Thomas Holzinger


Thomas Holzinger holds a Masters Degree in Building Materials, Glass Ceramics and Refractories (Mineral Processing) from the Mining University, Leoben, Austria.

He has more than 20 years management experience in technical headquarters of worldwide market-leading companies, with extensive international experience. Initial focus was on comminution system optimisation, design and commissioning, considering Lean Management and Six Sigma approaches.

He also has experience in plant design, specification of equipment and plant commissioning, as well as final optimisation of grinding systems. As a project leader for performance evaluation of complete plants, as well as complex grinding systems, he has generally focused on reducing production costs and on TCO strategies.

Thomas speaks 3 languages fluently:
German (mother tongue)


  • 11 years experience in the industrial mineral filler industry, at Omya in GCC (Ground Calcium Carbonate) and other minerals (PMT Jetmill GmbH)
  • 10 years in the cement business with Holcim Technology in Corporate as Lead Consultant