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patron CP NBPSławomir S. Skrzypek was born in Katowice in 1963. He graduated from the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice. He also studied at the Warsaw School of Economics and at the Cracow University of Economics. He obtained an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and also completed a course in Business Management at the Georgetown University.

Mr. Skrzypek began his professional career at the Supreme Audit Office in Poland in 1993. In 2001-2002, he was a member of the Management Board of the Polish State Railways (PKP). From 2002 to 2005, he served as the Vice-President of the Management Board of PKO BP, and in September 2006 he was appointed its president. From May 2006 Mr. Skrzypek served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TVP. On 10 January 2007, Sławomir S. Skrzypek was appointed Governor of Narodowy Bank Polski by the Polish Sejm.

On 10 April 2010, Mr. Skrzypek was killed in the plane crash near Smoleńsk on the way to the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Katyń massacre. He left behind three children. He was buried at the Powązki Military Cemetery in Warsaw on 19 April 2010.