Franz Lanschützer,
Supervisory Board Chairman

Franz Lanschutzer received his MBA from the Vienna University of Economics and his Ph.D. from the University of Budapest. He has gained extensive experience in the areas of corporate finance and asset management in Central and Eastern Europe. Dr. Lanschutzer is a managing partner at EPIC Goldscheider und Wurmbock Unternehmensberatungsgesellschaft m.b.H. from Vienna. For the last thirty years, Dr. Lanschutzer has been working in the field of mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance, as well as providing consulting services in Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Croatia, and some other countries of the former Yugoslavia. He has also set up and run investment privatization funds in the Czech Republic and Croatia.

Dr. Lanschutzer held executive positions at major financial advisory and auditing companies such as Ernst&Young and Price Waterhouse before joining EPIC.

He has also held executive positions at Valamar Group since 1999, including CEO and Management Board president at Valamar Group d.d. (2011-2014) and held the position of Supervisory Board deputy chairman at Valamar Riviera d.d. from June 2015 until June 2023. On June 28, 2023, Franz Lanschützer was appointed as the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Valamar Riviera.