Dr Michael Kompatscher has been CEO of Hagerbach Test Gallery Ltd since 2017. In this function, he is also a member of the Amberg Group executive board.
Michael Kompatscher obtained his doctorate in physics/material science from the ETH Zurich and has over 15 years of experience in testing and concrete technology, construction chemicals and construction technology as well as in product management, international business development, innovation and marketing.
Prior to this position he held various leading roles in large and medium size international active industrial enterprises
Erich Lassnig has been with the Hagerbach Test Gallery since 2017 as deputy CEO and Director of innovation & training.
Prior to that, he held various European based management positions for international technology firms.
Erich Lassnig has over 20 years of experience in the fields of underground mining/tunnelling, machine- and building technology, product development and concrete technology.
He has a diploma in building techniques from Austria and a diploma in management studies from the Sankt Galler Management Institute.
Dr. Astrid Gruskovnjak has been with the Hagerbach Test Gallery since 2017 and is in charge of the Building Materials Testing Laboratories Division, which also includes managing the accredited area of the laboratories.
Gruskovnjak, who holds a doctorate in geology, started her career at EMPA and then worked in quality assurance at HOLCIM before joining the Hagerbach team situated among the mountainous regions of Eastern Switzerland.
She passes on her experience and profound knowledge not only to laboratory technicians, but also in courses for apprentices and students at universities of applied sciences.
Jan Barth is Head of Marketing Services since January 2021 and Director Gastronomy & Events at the Hagerbach Test Gallery since April 2016.
The Hospitality Management graduate understands how to create unique experiences in the field of gastronomy and events.
His creativity has been the driving force that lead him towards implementing his skills in marketing services.
Dr. Fabrizio Moro has been with Hagerbach Test Gallery since 2021 as head of structural material solutions and managing director of S-Cert (Swiss certification body for building products).
Fabrizio Moro obtained his PhD in durability of re-inforced concrete from ETH Zürich and holds a master degree in physics from ETH Zürich.
Prior to this role he held various positions in a globally leading building materials company as senior researcher, as project and team leader.
He has profound knowledge in concrete technology and constituents and is an active member of various standards & codes and research committees.
Dr. Thomas Schmidt has been with Hagerbach Test Gallery since 2020 as head of digital material technology & BIM and leads the laboratory in Regensdorf.
Prior to this positions he held various roles in medium and large size national and international companies in civil engineering and building materials.
Thomas Schmidt obtained his PhD in material science from ETH Lausanne and holds a master degree in civil engineering from the Bauhaus University in Weimar and an executive master in business management from the international business school ZfU in Thalwil.
During the last 20 years he gained experience in the fields of product development/management, concrete technology, key account management, marketing and innovation as well as lectures for education of young professionals.