Christopher Veit has been appointed as the new Executive Board Member of OMV Petrom responsible for Upstream, as of 1 October 1.
Mr Veit holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree of Petroleum Engineering of the Mining University at Leoben. He started his career with Schlumberger as wireline engineer and then joined OMV Austria Exploration & Production in Gaenserndorf, as a Production Engineer.
He has held various technical positions and subsequently management positions in Libya, Pakistan and as well as in Austria such as the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of OMV Austria Exploration & Production.
As of January 2016, he took over the role as Senior Vice President for Exploration, Development and Production to develop and contribute to the evaluation and reorganisation of whole OMV Upstream organisation.