Technology >> CEO Interviews >> October 2, 2000

Willi Doerflinger – At&s Ag (aus.fnm)

WILLI DOERFLINGER is Chairman of the Board of Directors and spokesman of the AT&S Group. He holds approximately 20% of the company's shares and is thus one of AT&S AG's three leading shareholders. After graduating from the Technical College for Metallurgical Engineering in Leoben, Mr Doerflinger commenced his professional career in the province of Lower Austria. In 1978, he transferred to EUMIG at Fohnsdorf, where he gradually recapitalised the company. Mr Doerflinger also successfully reorganised the company Steirische Elektronik in Fehring as well as the printed circuit plant in Hinterberg. At the St. Gallen Management Centre he completed a generalist training. In 1994, Mr Doerflinger and two of his colleagues purchased the AT&S Group by means of a management buyout. Since 1998, Mr Doerflinger is Chairman of the Board of Directors and spokesman of the entire AT&S Group. Mr Doerflinger, born in 1950, is married and father of a daughter. Profile
TWST: Could you start us off with a brief introduction to AT&S and

review the principal milestones in the corporate history?

Mr. Doerflinger: AT&S is the largest printed circuit board