As of 1 April 2023, the HABAU GROUP CEO was appointed as the new chairman of the specialist representation of the Upper Austrian construction industry.
Hubert Wetschnig is the new chairman of the Upper Austrian construction industry. This was recently confirmed by the Economic Chamber. Thus, the HABAU GROUP CEO will act as chairman of the specialist representation until the next vote in 2025.
“The construction industry has a lasting effect on the economy and society. As the new chairman, it is an honour and a pleasure to be able to do my bit to strengthen the construction industry in Upper Austria and actively promote it starting immediately”, states the new chairman of the Upper Austrian construction industry and HABAU GROUP CEO Hubert Wetschnig.
The new specialist agency chairman Wetschnig has been a member of the Upper Austrian trade association since 2017, as well as a board member of the Austrian Building Technology Association (ÖBV) and the Austrian Research Association for Roads, Railways and Transport (FSV) and executive committee member of the Austrian Engineer and Architect Association (ÖIAV) and member of the Federation of Upper Austrian Industries (IV OÖ).
Successful corporate management of the HABAU GROUP
Since 2017, Hubert Wetschnig has been the CEO of the HABAU GROUP, one of the top four construction companies in Austria, where he is responsible not only for the fate of the Group, made up of 15 construction companies, but also drives internal change processes and the area of digitalisation forward with great success. Each year, the construction group, with its roughly 6,500 employees, obtains a construction volume of 1.77 billion euros. The agile full-service provider serves practically all areas of construction: from building and prefabricated construction, civil engineering, pipeline construction, steel and steel plant construction all the way to timber construction and underground construction operations.