On April 7, 2011 invited the Technical University of Vienna in the framework of the postgraduate master’s programme Professional MBA automotive industry a business evening with Siegfried Wolf”in cooperation with the STU Bratislava, as well as the Mobilitatscluster of the Vienna Business Agency to a high-profile business evening at the House of industry. Prof.KR ing. Siegfried Wolf, Chairman of Oleg Deripaskas Russian Machines”, spoke this evening about the challenges of the automotive industry” and it emphasized the importance of well trained employees for a company. Especially the demands on managers and managers were now immense and require a future-oriented training to meet the global challenges. It is the task of companies to support innovative skills as much as possible, to promote more. In the course of the ensuing discussion, Wolf gave a glimpse the 150 invited guests in his work and the current situation of the automotive industry in Russia. Also current events in Japan and the resulting impact on the automotive industry took place at the end. Personal Siegfried Wolf, Prof.KR ing.

Siegfried Wolf in 1994 assumed the function of the Board of Directors of the technical research and development at MAGNA Europa. In April 2005, he was appointed as Co-Chief Executive Officer (co-CEO), Magna International. In this function, he led the global group as a member of the very top of the company with about 74,000 employees, 238 production sites and 79 development and engineering centers in 25 countries. 2010 he became Chairman of the Board at the head of Group of Russian machines OJSC, that part of the basic element group, which includes the vehicle and Mechanical Engineering Division. In his new role, Siegfried Wolf took over the strategic responsibility for the core areas of automotive production, as well as aircraft and railway wagon production.

He is a successful manager in the automotive industry, which became one of the world’s most important suppliers MAGNA. In addition to his role in the basic element group, Siegfried Wolf is Member of the Supervisory Board in a number of European companies. Professional MBA automotive industry the University course is part-time, lasts 4 semesters and will be held in English. To enable the optimum compatibility of studies and professional courses held every three to six weeks in Vienna or Bratislava blocked. The postgraduate master’s programme at university level is promoted by the EU and has been accredited by the quality assurance agency FIBAA (Foundation for international business administration accreditation). Contact and further information Technical University Continuing Education Center Opera lane 11/017 A-1040 Wien T: + 43 (0) 1 58801-41701 F: + 43 (0) 1 58801-41799 E: H: automotive.tuwien.ac.at