Adam is a graduate of BSA Hospitality Management at the Florida International University and MBA at the University of Minnesota and the Warsaw School of Economics. From 1992 to 2000 he worked for IKEA Poland where he developed professionally from a Restaurant Manager to the Food Service Director CEE, and then took a positon of IKEA Unit Managing Director.
From 2001-2003 Adam was President and CEO of his own start up Decorador, specialising in home furnishings. In 2004 he returned to IKEA as Store Managing Director in IKEA Barcelona and later in IKEA Madrid. After 5 years he returned to IKEA Poland to take over a position of the Country Sales Director. In 2012 Adam joined AmRest Holding, the largest restaurant operator in CE, as Brand President Burger King. Since September 2012 he has held the position of Starbucks President and is currently responsible for 7 markets: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Germany.