Casinos Austria Appoints Bettina Glatz-Kremsner as New CEO

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Bettina Glatz-kremsner, the new CEO of Casinos Austria / Picture: © CASAG Casinos Austria AG / Photo: Christof Wagner

"I am pleased that the Supervisory Board has made a decision today, and I am delighted and honoured to be able to chair the company as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board from May. Together with my new colleagues on the Management Board, I will very quickly dedicate myself with the greatest dedication and commitment to the upcoming tasks and further development of the Group," said Glatz-Kremsner, commenting on her appointment as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board.

At the last Supervisory Board meeting of Casinos Austria AG, a new Management Board was appointed. The long-standing CFO of Casinos Austria, Bettina Glatz-Kremsner (56), will become the new CEO.

She will be supported by the Board Directors Martin Skopek and Peter Sidlo.

The shareholders' meeting also elected Bettina Glatz-Kremsner as CEO and Martin Skopek as Board Director for Austrian Lotteries.

The official inauguration date was set to be May 1, 2019.

"I am delighted that we in the Supervisory Board have now found an excellent solution for the replacement of the Management Board. With Bettina Glatz-Kremsner, Martin Skopek and Peter Sidlo, we have an outstanding management team that is convincing both in terms of its expertise and its diverse personalities. The new team stands for stability and continuity on the one hand, and for new impetus for future challenges on the other," commented Supervisory Board Chairman Walter Rothensteiner on the appointment.

"I am pleased that the Supervisory Board has made a decision today, and I am delighted and honoured to be able to chair the company as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board from May. Together with my new colleagues on the Management Board, I will very quickly dedicate myself with the greatest dedication and commitment to the upcoming tasks and further development of the Group," said Glatz-Kremsner, commenting on her appointment as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board.

Bettina Glatz-Kremsner was born in Vienna in 1962.

She has been working in the gaming industry since the beginning of her professional career.

She is politically active in the ÖVP and has been deputy chairman of the federal party since 1 July 2017.

She grew up in Budapest. In 1980 she moved to Vienna to study at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.

Glatz-Kremsner started her professional career in 1990 as Operations Manager at the Austrian Lotteries.

The following year she became Managing Director of the then Hungarian subsidiary Lotto Union and held this position until 1997.

In 1998 she became Assistant to the Board of Directors of Casinos Austria AG and Deputy Head of the Staff Department of the Board Secretariat and Controlling of the Austrian Lotteries.

In 2006 she became Director of the Management Board of Österreichische Lotterien and since 2010 she has been a member of the Management Board of Casinos Austria AG.

She has also been a member of the Supervisory Board of Casinos Austria International Holding GmbH since December 2013.

Career History

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Casinos Austria International Holding GmbH, since 2013
  • Member of the Management Board of Casinos Austria International Holding GmbH, 2011
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Flughafen Wien AG, 2011
  • Director of the Management Board of Casinos Austria AG, since 2010
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Kuratorium Sicheres Österreich, since 2009
  • Member of the Austrian Paralympic Committee Board, since 2009
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of NÖ Kulturwirtschaft, since 2009
  • Director of the Management Board of Österreichische Lotterien GmbH, since 2006
  • Head of the staff department Synergies, Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries, 2003-2006
  • Coordination of synergies, Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries, 2000-2003
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Board Secretariat & Controlling of the Austrian Lotteries, 1998-2006
  • Assistant to the Board of Directors,Casinos Austria,1998-2003
  • Managing Director of the Hungarian subsidiary Lotto Union,1991-1997
  • Operation Manager for Hungary at the Austrian Lotteries, 1990-1991

Educational Background

  • Strategic Leadership Course on behalf of the Austrian Government, 2011-2012
  • Master of Change Management Course, OSB Vienna, 2004-2005
  • Postgraduate Management Course, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, 1994-1995
  • Degree in Business Administration, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, 1980-1990
  • Patrona Hungariae BRG, Budapest, 1976-1980
  • British and American Embassy Schools, Budapest, 1967-1975

Awards and Recognition

  • Honorary Consul of the Republic of Hungary, since 2013
  • Grand Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria
  • Silver Commander Cross of the Medal of Honor for Services to the Federal Province of Lower Austria

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 30.09.1962, Vienna
  • Married, one son

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