Dorota Żurkowska-Bytner


Dorota Żurkowska-Bytner is Senior Vice President and Country Manager Poland for Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA), a division of Discovery Communications, the leader in global entertainment.

As General Manager for Poland, Dorota manages responsibility for one of CEEMEA’s biggest markets. She oversees the rapid expansion of the company on the Polish market, managing the development of innovative products, making key partnerships across the country and continuing to build the strength of Discovery brands.

Dorota joined Discovery in 2000, previously working as VP Ad Sales Development, where she had strategic responsibility for Discovery’s advertising business across 100+ markets in the region. She led and developed the ad sales business, with key focus on the Middle East, South Africa, Russia, Turkey, Germany, Romania and Poland.

Prior to joining Discovery Networks, Dorota held ad sales positions at At Media, UPC and The Communication Bridge. She is also a regular jury member at various industry awards. Dorota is a graduate from Warsaw University, as well as the Private School of Commerce and the First Business College.