A management board with a single voice
The new Management Board is comprised of four key area specialists:
Subsidiaries to stay independent
The two subsidiary companies Greiner Bio-One GmbH Austria and Greiner Bio-One GmbH Germany will remain independent units. In the management of both of these companies Rainer Perneker will be responsible for production and Georg Heftberger for finance. The management spokesperson will be Manfred Buchberger for Austria and Heinz Schmid for Germany.
Personalities with great experience and competence
Rainer Perneker (42) began his career with C.A. Greiner & Söhne KG in 1984. In addition to building up the technical development for Labortechnik, his experience also includes the planning and development of the production locations in the USA and Brazil.
Manfred Buchberger (53) has been active in Greiner Bio-One GmbH sales in Kremsmünster since 1990. He is Sales Director for Preanalytics and in the management for France, Switzerland and China.
Heinz Schmid (52) began as Assistant to the Sales Director at C.A. Greiner & Söhne GmbH in Nürtingen (Germany) in 1978. He was Sales Director and Commercial Director until his promotion to CEO of Greiner Bio-One GmbH Frickenhausen in 2006.
Georg Heftberger (33) was Assistant to the Greiner Holding AG Board of Directors in 2009 and was then responsible for corporate strategy and corporate development.
More on Greiner Bio-One
The independent Greiner Bio-One International AG emerged from the splitting of the Labortechnik Division from Greiner Holding AG in 2001 and concentrates on business fields that are highly promising for the future Preanalytics and BioScience. The company is owned by the Greiner family and by Greiner Holding AG (11.16%) and employs over 1,600 employees. A turnover of 311 million euros was achieved in 2010. The Chairmen of Greiner Bio-One International AG (GBO Int. AG) are Dipl.-Bw. Axel Kühner (CEO) and Mag. Hannes Moser (CFO). The Management Board of GBO Int. AG will be Rainer Perneker (spokesperson)
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