Michael Kompatscher

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

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.

Reto Niederhauser

Since 1997, Reto Niederhauser has been working in the building material testing department of the Hagerbach Test Gallery. In 2005 he took on the role as the site manager of the laboratory in Flums and since 2009 he has been the management director for all laboratory sites in Flums, Altdorf and Regensdorf.

Reto graduated with a diploma of building engineering at ETH Zürich and has more than 20 years of work experience in the fields of material technology, testing technology (concrete, aggregate, rock and building elements), status recording of concrete and steel builds, consulting and expertise as well as personnel management.

In addition, he leads the work group "concrete" in the united accredited building material testing laboratories VAB.

Jan Barth

Jan Barth is Director Gastronomy & Events at the Hagerbach Test Gallery since April 2016.

The Hospitality Management graduate had originally undertaken an apprenticeship in a travel agency. He completed his hotel management studies at TAFE NSW in Australia, where he first came into contact with the event industry as a banquet manager at Orient-Express (now Belmond) and discovered his professional passion.

Roland Weiss

Roland Weiss (Building engineer ETH/SIA) holds the role of an expert for the Hagerbach Test Gallery.

He has over 20 years of work experience in the areas of concrete technology, sealing/drainage, material testing, product certification and standardization.

Roland has served as the head of management at the S-Cert AG since 2014 on a part time basis.

His understanding and knowledge of product certification and standardization is passed on by teaching and attending various expert committees.

Beatrice Jauch

Beatrice Jauch has been an account administrator and team leader of the administration department since April 2017.

She has more than 10 years of management experience in the fields of finance and human resources.

With an education at SWS Winterthur, Beatrice obtained certification with a diploma of accountancy administration (VSK) and graduated with an advanced diploma of business studies (HWD VSK).