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 WP Performance Systems GmbH
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of SHW 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 WP Performance Systems GmbH
  • 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.

Mag. Hubert Trunkenpolz

First-time appointed: January 1, 2018
Appointed until: February 29, 2020

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 KTM Industries AG in 2018.

DI Harald Plöckinger

First-time appointed: January 1, 2018
Appointed until: February 29, 2020

Harald Plöckinger completed his education at the Technical University in Graz (Mechanical Engineering) and started his career at the BMW Group in the engine development division. Between 1990 and 2004 he was an authorised officer, head of production, head of strategic planning and subsequently managing director of Bombardier-Rotax. Since 2004, Harald Plöckinger has been a member of the Executive Board at KTM Group and since 2007 at KTM AG as well. Since 2018 he is member of the Executive Board of KTM Industries AG.

Major Supervisory Board seats at listed and other companies:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of WP Performance Systems GmbH
  • Member of the Supervisory Borad of Pankl Racing Systems AG

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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