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Werner Pamminger

Mr. Werner Pamminger is 2014 Chief Executive Officer of Business Upper Austria – OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH since September.

Business Upper Austria is the business agency of the State of Upper Austrian and is responsible for investment promotion as well as regional development through funding programmes for research, technology and innovation, technology transfer, collaboration in clusters as well as supporting high-tech startups. Werner is responsible for 140 empolyees and an annual budget for 14 mio €.

Business Upper Austria – OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur is responsible for the management of 10 cluster-initiatives representing more than 2.300 companies and is a leading organization for cluster management and a role-model in Europe for successful cluster management.

Werner has experience in providing set up and installation of activities in the fields of information & communications, qualifications, co-operation, marketing & PR, internationalization. He established a plastic industry network of 400 contributing companies.

Werner holds both an engineering degree (M.Sc) in Automation Engineering from the University of Applied Science in Wels (AUT) as well as business administration degree (M.B.A.) in International Finance from the University of Toronto (CAN). He lives with this wife and 2 sons in Upper Austria.