Managing Board

George GAO

George GAO Ph.D. - CEO

DOB 4 March 1958

As of September 23rd Mr. George Gao was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the ATB Austria Antriebstechnik AG. His responsibilities include Strategy, Investments, Sales, Marketing, Investor Relations, Reorganization, and M&A. Mr Gao earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin.

Mr. Gao has over 30 years of experiences in motor industry and global vision. In previous positions he was acting as Senior Head of Special machines, Large Drive of Siemens AG, Germany, as Vice President of TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company, USA, and as Executive Leader of the Corporate Research & Development of General Electric Company, USA.

Jianbo Wu - CFO

Jianbo Wu - CFO

DOB: 12 December 1980

As of 2 March 2015 Jianbo Wu took over the position of CFO (Chief Financial Officer) within the ATB Managing Board. He is in charge of Group Accounting, Controlling, Risk Management, Legal and Insurance, Treasury and Taxes as well as Internal Audit. Previously Mr. Wu had been in charge of the private equity and venture capital division of the Wolong Holding Group. He has extensive experience in finance and investments, which he had gained in financial consulting and as investment manager among other positions.

Mr. Wu has received a BSc in economics from the University of Nottingham and also an MSc from the University of Oxford, Great Britain.

Gilbert Faul

Gilbert Faul - COO

DOB 2 May 1967

As of February 2nd Mr Faul is a member of the ATB Managing Board in the position as COO (Chief Operations Officer). In this position he will be responsible for production management, quality management, Purchasing, Research and Development, as well as, integration. Mr Faul was able to gain extensive management experience in more than twenty years in several multi-national companies.

Mr Faul successfully studied engineering at the renowned Engineer ENSTA in Paris, France, with a major in automotive and mechanical engineering.

  • ATB Austria Antriebstechnik AG
  • Donau-City-Strasse 6/Top 15a
  • 1220 Vienna
  • Austria
  • Phone: +43 1 902 50 0
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