Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Packaging
Appointed to the Executive Committee in May 2017
Committee membership Executive
Qualifications Masters and doctorate in mechanical engineering from Vienna University of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School
Experience Georg has more than 23 years of international experience having been Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Rail Cargo Austria and a consultant and partner with McKinsey & Company.
Georg started his career as an engineer, working for five years in eastern Europe with Eléctricité de France / A.S.A.
After graduating from Harvard Business School, he went on to work for 13 years for McKinsey & Company, focusing particularly on the industrial sector. He gained international operations, transformation and corporate finance experience in western and eastern Europe, North America, Australia, Singapore, China, and Africa.
In August 2012 Georg joined Rail Cargo Austria AG executive management and successfully implemented the turnaround programme he had shaped as a consultant. He went on to join Mondi in 2016.
In addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Consumer Packaging business unit, Georg is also chair of Mondi’s operational committee.
External appointments Member of the supervisory board of SBB CFF FFS AG (Swiss Federal Railways).