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Executive Bodies

of ÖBB-Postbus GmbH

ÖBB-Postbus GmbH is the largest bus company in Austria. Since 2003, Postbus has been part of the ÖBB Group and a wholly owned subsidiary of ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG. The business purpose of ÖBB-Postbus GmbH is national and international transport of passengers via regular services as well as occasional transport services.

Executive Management

Mag. Silvia Kaupa-Götzl, LL.M.


  • Master of Commercial and Corporate Law (LL.M.) with Credit at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, GB
  • Law studies at the University of Vienna and the University of Leiden (Netherlands)

Employment history

  • Since 08/2015
    Managing Director of ÖBB-Postbus GmbH
  • 05/2011 - 07/2015
    Head of the Profit Centre Long-Distance Travel, ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG
  • 02/2009 - 04/2011
    Head of Strategic Corporate Development, ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG
  • 12 /2007 - 02/2009
    Assistant CEO, ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG
  • 08/2005 - 11/2007
    Assistant to the Board of Directors (Corporate Affairs), ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG

From 1999 to joining the ÖBB Group in 2005, Ms. Mag. Kaupa-Götzl had worked as an associate and then as a lawyer for two renowned law firms in Vienna.

Areas of responsibility

  • Human resources
  • Controlling/Finance
  • Transport market
  • Transport development
  • Technology
  • Interdisciplinary areas (IT, law, marketing, purchasing)
Silvia Kaupa

DI Thomas Duschek


  • Studied Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at the Technical University Vienna (TU Vienna)

Employment history

  • since 09/2017
    Managing Director of ÖBB-Postbus GmbH
  • 05/2017 - 08/2017
    Wiener Linien GmbH & Co KG
  • 05/2012 - 04/2017
    Board Member, Wiener Lokalbahnen AG
  • 12/2010 - 04/2017
    Managing Director, Wiener Lokalbahnen Verkehrsdienste GmbH
  • 02/2010 - 04/2012
    Wiener Stadtwerke Holding AG
    Authorised Signatory for Wiener Lokalbahnen Verkehrsdienste GmbH and the companies of the Vienna local railways
  • 11/2000 - 01/2010
    Various management positions in the Telekom Austria AG group
  • 04/1997 - 10/2000
    Director of the General Secretariat of the General Directorate, Telekom Austria AG
  • 11/1995 - 03/1997
    Director of the Telecommunications Building Office 2, Post and Telekom Austria AG
  • 08/1992 - 10/1995
    Technical Department Director of the Telecommunications Building Office 2, Post and Telekom Austria AG
  • 02/1990 - 07/1992
    Siemens AG

Roles and areas of responsibility

  • Regional management North
  • Regional management East
  • Regional management South
  • Regional management West
Thomas Duschek

The Supervisory Board

Shareholder Representatives

  • Huber Michaela, Mag. (Chairwoman)
  • Freunschlag Heinz, Mag. (Deputy chairman)
  • Garstenauer Klaus, Mag.
  • Trixner Thomas, MMag. Dr.
  • Kienast Agnes, Dr.
  • Lang Stefan, Mag.

Employee Representatives

  • Wurm Robert
  • Pürstinger Johann, Ing.
  • Nigitsch Josef

Structure and Organisation of the Group

ÖBB-Postbus GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG and part of the ÖBB Group.

Organigramm Postbus GmbH