Gerhard Krisch was appointed to the board of Austria AG on Thursday evening. In any case, the 55-year-old ex-banker already has precise ideas.
“I would like everyone to stay on board, Markus Kraetschmer as well as Peter Stöger,” said Krisch of the “Krone”.
The former managing director of Vienna has already made it clear where the journey should go: “I want to realign Austria, reposition it. As an extremely strong brand.” Words that the Georgian investors of the Insignia Group have already found. The financially troubled “violets” have not yet been able to tap into new sources of money.
“It is necessary to build up a structure and think about how this company can best be run. That is why it is also important that there is now a second board member, one alone can no longer manage this huge range of tasks,” continued Krisch.
It is quite possible, however, that Austria will soon have to look for a second board. According to a “Kurier” report, Kraetschmer rejected a new one-year contract in a changed position, demanding three years.