Our Corporate Bodies

03/07/2023

While the General Meeting serves to jointly form the will of the shareholders in the affairs of the Company, the Supervisory Board supervises the management of the Company the Managing Board is in charge of.

General Meeting

The General Meeting serves to jointly form the will of the shareholders in the affairs of the Company. The General Meeting shall pass resolutions in the cases expressly stipulated by law or in the Articles of Association. These include among others:

  • resolutions on the appropriation of profits
  • the discharge of the Managing Board and the Supervisory Board
  • the remuneration policy and the remuneration report and
  • the election to the Supervisory Board

General Meetings are called by the Company at least once a year; shareholders have the right to attend the General Meeting and exercise their rights when they prove their qualification as shareholder on the Record Date.

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board shall supervise the management of the Company. Additionally, there are certain transactions that are subject to the consent of the Supervisory Board (Articles of Association Article 15 The Supervisory Board – Responsibilities).

At the moment the Supervisory Board consists of 12 Supervisory Board members (shareholder representatives):

Günter Geyer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Günter Geyer
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Rudolf Ertl
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Robert Lasshofer
Robert Lasshofer
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Martina Dobringer
Martina Dobringer
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Zsuzsanna Eifert
Zsuzsanna Eifert
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Gerhard Fabisch
Gerhard Fabisch
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Andras Kozma
András Kozma
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Peter Mihok
Peter Mihók
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Gabriele Semmelrock Werzer
Gabriele Semmelrock-Werzer
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Katarina Slezakova
Katarína Slezáková
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Peter Thirring
Peter Thirring
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Gertrude Tumpel Gugerell
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell
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Diversity on the Supervisory Board

As of 31/12/2022 

1 The Supervisory Board of VIG Holding has established independence criteria in accordance with Rule 53 of the Austrian Code of Corporate Governance. Peter Mihók and Robert Lasshofer have each stated that they are not independent based on the independence criteria specified by the Supervisory Board.

 

High attendance rates at meetings of the Supervisory Board and its committees

 

Financial year 2022;
1 Elected to the Supervisory Board in the Annual General Meeting of 20 May 2022
2 New composition of committees or new deputy arrangements in the event of impediment from 7 June 2022 onwards
3 One meeting took place prior to the Annual General Meeting and before the meeting of the Supervisory Board, during which the new composition of the committees was agreed upon. Georg Riedl participated in this meeting as his substitute.
4 Retired from the Supervisory Board at the end of the Annual General Meeting of 20 May 2022.

Name Supervisory Board Audit Committee2  Working Comittee2  Strategy Comittee2  Personnel Comittee2  Nomination Comittee2
  4 meetings 4 meetings 2 meetings No meeting 2 meetings 2 meetings
Günter Geyer
(Chair)
4/4 4/4 2/2   2/2 2/2
Rudolf Ertl
(1st Deputy Chair)
4/4 4/4 2/2   2/2 2/2
Robert Lasshofer
(2nd Deputy Chair)
2/4 2/4 1/23   2/2 2/2
Martina Dobringer 4/4 4/4       2/2
Zsuzsanna Eifert 4/4 4/4        
Gerhard Fabisch 3/4          
András Kozma1 3/3 2/2        
Peter Mihók 4/4 4/4        
Heinz Öhler 3/4          
Georg Riedl4 1/1   1/1      
Gabriele Semmelrock-Werzer 4/4          
Katarina Slezáková 4/4 4/4        
Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell 4/4 4/4        

 

Managing Board

The Managing Board shall manage the Company in such manner as the benefit of the Company requires, taking into consideration the interests of the shareholders and the employees as well as the public interest. The Managing Board represents the Company both in and out of court.

At the moment the Managing Board of VIG Holding consists of six members with individual areas and countries of responsibility:

CEO Hartwig Löger
Hartwig Löger General Manager (CEO), Chairman of the Managing Board
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Peter Höfinger (Deputy CEO)
Peter Höfinger Deputy General Manager, Deputy Chairman of the Managing Board
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Liane Hirner (CFRO)
Liane Hirner Member of the Managing Board, Chief Finance and Risk Officer (CFRO)
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Gerhard Lahner (COO)
Gerhard Lahner Member of the Managing Board, Chief Operations Officer (COO)
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Gabor Lehel (CIO)
Gábor Lehel Member of the Managing Board, Chief Innovation Officer (CIO)
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VIG Board Member Harald Riener
Harald Riener Member of the Managing Board
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proposals for resolutions, voting results and more.

All documents of the Annual General Meeting available for download.