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Dr. Erich Sobitsch

MBA; Bsc.Eng.

Director  | Sourcing & Procurement

Am Hausberg 2 , 81o1 Gratkorn/Austria

Tel +43 (664) 820 2386



1990 – today Entrepreneur, Consultant Consulting and facilitating in the refined product business since my official retirement 2014 until today.


Trading with Eastern Europe and Arab countries in refined oil products,metals,agri-products. Established Eurotrade in 1987 for this purpose and for transportation of oil products on the Danube for OMV,Shell,Aral, MOL,Slovnaft. Eurotrade was closed in 2012 due to illness.

Waste collection and recycling technologies. Owned a production company for 7 years in this field, the company was No.1 in Austria, later sold to third party.


Maintenance and Technical services for the oil and gas industry in the Gulf Region. Establishment of Ferropan Gulf in Abu Dhabi/UAE in 2001, sold in 2008. Company is still operating successfully to date.

1985 – 1990 Rudolf Bauer Aktiengesellschaft, Voitsberg, COO

Member of the Management Board as COO, responsible for Manufacturing, Marketing&Sales, 1200 employees, Agri Projects, Irrigation equipment

1981 – 1984 Huyck Fez Ges.m.b.H., Gloggnitz, General Manager .

General Manager Europe for 3 Plants, producing sieve belts and felts for the paper industry, initially a turn-around situation later one of the most profitable companies in Austria.

1977 – 1981 Master Foods Austria, Breitenbrunn, Production Manager · Manufacturing Manager for Chocolate Bar Production within Mars Group.


1984 – 1986 University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna Doctor in Economics & Strategic Planning.

1972 – 1976 Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Master of Business Administration

1967 – 1972 HTL Bulme, Graz, BSc. Mechanical Engineering

1955 – 1964 Highschool in Austria and Australia 

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