ÖBAG: Dr. Christine Catasta Appointed to the Supervisory Boards of Telekom Austria and OMV

PeopleExecutives ♦ Published: September 13, 2021; 16:28 ♦ (Vindobona)

ÖBAG CEO Dr. Christine Catasta was appointed to the Supervisory Boards of Telekom Austria (A1) and OMV. With her appointment, both companies have strengthened their women's quota, and OMV has reached parity between the number of male and female capital representatives. Read more about Dr. Catasta.

ÖBAG CEO and new member of the Telekom Austria and OMV Supervisory Boards, Dr. Christine Catasta. / Picture: © PwC Austria

Österreichische Beteiligungs AG (ÖBAG) CEO Dr. Christine Catasta was recently elected to the Supervisory Boards of the Telekom Austria Group and OMV.

By adding Dr. Catasta to the boards, both companies have strengthened their diversity and increased their women’s quota. Forty percent of the capital representatives at Telekom Austria are now female, and OMV has now reached parity in the number of male and female capital representatives.

Telekom Austria is a central driver of digitalization in the ÖBAG portfolio, and OMV, an Austrian oil and gas company, is one of the largest listed companies in Austria. ÖBAG holds 28.42% of the shares in Telekom Austria and 31.5% of the shares in OMV.

Dr. Catasta expressed great pleasure in joining the Supervisory Boards of both companies.

About Dr. Christine Catasta

Dr. Christine Catasta is a member of the Management Board of ÖBAG. She is a proven business expert and was most recently CEO at PwC Austria, where she worked for 38 years in the areas of auditing, tax consulting and management consulting. She was part of the Leadership Team since 1994 and in the following years built up the management consulting division, which she headed until 2018.

Catasta graduated from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration with a specialization in accounting and auditing and is a sworn Austrian auditor and tax advisor. She holds supervisory board mandates at Verbund, Casinos Austria as well as Austrian Airlines.

About ÖBAG:

As an independent holding company, Österreichische Beteiligungs AG (ÖBAG) manages 11 state-owned investments with a total value of approximately € 30.65 billion. The holdings include OMV, Österreichische Post, Telekom Austria, Casinos Austria, BIG, APK Pensionskasse, GBK-Bergbau, IMIB, SCHOELLER-BLECKMANN and FIMBAG. Verbund AG, which is listed on the stock exchange, is managed by ÖBAG for the Federal Ministry of Finance. ÖBAG pursues the goal of responsible management of the federal government's shareholdings with a focus on sustainable and long-term value creation.