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.
With its outstanding solutions and services, intelligent infrastructure, and patented technology, Retarus manages communication for companies worldwide. Retarus’ state-of-the-art technologies, highly available data centers, and innovative cloud messaging platform offer maximum security, maximum performance, and business continuity. With experience in steering information flows at the enterprise level, Retarus ensures that information is transferred securely and reliably to the right place, at the right time, in the right format—since 1992 and with now 15 subsidiaries on four continents. Seventy-five percent of DAX 30, half of all EURO STOXX 50, and 25 percent of S&P100 companies rely on Retarus services. Our long-standing customers include Adidas, Bayer, BNP Paribas, Bosch, Continental, DHL, DZ BANK, Fujitsu, Goldman Sachs, Honda, Linde, PSA, Puma, Sixt, T‑Systems, Sony and Zeiss.