Management

Executive board

Stefan Pierer
CEO

First-time appointed: June 02, 2015
Appointed until December 31, 2025

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 KTM AG since 1992. Furthermore, since 2020, he has been member of the Executive Board of Pierer Bajaj AG, which is a majority shareholder on the listed company PIERER Mobility AG.

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

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Mercedes-Benz Group AG

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Mercedes-Benz AG

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of SHW AG

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Oberbank AG

Hubert Trunkenpolz
Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board

First-time appointed: January 1, 2018
Appointed until December 31, 2027

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 the PIERER Mobility-Group since 1992 and a member of the Executive Board of the KTM Group since 2004. Hubert Trunkenpolz also became a member of the Executive Board of KTM AG in 2007 and of PIERER Mobility AG in 2018.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of KTM (Shanghai) Moto Co., Ltd.

Viktor Sigl, MBA
CFO

First-time appointed: December 19, 2019
Appointed until December 31, 2027

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. Since end of 2019 Viktor Sigl is part of the management team at PIERER Mobility AG. In 2023 became er CFO of the Group.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KTM (Shanghai) Moto Co., Ltd.

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Zhejiang CFMOTO-KTMR2R Motorcycles Co., Ltd.

  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KTM Components GmbH

Florian Kecht

First-time appointed: May 6, 2023

Appointed until December 31, 2027



After completing his IBWL studies at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Florian Kecht started his career in sales at KTM Sportmotorcycle AG. After several years of experience in international sales, he took over the management of customer service in 2011 and the responsibility for trade marketing in 2013. Florian Kecht has been an authorized officer of KTM AG since 2012 and, since 2014, managing director of KTM Sportmotorcycle GmbH. Since 2023 he has been member of the Executive Board of PIERER Mobility AG.

Alex Pierer

First-time appointed: May 6, 2023

Appointed until December 31, 2027



After graduating from the Johannes Kepler University in Linz (business sciences) Alex Pierer began his career as Managing Director of Pierer Konzerngesellschaft mbH in Wels. Since 2018 he is also Managing Director of PIERER Innovation GmbH. From May 2015 until April 2018 Alex Pierer was already member of the supervisory board of Pierer Industrie AG, before he was voted into the managing board. He has held the role of general manager at Kiska GmbH since 2021. Alex Pierer was appointed to the company's Executive Board in 2023.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG

Rudolf Wiesbeck

First-time appointed: May 6, 2023

Appointed until December 31, 2027



After studying economics at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich, Rudolf Wiesbeck began his career at Dräxlmaier Group in Vilsbiburg/Germany as a trainee. Further stations in the operations sector, both in and outside Germany followed and in 2011, he joined the Polytec Group. There he led a plant network and was responsible as Vice President for Digitalization and IT. His entry into the KTM world followed as Vice President of the Quality Management department and since 2022 he serves as COO of KTM AG. Since 2023 he has been member of the Executive Board of PIERER Mobility AG.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of KTM Components GmbH

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Leoni AG

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG

Supervisory board

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 2025

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 Pierer Bajaj AG

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl AG

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Leoni AG

  • Member of the Board of Directors of swisspartners Group AG

Rajiv Bajaj
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

First-time appointed: April 29, 2022
Appointed until at the end of the Annual General Meeting ruling upon the financial year 2026

Rajiv Bajaj holds a Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and started his career at Bajaj Auto Ltd. in 1990 in the “Streamlines Manufacturing Systems” department. In 1995, Rajiv Bajaj changed the department and worked as General Manager and Vice President in the “R + D and Engineering” department. In 2000, as Deputy General Manager, he began realigning the marketing, sales and service interfaces and promoted export initiatives. In April 2005, he became the Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Ltd. Rajiv Bajaj has been a member of the company’s Supervisory Board since 2022.

Iris Filzwieser
Member of the Supervisory Board

First-time appointed: April 29, 2022
Appointed until at the end of the Annual General Meeting ruling upon the financial year 2026

After completing her education at the HTL for mechanical engineering and business administration in Wolfsberg, Iris Filzwieser graduated as a graduate engineer at the University of Leoben. In June 2005, she was awarded a doctorate in mining sciences. Iris Filzwieser is the founder and managing director of METTOP GmbH. She also has other roles, including serving as a president of Austrian Cooperative Research, a member of the Board at Deltaakademie, University of Leoben, a member of the jury of the Austrian Research Foundation FFG, a member of the delegates’ assembly of the Austrian Science Fund FWF and a member of the Board at Vienna University of Technology. Iris Filzwieser has been a member of the company’s Supervisory Board since 2022.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pierer Bajaj AG

Michaela Friepess
Member of the Supervisory Board

First-time appointed: April 29, 2022
Appointed until at the end of the Annual General Meeting ruling upon the financial year 2026

After completing her studies in commerce, Michaela Friepess started her professional career in 1998 as a financial analyst and in business development at GE Capital Bank in Vienna and in Paris until 2003. In September 2003, she joined the PIERER Group. Against the background of her extensive practical experience and specialization in capital markets and corporate governance, she also holds the position of Compliance Officer. In addition, as a member of the Executive Board of Pierer Industrie AG, she is responsible for Investor Relations and Sustainability. She is also an authorized signatory of Pierer Konzerngesellschaft mbH. Michaela Friepess has been a member of the company’s Supervisory Board since 2022.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pierer Bajaj AG

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of SHW AG

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Schwäbische Hüttenwerke Automotive GmbH

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Leoni AG

Srinivasan Ravikumar
Member of the Supervisory Board

First-time appointed: April 29, 2022
Appointed until at the end of the Annual General Meeting ruling upon the financial year 2026


Srinivasan Ravikumar holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a licensed Chartered Accountant and Tax Advisor. He started his career at Bajaj Auto Ltd. in June 1984 in the Corporate Finance Department. In 1994, he was able to take over as the head of the Business Development Department. Currently, Srinivasan Ravikumar serves as Chief Business Development Officer and is responsible for the Business Development & Assurance Department. He is also a member of the Corporate Management Committee, Investment Committee and Foreign Exchange Management Committee of Bajaj Auto Ltd. His responsibilities include Corporate Strategy, Business Development, Foreign Collaborations and IP Management. Srinivasan Ravikumar has been a member of the company’s Supervisory Board since 2022.

Friedrich Roithner
Member of the Supervisory Board

First-time appointed: April 21, 2023

Appointed until at the end of the Annual General Meeting ruling upon the financial year 2027

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. In 2007, Friedrich Roithner moved to the management board of PIERER Mobility Group and held the position as CFO from 2010 to 2023.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KTM AG

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KTM Components GmbH

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Leoni AG

  • 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