Klaus H. Peller


Europapier AG Designation: Member of the Board Responsible to: Supervisory Board of Europapier AG / MONDI Group - CFO Period: October 2003 present Company Details Europapier AG is the leading paper merchant in CEE. The company is present in 14 countries in East-ern Europe, Austria and South-Eastern Europe. Europapier employs around 860 people and has an annual turnover of around 475 mn EUR. Job Description Strategic Responsibility for the Group s Regional Business Units Responsibility for the overall Performance of the Group and its 14 subsidiaries Merger and Acquisition Projects Preparation of the necessary steps for the going public process of MONDI Evaluation of Organisational Synergies for the Group and Implementation of Regional Organisa-tions Initiator of the Group s Process and Profit Improvement and Restructuring Projects Coordination of Finance, Controlling, Logistics and IT Matters between the Divisions of MONDI, as the Parent Company Organisation Major Achievements Initiative, negotiation and setup of a Joint Venture in a new business field ( Office Supply Busi-ness ) Organisational Redesign and implementation of a Process Organisation Restructuring of a new operation in Russia (10 locations) as the first Western European paper mer-chant in the country Restructuring of the operations in Slovakia, Poland and Slovenia Successful customer segmentation related to customer service levels and articles / assortment Cost improvement programmes in the area of sales (resources), logistics (centralisation of ware-houses) and finance (regionalisation of finance functions) Previous Employments 1. Frantschach Pulp & Paper GmbH (now Mondi Packaging Paper ) Designation: Member of the Board and Vice President Finance, Controlling & IT Responsible to: Board of Directors of Frantschach AG / CFO of Frantschach AG Period: December 2000 October 2003 Company Details The company is the holding company for 5 Pulp & Paper Mills with around 3.400 Employees and an average turnover of 800 mn EURO / year. The Frantschach Pulp & Paper Group is the leading Sack-/Kraft Paper producer in Europe and a key player in the production of bleached and unbleached Market Pulp and Corrugated Paper Material. Job Description Strategic Responsibility for all Divisonal Finance, Controlling and IT Matters Supervison of the Finance, Controlling and IT Departments of all Group Entities of the Division Evaluation of Investment Projects (average total group investment of 70 mn EUR p.a.) Program Responsibility for the Divisional Benchmarking, Profitability and Productivity Improvement Projects Coordination of Finance, Controlling and IT Matters between the Divisions of Frantschach Major Achievements Establishment of a functioning head office organisation after the acquisition of AssiDom n Formation of a divisional finance, controlling and IT team Implemenation of a harmonized process and IT solution for the 3 major mills Implementation of a standardized reporting and controlling structure 2. VA TECH South East Asia Designation: Member of the Regional Board South East Asia Responsible to: Board of Directors of VA TECH AG Period: August 1998 December 2000 Job Description Strategic Responsibility for all Business Functions (Finance, Accounting, Taxes, Legal, Human Re-sources, PR, IT, Procurement and Administration) for all Group Entities in the Region, which means for around 800 Employees and an average Order Intake Volume of 300 mn EURO / year out of offices in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia and Philippines Evaluation of Synergies for the Group in the Region and Business Development Decisions Coordination of Strategic Matters between Global Business Area and Global Business Function Managers and Regional / Country Managers Supervision of Board of Directors of all Entities in the Region 3. PT. Elin Indonesia (now merged into VA TECH South East Asia) Designation: Finance Director Member of the Board of Directors Responsible to: Board of Commissioners and Finance Director of VA TECH Elin GmbH Period: January 1998 December 2000 (Position fulfilled as second function to 2.) The company is active in the turn-key project, local manufacturing and erection business for Energy Projects for Private and Government Clients and employed in average around 400 people. 4. PT. Elin Indonesia (now merged into VA TECH South East Asia) Designation: Chief Finance Manager Responsible to: President Director and Finance Director of VA TECH Elin GmbH Period: May 1995 December 1997 5. VA TECH Elin GmbH Designation: Controlling Responsible to: Head of Controlling Division Period: May 1994 May 1995 6. Jenbacher Werke AG (now General Electric) Designation: International Controlling Responsible to: Head of International Controlling Department Period: August 1992 May 1994 Educational Background and Language Skills 1. Extensive Post Graduate Education: INSEAD / FONTAINBLEAU International Executive Program Fontainbleau/Singapore 2004 2. Other Post Graduate Seminars / Education (excerpt of highlights only): 2.1 Strategic Management Summer Academy 2006 2.2 Trainer at the Frantschach Academy 2002 2003 2.3 Management and Leadership Seminars Vienna 2001-2003 2.4 Postgraduate Studies - Business Executive Seminar LIMAK Linz 2000 2.4 Participant at the World Economic Forum Singapore / 1999 2.5 Corporate Finance Workshop Singapore / 1999 2.6 Project Finance Workshop Singapore / 1998 2.7 Financial Modelling Workshop Singapore / 1997 2.8 Project Management Seminars Vienna / 1994-95 2.9 First stage of Controller Akademie - Germany / 1993 3. Karl-Franzens-University Graz Period: 1987 1992 - Business Administration with the majors Marketing and Information Management Remarks: Master Degree in 9 semesters 4. One year Military Service Remarks: Achievement of Officer Grade 5. Bundeshandelsakademie II / Salzburg Period: 1981 1986 Languages: German / native speaker; English / fluent and contractually firm; Bahasa Indonesia / fluent; Spanish and French high school level

Work History

Work History

Member of the Board

Europapier AG