Rainer Seele is OMV Chairman of the Executive Board (CEO) since 1 July 2015 and is responsible for the overall management and coordination of the group. He received his PhD in Chemistry from the University Göttingen and in 1987 became Head of Group Chemical Research and Head of Planning and Controlling in an international chemicals group. Within the same group, he became Member of the Executive Board (in 2000) and then Chairman of the Executive Board at a company in the Gas-sector. From 2009 until 2015, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of an international oil & gas company within the same group.
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.