This is completely untrue. Daniel Obajtek is great as the head of Orlen and the builder of a great economic undertaking, a large concern – said the President of PiS, Deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Kaczyński in Polish Radio.
Kaczyński about rumors about Obajtek leaving Orlen
The deputy prime minister was asked in a Tuesday interview on Polish Radio24 about the rumor about the departure of Daniel Obajtek from the position of head of Orlen.
– This is completely untrue. Mr. Daniel Obajtek is great as the head of Orlen and the builder of a really great economic undertaking, of this great concern, which will be the largest in this part of Europe. And at the same time, it is already treated today by the largest concerns in this field – I am talking about petrochemical concerns – as not only a potential competitor. And this is a good sign, a good sign that we are starting and somehow count here – said the PiS president.
As he added, “when someone succeeds in something, it suddenly turns out that there are many people who would like to change him.”
Obajtek about the situation of Orlen
At the end of October, on the occasion of the published data for the third quarter of 2021, PKN Orlen, Obajtek emphasized that “we are building a multi-energy concern with diversified sources of revenues and profits”. – This allows us to flexibly respond to market challenges and guarantees financial stability, and thus the possibility of implementing further key investments – stated the President of PKN Orlen.
– We are in a very good financial condition, we have a solid base for further development and implementation of strategic projects that are so important for the future of the Orlen Group. Especially in the context of further strengthening our position on foreign markets – added Obajtek.
In the third quarter of 2021, PKN Orlen recorded revenues of PLN 36.5 billion, by 52%. higher than last year, incl. as a result of higher quotations of refining and petrochemical products. The profit amounted to PLN 2.9 billion, PLN 2.3 billion more than in the previous year.
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