1792
6
Vote World Rank
50
Vote Poland Rank
2

Country: Poland

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).

Best Supporters

How can you earn points?
1 Vote 1 Point [You must be logged in]
1 Referrer* 10 Points
*Call your friends to become a fan of Jan Kulczyk with your referrer link and earn 10 points

p: 8

p: 6

p: 2

p: 2

p: 1

p: 1

Jan Kulczyk Most Popular Quotes

Add Quote

Poland CEOs & Businessmen Ranking

Show All
Rank Name Total
1. Zygmunt Solorz-Żak 15770
2. Jan Kulczyk 1792

CEOs & Businessmen Ranking

Show All
Rank Name Total
46. Mauricio Macri 2161
47. Kalanithi Maran 2134
48. P. Morad Omidyar 2090
49. Dr. K. Anji Reddy 2023
50. Jan Kulczyk 1792
51. J. R. D. Tata 1591
52. Naguib Sawiris 1580
53. Adnan Polat 1549
54. Assis Chateaubriand 1500

Jan Kulczyk Photos

Today Overall Show All

Jan Kulczyk Videos

Today Overall Show All

Best Countries

Today Overall
# Name Today Total
1 Turkey 1228 7447693
2 Brazil 439 4561075
3 Romania 280 420654
4 Russia 268 1260075
5 South Korea 252 1626790
6 India 169 3608352
7 Iran 90 4127216
8 Portugal 89 237759
9 United States of America 48 1396074
10 Poland 46 381606
11 Syria 42 1374445
12 Macedonia 39 939471
13 United Kingdom 30 872573
14 Saudi Arabia 23 761654
15 Jordan 16 511992
16 Ukraine 15 219500
17 Palestine 14 147373
18 Israel 10 60743
19 Serbia 9 199250
20 France 9 81568
21 Germany 7 65334
22 Afghanistan 7 5590287
23 Sri Lanka 6 7529
24 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 358274
25 Norway 3 13774
26 Sweden 3 21761
27 Lebanon 2 538926
28 Iraq 1 849596
29 Ireland 0 2249
30 Oman 0 4
31 Pakistan 0 273933
32 Kosovo 0 2950
33 Kuwait 0 63815
34 Kyrgyzstan 0 93
35 Laos 0 0
36 Latvia 0 0
37 Rwanda 0 0
38 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0 0
39 Saint Lucia 0 0
40 Samoa 0 0
41 San Marino 0 0
42 Sao Tome and Principe 0 0
43 Seychelles 0 0
44 Sierra Leone 0 0
45 Singapore 0 1
46 Slovakia 0 11880
47 Slovenia 0 57
48 Solomon Islands 0 0
49 Somalia 0 32
50 Somaliland 0 0
51 South Africa 0 267
52 Spain 0 80901
53 Panama 0 1
54 Papua New Guinea 0 0
55 Paraguay 0 13
56 Peru 0 1632
57 Philippines 0 617
58 Senegal 0 0
59 Puerto Rico 0 1384
60 Qatar 0 0
61 Lesotho 0 0
62 Liberia 0 3
63 Libya 0 143
64 Liechtenstein 0 0
65 Lithuania 0 35
66 Luxembourg 0 0
67 Macau 0 0
68 Italy 0 62019
69 Jamaica 0 8060
70 Japan 0 8819
71 Kazakhstan 0 228
72 Kenya 0 4
73 Kiribati 0 0
74 North Korea 0 0
75 Madagascar 0 0
76 Malawi 0 0
77 Malaysia 0 11330
78 Maldives 0 3
79 Mali 0 0
80 Malta 0 311
81 Mauritania 0 0
82 Mauritius 0 0
83 Mexico 0 37797
84 Moldova 0 10974
85 Monaco 0 31
86 Mongolia 0 2
87 Montenegro 0 96
88 Morocco 0 347001
89 Mozambique 0 0
90 Myanmar 0 40
91 Namibia 0 0
92 Nauru 0 0
93 Nepal 0 0
94 Netherlands 0 282
95 New Zealand 0 12332
96 Nicaragua 0 0
97 Niger 0 0
98 Nigeria 0 10
99 Northern Cyprus 0 374
100 Botswana 0 0