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Management Board

Dr. Anton Wais
Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer,
appointed until June 30, 2012. Born 1948

Studied law at the University of Vienna before joining the office of Josef Staribacher, the former Austrian Minister of Trade and Industry. He subsequently spent 20 years working for Siemens, most recently as a member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG Austria, with responsibility for the transport engineering, power transmission and distribution and power generation divisions. In July 1999, he was appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Management Board of Austrian Post. He managed the Parcel & Logistics Division on an interim basis from August 8, 2007 to June 14, 2008.

Dr. Rudolf Jettmar
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer,
appointed until June 30, 2012. Born 1947

Studied law at the University of Vienna and business administration at the Vienna University of Economics before working for various tax consultancies, and gaining his professional qualifications as a chartered accountant and auditor. From 1982 to 1999, he served as a member of the Management Board of Österreichischen Verkehrskreditbank. In August 1999, he was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Austrian Post. Additional functions: Supervisory Board of BAWAG PSK Bank für Arbeit und Wirtschaft und Österreichische Postsparkasse Aktiengesellschaft and BAWAG Holding GmbH.

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Herbert Götz
Member of the Management Board, Branch Network Division,
appointed until December 31, 2011. Born 1963

Studied engineering sciences at the Technical University of Vienna specialising in mechanical engineering before serving as an assistant professor at the Institute for Robotics and Cybernetics at the Technical University of Vienna, department sub-head for industrial policies at the Association of Austrian Industrialists and economic consultant and cabinet chief of Vice Chancellor Erhard Busek. Joined Siemens
AG Austria in 1995, and was later named head of the Information and Communication Networks Division. In March 2004, he was appointed a Member of the Management Board of Austrian Post. Additional functions: Supervisory Board of BAWAG PSK Versicherung AG, Third Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Omnimedia Werbegesellschaft m.b.H., Supervisory Board of the Vienna Technical Museum and Austrian Media Center.

Dipl.-Ing. Walter Hitziger
Member of the Management Board, Mail Division,
appointed until December 31, 2011. Born 1960

Studied industrial engineering and business administration at the Technical University of Graz before working for the beer company Steirerbrau AG – Steirische Brauindustrie AG, Agiplan Planungsgesellschaft and Econsult Betriebsberatungsgesellschaft in Vienna. In 1997, he was named a member of the Management Board of BauMax Handels AG with responsibility for procurement and logistics. In May 2004, he was appointed a Member of the Management Board of Austrian Post.

Dipl.-BW (FH) Carl-Gerold Mende
Member of the Management Board, Parcel & Logistics Division,
appointed until June 14, 2011. Born 1956

Worked for DHL and Federal Express Europe starting in 1985, most recently as a member of the German management, simultaneously concluding his studies in business administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Rendsburg. He was named to the Management Board of General Parcel Logistics in 1993 and later Senior Vice President of GLS Holding, Amsterdam from 2001 to 2004 before joining Royal Mail in London as its International Director. In June 2008, he was appointed a Member of the Management Board of Austrian Post.

The Management Board has sole responsibility for managing the company for the benefit of the enterprise itself, taking account of the interests of shareholders and employees as well as the public interest. In the light of the increased importance of the Parcel & Logistics Division and the ongoing internationalisation of the Austrian Post Group, Austrian Post publicly invited applications to be submitted for a new position which was created on the Management Board, with responsibility for the Parcel & Logistics Division. In March 2008, the Supervisory Board appointed
Carl-Gerold Mende to the Management Board with management responsibility for the Parcel & Logis tics Division, effective June 15, 2008. He was named as a Member of the Management Board for a period of three years, with an option of being granted an extension of his employment contract for an additional two years.

Mode of operation of the Management Board

The Management Board regularly provides the Supervisory Board with timely and comprehensive information about all relevant issues relating to business development, including the assessment of the risk situation and risk management at Austrian Post and all key Group subsidiaries. The Management Board and Supervisory Board consider it their joint responsibility to ensure that sufficient information is provided to the Supervisory Board. In the spirit of good corporate governance, open discussions take place between the Management Board and the
Supervisory Board and within these two bodies. Furthermore, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board maintains regular contact to the Chairman of the Management Board, discussing the strategic business development and risk management of the company with him.

Organisational structure and Management Board responsibilities
(Status: December 31, 2008)

Dr. Anton Wais
Central/Group functions: General secretary, strategy and Group development, human resources management and strategic human
resources management, investor relations, compliance and corporate governance, internal auditing, corporate communications
Coordination areas: Country cooperation

Mag. Dr. Rudolf Jettmar
Central/Group functions: Finance and accounting, corporate controlling, treasury, human resources administration, information technology, legal, corporate real estate

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Herbert Götz
Divisions: Branch Network incl. philately
Coordination areas: Advertising coordination Austria

Dipl.-Ing. Walter Hitziger
Divisions: Mail incl. forwarding of goods
Coordination areas: Logistics coordination

Dipl.-BW (FH) Carl-Gerold Mende
Divisions: Parcel & Logistics incl. customs
Coordination areas: (since June 15, 2008) Sales coordination

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