AT&S appoints Petra Preining as CFO and expands the Management Board

Published On: September 1, 20222.4 min read487 words

With the appointment of Petra Preining, AT&S will have an excellent CFO to support the Management Board team. As of April 1, 2023, a CTO function will be added to the Management Board. This role will be held by Peter Griehsnig, who has successfully established the AT&S plants in China for many years.

Leoben, September 1, 2022 – The Supervisory Board of AT&S has appointed Petra Preining (49) to the AT&S Management Board as CFO for a period of five years with effect from October 1, 2022. She will be responsible for Finance, Controlling, Procurement, Investor Relations, Legal, Internal Audit, Compliance as well as Risk and Continuity Management. A graduate in business administration, Petra Preining most recently served as CFO of Semperit AG Holding.

She started her career in the food industry and then worked in the pharmaceutical industry and in business consulting. Since 2016, she served in several senior finance positions for companies of B&C Industrieholding. Petra Preining studied business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Peter Griehsnig (57) has been appointed to the Management Board of AT&S for five years and will serve as CTO with effect from April 1, 2023. He will be responsible for Research & Development, Innovation Management, Advanced Interconnect Solution Services (AISS), Quality, ESG and Industrial Planning.

After joining the company in 2001, Peter Griehsnig, who holds a doctorate in physics, has worked for AT&S in Shanghai since 2002. There he made a significant contribution to the design, construction and commissioning of the Shanghai and Chongqing plants in different management positions. In addition, he has been responsible for the performance of the plants as well as the development and implementation of the mSAP technology and the introduction of the technology for substrates in his function as COO of the business unit Mobile Devices & Substrates since 2012.

“We are delighted that Ms. Preining, a highly competent and experienced finance expert, is joining AT&S, and we will continue to successfully pursue our growth path with her support,” says Hannes Androsch, Chairman of the AT&S Supervisory Board. “With decades of experience, Peter Griehsnig will continue to drive the successful technological positioning of AT&S in his new role as CTO,” Androsch added.

“I am pleased that such experienced and competent professionals as Petra Preining and Peter Griehsnig will strengthen the AT&S Management Board in the future. I am confident that AT&S will successfully address the upcoming challenges as part of the implementation of the corporate strategy with this Management Board team.”

The new Management Board will now consist of the following members: CEO Andreas Gerstenmayer, CSO/Deputy CEO Peter Schneider, COO Ingolf Schröder, CFO Petra Preining and, as of April 1, 2023, CTO Peter Griehsnig.


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