Mag. Dr. Ludwig Richard
President of the Dr. Richard company group
In 2005, Dr. Richard took over all responsibilities as Managing Director of Dr. Richard company group.
Dr. Richard took over activities (focus on IT departments) in his father's travel agencies and in his grandfather's bus company in 1988. After completing his studies in business administration, Dr. Richard also took over the management of Dr. Richard Lower Austria (formerly Bajer Bus Verkehrsbetriebe). In 2007, he received his PhD (dissertation topic: "revenue distribution in public passenger and regional transport", ISBN 978-3-940333-15-5)
Ing. Mag.(FH) Johann Strasser
Since 2010 Mr. Strasser is the technical director for the group of companies. His duties include purchasing, fleet management, workshop management and construction projects of the group.
His automotive and mechanical engineering education as well as the technical college for management and operational management have prepared Mr. Strasser optimally for the position as deputy technical plant manager which he took over in 2004.
Mag. Werner Gumprecht
General Manager & Department Head
DI Bernhard Weber
General Manager & Department Head
DI (FH) Dominik Raithofer
Mr. Raithofer got to know Watzke as part of a compulsory internship. After successfully completing his studies in Infrastructure Management at the FH Joanneum, he startet in 2011 at Watzke GmbH & Co KG as Dispatcher. Later on he took on new responsibilities in traffic planning and received procuration in 2016.
Since November 2018 Mr. Raithofer manages the company Watzke GmbH & Co. KG.
Department Head of line traffic Albus Salzburg
Since 2016, Mr. Arnhold is Managing Director of Albus München GmbH.
After successfully completing his training as a logistics manager and receiving his technical diploma for economics and administration, Mr. Arnhold took over as chauffer service manager with the company Anton Graf GmbH. From 2000 to 2010, Mr. Arnhold was operating manager of Autobus Oberbayern, before going into sales and logistics at München Pellets.
Mr. Varcin has been General Manager of Dr. Richard Schweiz GmbH since 2007.
Mr. Varcin gained valuable experience working as the assistant to the Managing Director at the travel coach company Mürset AG from 2002 to 2007. In addition to his activities there, received a degree in business economics at the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich in 2006.
Mr. Oberrauner has been the general manager of the Villach transport company Kowatsch GmbH since 2008. He and his team in Villach sell not only bus services, but also catalogue trips.
Mr. Oberrauner started working at Kowatsch (then still known as Südburg Kärnten) in 1994. In 1999, he became operating manager of Südburg Kärnten and in 2007, he was promoted to head of tourism at Kowatsch.
Libor Bures has managed the real estate department at Dr. Richard since 2014.
He was Managing Director of the Automobillogistik International in Austria, Germany the Czech Republic and Slovakia for more than 11 years. After that, Dr. Richard won him over as Operations manager Slovakia and then as Operations Manager for Dr Richard limousines and minibuses.
Ing. Siegfried Tanczos
Mr. Tanczos is the managing director of the company "Südburg" Auto - Betriebs - Gesellschaft m.b.H. & CO.KG. He is responsible for all operational tasks in Southern Burgenland.
From 2001 to 2018 he worked as a control center dispatcher and duty shift supervisor at the Austrian Red Cross Burgenland and in the Land Security Bureau Burgenland GmbH in Oberwart and Eisenstadt, where he gained valuable experience for his present activity. Since March 2000, Mr. Tanczos belongs to Dr. Richard family and has mastered many different tasks in the group before he took over his duties at Südburg.
Mr. Obernberger is in charge of the Dr. Richard group's finance department since 2011.
He obtained his degree for Business Education from the Economic University in Vienna in 2007, but has been part of the Dr. Richard family since 2005, first in controlling/IT, and later in the finance department.