Dipl.-Ing. Walter Hitzinger. CEO 1961-1966

Walter Hitzinger starts his career in 1935 at Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG in Austria and takes over the General Directorate and Chair of the Board of Management of the Austrian truck manufacturer Saurer-Werke AG in Vienna in after a stint at the aero-engine factory Flugmotorenwerke Ostmark in 1945.

Dipl.-Ing. Walter Hitzinger

After the Second World War, he initially sets up a factory for electrical machinery and in 1952 moves on to Vereinigte Österreichische Eisen- und Stahlwerke AG (VÖEST), Linz. At the beginning of 1961, Walter Hitzinger is appointed by the Supervisory Board of Daimler-Ben AG to the Board of Management, where he acts as General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Management until his retirement in February 1966.

We use cookies

We want to make our website more user-friendly and continuously improve it. If you continue to use the website, you agree to the use of cookies.