Effective October 1, 2012, Erwin Alexander Pogacnik (38) will take over as Director of Central Division Human Resources at Messe München GmbH. Pogacnik has more than twelve years of experience in the Human Resources sector that he acquired both in Germany and abroad. Pogacnik has held various Human Resources positions, most recently as Director of Human Resources and Executive in Charge of Global HR for pharmaceuticals manufacturer Roche Diagnostics GmbH, where he performed duties at various company locations. From 2002 to 2005, he held the position of Human Resources Manager and Deputy Human Resources Director at Kathrein Werke in Rosenheim.
Pogacnik is a fully qualified lawyer, having graduated from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, followed by two stays abroad, i.e. in New York and Madrid.