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Management and Supervisory Board

The six members of the voestalpine AG Management Board comprise the Chairman of the Management Board, the CFO, and the Heads of the Divisions. Together, they manage the Group’s business segments and—together with the Supervisory Board—are responsible for its corporate strategic development and coordination.

The Members of the Management Board (in alphabetical order)

  • Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Eibensteiner
    Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Eibensteiner, Chairman of the Management Board of voestalpine AG

    Chairman of the Management Board (since 07/03/2019), Member of the Management Board (since 04/01/2012), born 1963

    Assigned area of responsibility within the Group:

    • Corporate development
    • R&D- and innovation strategy
    • Corporate human resources
    • Corporate communications and market presence
    • Legal
    • Compliance
    • M&A
    • Strategic environmental management
    • Investor relations
    • Information competence center (trade & statistics)
    • Internal auditing
  • Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz Kainersdorfer, Head of the Metal Engineering Division
    Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz Kainersdorfer, Head of the Metal Engineering Division

    Head of the Metal Engineering Division, Member of the Management Board (since 07/01/2011), born 1967

    Assigned area of responsibility within the Group:

    • Long-term Group energy supply
  • Mag. Gerald Mayer
    Mag. Gerald Mayer, CFO of voestalpine AG

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Member of the Management Board (since 01/04/2024), born 1971

    Assigned area of responsibility within the Group:

    • Corporate accounting and reporting
    • Controlling including investment controlling
    • Group treasury
    • Taxes
    • Management information systems
    • Risk management
    • Information technology
  • Dr. Reinhard Nöbauer, Head of the High Performance Metals Division
    Dr. Reinhard Nöbauer, Head of the High Performance Metals Division

    Head of the High Performance Metals Division, Member of the Management Board (since 01/04/2024), born 1963

    Assigned area of responsibility within the Group:

    • Procurement Strategy
  • Dr. Carola Richter, Head of the Metal Forming Division
    Dr. Carola Richter, Head of the Metal Forming Division

    Head of the Metal Forming Division, Member of the Management Board (since 01/04/2024), born 1973

    Assigned area of responsibility within the Group:

    • Health and safety
  • Dipl.-Ing. Hubert Zajicek, MBA, Head of the Steel Division
    Dipl.-Ing. Hubert Zajicek, MBA, Head of the Steel Division

    Head of the Steel Division, Member of the Management Board (since 07/04/2019), born 1968

    Assigned area of responsibility within the Group:

    • Raw Materials

Supervisory Board

Our Supervisory Board consists of eight elected members. The members all have extensive and relevant experience in various industry sectors, and their role is to oversee the work of the Group’s Management Board.

The Members of the Supervisory Board

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board (since April 1, 2022)
    Initial appointment: July 3, 2019
    Former Chairman of the Management Board of voestalpine AG, Linz

  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board (since July 4, 2012)
    Initial appointment: July 4, 2012
    CEO of Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG, Linz

  • Member of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee (since July 3, 2019)
    Initial appointment: July 1, 2004
    CEO of Oberbank AG, Linz

  • Member of the Supervisory Board
    Initial appointment: July 3, 2019
    Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Constellium Switzerland AG, Zürich

  • Member of the Supervisory Board
    Initial appointment: July 3, 2019
    Attorney at law & partner, Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna

  • Member of the Supervisory Board
    Initial appointment: July 3, 2019
    Deputy Director of the Federal Chamber of Workers/Vienna Chamber of Workers, Vienna 

  • Member of the Supervisory Board
    Initial appointment: July 3, 2019
    Chairwoman of the Management Board of Vienna Insurance Group AG (Wiener Versicherung Gruppe), Vienna, until July 30, 2023

Appointed by the Works Council

  • Member of the Supervisory Board
    Initially delegated: January 1, 2000
    Chairman of the Works Council for Wage Earners of voestalpine Stahl Donawitz GmbH, Donawitz

  • Member of the Supervisory Board
    Initially delegated: June 15, 2019
    Member of the Works Council of voestalpine AG

  • Member of the Supervisory Board
    Initially delegated: September 1, 2005
    Chairman of the Group Works Council of voestalpine AG, Linz
    Chairman of the European Works Council of voestalpine AG, Linz

  • Member of the Supervisory Board
    Initially delegated: January 1, 2012
    Chairman of the Works Council for Wage Earners of voestalpine Böhler Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG, Kapfenbergrg