Current Vice-President Artur Popko To Lead the Budimex Group

News date: April 22, 2021
 Current Vice-President Artur Popko To Lead the Budimex Group

The Vice-President of Budimex, Artur Popko, was appointed by the Supervisory Board the President of the Management Board and the CEO of Budimex SA. He will take over the function on 20 May 2021.


‘The change resulting from my resignation proceeded very smoothly. Artur Popko knows the company very well, as he has expertise, competencies and experience built throughout the years of his work, both for Budimex and in the industry itself. We have been working together for at least 11 years now. During that time, together with the team he was in charge of, he built the leading position in the industry of infrastructural and railway construction. He has also recently taken over the responsibility for general and power construction and he has joined the Supervisory Board of FBSerwis and Mostostal Kraków. The appointment of Artur Popko is a part of the company’s holistic succession programme covering all managerial positions’ – Dariusz Blocher, the current President of the Management Board and CEO of Budimex SA.


Budimex is currently the leader in the road industry and it remains one of the two biggest contractors in railway modernisation in Poland.


‘I would like to thank Dariusz Blocher for all the years we worked together, for all his support, and I would like to thank the Supervisory Board and the whole Management Board of Budimex for the trust they have put in me. The Budimex Group is in a stable economic and market situation. Its priorities, values and business plans set in the past years and months remain unchanged. We are going to stay a transparent company that keeps its promises. Safety, caring about our people and the local communities in which we operate continue to be our top priorities’ – Artur Popko, the new CEO of Budimex.


Artur Popko has been tied to the Budimex Group (Budimex Dromex) since 2004. He started as a Construction Manager, later becoming a Contract Director. In 2009 he was promoted to Regional Director and then to Branch Director. In 2011 he was put in charge of the infrastructural construction area of Budimex SA. In 2019 he was appointed the Vice-President, and took over the responsibility for the whole operational area of Budimex SA. He graduated from the Białystok University of Technology, the Faculty of Construction & Engineering, majoring in Transportation Construction.