Today’s announcement of the Olympic Entertainment Group of resigning of the Polish Olympic subsidiary President was a big surprise for us. The resignation was made by longtime boss Cezary Gizka – leader of the Polish casino industry widely recognized as international gambling expert.
Astonishment and disbelief caused by this unexpected decision inclined E-Play editorial to closer the person of Cezary Gizka and its achievements in the gambling industry.
President Gizka opened the first casino in Poland. It was Hotel Pod Roza casino in Cracov in 1989. He was also the creator of the success of the casino in Marriott Hotel in Warsaw opened in October 1989, which was the market leader for years under his leadership. As a Chief of casino in Marriott he promoted in structures, soon he has led the entire Casinos Poland network until 2001.
In years 2001 – 2007 he was a head of sales of global multinational corporation having its subsidiary in Poland.
Returning to the gambling industry in Poland in May 2007 he created from the beginning a new casino in Hilton Hotel in Warsaw belonging to the Olympic network. It became a cult place, undisputed leader in terms of service quality, sales and elite international clientele. From this year he continuously served as CEO of this international gambling corporation. His contribution to the development of Olympic in Poland and the flagship product which was casino in Hilton was appreciated in the international rankings which included Olympic Casino Hilton in Warsaw to the best in the world.
He raised a large staff of his successors – including the two directors of new casinos created by him – Marriott and Hilton. Mr. Gizka also participated in the introduction of Olympic Casino on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, for which the company was awarded the Debut of The Year 2007.
The unique competences of the President Gizka was appreciated not only by the industry but also by the most important business organizations in Poland – Business Centre Club and the Polish Business Club, which honored him with the most important prizes, among others – Polish Business Oscar, Polish Business Leader or Gold Medal of the Polish Success Academy for personal managerial achievements.
He was awarded for many CSR activities and wide sports supporting in the Polish Olympic Committee and the Polish Olympic Games team.
He was involved in numerous international projects, both in casino gambling industry and beyond. For his business achievements he received numerous awards of international character – The Ambassador of Polish Economy from Business Centre Club and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Medal for the quality of service of the Committee of the European Union.
Similar successes as in the gambling industry he refered also after her, guided by years of sales in the global international corporation. His unique approach to customer service and introduction of global standards in the sales proces resulted in large sales increase and significant strenghtening of the position of companies he managed.
Currently the most surprising is the fact that the Olympic allows this class expert to quit on the eve of expected changes in the Polish gambling Act. On the one hand changes in Polish law opens the Polish market for powerful foreign investors. On the other hand, Cezary Gizka has referred the spectaculary successes in other business areas.
With the interest we look forward to it, where and in what role we will soon see Mr. Cezary Gizka.
Looking up we wish success in carrying out new functions with equal success so far.