Management. IFN Board member and Internorm-GF Heinz Scharl has completed his functions. There are also changes at Mercedes-AMG, Bankhaus Spängler and Sporthilfe.
Heinz Scharl, CEO of IFN-Holding AG (International Window Network) and Managing Director of Internorm, has left the company. “The cooperation over the last two years has revealed different views on the future strategic direction of the company. Right now, in coping with the impact of the Corona crisis, we are counting on a clear and unambiguous orientation of the company, which is fully supported by the shareholders and the entire management team,” says co-owner and company spokesman Christian Klinger. Prior to joining IFN-Holding AG, Scharl worked in groups such as the Klinger Group and Agrana.
For the last financial year, the IFN Group announced an increase in sales of around twelve percent to EUR 612 million. All seven companies in the network – Internorm, Topic, GIG, HSF, Schlotterer, Kastrup and Skaala – contributed to the increase, according to the data. In the past ten years, IFN has almost doubled its sales. Equity had risen by around 17 million euros and now stands at EUR 217.4 million.
Change of leadership at Mercedes-AMG
The Mercedes-Benz subsidiary AMG gets a new boss. The new Ceo will be Philipp Schiemer, currently Head of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Ltda. Jochen Hermann, currently Head of Development eDrive at Daimler AG, will become the new Chief Technical Officer of AMG and member of the Executive Board.
Tobias Moers, Ceo of Mercedes-AMG GmbH, based in Affalterbach, since 2013, is leaving the company and becoming the new CEO of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. in the UK.
Bankhaus Spängler wins Raphael Hartl
Raphael Hartl strengthens the private banking team in the Vienna branch of bank House Spängler. At the beginning of next year, he will also take over the regional management here together with Jakob Matuschka-Gablenz as double head.
Hartl holds a doctorate in law and worked for Schoellerbank for 15 years. As Managing Director, he headed the headquarters in Vienna.
Susanne Riess new President of Sporthilfe
Wüstenrot Director-General Susanne Riess has been elected as the new President of the Austrian Sports Aid. She held this position from 2000 to 2003 during her time as Minister of Sport and Vice-Chancellor.
The current President Eduard Müller, President of Sports Aid since September 2019, has resigned from his post with the election of the new President.