Michael Heger

Non- Executive Director

Date of appointment: 9 June 2016


Dr. Heger currently serves as the general manager of finance and investment and as an independent senior advisor for S.I.F. International Holding S.A., Luxembourg at its representative office in Vienna. Previously from 2009-2012 he served as general manager and chief executive officer of Metal Trade Overseas AG in Zug, Switzerland. 

He began his career in 1980 as a manager in export finance and legal affairs for Waagner-Biro AG in Vienna, Austria.  Having spent two years at Waagner-Biro AG, he moved to UniCredit Bank Austria Group, where he held various management positions, from 1982 to 2002.  Between 2001 and 2002, he served as general manager and head of structured trade finance at Bank Austria AG.  From 2002 to 2003, he served as the deputy general manager and head of international division for Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederosterreich-Wien AG. 

Dr. Heger then joined MPH Management and Participation Holding S.A., a special purpose company for equity participation in commercial and industrial companies, financial institutions and in property developments as well as for financial and consulting services for domestic and international clients and commodity trading, as the general manager of finance and investment and head of the representative office from 2004 to 2009.

Dr. Heger holds a doctorate in law from the University of Vienna and obtained a postgraduate degree in law from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.


Committee membership(s):

Member of the Human Resources & Remuneration Committee

Member of the Audit Committee

Member of the Ethics, Conduct and Culture Committee