Foreign Ministry: Council of Ministers decides on appointments to leading diplomatic mission posts abroad

VIENNA, 9 DECEMBER 2015

At the request of Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, the Austrian Council of Ministers decided on new appointments to leading positions at Austrian diplomatic missions abroad.   

It was suggested to entrust the following persons with leadership functions abroad:

  • Mag. Dr. Andreas LIEBMANN-HOLZMANN, Austrian Embassy Abu Dhabi,
  • Mag. Werner SENFTER, Austrian Embassy Abuja,  
  • Dr. Ulrike TILLY, Austrian Embassy Ankara, 
  • Mag. Dr. Gerhard SAILLER, Austrian Embassy Astana, 
  • Mag. Marian WRBA, Austrian Embassy Beirut, 
  • Dr. Ursula PLASSNIK , Austrian Embassy Bern, 
  • Mag. Marianne FELDMANN, Austrian Embassy Bogotá, 
  • MMag. Dr. Irene GINER-REICHL, Austrian Embassy Brasilia, 
  • Mag. Elisabeth ELLISON-KRAMER, Austrian Embassy Budapest, 
  • Dr. Bernhard ZIMBURG, Austrian Embassy Canberra, 
  • Mag. Christine FREILINGER, Austrian Embassy Chisinau, 
  • Dr. Heidemaria GÜRER, Austrian Embassy The Hague, 
  • Dr. Willy KEMPEL, Austrian Embassy Doha, 
  • Mag. Dr. Helmut FREUDENSCHUSS, Austrian Embassy Dublin, 
  • Mag. Helene STEINHÄUSL, Austrian Embassy Jakarta, 
  • Dr. Sigurd PACHER, Austrian Embassy Kuwait City,  
  • Mag. Sigrid BERKA, Austrian Embassy Botschaft Ljubljana, 
  • Mag. Bernd Alexander BAYERL, Austrian Embassy Minsk, 
  • Mag. Dr. Stefan PEHRINGER , Austrian Embassy Ottawa, 
  • Dr. Friedrich STIFT, Austrian Embassy Beijing, 
  • Dr. Anton KOZUSNIK, Austrian Embassy Rabat, 
  • Dr. Joachim ÖPPINGER, Austrian Embassy Santiago de Chile, 
  • Mag. Karin FICHTINGER-GROHE , Austrian Embassy Singapore, 
  • Mag. Dr. Arad BENKÖ, Austrian Embassy Tiflis, 
  • Dr. Johann SATTLER, Austrian Embassy Tirana, 
  • Dr. Hubert HEISS, Austrian Embassy Tokyo, 
  • Mag. Dr. Herbert KRAUSS, Austrian Embassy Tunis. 

The diplomats above will be accredited after consent to their appointment has been given by the receiving state and after Austria’s Federal President has provided the respective credentials.