Executive Board

DI Stefan Pierer (CEO)

DI Stefan Pierer (CEO)

First-time appointed: May 31, 2005
Appointed until December 31, 2023

After graduating from the Montan-University in Leoben, Austria (Business and Energy Management), Stefan Pierer began his career as sales assistant at HOVAL GmbH in Marchtrenk in 1982 and then later on as sales manager for upper Austria and authorized signatory. In 1987 he founded the PIERER Mobility Group in which he acts as majority shareholder and member of the Executive Board. He has been shareholder and member of the Management Board of the KTM AG since 1992.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Pankl AG
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wirtschaftspark Wels AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of SHW AG

Mag. Friedrich Roithner (CFO)

Mag. Friedrich Roithner (CFO)

First-time appointed: July 1, 2010
Appointed until December 31, 2023

After graduating from the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (Business Administration), Friedrich Roithner started his career as an auditing assistant at one of the big four leading tax consultancy and auditing companies in Austria (focusing on tax consultancy and auditing). In 1992 he switched to Austria Metall AG and was a member of the Management Board from 2002 until 2006.

Since end of 2007 Friedrich Roithner is part of the management team at the PIERER Mobility Group. In 2010 Friedrich Roithner became CFO of PIERER Mobility AG.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KTM AG
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of abatec group AG
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KTM Components GmbH
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of SHW AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Wirtschaftspark Wels AG

Mag. Viktor Sigl, MBA

Mag. Viktor Sigl, MBA

First-time appointed: December 19, 2019
Appointed until December 31, 2023

After graduating from the Johannes Kepler University in Linz with a degree in Business Administration, Viktor Sigl started his professional carrier at KPMG in the field of financial auditing and tax consultancy. In 2005, after completing his tax consultancy examinations and an MBA program at the University of Toronto, he joined voestalpine AG to become head of Corporate Tax & Finance Advisory. Before joining the KTM AG in 2011, Viktor Sigl was commercial director in the field of international industrial assembly. Since 2012 he has been member of the Management Board (CFO) of KTM AG.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KTM Components GmbH

Mag. Hubert Trunkenpolz

Mag. Hubert Trunkenpolz

First-time appointed: January 1, 2018
Appointed until December 31, 2023

After graduating from the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Business Administration), Hubert Trunkenpolz started his career at ISA Audivisual Communication Corp. as marketing manager and subsequently at TRUMAG as sales manager/managing director. He has been at CROSS Group (now KTM Industries group) since 1992 and a member of the Executive Board of KTM Motorrad AG since 2004. Hubert Trunkenpolz also became a member of the Executive Board of KTM AG in 2007 and of PIERER Mobility AG in 2018.

Supervisory Board

Josef Blazicek (Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Entrepreneur)

Josef Blazicek (Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Entrepreneur)

First-time appointed: 2008
Appointed until at the end of the Annual General Meeting ruling upon the financial year 2020

Josef Blasicek began his career in the International Sales division of GIRO Credit Bank der Österreichischen Sparkassen AG. From 1989, he was head of the trading department at ERSTE BANK AG, before taking up the same position at INVESTMENTBANK AUSTRIA AG in 1991, where he was inter alia a director of Bank Austria Securities Ltd. From 1997 to 2000, he was Head of Syndications at ICE Securities Ltd. Subsequently, until 2003, he was managing shareholder at OCEAN Equities Ltd. Since 2000 Josef Blazicek has been working in the QINO Group / Ocean Constulting GmbH in various leading positions.

Since 2008 Josef Blazicek has been a member of the Supervisory Board of PIERER Mobility. He has held the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 2015.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of All for One Steeb AG
  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Pierer Industrie AG
  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of SHW AG

Dr. Ernst Chalupsky (Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Attorney at Law)

Dr. Ernst Chalupsky (Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Attorney at Law)

First-time appointed: 2014
Appointed until at the end of the Annual General Meeting ruling upon the financial year 2020

Dr. Ernst Chalupsky is an attorney and partner in the international law firm of SCWP Schindhelm. Ernst Chalupsky studied at the Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz and trained as an attorney at a highly reputed partnership in Upper Austria. He has been a practicing attorney in Wels since 1982. He was a partner in the firm of Chalupsky & Gumpoldsberger, which merged in 2000 with Saxinger & Baumann to form SCWP. In addition, Ernst Chalupsky is chairman of the supervisory board of Pierer Industrie AG. Ernst Chalupsky has been a member of the Supervisory Board since 2014.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Pierer Industrie AG
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PTW Holding AG
  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TGW Logistics Group GmbH
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of KTM AG

Mag. Klaus Rinnerberger (Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee)

Mag. Klaus Rinnerberger (Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee)

First-time appointed: 2015
Appointed until at the end of the Annual General Meeting ruling upon the financial year 2024

Mag. Klaus Rinnerberger studied law in Vienna and began his career in 1987 as an auditor and consultant at Arthur Andersen & Co. He subsequently performed a variety of management roles in the automotive industry, including serving on the Executive Boards of Magna Automobiltechnik AG and Magna Steyr AG. In 2009, he joined the Executive Board of Polytec Holding AG, serving as CEO of the Peguform Group after its separation from Polytec until 2011. In addition, Klaus Rinnerberger is member of the management board of Pierer Industrie AG.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SHW AG
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schwäbische Hüttenwerke Automotive GmbH
  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Pankl AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG

Ing. Alfred Hörtenhuber (Member of the Supervisory Board)

Ing. Alfred Hörtenhuber (Member of the Supervisory Board)

First-time appointed: 2018
Appointed until at the end of the Annual General Meeting ruling upon the financial year 2022

Alfred Hörtenhuber graduated from high school in 1975 and began his career as an assistant salesman at K. Rosenbauer KG in Leonding, later rising to be Head of Exports or Western Europe. He completed his management training at the MZSG St. Gallen and the IMD Lausanne. In 1985, he joined the Miba Group, initially as a marketing manager. In 1990, he became a member of the Executive Board at Miba Sintermetall AG, with responsibility for marketing, research and development. In 1998, he became CEO of the Miba Friction Group and a member of the Executive Board of Miba AG Holding. Alfred Hörtenhuber has been a member of the management team of the PIERER Mobility Group since February 6, 2008. Alfred Hörtenhuber was a member of the Executive Board of PIERER Mobility AG from June 2, 2015 to December 31, 2017.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SHW AG
  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schwäbische Hüttenwerke Automotive GmbH
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG