• CEO
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Franz Hofer was born in Vienna in 1963. After graduation from University of Business & Economics he worked 13 years for Philips.

He joined Ovotherm in 2002. As CEO he is positioning the company as THE professional industrial supplier to the egg industry. Sustainability in customer relations, in passion for the business and the environmental approach of Ovotherm is the main focus of his assignment.

  • Senior Partner
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Willi N. Kallhammer born in Vienna had a marketing and sales education at Vienna University and Ford Europe.

1969 he got involved in the development of Ovotherm clear egg packaging worldwide creating successful egg marketing and merchandising concepts.

His global connections and engagement in the International Egg Commission made him "Global Ambassador" of this organization as well as bearer of the prestigious Dennis Wellstead award. 

At Ovotherm he is Senior Partner and advisor helping to coordinate the international sales and marketing activities. His motto: Success is based on innovation, investments and most important on a dedicated team which actually has built Ovotherm since 1965 to become the market leader for clear egg packaging.

  • COO
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After various management functions in international companies Petra Küblböck joined Ovotherm in 2005.

Next to her function as COO her main responsibilities are supervising the joint venture in Mexico and acting as the Sales Manager for the US and Scandinavia.

  • CFO
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Ladislav Majthenyi is part of the Ovotherm Management Team since 2018. His major role as CFO of the Ovotherm Group is the coordination of all our subsidiaries in the various countries.

He is providing the whole team and our financial partners with accurate data of our business performance.

  • Product Manager
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Walter Schleining has been involved in the egg industry for the majority of his professional life. His main responsibility within Ovotherm is innovation and developing new products.

Being constantly in contact with the egg grading machine manufacturers, he unceasingly works towards increasing the compatibility with the machines and improving the competitiveness of our product range.

  • Quality Manager
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Verena Beschkowitz was born in Vienna and her aim is always optimizing internal processes. She supports our customers to resolve any kind of issues and takes care of any request regarding different certificates and audits.

She is also responsible for the marketing activities, the creation of product datasheets, technical specifications and marketing material for our customers.

  • Technical Manager
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Nikos Giannakis started his career in the automation sector after he successfully passed his education in Mechanical Engineering.

First he made experiences in construction, prototyping and project management. After 8 years he changed to international project management. During his long time in Asia he could improve his knowledge in mold design and auditing. Nikos Giannakis moved to Ovotherm in 2016 and took over the Technical Management Department. His technical experience and passion for travelling is the perfect mix to increase the quality of our products, tools and processes.