Former UPC Polska Board Member and Chief Legal, Regulatory, Corporate Affairs Officer Dominika Niewiadomska-Siniecka has joined VeloBank as CEO Advisor, Proxy, and Managing Director.
Since October 2022, Niewiadomska-Siniecka has been leading the restructuring and investment process in Velobank and is responsible for legal matters. According to Niewiadomska-Siniecka, "VeloBank is a bridge institution, established as a part of the resolution process of one of the TOP10 commercial banks in Poland. It was the largest restructuring conducted by the Bank Guarantee Fund in Poland as of today, and one of the largest in Europe."
Before joining VeloBank, Niewiadomska-Siniecka was involved in the successful sale of UPC (a company from the Liberty Global portfolio) to Play (reported by CEE Legal Matters on December 17, 2021), having joined UPC Polska in 2021 (reported by CEE In-House Matters on June 18, 2021).
Between 2020 and 2021, Niewiadomska-Siniecka was the General Counsel, Head of Compliance at Vodeno – a Warburg Pincus portfolio company – in Warsaw, and between 2018 and 2020 she was the General Counsel of Aion – also a Warburg Pincus portfolio company in Brussels. Between 2010 and 2018, she was the General Counsel of the Play telecommunications operator that acquired UPC Polska.
Before moving in-house, Niewiadomska-Siniecka was a Senior Associate with CMS between 2007 and 2009 and with Beiten Burkhardt between 2001 and 2007, and an Associate with Clifford Chance between 2000 and 2001.
"I am thrilled that I can once again participate in such an interesting and unique project. Its complexity and level of difficulty only add color to it. In such a difficult economic and social time, you have to try twice as hard to achieve success and I'm glad that an amazing VeloTeam is working on it."