He received the Entrepreneur of the Year award from Ernst & Young.
He has received the Kisiel Award in the category of entrepreneurship.
In 1989, immediately after the fall of Communism in Poland, he started selling shoes under the brand name Miłek.
He founded the shoes company CCC SA in 1999 which is now headquartered in Polkowice, Poland.
His net worth was estimated at USD $1.06 billion by Forbes magazine in 2016. After the death of Jan Kulczyk in 2015, he is estimated to be the fourth wealthiest person in Poland.