OMV Appoints Outsider Rainer Seele as New CEO

PeopleExecutives ♦ Published: March 27, 2015; 19:30 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Supervisory Board of OMV appointed Rainer Seele (54) as the new Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of OMV. Rainer Seele has accepted the appointment. He will assume the position effective July 1, 2015 for a three-year period, with an extension option for OMV for further two years. The current Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO Gerhard Roiss will resign from his position on June 30, 2015 as previously announced.

Rainer Seele is new CEO of OMV AG / Picture: © OMV Aktiengesellschaft

Supervisory Board Chairman Rudolf Kemler on the resolution: "Today´s appointment of Rainer Seele is a critical milestone which will ensure stability to OMV’s management structure. In terms of qualifications, Rainer Seele is the ideal candidate with a skill set which precisely meets the requirements and many years of experience in international management. He has a well-balanced…