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Kapsch Group

About Kapsch Group

The Kapsch Group operates around the globe and continuously invests in research and development to bring new technologies and solutions to market. A culture of innovation, pioneering spirit, and a strong customer focus make the company one of the most successful technology corporations in Austria.

How do we accomplish that? With a strong, innovative team. All employees, managers, board members and proprietors within the Kapsch Group work together on challenging the limits of what's possible. As a team, we live and embody the core values of the Kapsch Group every single day. 

Management board of the KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH

Mag. Georg Kapsch

Georg Kapsch

Managing Director with sole power of representation of KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH
Chairman of the Board / Chief Executive Officer Kapsch TrafficCom

Georg Kapsch is Managing Director of the Kapsch Group and Chairman of the Board / CEO of Kapsch TrafficCom. In addition, he holds various positions in other directly and indirectly affiliated companies.

Functions

  • Managing Director with sole power of representation of KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH (since December 2000)
  • Chairman of the Managing Board / CEO of Kapsch TrafficCom AG (since December 2002)
  • other 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 December 2000, he has been managing director of KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH. In December 2002, he also assumed the position of Chairman of the Managing Board of Kapsch TrafficCom.

Georg Kapsch holds a degree in business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. From 1988 to 1992, he was chairman of the sub-organization of the Federation of Austrian Industries “1031 – Group of Young Entrepreneurs and Managers”. From 2008 to 2012, he acted as president of the Vienna chapter of the Federation of Austrian Industries and, from 2012 to June 2020, as president of the Federation of Austrian Industries.

Andreas Hämmerle

Andreas Hämmerle

Managing Director with sole power of representation of KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH
Member of the Managing Board / Chief Financial Officer der Kapsch TrafficCom

Functions

  • Managing Director with sole power of representation of KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH (since October 2021)
  • Member of the Managing Board / CFO of Kapsch TrafficCom AG (since July 2021)

 

Andreas Hämmerle held various management and executive board positions before working for Kapsch TrafficCom. He has long-standing international experience in the branded products industry as well as the service and retail sectors. The main focus of his work has been on corporate development, change management, mergers and acquisition, restructuring, compliance and controlling in change situations.

Supervisory board of the Kapsch Group

Dr. Christian Gassauer-Fleissner

has held the functions of Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Kapsch Aktiengesellschaft, KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH and DATAX HandelsgmbH since September 2021. He is a partner at the law firm Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte GmbH. His advisory focus lies on providing comprehensive advice to businesses as well as business owners and their private foundations – including company law and M&A, intellectual property rights (patents and brands), the right to fair competition, and general company and contract law. He is also active as an arbitrator and as a representative in national and international arbitration proceedings.

Mag. Elisabeth Kapsch

has been a member of the supervisory boards since September 2013 and has held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Kapsch Aktiengesellschaft, KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH and DATAX HandelsgmbH since September 2021. After studying business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and holding several leading positions at Kapsch Aktiengesellschaft, she has been General Manager of Kapsch Immobilien GmbH since 1998. As such, she has played a key role in the creation of EURO PLAZA, Vienna’s most modern office park. With usable office space far exceeding 200,000 m², EURO PLAZA is one of the largest and most successful projects of its kind. As a result of its diverse infrastructure, tailor-made services and its ideal location, it is a unique environment for business fulfilling the highest standards for its numerous satisfied tenants.

General figures of Kapsch

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  • In 1892, Johann Kapsch opened a precision engineering workshop for the production of telegraphs and telephones, which laid the foundation for today's corporate group.
  • With 100 locations worldwide, Kapsch is the most successful Austrian technology company operating globally.
  • Approximately 4,660 employees across all locations are responsible for the success of the Kapsch Group.
  • Revenues in the past financial year amounted to around EUR 500 million.

Kapsch TrafficCom Headquarters