers in our country - celebrated round 20th anniversary on 25th November in the Grand Theatre in Warsaw. Nearly two thousand of eminent guests from the world of economy, politics and science applauded the entrepreneurs who were awarded the VECTOR of the 20th Anniversary statuettes during the solemn evening.


The President of the Republic of Poland, Lech Kaczyński, present at the Jubilee, in his speech said that the organization has proven itself in action over the past 20 years.


The President praised the Employers of Poland for its activity in combating the effects of economic crisis. The VECTOR and SUPER VECTOR Awards of the 20th Anniversary were presented during the Jubilee. All the awards went to the individuals, companies and institutions whose activity and attitude in the last two decades determined the directions exemplary for others. Featured were those who cleared the way for entrepreneurs and employers, pointing to innovative solutions and concepts relevant to the Polish entrepreneurship.



  • the SUPER VECTOR of the 20th anniversary for TADEUSZ MAZOWIECKI

The award was presented for his personal contribution to the great work of political transformation, the development of market economy, wisdom and political responsibility worthy of the statesman of the historic breakthrough. He also won the award for building the prestige of our country on the international scene, and for his way of life that has been set by a long-standing service to Poland and the Poles.



  • In the category of "Social Dialogue" for JACEK KUROŃ

He won the award for providing basis for social dialogue in Poland, building the atmosphere of respect and true partnership. He was also presented the award for crossing difficult borders, historical divisions, resolving the conflicts and for the arduous process of building the civil society.


  • In the category of "Social Activity" for RYSZARD KRAUZE

The award was presented for combining economic success with work for the public good, creative patronage of native culture, concern for the fate of the national heritage and for support of Polish sport and athletes. It was also awarded for charity activity carrying joy and happiness to children with disabilities.


  • In the category of “Economic Institutions” for Polish Stock Exchange

It won the award for its significant share of the economic transformation that has taken part in our country, for the position of the leader of the capital markets of Central Europe. It was also presented the award for arousing and stimulating investment talents of hundreds of thousands of ordinary Poles who found their places on the stock exchange floor.


  • In the category of "Business Success" for LESZEK CZARNECKI

The award was presented for the creation, from a small listed company, of a significant financial holding, for the position of the leasing market leader in Poland, and the creation of the largest private foundation in the country. It was also awarded for the passion, courage and risk taking that led him to the top of the business.


  • In the category of "Media" for GAZETA WYBORCZA

The award was presented for promoting a clear vision of Polish market economy, concern for the development of entrepreneurship and the freedom of business activity. It was also awarded for shaping the attitudes and minds of Poles in a spirit of tolerance and responsibility for themselves and the state.


  • In the category of "Entrepreneur of the 20th anniversary" for JAN KULCZYK (prize awarded by the readers of Pulse of Business)

The award was presented for initiating projects that determined the direction and pace of Polish economic transformation and the creation of one of the largest private capital groups in Poland realizing bold investments, restructuring and innovative infrastructure projects with great swing.