Adam Szejnfeld

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Adam Szejnfeld
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member of Sejm 2005-2007
Assumed office
September 25, 2005
Personal details
Born1958
Kalisz
NationalityPolish
Political partyCivic Platform

Adam Stanislaw Szejnfeld (Polish pronunciation: [ˈadam ˈʂɛjnfɛlt]; born November 13, 1958) is a Polish politician. He was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005, getting 26,568 votes in 38 Piła district, candidating from the Civic Platform list.

In 1997 he graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Adam Miciewicz in Poznan.

In the 80's he was a social and union activist, a member of the legal underground group "Solidarity". He was interned in Gębarzewo and Wronki prisons. Later, he co-founded the Citizens' Committee, and was a private entrepreneur and an activist in the local government.

In the years 1990-1998 he served as a councilor and mayor of the town and municipality of Szamocin. He was vice-president of the Convention of Regional Mayors and vice-president of the Association of Pila, as well as the "Greater Centre for Education and Local Government Studies". Adam Szejnfeld was active in sports, winning multiple medals and performing various roles in basketball games. He was also the President of the sports club "Sokol".

In 1997-2007, he held the position of the third term on behalf of Freedom Union, and the fourth and the fifth terms of office on behalf of the Civic Platform. In parliament he served as President of the Parliamentary Commission of Economy and Vice-President of the Parliamentary Committee on Small and Medium Enterprises. He was also a member of the Board of Tourism at the Ministry of Economy, many years chairman of the Wielkopolska Trade Program for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and a member of the Chapter President's Award of Commerce, and a member of the Council for the Protection of Labour. In parliamentary elections in 2007, he was elected for the fourth time and received 57,343 votes in the district of Pila. In November 20, 2007, he was appointed as Secretary of State in the Ministry of Economy. On October 7, 2009, he resigned, and was formally canceled on October 20 the same year. In the elections to the Sejm in 2011 he successfully ran for re-election, and received 45, 764 votes.

He was a member of the Civic Democratic Action Movement, and the Democratic Union and Freedom Union. Since 2001 he identifies with the Civic Platform party. As a deputy PO he was spokesman for the economy. He is a member of the Convention of the State Higher Vocational School in Pila, as well as many non-governmental organizations such as the National Association of Reliable Businesses, the Polish Business Roundtable Club, the Chamber of Commerce of Pila. Holds is also the honorary president of the premier volleyball club VKS "Joker".

In July 2014, he was elected a member of the European Parliament.

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