Haselsteiner as Candidate for NEOS

People ♦ Published: September 5, 2013; 16:27 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian party NEOS has added former CEO of Strabag Hans-Peter Haselsteiner as top candidate for the parliamentary elections. Haselsteiner has so far supported the party behind the scenes.

Haselsteiner as Candidate for NEOS / Picture: © Wikipedia / Tsui

During the small party’s intense election campaigns a new face appears as minister candidate. Up to now, Haselsteiner has supported the pink party with € 440,000. Further campaigns will be financially backed “appropriate to my earnings”, Haselsteiner announced during a press conference.

Founder of NEOS, Matthias Strolz, considers Haselsteiner the “turbo that is…