Ing. Mag. Hannes Boyer
Country Director & CEO

Hannes Boyer has been the Austrian Corporate Country Director of Thales since January 2019. At the same time he acts as CEO of Thales Austria GmbH in Vienna, a unit which is steadily growing its business and market shares through its genuine and broad offering. Its specific and long-standing local expertise, particularly in rail transportation, are the keys to its domestic and international competitive success.


Since the transition from Alcatel Austria Transport Solutions GmbH to Thales Group in January 2007 until July 2015, Hannes Boyer has been an authorized representative of Thales Austria GmbH and since 2010 Director Marketing & Sales. Additionally, Hannes Boyer oversaw the Thales Austria Defence & Security activities from 2011 to 2015. 2016 he took the role as the Managing Director and General Manager Transport of Thales in Austria.


In previous assignments within Alcatel Austria AG and later Thales Austria GmbH, his responsibilities included the entire international business and business development activities within the Transport Division of the company, as well as holding the Product Strategy & Product Marketing functions. Prior to this, from October 1989, Hannes Boyer held several positions within the company’s Technical Department.


Hannes Boyer was born in November 1968 in Vienna. He is a graduate of Vienna University of Economics & Business in the field of Commerce. Additionally, he is a graduated engineer in the field of control engineering.