Achim Kaspar is Member of the Board of VERBUND AG – Austria‘s leading electricity company and one of the largest producers of electricity from hydropower in Europe. He assumed the role as COO in January 2019 and is responsible for digitization as well as the VERBUND generation portfolio which includes the oversight of 130 hydropower plants.
Prior to joining VERBUND he held various management positions in the Utility- and Service Provider Industry as well as in the Austrian Telecommunication Industry.
From 2008 – 2018 Achim Kaspar was General Manager at Cisco Austria / Slovenia / Croatia.
Achim Kaspar holds a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration from Karl-Franzens University Graz.
He is a well-known expert in digitization and innovation in the ICT & Energy sectors and has published several ICT-related books and papers.