Diversity Policy applied in the Comarch Capital Group

Diversity Policy applied in the Comarch Capital Group

Comarch Capital Group make every effort to ensure balanced share of women and men in performing functions of management and supervisory boards’ members in companies.
Compliant with Working Regulations, employer is obliged to: “counteract discrimination in employment, in particular in relation to gender, age, disability, race religion, nationality, political convictions, union affiliation, ethic origin, creed, sexual orientation”.
Moreover, employees of Comarch Capital Group “should be treated equally within the scope of beginning and terminating work, employment conditions promotion and training availability in order to improve professional qualification, in particular regardless of gender, age, disability, race, religion, nationality, political convictions, union affiliation, ethnic origin, creed, sexual orientation and regardless whether employed definite or indefinite period, full-time or part-time.”
Comarch policy does not create any barriers in relation to gender, views, sexual orientation, ethnic or race origin within the scope of employing and personal policy. It does not contribute to direct or indirect discrimination due to gender, age disability, race, religion, nationality, politic convictions, union affiliation, ethnic origin, creed and sexual orientation.
Representatives of the management bodies of the Comarch Capital Group companies are citizens of different countries. The supervisory boards of Comarch Capital Group companies include 8 women and 38 men. The management boards of the Comarch Group companies include mainly men (133 against 16 women), which is primarily related to the nature of the Comarch Group’s operations and the specifics of the IT industry, in which men form a significant majority. It should also be emphasized that a large part of the management board members are people associated with Comarch for many years, possessing extensive knowledge in the field of IT technology and qualifications necessary for the positions held. In connection wit the above, it should be assumed that in the nearest future there will be no major changes in the share of women in these management bodies.
The Comarch Capital Group constantly increases the percentage share of women’s employment, however, when deciding about employment, the employee’s qualifications are taken into account, not the gender. Women constitute approx. 29% of employees employed by the Comarch Capital Group companies and about 25% of the management staff of the Comarch Capital Group companies, which is a high proportion of women in total employment, especially taking into account the technical nature of the Comarch Capital Group’s operations.
The Comarch age structure is very diverse. Comarch employs a lot of people under 30, which is typical for the IT industry. Persons in managerial positions are usually in the 30-50 age group which also characterizes the management boards and supervisory boards.