Bernhard Wieder


Bernhard WIEDER, Bergheim/Salzburg Bernhard Wieder is director of innovations and knowledge management in the Corporate Development Department at Palfinger AG in Salzburg, where his main responsibilities are the implementation of the innovation process and coordination of research cooperation at all subsidiaries with research and development departments. Before joining Palfinger AG in 2005, Mr. Wieder was responsible for the development of an innovation strategy for the growing markets of Eastern Europe for SIG Combibloc, one of the leading system providers of aseptic beverage cartons and filling equipment. He also served one and a half years in the Technology Centre of EV Group Inc, located in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Wieder holds an M.S. in business engineering and chemical engineering from the Johannes Kepler University of Linz. He is an alumnus of the sixth symposium of the Russian Higher Education Program, Fostering University Research and Innovation Management: Strategic Areas for Action, in 2006.

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