Strabag names Birtel next CEO

By Sarah Ann McCay25 June 2012

Thomas Birtel

Thomas Birtel

Contractor Strabag is to appoint Thomas Birtel to the role of CEO as part of changes to its management board and organisational structure.

The extensive changes see Hans Peter Haselsteiner resigning as CEO, with current management board member Mr Birtel his appointed successor due to take the helm in June 2014.

Deputy CEO Fritz Oberlerchner will also resign from the management board effective 30 June, 2012. He will then lead a task force which will evaluate Strabag's organisatlional and strategic future, known as the 2013ff task force.

Major internal restructuring is scheduled to take place on 1 July, 2012, with the group being re-organised into four regional divisions - north & west, south & east, international & special divisions, and service companies.

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