2 Jun 2020

New managing director for Nordmann in Austria as Dr. Michael Lovrek retires.

June 2, 2020: Dr. Michael Lovrek was Managing Director of Nordmann, Rassmann Handelsges. mbH (Nordmann Austria) for more than 25 years. In 2014, he also took over responsibility for the entire Nordmann AT Group. On June 1, the baton was passed on to his successor, Günter Handler.


Handing over responsibility for Nordmann Austria

From left: Dr. Michael Lovrek, Günter Handler

“We would like to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Michael Lovrek for his outstanding achievements. We greatly appreciate his commitment and the passion he has always shown in his role as Managing Director,” said Dr. Gerd Bergmann, Managing Director of Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH, in a laudatory speech. Carsten Güntner, also Managing Director of Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH, added: “The work Dr. Lovrek has done represents a significant contribution to the successful development of our company in both Central and Eastern Europe. We wish him all the best as he moves on to the next chapter of his life.” 

Dr. Lovrek shared his personal work and life motto while taking leave of his colleagues: “Do not focus on what you expect from your employer, but on what your employer expects from you.”

As Managing Director, Dr. Lovrek played a decisive role in the foundation of Nordmann Austria in 1994 as well as the company’s subsequent development. Later, he also took over responsibility for Nordmann’s entire AT Group, which includes the company’s offices in Austria, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary.

The managing director of the Nordmann AT Group is now Günter Handler, who has been with Nordmann since January 1, 2020.

Günter Handler comes to Nordmann with extensive expertise in the chemical industry. Along with being Head of Purchasing at Baumit for more than 10 years, he was also a member of the extended management of Baumit-Wopfinger Baustoffindustrie GmbH.

“We are sure that in Günter Handler we have found the right successor for this important position, and we wish him all the best and every success in his work with the Nordmann AT Group team,” concluded Felix Kruse, Managing Director of Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH.