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Restructuring of ownership structure of Gebauer & Griller

In the past few years, Gebauer & Griller, a leading manufacturers of cables, wires and cable harnesses has risen from a being medium-sized company into international competition. With the opening of plants in Europe, Asia, and North America, new, professional structures were also built into operations. The owners of the company, which has been family-owned since its foundation in 1940, are now laying the groundwork for the professionalization of the shareholder structure.
This is especially necessary due to the increasing number of shareholders, most of whom do not work in the company.


Nikolaus Griller, who was previously responsible for the Sales, Marketing, and Innovation Management departments as a managing director, will take on a leading role within the circle of shareholders. At the request of the owner family, he will manage extensive tasks of coordination between the owners and management. As a result of his departure from management, managing directors Eva Schinkinger (CEO), Axel Blasko and Holger Fastabend will take over Nikolaus Griller’s obligations from April 1, 2018. Nikolaus Griller worked in the operative business of GG for seven years and has been a member of management since 2015.

 

About Gebauer & Griller


The Gebauer & Griller Group has been developing, designing and manufacturing high-quality cables and cable harnesses for the automotive, elevator and escalator industry as well as for special industrial applications for decades.


In addition to conventional single-core cables, the company produces special cables for specific applications and complex aluminum and copper battery harnesses for use in vehicles.
Hybrid, electric and lightweight designs will define the future of the automotive industry; aluminum is the material of the day.  Gebauer & Griller recognized this trend early on and developed innovative connection technologies for aluminum cables. They first equipped large-series vehicles with aluminum cable harnesses as far back as 1999.

The owner-managed company was founded in Vienna in 1940 and employs around 4,500 people at 13 locations around the world. Innovative power, technical competence and the highest levels of quality in all areas enable Gebauer & Griller to develop and implement highly complex customer requirements worldwide.

 

Contact

Gebauer & Griller Kabelwerke GmbH
Muthgasse 36, 1194 Vienna, Austria
T: +43 1 360 20 – 0
E-mail: presse@griller.at

 

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