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Corporate Governance

EGGER has distinct values, a defined model, as well as a long-term company strategy. These form the basis of all company decisions within EGGER and are also reflected in the company structure.

Organisation and management structure

EGGER has been a family business since its establishment, more than 50 years ago. The owners of the EGGER Holzwerkstoffe Group are mainly members of the Egger family, as well as the EGGER Group Management Under company law, the EGGER Holzwerkstoffe Group has a social capital group structure.

The EGGER Holzwerkstoffe GmbH functions as the parent company. From an organisational point of view, the Group is led by the company management, which is advised on operative daily business by a supervisory board. In addition, there is division and plant management.

Responsibilities and competences are assigned primarily by rules of procedure. Competences and the need for supervisory approval are regulated depending on the procedural importance.

Supervisory Board

The supervisory board functions as a strategic committee. Members of this supervisory board are Michael Egger and Fritz Egger (left to right in the photo), Dr. Robert Briem, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ewald Aschauer, Michael Stiehl, and Alfred Wurmbrand.

Group Management

The management of EGGER Holzwerkstoffe GmbH consists of Walter Schiegl (CTO, Production, Technology, and Purchasing), Ulrich Bühler (CSO, Marketing, Sales, and Communication) and Thomas Leissing (Management speaker, CFO, Finances, Logistics, and Human Resources).

Managers are also members of EGGER Group management.
Please find additional information regarding members here.

Group management is supported by Group employees, in the areas of Technology, Production, Marketing, IT, Logistics, Human Resources, Accounting, Law & Taxes, and Treasury. Country and division management lead daily business on a hierarchy level underneath the Group management. Located hierarchically underneath are the plant management teams, responsible for the 18 EGGER locations in eight countries.

EGGER has an internal control system to support the efficiency of company processes and increasing the reliability of financial reporting and compliance with relevant legislation. In the context of the corporate audit through an external auditor, one company department receives special attention every year.

EGGER performs regular internal audits in the sense of a continuous improvement of process organisation and process optimisation.


The consolidated financial statements of EGGER Holzwerkstoffe GmbH for the financial year 18/19 were verified by EGGER Holzwerkstoffe GmbH, Vienna, and granted the unqualified audit opinion. The annual financial report with audit opinion can be found here: View Audit Opinion (PDF)

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