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About Jan Kulczyk
Jan Kulczyk, born June 24, 1950, in Bydgoszcz, is a prominent Polish businessman. According to the Wprost newspaper, his fortune is estimated at PLN 12.5 billion (approximately USD$ 4 billion). In 2006 ranked 756 among The World Richest People by Forbes with an estimated net worth of US$1 billion, disappeared from Forbes ranking in 2007 and 2008.Education Kulczyk is a law graduate of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań as well as a graduate of foreign trade at the University of Economics in Poznań. He holds a Ph.D. in international law. His business activities are a continuation of a family business tradition into the third generation. Possessions His father set up three companies after WW2, all of which were taken over by the communist state. In 1981, Kulczyk formed Interkulpol, one of the first companies with foreign capital in Poland. In 1988 he established the Kulczyk Tradex company, which was the only official dealer of Volkswagen and Audi in Poland. The company's "big deal", which made Kulczyk one of the richest people in Poland, was a contract which sold more than 1000 vehicles to the Polish Police in 1992. The contract was given to Kulczyk Tradex without formal public tender, which was investigated later by the public prosecutors office. It is worth nothing that at the moment the there was no other company in the polish market that could supply that amount of cars and Kulczyk Tradex bet big on been sold distributor for VAG in Poland. In 1993 another company established by Kulczyk, Euro Agro Centrum, bought from the Polish government 51% of the Browary Wielkopolskie SA, one of the largest brewery companies in Poland. In 1995 South African Breweries acquired controlling stake in Kulczyk's brewery assets. Reportedly Kulczyk continues to hold minority stake in the business, now top two in Poland with over 30% market share, alongside SABMiller. Material assets of Kulczyk Holding S.A., investment vehicle set up by Kulczyk in 1991 include minority stake in toll-road concesionary Autostrada Wielkopolska S.A. In the last 10 years Kulczyk held sizeable stakes in number of companies including PTC Era mobile operator (disposed to Elektrim), TPSA Polish incumbent telecom (acquired alongside France Telecom in privatisation deal and later sold to France Telecom), national oil refining and marketing PKN Orlen, Warta insurance (gradually sold to KBC) and PTE Dom pension fund (disposed to KBC).

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