Verbund: New Managing Director at Thermal Power
With effect from Sep. 1, 2009, the shareholders of VERBUND-Austrian Thermal Power GmbH have appointed Mag. Walter Mayer as their new commercial managing director. In this capacity he succeeds Dr. Oswin Kois and will now manage the company jointly with technical managing director, Dipl.-Ing. Anton Smolak.
Walter Mayer (50) has a degree in Social and Economic Sciences from Graz University. He started his career at Steirische Wasserkraft- und Elektrizitäts-Aktiengesellschaft where he managed the Corporate Planning and Controlling department until the thermal power stations of STEWEAG and Verbund were merged. From 2002 to 2005 he was in charge of the Controlling/Human Resources section at VERBUND-Austrian Thermal Power. In February 2005, Mayer switched to Energie Steiermark AG where he headed Group Controlling & Treasury.