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OUR TEAM IN NEW YORK

 
MICHAEL FRIEDL

MICHAEL FRIEDL
Trade Commissioner

 
+1-212-421 5250
newyork@advantageaustria.org

Michael, born on 4th of July 1971 in Vienna has an MBA from the Vienna University of Economics and a Master degree in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins, SAIS in Washington DC.

He was Deputy Trade Commissioner in Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi. Later he headed the offices in Washington DC and Tehran before being in charge of HR and personnel development at the head office in Vienna. Starting in September 2014 he became the new Austrian Trade Commissioner for the US based in New York. In this function he is heading the office of ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA for the US in New York City.

In his spare time Michael loves to cook, run and read books on architecture.


STEPHAN SPAZIER

STEPHAN SPAZIER
Deputy Trade Commissioner

 
+1-212-421 5250
newyork@advantageaustria.org

After finishing his master’s degree in International Economic and Business Studies from the University of Innsbruck and completing the compulsory military service as an Emergency Medical Technician in Austria, Stephan joined the Advantage Austria organization of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in 2009.

His previous postings as Deputy Trade Commissioner/Commercial Attaché included Cairo (2010-13) and Bangkok (2013-2016). In September 2016 he joined the Austrian Trade Commission in New York.

His professional interests include international business development and export promotion, macroeconomics, trend and opportunity scouting as well as networking.

Leisure activities and personal interests are sports (baseball/softball, board sports, tennis, football), travelling, literature and music (drums).


DANIEL MÖRTL

DANIEL MÖRTL
Manager, Business Development

 
+1-212-421 5250
newyork@advantageaustria.org

Daniel, upon graduating from the Vienna University of Economics and Business, came to New York to work as a consultant in the field of foreign direct investment, international trade and business development.

At ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA he covers New Technologies (Robotics, Genomics, Nanotechnology, etc.), Health Care & Medical Technologies, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Products, and Consumer Goods.



MAGDALENA SUPPAN

MAGDALENA SUPPAN
Manager, Business Development

 
+1-212-421 5250
newyork@advantageaustria.org

Magdalena has a passion for interior design, architecture and creative industries, and is hence fortunate to cover these areas. Moreover she is in charge of all products, technologies and trends that target the food & beverage industry, including wine and beer.

Needless to say, she enjoys to a great extent supporting Austrian companies with her expertise in epicurean fields.  

Magdalena holds a Magister's Degree in Law from the Karl Franzens University of Graz. She was trained as a lawyer in Vienna where she passed the bar exam before joining our team in New York.


MARIE-LUISA CANORI-BURRELL

MARIE-LUISA CANORI-BURRELL
Manager, Marketing and Communications

 
+1-212-421 5250
newyork@advantageaustria.org

Marie-Luisa is a skilled marketing professional with cross-industry experience and a background in Business Consulting and Development.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from the Vienna University of Business and Economics and a Master’s degree in Sustainable Business and Entrepreneurship from the City University of New York, Bernard M. Baruch College. Her diverse industry experience includes Media, Fashion and Technology, a perfect fit for her areas of focus at Advantage Austria: Marketing, Fashion, Wearable Technology, Media and Consumer Goods.

In her spare time she volunteers at a non for profit educational organization to promote social and economic equality for young women in underserved communities.



PETRA MAYER-LINNEHAN

PETRA MAYER-LINNEHAN
Office Manager

 
+1-212-421 5250
newyork@advantageaustria.org

From journalism to politics to the Austrian Trade Commission. Petra has worked in two interesting and dynamic fields in the United States and Austria before joining Advantage Austria New York.

Petra has a M.A. in Communication/Journalism from the University of Wyoming. At Advantage Austria she is in charge of office administration, accounting and human resources.


FLORIAN KRISCH

FLORIAN KRISCH
Manager, Business Development

 
+1 212 421 5250
newyork@advantageaustria.org

Florian made his first experiences with ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA during an internship in autumn 2015. He later on joined our team in August 2016 and covers the following industries: startups, fintech, apparel and social media. He is also monitoring disruptive trends in finance and tries to identify future challenges for banking.

Prior to this position Florian gathered working experience at major Austrian and international banks. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.



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June 20, 2017
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