A rarely available trainer-duo

Curriculum Vitae Peter OFNER, MBA, MSc, PhD

Peter OFNER, MBA, MSc, PhD


Educational background:

BSc - Technical College in Kapfenberg/Austria
MSc -
Technical University Graz/Austria
PhD -
University Leoben/Austria
Universities of St. Gallen/Switzerland and Innsbruck/Austria
Finance -
University of Chicago/USA
Controlling -
Controller Center St. Gallen/Switzerland



Operational Responsibilities:

    • Responsibilities in the field of Marketing and Sales in the Principality of Liechtenstein (Balzers AG and HILTI AG) and Austria (Bertsch OHG)
    • Leadership for key-projects – achieving the objectives significantly earlier than planned and with much lower costs
    • Leading the R&D activities of the Pipelife International Holding
    • Implementation of Time-to-Market Process within the Pipelife Group
    • General Manager and Head of Territory Management North America

    Strategic Responsibilities as Member of the Executive Board of the Pipelife Group:

      • Marketing oriented refocusing of the whole Group
      • Strategy development and implementation within the group and all subsidiaries
      • Business Planning for the entire Group
      • Merger & Acquisition (M&A) activities of the Group - overall responsibility for the fields of marketing

      Corporate Governance Responsibilities:

      • Member of the supervisory board of subsidiaries of the Pipelife Group

      Consulting Assignments:

        • Analysis of profitability and optimization of organizations and enterprises
        • Conceptual design and positioning if institutions
        • Strategic and organizational re-alignment of globally active enterprises
        • Moderation of meetings in international settings
        • Implementation of marketing tool-sets and project management
        • Team-training with globally active enterprises
        • Coaching of managers and leaders

        Activities and experiences as a Trainer and Consultant:

          • Strategy development and strategic management of businesses
          • Effective leadership and management methodology
          • Business processes and organizational development
          • Management of projects, processes and innovations
          • Business conversation and moderation
          • Team-training and development of teams


          CV as a PDF for download

          Curriculum Gertraud GURSCHLER, MBA

          Gertraud GURSCHLER, MBA


          Education in the fields of management and training:

          University St. Gallen/Switzerland and University Innsbruck/Austria:
          Applied business administration
          Specializing on HR- and organizational development
          Universities Innsbruck/Austria, Freiburg/Germany and Bolzano/Italy:
          Certified adult educator




          I grow up in an entrepreneurial family, successfully operating a mid-sized enterprise actually in the 4th generation, and gained personal experiences in as different areas as automotive-, construction- and tourism businesses.
          I am entrepreneur, trainer and publisher of the AuscultA Management audio book “LEADING EFFECTIVELY”, responsible for

          • Script, didactics and design
          • Production, sales and distribution

          Activities and experiences as a Trainer:

          As a trainer in the fields of “Leadership & General Management” I collaborate since many years with my partner Dr. Ofner.

          My focus is on

            • Development of leaders, managers and human resources
            • Organizational development
            • Communicative competencies and empathy
            • Making and keeping family owned enterprises successful


            It is my basic intention to contribute to the sustainable improvement of the quality of management and the managerial skills – particularly concerning personal- and HR-development as well as the mastery of the “soft skills” – and enable that way the significantly increase of the efficiency of organizations.


            CV as a PDF for download

            Comprehensive expert-, leadership & management-, training- and consulting competences gained by our long-term professional experience as top executive leader within global corporations and medium-sized family-owned businesses.

            Since years providing managers and leaders with knowledge and know-how by our well-conceived and field-tested training topics. We create an emotional climate for curiosity  and innovation  that enables sustainable top performance as well as long-lasting customer relationship.

            Our AuscultA trainers are professionally supporting the implementation of methods and tools by the participants of the trainings and warrant this way the highest possible impact for the improvement of the managerial abilities.

            AuscultA MANAGEMENT

            Audio Books – Training – Consulting

            Dipl.-Oec. Gertraud Gurschler
            Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Peter Ofner
            Werner-von-Siemens Str. 5/1
            A-6020 Innsbruck
            Tel.: +43 (512) 262707
            Fax: +43 (512) 262705
            Mob.: +43 (676) 3340747
            +43 (676) 7396837