On July 1, Thomas Gangl stepped up as OMV Executive Board member responsible for Refining & Petrochemical Operations. In our interview you can find out about the challenges he sees ahead as well as getting to know more about Thomas Gangl himself.
Together with my team we have developed a three-pronged transformation agenda. First is our focus on petrochemicals and jet fuel. This is followed by a pledge to expand my business area beyond Europe’s borders and to reduce the carbon footprint of our refineries.
Thomas Gangl, OMV Executive Board member responsible for Refining & Petrochemical Operations
Thomas Gangl CV
Born 1971 in Antiesenhofen, Upper Austria
After his studies in Process Technology at the Vienna University of Technology and in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Salford (Manchester), Thomas Gangl started his OMV career as a Process Engineer at Schwechat Refinery. In 2011 he became General Manager of OMV Deutschland GmbH and Manager of Burghausen Refinery. In 2014 he took over management of the refinery in Schwechat before being named in 2016 as Senior Vice President of the Business Unit Refining & Petrochemicals, responsible for all three OMV refineries. He has sat on the OMV Executive Board since July 1, 2019. He is responsible for Refining & Petrochemical Operations.