Annual General Meeting of Flughafen Wien AG: Elections to the Supervisory Board, Management Board expanded to four members up to 31 December 2011
The 23rd extraordinary general meeting on 31 August 2011 approved a proposal to amend the articles of association of Flughafen Wien AG and thereby increase the number of Supervisory Board members to a maximum of ten. Erwin Hameseder, Chief Executive Officer of Raiffeisen Holding NÖ-Wien and Raiffeisenlandesbank NÖ-Wien AG, as well as Claus J. Raidl, President of the Austrian National Bank, were elected to the Supervisory Board. As previously announced, Christoph Herbst, the former chairman of the Supervisory Board and interim chairman of the Management Board, resigned from the Supervisory Board and all other functions with Flughafen Wien AG at the end of this general meeting.
The Supervisory Board of Flughafen Wien AG now comprises: Chairman Erwin Hameseder, Chief Executive Officer of Raiffeisen Holding NÖ-Wien and Raiffeisenlandesbank NÖ-Wien AG, First Vice-Chairman Ewald Kirschner, General Director of GESIBA Gemeinnützige Siedlungs- und Bauaktiengesellschaft, Second Vice-Chairman and representative of small shareholders Wolfgang Ruttenstorfer, (former) Chief Executive Officer of OMV AG. The other members are Claus J. Raidl, President of the Austrian National Bank, Gabriele Domschitz, member of the Management Board of Wiener Stadtwerke Holding AG, Bettina Glatz-Kremsner, member of the Management Board of Casinos Austria AG, Burkhard Hofer, General Director of EVN AG, Franz Lauer, General Director (ret.) of Wiener Städtische Versicherung AG, Hans-Jörgen Manstein, Manstein Zeitschriftenverlag GesmbH and Alfons Metzger, Metzger Realitäten Group. The Supervisory Board of Flughafen Wien AG also includes the following employee representatives: Manfred Biegler, Heinz Wessely, Dieter Rozboril, Thomas Schäffer and Karl Hromadka.
Management Board expanded to four members during transition period
In order to ensure the orderly transfer of projects, in particular related to the current completion and preparations for the start of operations in the terminal extension VIE-Skylink, the new Management Board members, Julian Jäger and Günther Ofner, will start work at Flughafen Wien on 5 September 2011. The contracts with Management Board members Gerhard Schmid and Ernest Gabmann extend up to the end of 2011. An amendment to the articles of association was therefore required to allow for up to four members on the Management Board during the period ending on 31 December 2011. The respective proposal was approved by the extraordinary general meeting; the amendment and recording in the company register will be carried out without delay. From 5 September 2011 to 31 December 2011 at the latest, the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG will consist of Julian Jäger, Günther Ofner, Gerhard Schmid and Ernest Gabmann. After that date, Julian Jäger and Günther Ofner will form the Management Board.
For additional information contact: Flughafen Wien AG Press Office
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