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Montana Aerospace Michael Pistauer

Dr. Michael Pistauer

Austrian citizen, born in 1969
Degree in business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business
PhD in the business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business with his dissertation done on “Eco-controlling as a strategic management tool”

Dr. Michael Pistauer holds the position of Co-CEO of Montana Aerospace AG since July 2022 and in this function is responsible for the operational and strategic development of the E-Mobility and Energy business segments. In addition, he has been responsible for the financial agendas as well as for the areas of M&A, investor relations and IT as CFO since the company was founded. He is an experienced specialist with excellent industry and finance know-how and he successfully implemented Montana Aerospace’s previous strategic M&A transactions and growth projects and has supported development of the globally operating industrial group from the very beginning.

With a degree in business administration, he has an excellent track record in building high-performance finance organizations. Michael Pistauer has been a member of the Montana Tech Components (parent company of Montana Aerospace AG) management team since 2016 and, among other things, in his role as CFO was successfully responsible for the structuring of VARTA AG, which now belongs to the parent company. As CFO between 2016 and 2018, he led the German battery manufacturer on a very successful course of growth. Under his leadership, VARTA AG successfully went public in 2017, which is still considered one of the most successful IPOs in Germany. In 2019 Mr. Pistauer was jointly responsible for the listing of Aluflkexpack AG on the Swiss stock exchange. Before joining the Montana Tech Components Group, Dr. Pistauer worked as an entrepreneur and has worked for several companies – some of which are listed on the stock exchange – in various management functions, including as a board member.