Karl Haider is the new CEO of Semperit AG Holding
Vienna, Austria, 10 January 2022, 15:28 h — Today, the Supervisory Board of Semperit AG Holding appointed Karl Haider (56) as Chairman of the Executive Board of Semperit AG Holding. He will assume his new role effective 11 January 2022. His mandate will expire on 31 March 2025.
Karl Haider succeeds Martin Füllenbach, who resigned from his position prematurely at the end of September 2021. Since that time, CFO Petra Preining and COO Kristian Brok have assumed the responsibilities of a CEO on an interim basis.
The publicly listed company Semperit AG Holding is an internationally-oriented group that develops, produces, and sells in more than 100 countries highly specialised rubber products for the industrial and medical sectors: hydraulic and industrial hoses, conveyor belts, escalator handrails, construction profiles, cable car rings, products for railway superstructures, and examination and surgical gloves. The headquarters of this long-standing Austrian company, which was founded in 1824, are located in Vienna. The Semperit Group employs around 7,000 people worldwide, including about 3,800 in Asia and around 900 in Austria (Vienna and production site in Wimpassing, Lower Austria). The group has 15 manufacturing facilities worldwide and numerous sales offices in Europe, Asia, Australia, and America. In 2020, the group generated revenue of EUR 927.6 million and an EBITDA of EUR 208.6 million.