Leszek Jurasz is a graduate of the Faculty of Automatic Control and Electronics of the Silesian University of Technology, where he obtained a master’s degree in engineering and a graduate of post-graduate studies in management and finance at the University of Silesia. He participated in numerous trainings and conferences, among others: Management 2002 (Canadian Institute of Management), Preparation and carrying out of the process of public offering of a company (OTREK Centre for Training of Managers and Consulting), 5th Lean Manufacturing Conference (Wrocław University of Technology), Mergers and Acquisitions – formal, legal and financial aspects (Eurofinance Training), Agreements in capital groups (MM Conference). In the years 2001–2007 he took part in restructuring and acquisition projects carried out by the Riverside Investment Fund as an Industry Expert.
Leszek Jurasz started his professional career in 1987 by working at the Screw Factory in Żywiec, and then in 1992-1994 he was a co-owner and President of the Larex Company. Between 1994 and 1999 he worked at “Śrubena” S.A. in Żywiec, and then at Śrubena Produkcja Sp. z o.o., where he was the President of the Management Board. In 2000, he began working with Zetkama S.A (currently MANGATA HOLDING S.A.), where since May 2001 he has been continuously the President of the Company’s Management Board.
Leszek Jurasz is the initiator and creator of the Zetkama Capital Group, currently MANGATA HOLDING S.A. It consists of Śrubena Unia S.A., MCS Sp. z o.o., Zetkama R&D Sp. z o.o., Zetkama Sp. z o.o., Masterform Sp. z o.o., Kuźnia Polska S.A., MANGATA Nieruchomości and Zetkama Nieruchomości Sp. z o.o.
In 2013, Leszek Jurasz was nominated in the “Bulls and Bears” ranking in the President of the Year category and was among the five managers particularly distinguished for the companies they managed. His managerial skills have also been recognized in the 2015 Harvard Business Review ranking, where he finished sixth among the most effective CEOs in the WIG 80 index over the past five years.
Currently, he is a member of the supervisory boards of Kuźnia Polska S.A. and Black Point S.A.
Leszek Jurasz does not conduct any competitive activity in relation to MANGATA HOLDING S.A. as a partner, he is not a member of the governing body of a company competing with MANGATA HOLDING S.A. and is not entered in the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept pursuant to the Act on the National Court Register.