About Sii

OUR MISSION, OBJECTIVES AND VALUES

With over 2,700 engineers, Sii is the Top IT and Engineering services provider in Poland.

We execute various technology projects for leading Polish and multinational companies. We support our clients within the scope of software development, IT infrastructure, product engineering, service desk, training and testing.

Established in 2006, we grew from a small one-person startup company to a solid enterprise employing more than 2,700 professionals today. We deliver increased flexibility, greater profitability, better performance and higher clients’ and employees’ satisfaction than our competitors. We are able to attain those unrivalled results thanks to the consistent observance of our strategic mission, 5 clear objectives and 15 core values, which in fact, reflect the heart and soul of Sii Poland.

 

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OUR MISSION

Power People

OUR OBJECTIVESBusiness Conduct Guidelines

  • 1

    Profit

    EBT margin > 10%

  • 2

    Clients’

    Satisfaction

  • 3

    Employees’

    Satisfaction

  • 4

    Growing

    above marketaverage & winning against our competitors

  • 5

    Fun

    pleasure from what we do

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  • Profit: EBT margin > 10%

    Sii’s primary goal is constituted by generating profit and being financially solid. We strive for increasing the gross margin by 10% annually, which is for us a clear-cut objective. The profit enables our future investments for the benefits of our customers and employees, thus we spare no effort in achieving the ultimate goal.

  • Clients’ satisfaction

    Clients constitute the greatest value to us. They are the essential condition of our existence and development – it is thanks to them, we pay our salaries and bills. With any cooperation initiated, we are working towards establishing a long-term relationship based upon mutual trust and transparency.

  • Employees' satisfaction

    Employees constitute the key value to our company. We always act in a fair manner towards them, trust them as well as respect their ideas, critics, and improvement propositions. We provide our employees with great development opportunities, which in fact is written in our mission statement: “POWER PEOPLE – to identify and promote the best!”.

  • Growing above marketaverage & winning against our competitors

    We are focused on developing dynamically and being two steps ahead of the competition – simply, to be the Leader of our industry. We are the fastest growing IT & engineering company in Poland and we want to continue this outstanding performance. We have a strong will to fight for reputation of the best IT & engineering services provider on the market. We respect our Competitors – because we coexist together, learn from each other and develop ourselves together.

  • Fun

    We want to take pleasure and fun from what we do. Moreover, any success we celebrate together.

OUR VALUES

  • 1 Ambition

    We aren’t afraid of facing challenges. We set
    ourselves ambitious goals and pursue them
    vigorously.

  • 2 Can-do-attitude

    What defines us is positive energy, optimism and enthusiasm. There is nothing impossible for us! We are eager to work hard and perceive problems as opportunities. We make conversation and friends easily.

  • 3 Courage

    Leadership demands making tough decisions! We are not afraid of taking calculated risk and facing the consequences of our choices. We have the courage to express our opinion, also the criticism against our subordinates and managers. To ensure financial solidity of the company, we are able to take unpopular decisions.

  • 4 Engagement

    We willingly and freely give extra effort, not as an ‘add on’, but as an inseparable part of our daily activity at work. We are fully absorbed by what we do and devoted to our company and people who constitute it, which every day encourages us to work harder and deliver the best quality output.

  • 5 Fairness

    We scrupulously observe the principles of fair play and pay fairness when dealing with our clients and employees. We pay salaries that reflect the objective average value and individual performance of a worker. As to clients, we treat them fairly, by offering the reasonable prices for the quality we deliver.

  • 6Fighting Spirit

    We never give up and fight till the end! When dealing with the activities at work or competing with our rivals on the market, we strive hard to achieve our ultimate goal - being the best IT and engineering services provider.

  • 7 Flexibility

    Flexibility at Sii goes beyond the ability to adjust the working conditions, type of contract or working hours to the preferences of an individual employee. We match our offer, including the cooperation and billing models, to the ever-changing business requirements and specific needs of our clients. We adapt our organization to each customer expectations.

  • 8 Loyalty

    Regardless of the circumstances, we stay loyal to our company. We support each other through good times and bad. We internalize the company goals as personal ones and are willing to give extra time and effort to the company when necessary.

  • 9 Modesty

    We are characterized by ambition, but not
    insolence. We value modesty and
    straightforwardness.

  • 10 Passion

    Passion is our element! We have a deep and authentic excitement about work, people and technology. We love to learn and grow.

  • 11 Quality

    We take the utmost care to ensure the highest
    quality of rendered services. We proactively verify
    and evaluate our activities on a regular basis.

  • 12 Respect

    We are all equal. Regardless of position, age, sex, religion… – we respect each other – and recognize the differences between us as our greatest assets.

  • 13 Team Spirit

    A good team is our greatest asset. We work
    together as well as share our experiences and
    insights with each other.

  • 14 Transparency

    We spare no effort to provide our clients and employees with honest and precise information. In any situation and despite the consequences, we openly communicate our opinion and criticism.

  • 15 Trust

    We strongly believe that mutual trust is an
    essential attribute of relationships.

Responsible Business

At Sii we appreciate mission, objectives and values. Respect, which is one of them, is reflected in the attitude towards people but also environment we prosper and engage ourselves in varied social events. If you would like to find out more about our activities in the areas of CSR, please download our Report for 2015, where we describe in details our initiatives.

TOP MANAGEMENTCommittee

Top Management
  • TOMASZ KSIĄŻEK

    Chief Financial Officer

  • JOANNA KUCHARSKA

    Chief HR Officer

  • Gregoire Nitot

    Founder & CEO

  • Krzysztof Krężel

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Ewa Lisawa-Sztandor

    Chief Administration & Procurement Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Tomasz joined Sii Poland in September 2011 as a Financial Controller after several years working for major international IT companies. In October 2013, he was appointed the Financial Controlling Manager. Since then, he manages the Financial Controlling Department responsible for the overall financial reporting, calculation of bonuses, cash and bank account management. In 2014 he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer position.

Tomasz graduated from the Warsaw University. He loves diving and long distance travelling, ideally combine these two things in the same time.

Chief HR Officer

Joanna  joined Sii in March 2007 as the first HR specialist in the company. Today, she is responsible for managing HR processes in all branches in Poland. She is also an authorized clerk of the company.

Apart from the recruitment practices, Joanna is in charge of trainings, evaluation of employees, internal and external communication and devising personnel policy in all branches. She also supervises the process of recruitment and supports the employees’ development together with their supervisor.
Joanna graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). Her favorite pastimes are dancing, travelling, cooking and meeting people who are for her a constant source of fascination and interest.

Founder & CEO

Gregoire Nitot is a French/Polish entrepreneur, the founder of Sii Poland, its CEO and unique board member. He owns 30% the company.

He fell in love with Poland in 2000, during his Erasmus Exchange at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). After a few years working in Paris, he decided to come back to Poland and launch a Polish IT services company. He wrote a business plan in the summer of 2005, looked for potential investors and chose Sii France as a business partner. He decided to name this new company Sii, in order to utilize Sii France’s references, trust and credibility in front of prospects and candidates.

Gregoire arrived in Poland in January 2006. He started in a small 50 m2 flat in Central Warsaw with an initial investment of 100 K EUR and 200 K EUR loan from Sii France.

Each year, Gregoire revolutionizes Sii Poland by modifying its shape, transforming business processes, implementing novel IT tools, as well as launching new investments and organizational units such as branches, practices and business units  These massive transformations have enabled the evolution of Sii Poland – from a small, one-person, start-up company to a solid vendor employing over 2,500 specialists and generating 380M PLN (90 M EUR) revenue .

Gregoire not only drives the continuous growth of the company, he ensures the company operates smoothly by implementing needed procedures as well as maintaining decentralized client-oriented and technology units (two-level matrix). Here, accountable managers who have big decision-making powers, are responsible for P&L, maintaining fast decision processes, fast time-to-market and low bureaucracy.

His work is totally different each year, as  responsibilities are always changing when one goes from managing a few people to a few hundred or thousands. His primary responsibilities are defining the overall strategy of the company, setting the objectives and development directions, monitoring performance, supervising the company’s KPI, as well as making key decisions concerning Sii Poland, in particular, those regarding major changes and investments. Gregoire spends 1/3 of his time on HR activities.

Gregoire implemented the mission of Sii Poland, called “Power People –identify and promote our best employees” as well as 5 strategic objectives and 15 key values of the company. He controls carefully that each Sii manager executes this mission, delivers these five objectives and respects these 15 values.

In 2016, Gregoire obtained Polish citizenship.

He spends his free time with his family: his Polish wife and three children. He loves people, business and sports, especially sailing, windsurfing, tennis, football, cycling and backpacking trips. When he’s tired of the hustle and bustle of city life, Gregoire escapes to his house in the Kaszuby region. He is a real livewire – always eager to discover new things and surpass limits.

Chief Operating Officer

Krzysztof joined the company in July 2006 as the first Account Manager. In 2008, he took the office of the Business Unit Manager and since 2009 he had been the Managing Director of Sii Branch in Warsaw. In 2014, he was promoted to the Global Pre-Sales and Delivery Director.  Within this role, he is responsible for Consulting and System Integration line of business.

Privately, Krzysztof  is a happy husband and a father of two daughters. He spends his spare time mostly on two activities: paragliding and aikido.

Chief Administration & Procurement Officer

Since January 2008, Ewa had been responsible for the Finance and Administration Department. In 2014 she changed her position and became the Chief of Procurement and Administration Officer. She supervises the seamless functioning of the Procurement, Personnel and Salary Departments, as well as Administration in all Polish Sii branches. She is also an authorized clerk of the company.

Ewa graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology (PW) and Finance and Accounting Faculty at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). She also holds a MBA Diploma  and a Chartered Accountant Title. 

Her favorite place in the world is the Masurian Lakeland, where she spends her free time. She loves all kinds of sports: skiing, sailing, and salsa.

Tomasz joined Sii Poland in September 2011 as a Financial Controller after several years working for major international IT companies. In October 2013, he was appointed the Financial Controlling Manager. Since then, he manages the Financial Controlling Department responsible for the overall financial reporting, calculation of bonuses, cash and bank account management. In 2014 he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer position.

Tomasz graduated from the Warsaw University. He loves diving and long distance travelling, ideally combine these two things in the same time.

Joanna  joined Sii in March 2007 as the first HR specialist in the company. Today, she is responsible for managing HR processes in all branches in Poland. She is also an authorized clerk of the company.

Apart from the recruitment practices, Joanna is in charge of trainings, evaluation of employees, internal and external communication and devising personnel policy in all branches. She also supervises the process of recruitment and supports the employees’ development together with their supervisor.
Joanna graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). Her favorite pastimes are dancing, travelling, cooking and meeting people who are for her a constant source of fascination and interest.

Gregoire Nitot is a French/Polish entrepreneur, the founder of Sii Poland, its CEO and unique board member. He owns 30% the company.

He fell in love with Poland in 2000, during his Erasmus Exchange at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). After a few years working in Paris, he decided to come back to Poland and launch a Polish IT services company. He wrote a business plan in the summer of 2005, looked for potential investors and chose Sii France as a business partner. He decided to name this new company Sii, in order to utilize Sii France’s references, trust and credibility in front of prospects and candidates.

Gregoire arrived in Poland in January 2006. He started in a small 50 m2 flat in Central Warsaw with an initial investment of 100 K EUR and 200 K EUR loan from Sii France.

Each year, Gregoire revolutionizes Sii Poland by modifying its shape, transforming business processes, implementing novel IT tools, as well as launching new investments and organizational units such as branches, practices and business units  These massive transformations have enabled the evolution of Sii Poland – from a small, one-person, start-up company to a solid vendor employing over 2,500 specialists and generating 380M PLN (90 M EUR) revenue .

Gregoire not only drives the continuous growth of the company, he ensures the company operates smoothly by implementing needed procedures as well as maintaining decentralized client-oriented and technology units (two-level matrix). Here, accountable managers who have big decision-making powers, are responsible for P&L, maintaining fast decision processes, fast time-to-market and low bureaucracy.

His work is totally different each year, as  responsibilities are always changing when one goes from managing a few people to a few hundred or thousands. His primary responsibilities are defining the overall strategy of the company, setting the objectives and development directions, monitoring performance, supervising the company’s KPI, as well as making key decisions concerning Sii Poland, in particular, those regarding major changes and investments. Gregoire spends 1/3 of his time on HR activities.

Gregoire implemented the mission of Sii Poland, called “Power People –identify and promote our best employees” as well as 5 strategic objectives and 15 key values of the company. He controls carefully that each Sii manager executes this mission, delivers these five objectives and respects these 15 values.

In 2016, Gregoire obtained Polish citizenship.

He spends his free time with his family: his Polish wife and three children. He loves people, business and sports, especially sailing, windsurfing, tennis, football, cycling and backpacking trips. When he’s tired of the hustle and bustle of city life, Gregoire escapes to his house in the Kaszuby region. He is a real livewire – always eager to discover new things and surpass limits.

Krzysztof joined the company in July 2006 as the first Account Manager. In 2008, he took the office of the Business Unit Manager and since 2009 he had been the Managing Director of Sii Branch in Warsaw. In 2014, he was promoted to the Global Pre-Sales and Delivery Director.  Within this role, he is responsible for Consulting and System Integration line of business.

Privately, Krzysztof  is a happy husband and a father of two daughters. He spends his spare time mostly on two activities: paragliding and aikido.

Since January 2008, Ewa had been responsible for the Finance and Administration Department. In 2014 she changed her position and became the Chief of Procurement and Administration Officer. She supervises the seamless functioning of the Procurement, Personnel and Salary Departments, as well as Administration in all Polish Sii branches. She is also an authorized clerk of the company.

Ewa graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology (PW) and Finance and Accounting Faculty at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). She also holds a MBA Diploma  and a Chartered Accountant Title. 

Her favorite place in the world is the Masurian Lakeland, where she spends her free time. She loves all kinds of sports: skiing, sailing, and salsa.

Branch Directors

  • Ryszard has been in Sii Poland since February 2011, then he started to build a new Sii Branch in Kraków. The Branch is growing dynamically, working for clients from banking, professional services, automotive and industry sectors. He also initiated the establishment of the Branch in Katowice. Privately, he likes playing football, swimming and cycling.Ryszard Pytko
    Ryszard
    Pytko

    Cracow

  • Artur joined Sii Poland in September 2013, which made him return to Lublin after nearly 10 years of living in Warsaw. Now he assumes the position of the Director of the Delivery Center in Lublin. His career in IT began over 10 years ago as an ERP consultant. Over the last years, he has been responsible for the development of ERP systems and projects dedicated to various industries. His passions are water sports like swimming, water rescue, motorized water sports, sailing and windsurfing.
    Artur

    Artur
    Palac

    Lublin

  • Krzysztof began his career at Sii Poland in August 2012 as an Account Manager and a year later he was appointed the Deputy Director of Poznan Branch. Since April, 2014 he fulfils his duties as the Managing Director of Sii Branch in Katowice. Privately, a happy husband and father of two. Long-distance runner; runs marathons and takes part in a triathlon.
    Krzysztof

    Krzysztof
    danilewicz

    Katowice

  • Maciek joined Sii Poland in March 2012 to open a new branch in Lodz. He graduated from the Faculty of Managment at University of Lodz and Investment at Cracow University of Economics. He enthusiastically expanded his professional experience in finance and law sectors, but once he took his first step in the Sii Branch in Lodz he knew that the IT trade suits him perfectly. Full of positive energy, he demonstrates his passion for life for 24 hours a day.
    Maciej Topczewski

    Maciej
    Topczewski

    Lodz

  • Marek began his career at Sii Poland as an Account Manager and he was in charge of the acquisition of new customers and sales area. In 2011, he became the Director of one of our Business Units responsible for cooperation with Sii clients from the Banking Sector. At the end of 2014, he was promoted to Regional Director of Sii Warsaw. Privately, an enthusiast of sailing and skiing.
    Marek

    Marek
    Hewelke

    Warsaw

  • Michael joined Sii Poland in September 2007, as an Account Manager in Warsaw. In January 2008 he was appointed the Director of the newly opened Sii Branch in Gdansk. Living in Poland since 2004, he is in a relationship with Poland and Polish woman. He spends much of his free time with his son. Michael’s favorite pastimes are off-road and cycling. Many Sii employees in Gdansk picked up his passion for sushi.
    Michael

    Michael
    Desmurs

    Gdansk

  • Natalia joined Sii Poland in November 2008 as an Account Manager in Gdansk. After successfully opening several key clients, she got promoted to the position of the Regional Manager and she moved to Poznan to establish a new Sii Branch. She studied Sociology and Economy. Privately, Natalia is a mother of two kids, a daughter and a son. She loves exotic cuisines, interior design and traveling.
    Natalia

    Natalia
    Buczel

    Poznan

  • Paweł joined Sii Poland in October 2009, and since January 2010 he holds the position of the Regional Director in Wroclaw. He has been interested in IT since he was 15 and started to develop in Assembler. Then he worked as a developer, Project Manager, Pre-Sales & Delivery specialist, workflow and sales care systems consultant. Privately, an enthusiast of RC aircraft models.
    Paweł

    Paweł
    Maksymczak

    Wroclaw

SII GROUP – GLOBAL PARTNER

Sii Poland shareholders: Gregoire Nitot – 30% , Sii Group – 70%

 

Sii France was established in 1979 in Paris and since 1999 it is quoted on Paris Stock Exchange. The great success of its first international investment – Sii Poland – encouraged Sii France to accelerate its worldwide expansion through conquering new markets. Presently, the Group operates in 15 countries in Europe, America, Africa and Asia offering robust, high-end business solutions, which in 2014 brought the company revenue of 330 mln Euro. The company’s strict adherence to high standards of work is confirmed by prestigious certifications eg. ISO 9001, CMMI.

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