The Österreichische Salinen Aktiengesellschaft is comprised of Salinen Austria AG and its foreign subsidiaries, Salzwelten GmbH and Salinen Immobilien GmbH.
Mag. Dr. Peter Untersperger
CEO appointed 03.07.2017
Mag. Dr. Peter Untersperger was CEO from 2009 until May 2015, and prior to that (from 1999) CFO of the Lenzing Group. Under his leadership, in the period from 2009 – 2012 the Lenzing Gruppe achieved the best results in corporate history. Mag. Dr. Untersperger subsequently implemented a massive restructuring program with great success.
Areas of responsibility: Management Saline, primary production, final production, laboratory, technical service, sales, M & A, legal & insurance, finance and accounting/controlling, personnel, purchasing, worker safety, quality management & product development, order processing & production planning, shipping, Salinen Immobilien GmbH
Board member overseeing production and technology appointed 03.07.2017
Kurt Thomanek has served as CEO of Salzwelten GmbH since 2007. In his time, the number of visitors increased from 320,000 to 635,000. Before Thomanek went through teacher training at Pädagogische Akademie Salzburg, specializing in subjects mathematics, sport and technical drawing, he had studied plastics technology at Montanuniversität Leoben. In the course of his in-service professional development, he also acquired valuable managerial skills and strategic know-how in the form of a business management diploma.
Areas of responsibility: Management mining, mining technology, capital budgeting mining, maintenance mining, mine surveying & geology, R & D, engineering, extraction, environmental protection/infrastructure, information technology, marketing, Salzwelten GmbH