About Peter Gönitzer

Peter was General Manager and CFO at Austria’s largest energy utility. The company is one of Austria’s top 30 companies in terms of turnover. He was responsible for Customer Services, Energy Trading, IT, Financials and Legal as well as HR and Organization.

He has years of experience within the energy sector. In his role as General Manager he was spearheading the successful transition of the company from a traditional to a customer-driven utility.

Peter has a strong focus on innovation and technology with regards to his approach and international network. For that reason, he connects and incubates startups, develops new ideas and business models as well as talents within the organisation.

Moreover, Peter is a finance executive with a high level of experience. He headed the group finance department of Austria’s largest municipal company for ten years. There he managed several challenging finance projects with great enthusiasm and success.

 

Functional Expertise

  • Ideation & Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Innovation & Venture Building
  • Funding
  • Lean Organisation

Projects

Venture Capital Fund

Establishment of a corporate venture capital fund for Austria's largest energy utility. Role: General manager with department responsibility.

Transformation Process

Reorganization and transformation of a traditional energy supplier into a customer-centered, innovative energy service company. Role: General manager with department responsibility.

IT Landscape Harmonization

Harmonization of the IT landscape and customer processes at Austria's largest energy utility. Role: General manager with department responsibility.

Shareholding Structure

Reorganization of the shareholding structure in a large Austrian infrastructure group. Role: Finance Director

Fund Restructuring

Restructuring of alternative investment funds in a large Austrian infrastructure group. Role: Finance Director

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