Robert Slovacek is New Second Board Member of VERBUND Trading AG


Slovacek succeeds Günther Rabensteiner at the VERBUND subsidiary.

At its 57th meeting on 26th April 2011, the Supervisory Board of VERBUND Trading AG appointed Robert Slovacek (31) member of the Managing Board of VERBUND Trading AG, effective as of 1 May 2011. Slovacek succeeds Günther Rabensteiner who was appointed member of the Group’s Managing Board, effective as of 1 April 2011. Slovacek will be responsible for the divisions Wholesale, Trading, Asset Management and Load Distribution.

Slovacek joined the VERBUND Group in 2003 and was able to gain a wealth of knowledge in the area of energy management through a variety of tasks and responsibilities. From 2005 onward, he was involved in setting up VERBUND Sales GmbH and responsible for Pricing and Portfolio Management.

In 2007, Slovacek was appointed assistant to Deputy Chairman of the Board Johann Sereinig, and was able to acquire broad knowledge of the Group and VERBUND’s strategic issues. He became member of the first management level in 2009. As head of the division Business Management and Marketing at VERBUND AG, he was responsible for central analyses and definitions relating to the energy industry in the context of strategy development, accompaniment of investment and acquisition projects, planning specifications for the Group, marketing and the control of trade and sales activities.