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Gerald Petschner

CEO of InnoWaggon
INNOFREIGHT Solutions, Austria

Railway engineer specializing in freight car development. Experienced with all stages of the engineering cycle, starting from the idea until the final realization & operational implementation. Well-versed in numerous mechanical engineering tools and strong background in project management, supplier &customer relations.

Experience:
Railway Engineer
Innofreight group – starting 2001
Bruck an der Mur, Styria (AUT)
• Project manager of numerous technical projects
• Opening of new markets in Europe (e.g. Scandinavia, Iberia) as sales manager
• Management of a sales department as sales director
• Corporate management as CEO of InnoWaggon GmbH

Trainee
DCMI – Daimler Chrysler Manufacturing International – 2005
Charlotte, North Carolina (USA)
• Degree dissertation in the field of production engineering
• Internship for university studies at TU Graz

Professional Soldier
BMLV – Austrian Ministry of Defence – 1995 to 2001
Salzburg (AUT)
• Military Academy
• Legal assistant within an supply unit and military police