Management

DI Stefan Pierer (CEO)

First-time appointed: May 31, 2005

Appointed until: February 29, 2020

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 KTM Industries 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 Racing Systems AG
  • Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of W Verwaltungs AG

Mag. Friedrich Roithner (CFO)

First-time appointed: July 1, 2010

Appointed until: February 29, 2020

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 KTM Industries Group. In 2010 Friedrich Roithner became CFO of KTM Industries AG.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KTM AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of W Verwaltungs AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG

Ing. Alfred Hörtenhuber

First-time appointed: October 1, 2010

Appointed until: December 31, 2018

Alfred Hörtenhuber started his career in 1975 when he joined the company Rosenbauer. From 1985 to January 2008 he worked at the Miba Group. From 1990 he was a member of the board at Miba Sintermetall AG and from 1998 he was the CEO of the Miba Friction Group and member of the board at Miba AG. From November 2008 until September 2011 he joined the Management Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG where he was responsible for the High Performance Division. Since August 2014 Alfred Hörtenhuber acts as manager and CEO of the WP Performance Systems Group.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG

Mag. Wolfgang Plasser

First-time appointed: June 2, 2015

Appointed until: May 31, 2022

Wolfgang Plasser is born in Upper Austria, 1962 and has studied commercial sciences at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Important positions in his professional career are his functions at KPMG, at the Investment Bank Austria, as CFO at Vossen AG and finally at the Ocean Consulting GmbH. Wolfgang Plasser has joined the Management Board of Pankl Racing Systems AG in 2004 and has become CEO in 2006.

Supervisory Board

  • Josef Blazicek, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Entrepreneur

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

  • Mag. Gerald Kiska, Member of the Supervisory Board, Entrepreneur

  • Mag. Klaus Rinnerberger, Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee
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