Changes within the .A.S.A Group Management

Changes within the .A.S.A Group Management

asa_mittendorfer_4313Björn Mittendorfer appointed as a new Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of the .A.S.A. Group.

.A.S.A. Abfall Service AG announces that Björn Mittendorfer was appointed as a new Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of the .A.S.A. Group as of January 1st, 2014. Björn Mittendorfer thereby succeeds Petr Vokřál who decided to re-orientate and resigned from his position as CEO at the end of the last year.

“We are going to continue with implementing the Group’s strategic plan, focusing on efficiency improvement, competitiveness and we will prepare .A.S.A. for the market challenges ahead” says Mittendorfer. With an age of 43, he already has long-term experience in the business field and has proved his management capabilities as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the .A.S.A. Group since 2001.


Together with this change, two new members were appointed within the Management Committee and Board of Directors of .A.S.A. Abfall Service AG. As a Chief Administration Officer (CAO) and member of the Board of Directors, Antonio Hervella will take care of Group Accounting, Consolidation and Administration. From 2002 to 2012, he was CFO and Deputy General Manager at Hermeriel S.A. In 2013, he joined Alpine Energie as CFO of Alpine Energie Austria and Head of Administration and Management Control at the Alpine Energie Group.

Johannes Peter Spalek is looking back on 18-year-top-management experience in the banking sector and has been responsible for international financing in FCC until the end of 2013. He joined the .A.S.A. Group on January 1st, 2014 as a member of the Board of Directors and will be responsible for all financing and treasury activities within the Group.


In future, the .A.S.A. Group will also be steered by a Management Committee, which will consist of the following seven members:

  • Björn Mittendorfer: Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Wolfgang Leitner: Area Manager Austria and Hungary, member of the Board of Directors
  • Arnošt Kastner: Area Manager Czech Republic and Poland
  • Tomáš Antal: Area Manager Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia
  • Franz Predl: Management of Group Central Services
  • Antonio Hervella: Chief Administration Officer (CAO), member of the Board of Directors
  • Johannes Peter Spalek: Chief Treasury Officer (CTO), member of the Board of Directors

The .A.S.A. Group offers a broad spectrum of services to municipalities, industrial, commercial and retail companies, as well as to individuals in the field of environmental and citizen services.

.A.S.A. collects and treats municipal waste from more than 4,7 million residents and 4 million tons of commercial and industrial waste from about 84.000 municipal, industrial and commercial customers in 8 countries (Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia) in Central and South-Eastern Europe.

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