President Andrzej Duda appointed Marcin Mastalerek as the head of the Cabinet of the President of the Republic of Poland. He replaced Paweł Szrot, who won a parliamentary seat from the Law and Justice party.
Marcin Mastalerek – who is he?
Marcin Mastalerek (born in 1984) graduated in 2008 with a degree in international relations from the University of Szczecin. IN elections In 2010, he was elected to the Łódź assembly and became the chairman of the PiS councilors’ club.
In the 2011 parliamentary elections, he was elected as an MP from the Law and Justice party in the Sieradz district. In 2014, he became PiS spokesman. He did not run in the elections to the Sejm and Senate in 2015, but co-created the election campaign.
In 2016, he became the executive director for communications at Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen SA. After leaving the company, he started running his own company dealing with communications and marketing.
In November 2018, he was elected vice-president of the management board of Ekstraklasa SA – the company managing football competitions in the highest league in Poland.
Mastalerek has been the president’s social advisor since September 2020.
In a Thursday interview on Radio ZET Mastalarek said without hesitation that PiS president Jarosław Kaczyński should retire from politics. When asked whether PiS “successfully failed this campaign,” he replied in the affirmative.
Main photo source: PAP/Radek Pietruszka