Succession: Difficult Search at ÖIAG

People ♦ Published: August 13, 2012; 18:11 ♦ (Vindobona)

The search for a new director for the Austrian Industrial Holding proves difficult. In spite of the attractive job, many potential candidates rejected.

Succession: Difficult Search at ÖIAG / Picture: © Österreichische Industrieholding AG (ÖIAG)

Due to the high political influence and the aimlessness, the list of potential candidates for ÖIAG´s directorship is rather short. After Markus Beyrer resigned after only 10 months, the supervisory board chairman Peter Mitterbauer got many rejections.

At the end of July, the application deadline expired. Now, the shortlist of applicants should be completed. In September,…