Beatrix Marvan holds a degree in business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. In 2002, she started her career as Marketing Manager at the EUROPARK shopping centre in Salzburg.
In 2008, she moved to the FORUM 1 shopping centre in Salzburg, also owned by SPAR Austria. In 2015, she stepped in as Head of Marketing for all 30 SES shopping destinations in six Central European countries and simultaneously served as Country Manager for eight shopping centres in Austria.
SPAR Austria employs about 50,000 team members, and the new position highlights the importance the retailer attaches to positioning itself as an employer of choice.
“The new position underlines how important it is for us to create an ideal working environment for our employees and to meet our high standards as an employer”, SPAR Austria’s HR Director Hans K Reisch said.
“Beatrix Marvan initiated innovative projects at SES and managed successful campaigns. We are pleased that she will bring her extensive experience to positioning SPAR Austria as an employer in the future”, he added.
Source: SPAR Austria
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The origins of SPAR in Austria date back to 1954, but the current SPAR AG was created in 1970 when the original founding families joined other regional wholesalers to form SPAR Austria AG – a 100% privately owned Austrian company.
With licences granted by SPAR International, ASPIAG (Austria SPAR International AG) has developed the brand in Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, and Northern Italy. With sales of €8.3 billion and impressive growth of 16%, SPAR Austria became the market leader in the Austrian grocery trade in 2020, after being a market growth leader for over a decade. It maintained this leadership position in 2021.