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Mag. Karl Heinz Bohl appointed as new Commercial CEO

30.06.2008: Following the decision of the shareholders in Dec. 07 to create the new management position of joint CEO Commercial, Karl H. BOHL, former Executive Vice President Commercial and Finance, has been promoted to this top position of Salzburg Airport.

Karl Heinz Bohl took over his new responsibilities on July 1st, 2008. Together with Roland Hermann, CEO Aviation and Marketing, he will lead Austria’s most important regional airport into the future.

Karl Heinz Bohl, who started his career as a banker, joined the airport as head of the commercial department in 1984 and was promoted Executive Vice President in 1990. He has been CEO of Carport Management, a subsidiary of the Airport Authority, since 2000.


In a first statement, Karl Heinz Bohl pointed out that he will further strengthen the non-aviation revenues at the airport, with a new shopping concept, new restaurant outlets, offices and a conference center.


Key figures of Salzburger Flughafen GmbH:
Turnover: 50.5 million Euro
Employees full-time equivalent: 320
Employees together with airlines, partner companies, freight forwarders: 1,200
Passengers: 1.946 million in 2007 (+3,6% compared with 2006) 
Movements (scheduled and tourist traffic): 21,918 (+ 1,9% compared with 2006)

Curriculum Vitae
Karl Heinz Bohl was born in 1950 and has been in banking for 10 years since 1966. At the same time he attended a commercial academy and studied Business Administration, specializing in Marketing and Controlling. From 1980 to 1984 he was the Commercial Director at Dachstein in Germany. In 1984 he became Commercial Director of Salzburg Airport and in 1990 was vested with commercial power of attorney. From 2000 to 2007 Bohl has also headed the subsidiary Carport Parkmanagement GmbH. Bohl also holds a seat on the Supervisory Board of Salzburg Airport Services GmbH. Since July 1, 2007, he is appointed as executive director of Carport Parkmanagement GmbH. Since July 1, 2008, he is appointed as chief executive officer of Salzburger Flughafen GmbH.