Wien, 8. April 2014 Press release

Foreign Ministry: Council of Ministers decides on appointments to leading diplomatic mission posts abroad

Vienna, 8 April 2014 – At the request of Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, the Austrian Council of Ministers decided on new appointments to leading positions at Austrian diplomatic missions abroad. 

It was suggested to entrust the following persons with leadership functions abroad:
 

Dr. Franziska HONSOWITZ-FRIESSNIGG, Austrian Embassy Algiers,

Mag. Axel WECH, Austrian Embassy Baku,

Mag. Gerhard REIWEGER, Austrian Embassy Bucharest,

Dr. Caroline GUDENUS, Austrian Embassy Dakar,

Dr. Brigitta BLAHA, Austrian Embassy Islamabad,

Dr. Georg STILLFRIED, Austrian Embassy Cairo,

Mag. Hermine POPPELLER, Austrian Embassy Kiev,

Dr. Harald GÜNTHER, Austrian Embassy Nairobi,

Mag. Jan KICKERT, Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations New York,

Dr. Alexander GRUBMAYR, Austrian Embassy Prague,

Mag. Helfried CARL, Austrian Embassy Bratislava,

Mag. Roland HAUSER, Austrian Embassy Sofia,

MMag. Erika BERNHARD, Austrian Consulate General in Strasbourg,

Dr. Ronald STURM, Austrian Embassy Tripoli,

Dr. Maria ROTHEISER-SCOTTI, Austrian Embassy Vaduz located in Vienna.
 

The diplomats above will be accredited after consent to their appointment has been given by the receiving state and after Austria’s Federal President has provided the respective credentials. 

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Vienna, 23 April 2013 – At the request of Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, the Council of Ministers in its meeting today decided to appoint new heads of Austrian missions abroad.

The appointment of the following persons was proposed:

Dr. Elisabeth BERTAGNOLI, Austrian Embassy in Seoul,

Dr. Ernst-Peter BREZOVSZKY, Austrian Embassy in Copenhagen,

Dr. Thomas BUCHSBAUM, Austrian Embassy in Warsaw,

Mag. Christophe CESKA, Austrian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur,

Mag. Enno DROFENIK, Austrian Embassy in Bangkok,

Mag. Christian EBNER, Austrian Embassy in Nairobi,

Mag. Dr. Johann FRÖHLICH, Austrian Embassy in Podgorica,

Dr. Eva HAGER, Austrian Embassy in Mexico,

Dr. Georg HEINDL, Austrian General Consulate in New York,

Dr. Peter HUBER, Austrian Embassy in Madrid,

Dr. Helmut KOLLER, Austrian General Consulate in Munich,

Dr. Rudolf LENNKH, Permanent Representation of Austria at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg,

Mag. Dr. Thomas LOIDL, Austrian Embassy in Hanoi,

Mag. Dr. Nikolaus MARSCHIK, Austrian Embassy in Berlin,

Dr. Andreas MELAN, Austrian Embassy in Addis Ababa,

Dr. Josef MÜLLNER, Austrian Embassy in Manila,

Silvia NEUREITER, BA, Austrian General Consulate in Shanghai,

Mag. Martin PAMMER, Austrian Embassy in Sarajevo,

Dr. René POLLITZER, Austrian Embassy in Rome,

Mag. Dr. Karin PROIDL, Austrian Embassy in Buenos Aires,

Dr. Claudia REINPRECHT, Austrian General Consulate in Hong Kong,

Mag. Andreas RENDL, Austrian Embassy in Lima,

Mag. Ulrike RITZINGER, Austrian General Consulate in Los Angeles,

Dr. Ralph SCHEIDE, Austrian Embassy in Budapest,

Mag. Thomas SCHNÖLL, Austrian Embassy in Tirana,

Mag. Dr. Johann SPITZER, Austrian Embassy in Vilnius,

Dr. Thomas STELZER, Austrian Embassy in Lisbon,

Dr. Friedrich STIFT, Austrian Embassy in Tehran,

Christine WENDL, Austrian General Consulate in Istanbul,

MMag. Dr. Arthur WINKLER-HERMADEN, Austrian Embassy in Stockholm,

Mag. Bernhard WRABETZ, Austrian Embassy in New Delhi.

The persons above will be accredited after consent to their appointment has been given by the receiving state and after Austria’s Federal President has provided the respective credentials.

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Vienna, 14 February 2012 - At the request of Austrian Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister for European and International Affairs Dr. Michael Spindelegger, the Council of Ministers agreed the following nominations of Austrian heads of diplomatic missions today.

The following members of the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs have been appointed:

Dr. Thomas HAJNOCZI, Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations
and other International Organisations in Geneva,

Dr. Bernhard ZIMBURG, Austrian Embassy in Tokyo,

Dr. Johannes EIGNER, Austrian Embassy in Belgrade,

Dr. Werner DRUML, Austrian Embassy in The Hague,

Dr. Elisabeth KEHRER, Austrian Embassy in Helsinki,

Dr. Clemens KOJA, Austrian Embassy in Ljubljana,

Mag. Arno RIEDEL, Austrian Embassy in Ottawa,

Mag. Brigitte ÖPPINGER-WALCHSHOFER, Austrian Embassy in Pretoria,

Mag. Gregor KÖSSLER, Austrian Embassy in Riyadh,

Dr. Joachim ÖPPINGER, Austrian Embassy in Abuja,

Mag. Marianne FELDMANN, Austrian Embassy in Brasilia,

Mag. Isabel RAUSCHER, Austrian Embassy in Damascus,

Dr. Karl MÜLLER, Austrian Embassy in Nicosia,

Mag. Peter ELSNER-MACKAY, Austrian Embassy in Abu Dhabi,

Dr. Wolfgang BANYAI, Austrian Embassy in Astana,

Mag. Ursula FAHRINGER, Austrian Embassy in Beirut,

Mag. Gerhard MAYER, Austrian Embassy in Caracas,

Mag. Ulrich FRANK, Austrian Embassy in Kuwait,

Dr. Gerhard WEINBERGER, Austrian Embassy in Tunis,

Dr. Alois KRAUT, Austrian Embassy for the South Caucasus residing in Vienna.

The appointments are contingent upon the Agrément by the receiving state followed by the issuing of the letter of credence by the Federal President of the Republic of Austria.

 

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Vienna, 23 November 2010 – At the request of Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, the Council of Ministers decided to appoint two new heads of missions at today’s meeting.

It was decided to propose to accredit the following persons as head of mission and head of permanent representation:

Mag. Walter GRAHAMMER, Permanent Representation of Austria to the European Union in Brussels

Dr. Johann BRIEGER, Austrian Embassy in Priština

The persons indicated will be accredited after the agrément by the receiving state has been given as well as after Austria’s Federal President has approved the appointments and provided the respective credentials.

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Agreement by the Council of Ministers regarding the appointment of 38 heads of mission

At the request of the Austrian Federal Minister for European and International Affairs Dr. Michael Spindelegger, the Council of Ministers agreed on the following nomination of 38 Austrian heads of diplomatic mission.

The following members of the federal Ministry for European and International Affairs have been appointed:

Dr.Ralph SCHEIDE, Austrian Embassy Berlin

Mag.Dr.Emil BRIX, Austrian Embassy London

Dr.Margot KLESTIL-LÖFFLER, Austrian Embassy Moscow

Dr.Christian PROSL, Austrian Embassy Washington

Mag.Jan KICKERT, Austrian Embassy Zagreb

Mag.Dr.Daniel KRUMHOLZ, Austrian Embassy Copenhagen

Dr.Erwin KUBESCH, Austrian Embassy Ljubljana

Mag.Bernhard WRABETZ, Austrian Embassy Lisbon

Dr.Rudolf LENNKH, Austrian Embassy Madrid 

Mag.Dr.Alfred LÄNGLE, Austrian Embassy Mexico

Dr.Ferdinand TRAUTTMANSDORFF, Austrian Embassy Prague

Mag.Dr.Ulrike TILLY, Austrian Embassy Stockholm

Dr.Thomas BUCHSBAUM, Austrian Embassy  Teheran

Mag.Dr.Herbert KRAUSS, Austrian Embassy  Warschaw

Mag.Dr.Stefan SCHOLZ, Austrian Embassy Abuja

MMag.Dr.Gudrun GRAF, Austrian Embassy  Addis Abeba

Mag.Dr.Johannes PETERLIK, Austrian Embassy Bangkok

DDr.Robert ZISCHG, Austrian Embassy Buenos Aires

Mag.Wilhelm DONKO, Austrian Embassy Manila

Mag.Christian HASENBICHLER, Austrian Embassy Nairobi

Mag.Martin WEISS, Austrian Embassy Nicosia,

Mag.Dr.Donatus KÖCK, Austrian Embassy Sarajevo

Dr.Josef MÜLLNER, Austrian Embassy Seoul

Mag.Gerhard REIWEGER, Austrian Embassy Sofia

Mag.Florian RAUNIG, Austrian Embassy Tirana

Dr.Julius LAURITSCH, Austrian Embassy Abu Dhabi

Dr.Georg HEINDL, Austrian Embassy Hanoi

Dr.Maria MOYA-GÖTSCH, Austrian Embassy Harare

Mag.Andrea WICKE, Austrian Embassy Kuala Lumpur

Dr.Andreas MELAN, Austrian Embassy Lima

Mag.Martin PAMMER, Austrian Embassy Podgorica

Mag.Dr.Walter-Maria STOJAN, Austrian Embassy Pristina

Dr.Helmut KOLLER, Austrian Embassy Wilna

Dr.Ernst-Peter BREZOVSZKY, Austrian Consulate General New York 

Mag.Thomas SCHNÖLL, Austrian Consulate General Chicago

Mag.Dr.Karin PROIDL, Austrian Consulate General Los Angeles

Dr.Ingrid PECH, Austrian Consulate General Munich

MMag.Gerhard MAYNHARDT, Austrian Consulate General Hong Kong

The appointments still require the necessary Agrément by the receiving state followed by the issuing of the letter of credence by the Federal President of the Republic of Austria.

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Vienna, 12 March 2008 - At the request of Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik, the Federal Government today decided in its Ministerial Council meeting upon assigning several vacancies at Austria’s diplomatic missions abroad.

It was proposed to entrust the following persons with leading positions abroad:

    Dr. Karl Schramek, Austrian Embassy in Brussels

    Dr. Eva-Maria Ziegler, Austrian Embassy in Beirut

    Mag. Chrisophe Ceska, Austrian General Consulate in Krakow

These important positions will be occupied as soon as the necessary agreement of the host country has been obtained, and credentials issued by Austria’s Federal President.

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