Georg Pölzl was born in 1957. He graduated and earned his Ph.D at the Leoben University of Mining.
Georg Pölzl started his professional career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. He then joined the board of Binder & Co. AG, a machinery and processing plant construction company. Subsequently, Mr. Pölzl was the head of T-Mobile Austria in Vienna for nine years.
In 2007 he moved to Germany, where he continued his career as a special commissioner to the management board of Deutsche Telekom and was responsible for the implementing of a successful restructuring program. Lastly, Georg Pölzl headed the board of T-Mobile Germany.
Since October 1st, 2009 he has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Österreichische Post AG.