Bernhard Kiener - Biography

Bernhard Kiener, born 1982 in Oberndorf near Salzburg, studied Automotive Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Joanneum in Graz. After his studies he worked in various positions at VENTREX Automotive in Graz, one of the world's leading suppliers of valves and compressors to the automotive industry. In 2012 he was promoted to the management of the company and became sole managing director in 2015, and from 2016 he was also managing director of VTI Ventil Technik in Menden (Germany). On 1 May 2018 he became a member of the Board of Styria Media Group, headed by Markus Mair, Chairman of the Board, and Kurt Kribitz.