Wilhelm Klinger

Wilhelm Klinger, Chief Executive Officer of Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB).

William Klinger has been dealing with wine for more than 30 years.In 1987 He joined an importer of Bordeaux and Italian wines in Salzburg and served as Export Manager for Gaja from 2000 to 2006. He also holds a Master of Philosophy and is fluent in Italian and French.

In 2007, he joined the Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB) and served as Managing Director. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Vienna, AWMB is the official service organization for the Austrian wine industry. AWMB is committed to providing strategic support to the Austrian wine industry to improve quality. In the international market, AWMB sets marketing strategies and different promotional activities for each country’s actual situation.