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Harald Wiel will take over as Group Vice President IT at Greiner from June 2024

Harald Wiel will take over as Group Vice President IT at Greiner from June 2024

  • The 53-year-old was most recently CEO of PORR AG and brings extensive experience in IT transformation as well as international management experience.
  • With the newly created position of Group Vice President of IT, Greiner wants to drive IT transformation across the group
  • The new Group-IT organization aims to leverage synergies and enable better career paths within the Group

Vienna/Kremsmunster, 24 April 2024 – Harald Viel (53 years old) will take up the newly created position of Vice President IT of the Greiner Group on June 3. With this new position, the internationally active plastics and foam company in Kremsmunster wants to drive IT transformation at a group level even further. Feiel most recently served as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at PORR AG. There he was responsible for the “enterprise digital strategy” and reported directly to the Board of Directors.

“We are very pleased that we have been able to appoint Harald Fiel, a first-class manager, to continue the IT transformation across the Greiner Group. He brings with him excellent technical expertise and many years of international management experience. Thanks to his clear approach to complex topics,” he says “And his calm manner, he suits Greiner well.” Manfred Stanek, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Greiner.

“I am very much looking forward to my new professional challenge at Greiner, where I can leverage my previous experience in the areas of IT vision, IT strategy, transformation management and cross-cultural HR management,” he says. “Greiner is a family business rooted in Austria with a growth trajectory.” Global and with a strong focus on innovation and sustainability – which really impressed me.” Harald Wiel, Designated Vice President of Group IT at Greiner.

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Greiner's future success depends largely on its strategic direction in the areas of information technology and digitalization. As Vice President of Group IT, Harald Wiel is responsible for the further development and implementation of the IT strategy, which aims to make a significant contribution to achieving the objectives within the Group's strategy. The focus of the new Group-IT organization is also to identify trends, risks and opportunities at an early stage, to leverage synergies and enable better IT career paths.

Harald Wiel studied applied computer science at the University of Salzburg and software engineering at Bowling Green State University in Ohio (USA). He began his career in 1994 as a research assistant in the United States of America. He then worked as a system administrator and later as chief information officer (CIO) in several global companies. From 2005 to 2019, he worked at VAMED Group, where he initially set up the IT infrastructure at Prince Court Medical Center in Kuala Lumpur and was subsequently responsible for the entire IT strategy for VAMED Group.

Harald Wiel is married with two children and lives with his family in Hinterbruhl (Lower Austria).