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Dr. Reinhold Klinger

Born in 1956, raised in Pregarten, married, 1 daughter, resident in Pregarten

Education and training:

  • Law degree from Johannes Kepler University Linz – doctorate in 1980
  • Certified Foundation Director, 2016

Employment history:

  • since 10/2011: TRESCON Betriebsberatungsgesellschaft m.b.H., Linz: Managing Partner
  • 1995 - 2011: TRESCON Betriebsberatungsgesellschaft m.b.H., Linz: Managing Dircetor and Partner
  • 1986 - 1995: OÖ. WARENVERMITTLUNG, Linz: Head of HR and Legal Departments 
  • 1981 - 1986: VOESTALPINE AG, Linz: Sale of capital goods (mechanical equipment for hydroelectric plants) to the European market 
  • 1980: Legal internship at Linz / Linz-Land District Courts

Areas of expertise:

  • Finding managers and specialists
  • Personnel selection for local authorities & the public sector
  • Assessment centres, panel interviews, tests and potential analyses
  • Consulting owners, supervisory boards and boards of trustees


  • Article in "Austrian Management Review Vol. 3 / 2013", GÜTTEL, Wolfgang H. (publisher), 2013, Institute of Human Resource & Change Management at Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz