Expanding the ODU management team: Dr. Josef Leitner takes over commercial management
Dr. Josef Leitner (41) joined the ODU management team on January 7.
As Commercial Managing Director, he is in charge of the Finance, Human Resources and IT departments. Denis Giba remains responsible for worldwide sales, marketing and portfolio management. Dr.-Ing. Kurt Woelfl is spokesman of the management board and heads the entire technology division.
Dr. Leitner, who was born in Styria, Austria, is a trained technician and business economist. Most recently he worked in the automotive industry as commercial director for a well-known manufacturer of safety and airbag modules. Prior to that, he held several global management positions in engineering companies and in the financial auditing sector.
"Today, ODU is up to the economic challenges and is an important global player in the international connector market. To ensure that we continue to develop ODU in a focused and targeted manner in the future, we are actively working on optimizing the organizational structure. We are pleased to welcome first-class experts like Dr. Leitner with his many years of experience on board," says Dr. Woelfl about the reinforcement in the management team.