The Board

The Board is responsible for formulating, reviewing and approving the Company’s strategy, budgets and corporate actions. The Company holds monthly board meetings.

Board Members

David Wild, Chairman

David Wild brings extensive experience in the consumer sector to the Board, including executive and non-executive roles at publicly listed companies. David was CEO of Domino’s Pizza Group, UK/ROI Master Franchisee, from 2014 until 2020, a period where the company expanded significantly through accelerated new store openings. Prior to that, he was CEO of Halfords plc and has prior senior executive experience at Walmart Stores Inc., Tesco Plc and RHM Foods Limited. David held a variety of positions at Tesco over an 18-year period including CEO Central Europe where he managed the entry into Poland and other adjacent territories.

In addition to his executive experience, David was previously Senior Independent Director of both Premier Foods plc and Ten Entertainment Group plc. David has a degree in Chemistry from University College, Oxford.

Nils Gornall, chief executive officer

Nils Gornall is a veteran of Domino’s with 28 years of operational experience. Nils joined DPP’s board as CEO in August 2022. Nils is also currently the CEO of Domino’s Pizza Croatia. Nils opened Domino’s in the Croatian market in July 2020. Prior to that Nils acted in various roles for Domino’s Pizza Australia, including owning and operating a total of 20 stores as franchisee. Nils has a wealth of knowledge on all things Domino’s, and has been working in the QSR business his whole career.

Edward Kacyrz, group chief financial officer

Edward Kacyrz is a Chartered Accountant with 18 years of experience, during which time he has held a number of financial, strategy and management roles at Mars, Levi Strauss and Kimberly Clark in Poland. Having started his career in accounting and finance roles, Edward progressed into business development, corporate development and strategy at Velvet Care and most recently at Smyk, Poland’s leading toys and children apparel retailer.

Przemysław Głębocki, non-executive director

Przemysław Głębocki has more than 20 years of experience in private equity and corporate finance in Central Europe. He is Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Accession Capital Partners (“ACP”). Prior to joining ACP, Przemyslaw was with Ernst & Young’s Corporate Finance and Audit departments. He holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Banking from the Warsaw School of Economics and has pursued study programmes in the U.S. and the Netherlands. He currently sits on the boards of DP Poland, Top Farms International, Flucar, Nettle, Cenatorium and Vemo. Przemyslaw is also board member at the Polish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.

Jakub Chechelski, non-executive director

Jakub Chechelski is a Partner at Accession Capital Partners (“ACP”) in Poland. He has 20 years of experience in corporate finance and private equity. Jakub joined ACP from Bridgepoint, a leading European mid-cap fund where he spent over six years, covering the CEE region and working on a variety of projects. Prior to that he worked at Enterprise Investors, a leading CEE-focused fund. His sector experience is particularly strong in the consumer as well as business services space. Prior to his first role in private equity, Jakub worked for Ernst & Young Corporate Finance. Jakub graduated from the faculty of Finance and Banking at the Warsaw School of Economics.

Jeremy Dibb, non-executive director

Jeremy has a background working as an equity research analyst at Macquarie Capital Partners and Canaccord Genuity, where he was a director in the Metals and Mining Research team. Prior to this he worked at Cazenove Capital and Fidelity International. In his current role he sits on the Executive Committee of Kenmare Resources plc, a company listed on the premium segment of the London Stock Exchange, as Head of Corporate Development and Investor Relations. Jeremy is a CFA charterholder holder and holds an MBA from the University of Oxford.

Derk Thijs, non-executive director

Derk (“Stoffel”) Christoforus Thijs has been with Domino’s for 26 years. In 1997 he began his Domino’s journey as a pizza delivery driver at the age of 16. When he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business, he had already bought his first two pizza stores. Stoffel sold his four stores in 2010 and took on the challenge to build a corporate store system of Domino’s Pizza in the Netherlands. When Domino’s bought Joey’s Pizza in Germany in 2016, Stoffel led the Domino’s corporate system and played a significant role in bringing the High Volume Mentality to Germany. In 2017 Stoffel became the President of Domino’s France. In 2018, Stoffel moved from France to take on the role of CEO of Domino’s Pizza in Germany. Stoffel is a strong supporter of DP Poland and holds 0.9% of its shares (directly and indirectly).