Michael Strugl was Deputy Governor of Upper Austria and hold this position from 2017 until 2018. At the beginning of 2019, he is going to be appointed to the Board of Verbund AG. As CEO, he will be responsible for Energy, Human Resources, Innovation & New Business, Marketing & Communications as well as the Sales and New Business Solutions divisions. As regional councillor of the region Upper Austria, he was responsible for the economic, labor, tourism and future regional development. Michael Strugl was also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Energie AG.