Vienna – Semperit AG Holding has appointed Gabriele Schallegger as chief financial officer (CFO) for a one-year tenure, effective 12 October.
Prior to this, the 48-year-old served as finance director of the Uncoated Fine Paper Business Unit at Austrian packaging group Mondi, Semperit announced 2 June.
Schalleger studied business administration in Graz, Austria, and Exeter, UK, and completed several international management programmes, including one in St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Announcing the appointment, Walter Koppensteiner, chairman of Semperit supervisory board said Schallegger was “an extremely competent and experienced financial expert with a strong operational focus.”
“Due to her diverse international experience with publicly listed companies, she is ideally suited to effectively shape the further development of the company,” he added.
Schallegger succeeds Petra Preining, who had taken over the position on an interim basis and will return to the supervisory board and audit committee of Semperit AG in October.