MANAGEMENT

A visionary team

Executive board

Our management team steers our brand structure in a direction of travel which ensures that all brands reflect their core values in everything we do.

DI STEFAN PIERER

Born 25 November 1956
Appointed until 31 December 2023
Chairman of the Executive Board of KTM AG Strategy, Motorsport and Quality Management

After completing his education at the University of Leoben (business and energy management), he started his career in 1982 at HOVAL GmbH in Marchtrenk as a sales assistant and later worked as sales manager and authorized signatory. In 1987, Stefan Pierer founded the CROSS Beteiligungsgruppe (now PIERER Mobility AG), where he is a shareholder and member of the Executive Board. Supervisory Board seats with listed companies: Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, SHW

MAG. ING. HUBERT TRUNKENPOLZ

Born 17 May 1962
Appointed until 31 December 2023
Member of the Executive Board of KTM AG Brand Management, Product Management, PG&A (Parts, Garments & Accessories)

Following his studies at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz (business administration), Hubert Trunkenpolz started his career at ISA Audivisual Communication Corp. as marketing manager and later worked at TRUMAG as sales manager/managing director. He has been working for the CROSS Group (now PIERER Mobility AG) since 1992 and has been a member of the Executive Board of KTM AG since 2004. Since 2007, Hubert Trunkenpolz has also been a member of the Executive Board of KTM AG. He has also been on the Executive Board of KTM Industries AG since 2018.

MAG. VIKTOR SIGL, MBA

Born 29 June 1974
Appointed until 31 December 2023
Member of the Executive Board of KTM AG Finance and Treasury, Controlling, Legal and Insurance, Risk Management and Dealer Financing, Human Resources, IT & Organization

After studying business administration at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, he began his professional career at KPMG working in the area of auditing and tax consulting. After completing his tax consulting exams and an MBA program at the University of Toronto, in 2005 Viktor Sigl joined voestalpine AG, where he headed the Corporate Tax & Finance Advisory department. Before joining KTM AG, he was commercial director in the field of international industrial assembly.

DI STEFAN PIERER

Born 25 November 1956
Appointed until 31 December 2023

Chairman of the Executive Board of KTM AG Strategy, Motorsport and Quality Management

After completing his education at the University of Leoben (business and energy management), he started his career in 1982 at HOVAL GmbH in Marchtrenk as a sales assistant and later worked as sales manager and authorized signatory. In 1987, Stefan Pierer founded the CROSS Beteiligungsgruppe (now PIERER Mobility AG), where he is a shareholder and member of the Executive Board. Supervisory Board seats with listed companies: Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, SHW

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MAG. ING. HUBERT TRUNKENPOLZ

Born 17 May 1962
Appointed until 31 December 2023

Member of the Executive Board of KTM AG Brand Management, Product Management, PG&A (Parts, Garments & Accessories)

Following his studies at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz (business administration), Hubert Trunkenpolz started his career at ISA Audivisual Communication Corp. as marketing manager and later worked at TRUMAG as sales manager/managing director. He has been working for the CROSS Group (now PIERER Mobility AG) since 1992 and has been a member of the Executive Board of KTM AG since 2004. Since 2007, Hubert Trunkenpolz has also been a member of the Executive Board of KTM AG. He has also been on the Executive Board of KTM Industries AG since 2018.

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MAG. VIKTOR SIGL, MBA

Born 29 June 1974
Appointed until 31 December 2023

Member of the Executive Board of KTM AG Finance and Treasury, Controlling, Legal and Insurance, Risk Management and Dealer Financing, Human Resources, IT & Organization

After studying business administration at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, he began his professional career at KPMG working in the area of auditing and tax consulting. After completing his tax consulting exams and an MBA program at the University of Toronto, in 2005 Viktor Sigl joined voestalpine AG, where he headed the Corporate Tax & Finance Advisory department. Before joining KTM AG, he was commercial director in the field of international industrial assembly.

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ING. PHILIPP HABSBURG

Born 17 June 1974
Appointed until 15 May 2021
Member of the Executive Board of KTM AG Research and Development

After completing his training at the technical college in Salzburg, specializing in mechanical engineering, he began his professional career in 1995 as a project manager at Palfinger AG in Salzburg. After joining the KTM Group, he worked from 1998 to 2009 as a project manager and head of the department for street motorcycles and then as head of overall vehicle development. From 2010 – 2019 Philipp Habsburg was head of research and development, and since 2011 he has also been managing director of KTM Technologies GmbH. In 2019 he was appointed as a member of the Executive Board of KTM AG.

MAG. FLORIAN KECHT

Born 14 March 1980
Appointed until 15 May 2021
Member of the Executive Board of KTM AG Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Commercial Business Development, Promotions

After completing his International Business Administration degree at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Florian Kecht started his career in sales at KTM Sportmotorcycle AG. After several years of experience in international sales, he took over as head of customer service in 2011 and acquired responsibility for trade marketing in 2013. Since 2012, Florian Kecht has been an authorized signatory of KTM AG and since 2014 he has been managing director of KTM Sportmotorcycle GmbH. In 2019 he was appointed to the Executive Board of KTM AG.

DR. THORSTEN HARTMANN

Born 17. October 1962
Appointed until 31 December 2021
Member of the Board of Directors of KTM AG Production and Logistics

After studying mechanical engineering at Leibnitz University in Hanover, Thorsten Hartmann received his doctorate in logistics/production at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg. He began his professional career in industry at Festo AG in the Stuttgart area in the Power Tools/Festool business unit. As COO at Tooltechnic Systems AG, Thorsten Hartmann was responsible for development, quality, supply chain and production. After a phase of self-employment in the consulting and training sector, he joined Pierer Industrie AG as COO on March 1, 2019 and has been a member of the board at KTM AG since June 2020.

ING. PHILIPP HABSBURG

Born 17 June 1974
Appointed until 15 May 2021

Member of the Executive Board of KTM AG Research and Development

After completing his training at the technical college in Salzburg, specializing in mechanical engineering, he began his professional career in 1995 as a project manager at Palfinger AG in Salzburg. After joining the KTM Group, he worked from 1998 to 2009 as a project manager and head of the department for street motorcycles and then as head of overall vehicle development. From 2010 – 2019 Philipp Habsburg was head of research and development, and since 2011 he has also been managing director of KTM Technologies GmbH. In 2019 he was appointed as a member of the Executive Board of KTM AG.

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MAG. FLORIAN KECHT

Born 14 March 1980
Appointed until 15 May 2021

Member of the Executive Board of KTM AG Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Commercial Business Development, Promotions

After completing his International Business Administration degree at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Florian Kecht started his career in sales at KTM Sportmotorcycle AG. After several years of experience in international sales, he took over as head of customer service in 2011 and acquired responsibility for trade marketing in 2013. Since 2012, Florian Kecht has been an authorized signatory of KTM AG and since 2014 he has been managing director of KTM Sportmotorcycle GmbH. In 2019 he was appointed to the Executive Board of KTM AG.

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DR. THORSTEN HARTMANN

Born 17. October 1962
Appointed until 31 December 2021

Member of the Board of Directors of KTM AG Production and Logistics

After studying mechanical engineering at Leibnitz University in Hanover, Thorsten Hartmann received his doctorate in logistics/production at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg. He began his professional career in industry at Festo AG in the Stuttgart area in the Power Tools/Festool business unit. As COO at Tooltechnic Systems AG, Thorsten Hartmann was responsible for development, quality, supply chain and production. After a phase of self-employment in the consulting and training sector, he joined Pierer Industrie AG as COO on March 1, 2019 and has been a member of the board at KTM AG since June 2020.

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Supervisory board

Supervisory Board supervises the policies of the Executive Board and the general affairs of the company and its enterprise, taking into account the relevant interests of the company’s stakeholders, and advises the Executive Board.

MAG. FRIEDRICH ROITHNER

First appointment: 21/07/2016

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, businessman

End of the current term of office: until the Annual General Meeting which decides on the discharge for the 2020 financial year Other Supervisory Board seats in other listed companies: Pankl Racing Systems AG

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FRIEDRICH LACKERBAUER

Delegated Since 12/01/2006

Member of the Supervisory Board, Works Council

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RAJIV BAJAJ

First appointment: 30/11/2007

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, businessman

End of the current term of office: until the Annual General Meeting which decides on the discharge for the 2020 financial year. Among other roles, Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Ltd., Member of the Executive Board of Bajaj Auto Holdings Ltd, Bajaj Finance Ltd., Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd., Bajaj Finserv Ltd.

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FRANZ HATTINGER

Delegated since 08/06/2017

Member of the Supervisory Board, Works Council

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SRINIVASAN RAVIKUMAR

First Appointment: 26/09/2012 As Member

Member of the Supervisory Board, entrepreneur

End of the current term of office: until the Annual General Meeting which decides on the discharge for the 2020 financial year Among other roles, President Business Development and Assurance in Bajaj Auto Ltd., member of various committees at Bajaj Auto Ltd., Director of Bajaj Auto International Holdings BV

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DR. ERNST CHALUPSKY

First appointment: 16/04/1999

Member of the Supervisory Board, attorney

End of the current term of office: until the Annual General Meeting which decides on the discharge for the 2020 financial year. Other Supervisory Board mandates in other listed companies: KTM Industries AG

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