Dr. Gerald Maunz is Director / Head of Energy at DS Smith PLC since April 2012.
He manages the total cost of Energy that means physical supply agreements, hedging of market volatility, total cost optimisation initiatives and reporting centrally as well as energy efficiency projects and optimization of power sales activities in coordination with local teams.
Educational background :
1981 Graduation in mechanical Engineering
1987 Graduation in Metallurgical Engineering / Business management and energy management at the University Leoben / Austria
1991 obtaining the doctors degree
1995-1998 CEO at Stahlcord Plc /Austria / Production of ultra-high quality steel wires/cord for the automotive and semiconductor industry
Regional Purchasing Director and Risk Management Utilities Director reporting to Lafarge head office.
Worldwide responsibility for Sourcing and risk management strategies for power and Natural gas.
Negotiation of major power and natural gas contracts
CEO of Thermoteam a Joint-venture in the field of alternate fuels
Participation at the Cembureau /Brussels in the field of European energy markets
2012- DS Smith Plc Director, Head of Energy,
2012- Lector at the University of Leoben for 'National and international commodity markets'.
Several speeches/presentations in the field of Energy.
Contact via LinkedIn : https://at.linkedin.com/in/gerald-maunz-56b35b12/de