Honorary Consul Reichenberger

Reichenberger grew up in Vienna, where he graduated at the Theresianum in 1971. He studied accounting and finance at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and from 1976 to 1979 at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Here he received his PhD in econimcs with a dissertation on joint products in the food industry. While studying, he completed internships at the Austrian Foreign Trade Centers in Moscow and Lisbon.

From 1977, he worked for nearly 30 years with the Swiss food company Nestlé, in various functions and management roles in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Oceania, a. as Head of Internal Audit in São Paulo, Brazil (1980-1983), as Treasurer for Nestlé US (1983-1986), in company offices in the Philippines, New Zealand and Japan, here as President of the Nestlé Japan Group in Kobe (1999-2001 ). Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at Nestlé Headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland from 2001 to 2006. Under his oversight, mergers took place with companies and acquisitions of brands, as well as the first share buybacks. While working for Nestlé, he was chairman and board member of several company committees.

Reichenberger was a member of the six-member supervisory board of the Swiss stock exchange for more than four years, as well as founder and chairman of the CFO Task Force of the ERT (European Roundtable of Industrialists) and member of the Alumni Advisory Board of the University of St. Gallen.

In 2006, he co-founded Inventages Wealth Management Inc., a venture capital fund specializing in healthy nutrition, based in Nassau, Bahamas. He is his general partner.

Since October 2017 he is Honorary Consul of Austria for the Bahamas, responsible for the Consulate Nassau.

Reichenberger is married to the Swiss-Brazilian pediatrician Monica Estermann (1956 in Chiclayo, Peru) and has 2 sons and 2 daughters. He speaks 8 languages ​​fluently. He has a private pilot license since 1985 and is the first private pilot to cross the South Atlantic on a Diamond 42 (Cape Verde Brazil, August 2016). As a member of the Bahamas Search and Rescue Association, he flew & several disaster relief operations in the Bahamas and Haiti. Wolfgang Reichenberger lives with his wife in Nassau / Bahamas. His grandfather was the conductor and composer Hugo Reichenberger (1873-1938).