Manfred Leitner is Executive Board Member responsible for Downstream (Refining & Marketing as well as Gas & Power). He studied commerce at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and began his career with OMV in 1985 in the Exploration & Production division. After several years abroad as finance manager in Tripoli, he returned to Austria in 1990 to take charge of controlling in the Exploration & Production division. In 1997 he transferred to Refining & Marketing and took over management responsibility for planning and controlling. In 2003 he became Business Unit Manager for Downstream Optimization & Supply. He has been a member of the OMV Executive Board since April 1, 2011 and is responsible for Downstream (Refining & Marketing as well as Gas & Power).
OMV produces and markets oil and gas, innovative energy and high-end petrochemical solutions – in a responsible way. With Group sales of EUR 23 bn and a workforce of more than 20,000 employees in 2018, OMV Aktiengesellschaft is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies.