Press release

Change at the executive management level of Plasser & Theurer

Daniel Siedl left the company at the end of 2021. As of 1 January 2022, Stefan Peiker is the new COO of Plasser & Theurer, Export von Bahnbaumaschinen, Gesellschaft m.b.H.

Plasser & Theurer in brief

Plasser & Theurer has been the world's technology leader in the field of track maintenance machines for almost 70 years. Numerous developments in a wide range of fields will ensure it retains this position for years to come. At the same time, the Austrian family business is in the process of expanding its customer services on a large scale. That makes them your first point of contact for your track maintenance machine needs.

  • Founded in 1953
  • Around 2,000 members of staff in Austria
  • Around 5,000 members of staff worldwide (at 19 partner firms throughout the world and in Austria)
  • Range of products: Machines and systems for laying and installing, renewing and maintaining tracks and overhead lines
  • Since 1953, more than 17,000 heavy-duty machines have been supplied to 110 countries
  • Export rate of 93 %

Further information

Daniel Siedl would like to pursue a different career path, which is why he ended his contract. Stefan Peiker has assumed his duties and responsibilities.

Dr. Stefan Peiker, COO (Chief Operating Officer – Production)

After studying mechanical engineering, he acquired 32 years of experience in various managerial positions at MAN Truck & Bus. Mr. Peiker joined Plasser & Theurer as a consultant and became the Director of Plant Management mid-August 2019.

In the words of CEO and owner Johannes Max-Theurer, “I am sad to see Mr. Siedl leave, both on a professional and personal level. I wish him all the best for his future endeavours. At the same time, I am happy to have Stefan Peiker in charge of Production as the new COO. I wish him all the best for his future tasks.”