- Popko previously served as Vice-President of Ferrovial’s Polish subsidiary
- He replaces Dariusz Blocher, who tendered his resignation in April
Budimex’s Supervisory Board has appointed Artur Popko as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and President of the Management Board. Popko will take over from Dariusz Blocher on 20 May.
A graduate in Construction and Environmental Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Białystok, Artur Popko has been Vice-President of Ferrovial’s Polish subsidiary for the past two years. Budimex’s new CEO has been with the company for 17 years, initially working as a site manager before being promoted to head of infrastructure. He has also served on the Management Board since 2016.
Dariusz Blocher, who joined the company 19 years ago, has been CEO and President of the Board of Budimex since 2009. Over this period, Dariusz oversaw Budimex’s ascent to undisputed leader of the Polish market, with the largest, most diverse and profitable portfolio of construction projects.
Budimex is Ferrovial’s Polish subsidiary. It has more than 50 years of experience in the sector, building and maintaining roads, railways, airports and commercial buildings, and operating in the energy, industry and ecology sectors. It was recently awarded the reconstruction of the Warsaw West railway station and the construction of a section of the Baltic Pipe, a 900-kilometer pipeline for transporting gas between Norway, Denmark and Poland.