Corporate Information

Österreichische Post AG – corporate Information

Austrian Post is Austria's leading logistics and postal services provider. Its main business activities include shipping and delivering letter mail, advertising mail, print publications and parcels. The branch network of Austrian Post ranks among the largest private customer networks in the country, offering high-quality postal, banking, telecommunications and energy products and services to customers throughout Austria. Thanks to its nationwide and reliable supply of high-quality postal services for the Aus-trian population and economy, the company plays an important role in maintaining and protecting the nation’s communications and logistics infrastructure. Moreover, Austrian Post has subsidiaries in eight European countries, particularly in the parcel and logistics segment as well as in unaddressed mail.

Business purpose:

  1. To provide services and create the necessary conditions in the following areas:
    a) all postal, parcel and logistics services,
    b) financial services, especially those in line with the Postal Savings Bank Act (Federal Law Gazette 458/1969) as amended,
    c) communications and information technology in automated data processing and in-formation engineering;
    d) other commercial services, provided that the responsibilities listed under a) to c) are not impeded thereby, especially the trading and sales of any kind of goods.
  2. Purchasing holdings in companies and businesses as well as managing such holdings, including purchasing and selling holdings in Austria and abroad

This includes planning, creating, maintaining and operating infrastructure facilities for the above-mentioned purposes. The company may engage in all transactions and actions that it deems necessary or useful for the business purpose, especially including areas of activity that are similar or useful to the business purpose. In addition, the company may purchase or sell property for building subsidiaries in Austria and abroad.

Legal form: Public limited company under Austrian law
Company register: 180219d
Commercial register court: Commercial court Vienna
Chamber membership: Economic Chamber
VAT ID: ATU46674503
Year of incorporation: 1999
Owners: 52.8% ÖBIB, 47.2% free float (as of August 2018)
Regulatory authority: RTR Rundfunk & Telekom Regulierungs-GmbH
Turnover 2018: 1,958.5 mio. EUR
Employees 2018: 20,545

Management board:
Georg Pölzl – CEO, Chairman of the Management Board
Walter Oblin – Deputy CEO, Mail & Finance
Peter Umundum – Member of the Management Board, Parcels & Logistics

Supervisory board:
Edith Hlawati Chairwoman
Maximilian Schnödl, Deputy Chairman 
Huberta Gheneff
Felicia Kölliker
Peter E. Kruse
Chris E. Muntwyler
Sigrid Stagl
Stefan Szyszkowitz, Financial Expert

Appointed to the supervisory board by the staff committee:
Helmut Köstinger
Martin Palensky
Maria Klima
Manfred Wiedner