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
Mother tongue German
Business level Englisch
1980 –1986 Special qualification 1 · Lecturing at University Graz · Holding Seminars in Business Development. IT-Know how Windows, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook