Eduard Wünscher, CEO of KNAPP AG, has won the prestigious Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award for Austria in the industry and high-tech category.
The accolade was presented by the global consulting firm at a gala dinner – attended by over 300 guests from business, politics and the arts – held at Vienna’s Hofburg, the former Austrian imperial residence. The winners were selected by an independent expert jury, based on the finalists’ entrepreneurial achievement, business development, innovative capacity, employee leadership and vision for the future.
Eduard Wünscher began his career at KNAPP AG 25 years ago. After just a couple of years, he was appointed Managing Director and has been leading the company management ever since. With over 1,300 active systems worldwide, KNAPP AG ranks among the leading solution providers in logistics automation and warehouse software. Headquartered in Hart bei Graz, Austria, the group has more than 1,800 employees and annual sales in the year 2010/11 were over 272 million Euros.