Resignation of Netia’s management board member
WARSAW, Poland – February 25, 2004 – Netia SA (“Netia” or the “Company”) (WSE: NET), Poland's largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services, announced that Mr. Zbigniew Łapiński has today resigned from the position of the Management Board member with immediate effect. The Supervisory Board thanked Mr. Łapiński for his special contribution in the management of the Company. Duties of the financial director of Netia will be temporarily performed by Mr. Dariusz Sokołowski, who was appointed today a proxy (“prokurent”) of the Company. Previously, Mr. Sokołowski was the Management Board member and the financial director of RST El-Net SA.
Some of the information contained in this news release contains forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. For a more detailed description of these risks and factors, please see Netia's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the Commission on June 27, 2003, its Current Report on Form 6-K filed with the Commission on June 30, 2003, its Current Report on Form 6-K filed with the Commission on August 8, 2003, its Current Report dated August 13, 2003, its Current Report dated September 23, 2003, its Current Report dated October 1, 2003, its Current Report dated November 4, 2003, its Current Report dated November 6, 2003, its Current Report dated December 29, 2003 and its Current Report dated February 3, 2004. Netia undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.