Curriculum vitae of Dr. Franz Gasselsberger, MBA

Having obtained a doctorate in law from Paris-Lodron University in Salzburg, Franz Gasselsberger started his career at Oberbank in 1983. 


Parallel to his management function in the Bank’s Salzburg operations, he completed the MBA program at the International Management Academy, earning an International Executive MBA degree. In April 1998, the Supervisory Board appointed him to the Management Board of Oberbank AG; on 1 May 2002 he assumed the function of Board Spokesman and on 1 May 2005 was designated Chairman of the Management Board with the title of Generaldirektor (CEO). 


In November 2007, the German Federal President appointed Franz Gasselsberger Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Upper Austria. He is also a member of the Management Board of the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV), the Austrian Bankers Association (VOeBB), the Federation of Austrian Industries in Upper Austria, the Austrian Society for Bank Research (BWG), President of the LIMAK Austrian Business School and Chairman of the Sector Conference of the Economic Chamber of Upper Austria - Finance, Credit and Insurance Section.


Supervisory board mandates in Austrian and international companies and other functions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Gasteiner Bergbahnen Aktiengesellschaft


Functions in companies included in the consolidated financial statements:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Bank für Tirol und Vorarlberg Aktiengesellschaft
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of BKS Bank AG
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of voestalpine AG

Dr. Franz Gasselsberger, MBA

Dr. Franz Gasselsberger, MBA

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