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Executive Board at Kapsch Aktiengesellschaft

Mag. Georg Kapsch: CEO

Mag. Georg Kapsch

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kapsch Group
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kapsch TrafficCom

 

Georg Kapsch is Chief Executive Officer of the Kapsch Group and Kapsch TrafficCom. Furthermore, he holds various positions in other directly and indirectly affiliated companies.

Functions

  • CEO Kapsch Group (since October 2001)
  • CEO Kapsch TrafficCom AG (since December 2002)
  • Various functions in directly and indirectly affiliated companies

Career
From 1982 to 1985, Georg Kapsch started his professional career in the area of consumer goods marketing at the Kapsch Group. In the following years, he worked in the field of investment goods marketing. Since July 1989, he has been a member of the Executive Board of the Kapsch Group, in October 2001 he was appointed CEO. In December of the following year, he also took over as CEO of Kapsch TrafficCom.

Georg Kapsch holds a degree in business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He was chairman of the sub-organization of the Federation of Austrian Industries “1031 – Group of Young Entrepreneurs and Managers” (1988 – 1992). From 2008 – 2012, he acted as president of the Vienna chapter of the Federation of Austrian Industries. Since June 2012, Georg Kapsch has been president of the Federation of Austrian Industries.

Dr. Kari Kapsch: COO

Dr. Kari Kapsch

Chief Operating Officer (COO) Kapsch Group
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kapsch CarrierCom

 

Kari Kapsch is Chief Operating Officer of the Kapsch Group, Chief Executive Officer of Kapsch CarrierCom and Managing Director of Kapsch PublicTransportCom. Furthermore, he holds various positions in other directly and indirectly affiliated companies.

Functions

  • COO Kapsch Group (since 2002)
  • CEO Kapsch CarrierCom AG (since 2010)
  • Managing Director Kapsch PublicTransportCom GmbH (since 2016)
  • Various functions in directly and indirectly affiliated companies

Career
Beginning in 1982, Kapsch oversaw the hybrid manufacturing at the Kapsch Group. In 1990, he took over the business area of Traffic Telematics Solutions and built up the business field of transportation systems. In the subsequent years, Kari Kapsch led numerous business areas. He was appointed COO of the Kapsch Group in 2002 and CEO of Kapsch CarrierCom in April 2010. He is also Managing Director of Kapsch PublicTransportCom.

Kari Kapsch holds a doctorate in Physics from the University of Vienna. He is active in numerous industry association; for example, he is Vice President of the Vienna Economic Chamber and the Austrian Electrotechnical Association as well as a member of the board of the Austrian Association of the Railway Industry or the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien.

Dr. Franz Semmernegg: CFO

Dr. Franz Semmernegg

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Kapsch Group
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Kapsch BusinessCom

 

Franz Semmernegg is Chief Financial Officer of the Kapsch Group as well as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Kapsch BusinessCom. Furthermore, he holds various positions in other directly and indirectly affiliated companies.

Functions

  • CFO Kapsch Group (since October 2001)
  • CEO (since April 2010) and CFO (since March 2003) Kapsch BusinessCom AG
  • Various functions in directly and indirectly affiliated companies

Career
Prior to joining the Kapsch Group, Franz Semmernegg worked for the technology company Schrack. Having held management positions at Ericsson Austria (1998) and Schrack Seconet (1997), he oversaw the successful management buy-out of Schrack BusinessCom by Ericsson Austria in 1998. From 1999 to September 2001, he was a member of the management board of Schrack BusinessCom AG.

Franz Semmernegg holds a doctorate in business administration from the Karl Franzens University of Graz. He started his professional career at the accountancy firm Wirtschaftstreuhandkanzlei Nidetzky, where he specialized in tax consulting, reorganizations, company valuation and financing.