Rudolf Hamp

Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board, HTI-AG

Vice Chair of the WVPU Advisory Board since 2011

Rudolf Hamp is vice chairman of the Supervisory Board of HTI-AG (High Tech Industries) in Oberösterreich since November 2016. Before he was Vice Chairman of Opel Wien GmbH until December 2016.

After graduating from the Technical University in Vienna for his studies in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in 1977, Rudolf Hamp went on to hold various teaching and counseling activities.

From April 1981 to August 1988, he became Manager of Material Handling for Opel Austria GmbH. In September 1988, he acquired further managerial responsibilities for the Production Control Department at Opel before becoming the European Manager for Material Control in 1989, a position which moved him to Rüsselsheim, Germany. He spent two years there until he returned to Austria as Manager of Manufacturing Services Opel in 1991. Three years later he was promoted to Plant Director, holding that position until 2000, when he was further promoted to Managing Director of Opel Hungary Powertrain Ltd.

In 2005, Rudolf Hamp made yet another return to Austria as the Managing Director of Opel Wien, a position which he kept until his retirement in 2011. In 2008, he held the additional responsibility for one year for ISPOL Plant, Poland and VM Motori Plant, Italy.

Rudolf Hamp held several positions in various organizations. He was Vice President on the Executive Board of the American Chamber of Commerce, Executive Vice President to the Austrian Vehicle Industry Representation of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, President to the Vehicle Industry Representation in Vienna of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an Executive board member for the Federation of Austrian Industries – Vienna, as well as a Webster Vienna Private University advisory board member.

He was awarded with the „Goldenes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um das Land Wien“ in 2007, the professional title „Kommerzialrat“ in 2011 and the „Silberne Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich“ in 2018.

He is married and has 2 children.