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The OMV Executive Board

The Executive Board is the body that manages the company. The members have joint responsibility and the individual areas of responsibility, voting obligations and procedures are defined in the rules of procedure approved by the Supervisory Board.

The contractual terms of office for the Board members are as follows:

Alfred Stern: 01.09.2021 - 31.08.2024
Johann Pleininger: 01.09.2015 - 31.08.2023
Reinhard Florey: 01.07.2016 - 30.06.2024
Martijn van Koten: 01.07.2021 - 30.06.2024

Alfred Stern
(* 1965)
Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of OMV Aktiengesellschaft
Executive Officer Chemicals & Materials

Curriculum Vitae:
As of September 1, 2021, Alfred Stern is CEO of OMV Aktiengesellschaft and Executive Board member for Chemicals & Materials. He took over management of the company 5 months after his appointment as Executive Board member for the newly established Chemicals & Materials division. Before that he had been CEO of Borealis since July 2018, having sat on the Executive Board for the preceding 6 years as well, with responsibility for the areas of Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology. His Borealis career began in 2008 as Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology. Prior to joining Borealis, Alfred Stern was at DuPont de Nemours and held various management positions in R&D, Sales & Marketing and Quality & Business Management in Switzerland, Germany, and the USA. With a passion for outdoor sports, Alfred Stern has a PhD in Material Science and a Masters in Polymer Engineering and Science, both from Montanuniversität in Leoben (Austria). He has won multiple awards, including the H. F. Mark Medaille, the DuPont Award for a new product patent, and an honorary award from the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research. Alfred Stern is married and has two children.

Alfred Stern (PDF, 592,9 KB)

Johann Pleininger
(* 1962)
Deputy CEO and Member of the Executive Board of OMV Aktiengesellschaft
Executive Officer Exploration & Production

Curriculum Vitae:
Johann Pleininger studied mechanical and economic engineering and began his career at OMV in 1977. From 2007 to 2013 he was Executive Board member responsible for E&P at OMV Petrom in Bucharest. Most recently he has been the Senior Vice President responsible for the core Upstream countries Romania, Austria as well as the development of the Black Sea Region. Since September 1, 2015 he has been a member of the OMV Executive Board and is responsible for Exploration & Production. As of July 1, 2017 Mr. Pleininger was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board.

Johann Pleininger (PDF, 325,2 KB)

Reinhard Florey
Executive Board Member of OMV Aktiengesellschaft
Chief Financial Officer

Curriculum Vitae:
Reinhard Florey graduated in mechanical engineering and economics from Graz University of Technology while also completing his music studies at the University of Fine Arts. He started his career in corporate consulting and strategy consulting. From 2002 to 2012 he worked in different positions worldwide for Thyssen Krupp Steel. His most recent post was as CFO and deputy CEO of Outukumpu. Since July 1, 2016 Reinhard Florey has been the CFO of OMV Aktiengesellschaft.

Reinhard Florey (PDF, 75,7 KB)


Martijn Arjen van Koten
(* 1970)
Member of the Executive Board of OMV Aktiengesellschaft
Executive Officer Refining

Curriculum Vitae:
Martijn van Koten was born in the Netherlands, where he studied Chemical Engineering at Delft University of Technology. He began his professional career at Shell in 1994 taking on several management and technical positions in the refining and downstream business in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands. Starting 2004, Martijn van Koten resumed Manufacturing Site General Manager positions at Shell in Sweden and Singapore, before becoming Vice President Manufacturing East & Middle East in Singapore in 2009 and Vice President Supply & Distribution Americas in the United States in 2013. In 2013, Martijn van Koten joined Borealis as Executive Board Member Operations, HSE & PTS in Austria. From 2018 to June 2021, he was Borealis Executive Board Member Base Chemicals & Operations in Austria. Martijn van Koten is a member of the OMV Board of Directors since July 1, 2021 and responsible for the division Refining. As of November 1, he takes over the Marketing & Trading division in addition. From January 1, 2023, Martijn van Koten will head the newly created Fuels & Feedstock division, which will consolidate the Refining and Marketing & Trading business areas. He is married and has two daughters.

Martijn Arjen van Koten (PDF, 71,3 KB)

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