Peter Oswald, 54
Chief executive officer, Mondi Group
Appointed to the Executive committee in May 2007 and to the Boards in January 2008
Committee memberships Executive, sustainable development and social and ethics
Qualifications Graduated in law from the University of Vienna and in business administration from WU-Vienna Business School
Experience Peter has over 25 years’ experience in the packaging and paper sector with detailed knowledge of our operations and extensive experience in acquisitions, restructuring and inspiring large teams. He 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 Europe & International Division in January 2008. He was a non-executive director of Telekom Austria AG between 2008 and 2014 and of MIBA AG between 2014 and 2015 and chairman of the supervisory board of OMV AG between 2015 and 2016.
On 1 February 2017, it was announced that Peter would be appointed as Chief executive officer of the Mondi Group with effect from the conclusion of the AGMs on 11 May 2017. At the same time, Peter was also appointed as a member of the sustainable development committee and the social and ethics committee.
External appointments None.