Appointed to the Board and Executive Committee in January 2008 and as Chief Executive Officer in May 2017
Committee memberships Executive (chair), sustainable development
Qualifications Graduated in law from the University of Vienna and in business administration from WU-Vienna Business School
Experience Peter brings significant packaging and paper experience to the Board, having worked in the sector for more than 27 years. He has detailed knowledge of operations and extensive experience in acquisitions, the restructuring, turnaround and organic growth of businesses and inspiring large teams. Peter began his career with Deutsche Bank and automotive company KTM. He joined the Frantschach Group in 1992 as the Head of Internal Audit, later becoming Corporate Controller.
After serving as chief executive of the bag and flexibles business from 1995 to 2001, he was appointed chief executive of Mondi Packaging Europe in 2002, leading its subsequent integration with Frantschach into the new Mondi packaging division. Having held a number of senior executive roles within Mondi, Peter was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the former Europe & International Division in January 2008 and Chief Executive Officer of the Mondi Group in May 2017.
He was a non-executive director of Telekom Austria AG between 2008 and 2014 and of MIBA AG between 2014 and 2015 and chair of the supervisory board of OMV AG between 2015 and 2016.
External appointments None.