The construction group Strabag will have a new CEO at the beginning of 2023: Thomas Bertel (68) will hand over the top position to Klemens Haselsteiner (41). Birtel has reached the age limit and is leaving the company after ten years as CEO.
Klemens Haselsteiner, son of Hans Peter Haselsteiner, has been a member of the Strabag Group’s Board of Directors since 2020, where he founded and established a new division for Digitization, Corporate Development and Innovation. Prior to that, he had already worked with the group in Russia and Germany, working in the Stuttgart division, first as commercial division manager and then sub-division manager in a leadership position.
digital and sustainable
As Chief Digital Officer, Haselsteiner Jun. Recently a group-wide digitization and sustainability strategy. “As a long-term company, we also have to watch The Day After Tomorrow. My vision is to create a resilient, sustainable and innovative STRABAG,” says Clemens Haselsteiner, who will also be responsible for innovation and digitization as CEO.
“Klemens Haselsteiner has learned construction work from scratch at various plants of the group while at the same time establishing a clear strategic vision for the group. From the point of view of the Supervisory Board, he fully fulfills the profile of requirements that is placed on the CEO of a listed and internationally successful company. On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would like To thank Thomas Bertel for his excellent work. With his clear focus on risk management, he has made a significant contribution to improving profitability,” explains Alfred Gusenbauer, Chairman of Strabag’s Supervisory Board.
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