Running a successful business is like sailing;
skilful & reliable crew, strong boat and an open mind
will always take you to the desired destination

~ Andrew N. Rybicki

The Executive Committee is the company’s highest management authority. Under the directives from CEO, it is responsible for overseeing all company operational matters, as well as for defining its mission and strategy.  Each Execom Member is responsible for his/her business section, while some of them are also providing guidance to the Product Groups.

Andrzej Rybicki
ANDREW RYBICKI
CEO & Chairman of the Board

Andrew N. Rybicki is the Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of ADB Group. He founded ADB in 1995. Prior to that, Mr. Rybicki held several technical, business and marketing positions at Nokia OY and Salora Pty Ltd., Blonder Tongue Labs Inc., General Instruments Inc. and finally STMicroelectronics, where he initiated and led the product development of the world’s first digital STB chipset. He earned an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Poznan Technical University.

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MAŁGORZATA BOROŃ-OTT
Deputy CEO

Małgorzata joined ADB in 2003 and held various managerial posts in Business Control, Finance, Operations and Product Groups. Currently, Małgorzata holds the position of ADB Group Deputy CEO and is responsible for overseeing most of the company activities, closely cooperating with the Group CTO, CFO, Head of Sales and Head of Human Resources. Prior to joining ADB, she gained experience at Johnson & Johnson, Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers in the field of financial control, international taxes and due diligence projects. Małgorzata earned her MSc degree in Economics from the University of Wroclaw and complemented it with Executive MBA from Helsinki Business School.

Krzysztof Biliński
KRZYSZTOF BILIŃSKI
EVP, CTO

Krzysztof joined ADB in 1997 and over the years held several design and management functions within R&D, including VP of Engineering and EVP of the Broadcast Division, to finally become ADB Group CTO. In his role, he is responsible for setting the company technology direction and leads most aspects of ADB product strategy. Krzysztof earned his MSc and PhD in Computer-Aided Design at the University of Bristol, UK.

Philippe Lambinet
PHILIPPE LAMBINET
EVP, CMO

Philippe Lambinet is a Senior Executive in the Semiconductors and Digital Consumer sectors, with a proven track record in developing successful large businesses and leading global international teams. During his 25 years at STMicroelectronics, he was the head of the Digital Consumer Product Group and later, he took the position of Executive VP of the Digital Sector and Chief Strategy Officer. Philippe also worked 6 years at ADB, from 2001 to 2007, during which he was VP of Sales & Marketing and drove ADB’s fast growth, opening the way to a successful IPO in 2005. Philippe also co-founded and led 2 startups in the field of semiconductors and artificial intelligence. Philippe is re-joining ADB as CMO with the goal to, once again, lead ADB’s growth at a time of disruption for the Digital Entertainment and Communications businesses, driven by the wide availability of Gigabit broadband and the new post-pandemic world.

Adam Biniszkiewicz
ADAM BINISZKIEWICZ
EVP, Human Resources

Adam joined ADB in 2000 and held various functions within Engineering departments. In line with his strong interest in the human resources, he continued his career as HR Director and SVP HR. Currently, Adam holds the position of Executive Vice President of ADB Group and Head of its Global Human Resources. He is responsible for developing HR strategies, global training, talent acquisition and other initiatives that support organizational goals globally. Adam earned an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Zielona Góra and Executive MBA from Helsinki School of Economics. He is also a certified ICC Coach.

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MARIE-NOELLE VULLIEZ
EVP, Corporate Council

Marie-Noelle joined ADB in 2007 and currently holds the position of ADB Group Corporate Counsel and Head of ADB Intellectual Property Department. Prior to joining ADB she gained experience in law firms in Washington D.C. and in Paris, in the fields of international trade, contracts, M&A, cross-border transactions and compliance. Marie-Noelle earned an MSc in business law from Lyon University, an LL.M in International Trade and Banking Law from the American University in Washington D.C., and an MSc in Finance and Business from Columbia University, NY. She is admitted to the Bars in Paris and New York.

Alesssandro
ALESSANDRO BRENNA
EVP, CFO

Alessandro joined ADB Group in 2004 and currently holds the position of ADB Holdings CFO. He previously worked with Foster Wheeler Italiana, McKinsey & Company and STMicroelectronics, where his last position was Director Financial Control of the Telecom Products Group, managing the financial aspects of an organization. Before that, Alessandro worked as Director of Corporate Planning and Development and as a Director of Investor Relations for STMicroelectronics. He earned an MSc from Politecnico di Milano in Industrial Engineering, MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau and is a CFA Charterholder.

Chris Dinallo
CHRIS DINALLO
EVP, Strategic Partnerships

Chris joined ADB in 2009 and led the US Cable business unit in creation and deployment of ADB’s flagship vuTyme™ commercial video solution. Chris’s background is software engineering with 36 years of experience (20 years in the Pay-TV industry) in the disciplines of Operating Systems, MPEG audio/video, telephony, silicon firmware, Cable TV technologies, Internet and Cloud technologies. Currently, Chris holds the position of EVP Strategic Partnerships and acts as General Manager and Head of Sales for ADB Americas. He is responsible for the development of ADB business in North America and Australia and a liaison with strategic ADB partners and key suppliers. Chris holds several US and European patents in audio and video streaming methodologies and has published numerous white papers, and articles. Chris is a graduate of University of Florida, Computer Engineering and a Business minor.