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Jacek Pastuszka

Former Executive Vice President, Head of Western Europe, in Carlsberg Group

Prior to moving into advisory and non-executive roles, Jacek Pastuszka served for six years on the Executive Committee of Carlsberg Group, heading the Western and Eastern Europe Region. He worked most of the time internationally, holding commercial, general management and market-cluster roles at Procter & Gamble, Danone, AIG and Carlsberg Group. Having apprenticed in Sales, he moved from commercial to general management roles at mid-career point, heading four large companies, in three markets, in two industries, over 16 years.


Albeit working predominantly in consumer goods, he had a four-year stint as CEO of AIG Life operations in Poland and a Member of Supervisory Board of AIG Bank.


Jacek Pastuszka received extensive mentoring training and exposure. Among others, he served as an internal mentor in Carlsberg Group, specializing in grooming talent for general management positions. He is currently semi-retired, running a diverse portfolio of non-executive board positions, speaking engagements, advisory and consulting projects, and mentoring for top teams. He serves as a Non-Executive Board Director for a Private Equity-backed business in Poland and is involved as freelance collaborator of reputable HR professionals in their bespoke Customer projects. He is a graduate of Foreign Trade Faculty at University of Economics in Katowice, completed extensive general management programs at London Business School and IMD.