Artur Kazienko

Artur Kazienko

CEO

Companies: KAZAR Footwear, KAZAR Footwear

President of the Management Board of Kazar Footwear Sp z o. o.

In 1990, with great passion and with an ambitious plan to introduce the world fashion into the Polish market, he started the company Kazar. His great ambition was to create a luxurious and unique brand, which would be identified with fashion at the world level. In 1996 he decided to create an independent brand, which would build up its strength based on wide range of products for men and women who value unique style, fashion and the highest quality. In 1996 Artur Kazienko opened his first Kazar shop in Katowice. Currently, the shop chain of the brand consists of 53 prime sales points. Being a leader in the Polish market, with great potential the brand Kazar goes beyond the Polish borders. In 2013 Artur Kazienko opened his first shop abroad, in Romania and in the coming year 2015 he opened sales point via the his successful franchisee model, stores in Abu Dhabi; Dubai; Hungary &  Latvia. In 2016 the new brand concept was introduced in a double premier as the first Kazar store opened in Budapest on High Street in the new shape. 

The brand has won many prestigious awards and has been honored in the international market with the titles such as: Fashion Retailer of the Year 2012, 2013 and 2014 and Superbrands Created in Poland 2013; in 2014 the brand Kazar was also in the finals of the prestigious World Retail Awards ranking in the category Growth Market Retailer of the Year.

The brand won the e-commerce Poland awards.

Kazar presented its autumn/winter 2015 collection premier together with Mercedes-Benz. In the future more activities are planned together.