The online platform Leadersnet once again called for the election of the crisis managers of the year. Dr. Viktoria Veider-Walser, Managing Director of Kitzbühel Tourism, not only took first place in the tourism category, but also overall victory.
The Leadersnet editorial team nominated people for the best crisis managers in the country who attracted particular attention this year - in both positive and negative ways. This was followed by two parallel voting phases by the jury and readership, where, in addition to “digital competence” and “ability to be credible”, “flexibility” was also asked and rated using a tried and tested star system. The calculated factor from performance, number of votes and votes of the jury was decisive for the ranking.
Dr. Viktoria Veider-Walser, Managing Director of Kitzbühel Tourism, impressed with her performance and her network and was named Crisis Manager of the Year 2021 in front of top Austrian top managers. The youngest managing director of the Tyrolean tourism associations also took first place in the tourism category.
Kitzbühel Tourism Chairman Dr. Christian Harisch warmly congratulates: “Kitzbühel is incredibly proud that our managing chairwoman Dr. Viktoria Veider-Walser was named Crisis Manager of the Year. Viktoria prevailed not only against the incumbent Minister of Justice, but also against the Governor of Lower Austria and the managing director of Österreich Werbung. It shows, among other things, that the Kitzbüheler Weg was and is undoubtedly the right one. The management of Tyrolean tourism belongs in the hands of managers: inside and not in those of officials. "
Further awards for Kitzbühel
The managing director (s): in Austria and Tyrol Werbung took 3rd and 10th place in the tourism category, but also other Kitzbühel executives such as Anton Bodner and Christian Wörister, CEO of Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel, and Richard Hauser as CEO of the Kitzbühel Country Club are listed in this category. The Mayor of Kitzbühel, Dr. Klaus Winkler is represented in the Politics category.