In collaboration with FAS Research, “Industry Magazine” conducted a survey of the country’s 1,000 most important managers. At the top is Erwin Heimseder, head of Raiffeisen Holding Lower Austria-Vienna since 2012 and Raiffeisen Attorney General since 2022. With approximately two million members and over 60,000 employees, they have a large area of responsibility. Their secret recipe is excellent network maintenance. His style has been described as “reserved”.
Association CEO Michael Struggles took second place. He is praised for his mega project, the Comprehensive Restructuring of Energy Systems.
Andreas Brandstätter, CEO of Unica Insurance, is in third place. There was a positive reaction to his recent return from Russia – and his place in the rankings was secured.
The first woman in the ranking, Sabine Herlitska, is in fourth place. As CEO of Infineon Technologies Austria, he is particularly committed to strengthening national technology, innovation and implementation capabilities.
OMV boss Alfred Stern finished fifth. He wants to gradually convert the mineral oil company into a chemical company.