Retarus Press Release:
Michael Frischauf appointed new Country Manager in Austria
CEO of BT Austria joins Retarus
Munich, 02.02.2016 // Michael Frischauf has taken over as head of Retarus’ Austrian subsidiary with immediate effect. After serving for many years as CEO of BT Austria, he will now be responsible for maintaining the successful development of the global messaging provider and continuing to build on customer relationships in the Austrian and Eastern European market. Frischauf succeeds Oliver Prevrhal, who recently took over as Managing Director of Retarus’ Asian headquarters in Singapore.
Prior to changing to Retarus, Michael Frischauf was for many years the CEO of the Austrian subsidiary of British Telecom, where his duties included responsibility for the regional sales and partnership business. Previously, the 43-year-old top industry specialist worked for renowned ITC companies, including T-Systems Austria, KPNQwest and Orange Business Service.
“We are very pleased that we have been able to appoint such an experienced leader as Austrian Country Manager,” says Johannes Hecker, Chief Operating Officer for the Retarus Group. “As an expert on the local market, Michael Frischauf, with his many years of ITC expertise will consistently continue to grow our successful business in Austria and the CEE region.”
Retarus is amongst the strongest internationally expanding cloud service providers for B2B communications and enables a secure and efficient flow of information for companies around the world. Retarus’ customers in Austria include AVL List, Andritz, Europapier, Kuehne+Nagel, Plansee, Ratiopharm, RHI and Österreichische Post AG.
Before this appointment the Vienna office was headed up by Oliver Prevrhal for many years, who successfully built up the Austrian subsidiary during his time in charge. Since the end of last year Prevrhal has taken over as Managing Director for the company’s Asian subsidiary.
Since 1992, Retarus has been supporting companies in achieving highly efficient communication. The global information logistics provider with 13 branches on four continents always plays an important role where large amounts of data need to be transmitted securely and reliably –– irrespective of which communication channels, interfaces, applications and devices are required. The services are soundly based on a Global Delivery Network which includes the company’s own data centres in Europe, the USA and the APAC region, as well as fully redundant carrier infrastructure. Half of all EURO STOXX 50 companies and about 20 percent of Dow Jones corporations rely on Retarus’ services. Longstanding customers include Adidas, Bayer, Continental, DHL, DZ BANK, Honda, Linde, Osram, Puma, Sixt, Sony and Thomas Cook.