CIDO / CTO
Robert Pławiak is CIDO / CTO at Polish multinational pharmaceutical company Polpharma, where he is responsible for all aspects of digitalisation and technology areas of IT & OT processes.
Prior to this role, he was President and Group CIO at logistics firm ILS for over four years, where he implemented many changes in business processes in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.
In his career, Pławiak has developed and implemented IT strategies, increasing cost efficiency in IT, and has implemented team and digital transformations in technology divisions for which he was responsible at a national and international scale.
His greatest successes include the IT transformation of the PZU Group; the implementation of a new and innovative solution to support Guidewire insurance processes (the largest project of this type in Poland at the time); IT change and transformation in the EFL Group; the creation of an IT system for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines during the pandemic; and launching IT systems supporting migrants from Ukraine during the war.
- Nov 2022 - present: CIDO / CTO, Polpharma, Poland
- Jun 2016 – present: CEO, Foundation IT Leader Club Poland
- Jun 2018- Oct 2022: CEO / Group CIO, ILS (Pelion Group)
- Feb 2017 – Jun 2018: CIO / Head of IT, Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy SA
- Feb 2012 – Jan 2017: Head of IT Strategy & IT Management, PZU
- Oct 2009 – Feb 2012: Head of IT Operations, Raiffeisen Bank International AG
- Oct 2008 – Jan 2012: ISMS, QMS and AQAP Leading Auditor, Institute of Management and Quality Systems
- Oct 2008 – Oct 2009: CIO/CTO, Nest Bank
- Oct 2005 – Oct 2008: CTO, EFG
- Feb 2001 – Sept 2005: ISMS, QMS and AQAP Lead Auditor, Military Centre for Standardisation, Quality Assurance and Codification
- Jan 2001 – Sept 2005: Vice President (CEO) & Owner at Systemy Indormatyczne InfoTAX
- 1999 – 2001: Senior Systems Administrator at Band Handlowy Administrator
- 2021 – 2022: Cambridge Judge Business School / Digital Disruption: Digital Transformation Strategies
- 2015 – 2016: Akademia Psychologii Przywództwa
- 2011 – 2020: Spoleczna Akademia Nauk
- 2007 – 2008: SGH Warsaw School of Economics / MBA degree
- 1992 – 1997: Military Academy of Technology, Computer Science
- Wybory 2023: Shadow IT czy Demokratyzacja IT? Center of Competence czy Center of Excellence? (Shadow IT or democratisation IT?) ITwiz
- Monitor Transformacji Cyfrowej Biznesu (Monitoring Digital Transformation) KPMG and MS
- Rola i znaczenie cyfrowej transformacji w organizacjach (The role and importance of digital transformation in organisations) Digital Experts Blog
- Obszar OT i IT: mezalians czy partnerstwo? Czy warto inwestować w ten związek? (Alignment between OT & IT) ITwiz
- Robert Pławiak zostaje nowym CIO/CDO w Polpharma (New Chief Digital and Information Officer in Polpharma) ITwiz
- 2022 Digital Excellence Awards 2022 by CIONET Community
- 2021 PMO Global Awards 2021 (TOP8 PMO in Europe) by PMI International
- 2014 IT Leader 2014 by ComputerWorld/IDG
- 2010 The Best ServiceDesk Team 2010 by HelpDesk Institute
- 2007 IT Finance Leader 2007” by Gazeta Bankowa