On Friday (January 19 this year), Minister Marcin Kierwiński appointed Brigadier General Robert Bagan to the position of Commander-in-Chief of the Border Guard. The new Chief Commander of the Border Guard was appointed by Prime Minister Donald Tusk on January 20, 2024.
Brig. Gen. SG Robert Bagan began his service in the Border Guard in August 1999 as a senior specialist in the Investigation Bureau of the Border Guard Headquarters. He held various official positions at the Border Guard Headquarters. He was, among others, deputy head of the Administrative Proceedings Department. He also served abroad, where he was responsible for the protection of diplomatic and consular missions of the Republic of Poland in India. In 2004, he took up the position of deputy head of the Operational and Investigation Department in the Nadwiślański Border Guard Unit, then he served as head of the Department for Foreigners, as well as head of the Operations Security Department.
In March 2011, he returned to the Border Guard Headquarters following his appointment as deputy director of the Board for Foreigners. Brig. Gen. SG Robert Bagan served in this capacity for the next 8 years. In September 2019, he was entrusted with the duties of the Commander of the Nadwiślański Border Guard Unit. Three months later, he was appointed Commander of the Nadwiślański Border Guard Unit, a position he holds to this day. In May 2021, he received a general nomination from the president.
Brig. Gen. SG Robert Bagan is a graduate of the Police Academy in Szczytno (currently the Police Academy in Szczytno) and the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. In the years 1990-1999 he served in the Police.