The Hödlmayr Executive Board

Robert Horvath

DI (FH) Robert Horvath, MBA

  • Born in 1976
  • Joined the company in 2020
  • Member of the Board since 2020


Robert Horvath – visionary & financial expert

CFO and Member of the Board of Directors at Hödlmayr International AG

After graduating from the HTL for mechanical engineering, Robert Horvath studied at the University of Applied Sciences in Steyr and completed his MBA at LIMAK. He began his professional career at Porsche AG Stuttgart. This was his entry into the automotive industry. From now on, this industry field will accompany him in his professional career along with various positions.

From 2006, he worked for Rübig GmbH for more than 14 years, most recently as Holding Managing Director. Under his leadership, the group increased its turnover to 70 million and grew the number of employees from 150 to over 500. With a strong focus on transformation, he succeeded in internationalizing a medium-sized business into a globally operating group of companies by establishing new subsidiaries in: Germany, Slovakia, China, and the USA.

Since July 2020, Robert Horvath has brought his expertise to Hödlmayr International AG as CFO and member of the Board of Directors. In his role, he is responsible for Finance, Controlling, Legal, Human Resources, IT, Purchasing, Corporate Social Responsibility as well as Marketing & Communications. 

Robert Horvath lives in a partnership and is the father of two children. He spends his free time with his family or doing regatta sailing, skiing, and endurance sports. As a life-long learner, he expands his horizons through travel and various leadership & management books.

“If you go the extra mile, there’s always a solution.” – Robert Horvath

Andreas Sundl

Andreas Sundl – strategist and logistics expert

COO and Member of the Board of Directors at Hödlmayr International AG

Andreas Sundl has been COO and member of the Board of Directors at  Hödlmayr International AG since July 1, 2021. In his role, Andreas Sundl is responsible for the operational agendas as well as the overall international sales activities.

His career at Hödlmayr began back in 2007. Since then, he has passionately and successfully performed as General Manager of the subsidiaries in Austria, Germany, and the Czech Republic. Since 2017, Andreas Sundl was also General Manager of Hödlmayr Rail GmbH. Under his leadership, he built a stable organization and strong leaders. As a result, the companies have contributed significantly to the overall success of the Hödlmayr Group.

Before Hödlmayr, he held various positions at ÖBB and Rail Cargo Austria. In the end, Andreas Sundl was Managing Director of Car Rail Logistics, a joint venture between ÖBB and Hödlmayr. Born in Graz, he attended the public Stiftsgymnasium in Melk/Donau. Afterwards, he started his training as a train dispatcher in the operational service of ÖBB.

Andreas Sundl is married and the proud father of two children. He likes to spend his free time with his family and two dogs. In addition, you can meet him at the golf course, at sailing, in the mountains with his bike, or with a good book. Feel free to ask him for book advice or a restaurant tip

Andreas Sundl’s motto:
"You can't change the wind, but you can set the sails differently." - Aristotle

Andreas Sundl

  • Born in 1967
  • Joined the company in 2007
  • Member of the Board since 2021