On 1st January 2012, Dipl.-Ing. Nejad Ayaydin retired and managing director and passed on the role to Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Leitner. At the same time, Dipl.-Ing. Dietmar Bach and Dipl.-Ing. Bernhard Kohlböck became partners.
Prof. Dr. Franz Pacher began his retirement. The manegement of the company was taken over by Dipl.-Ing. Nejad Ayaydin und his closest colleagues. In the following years Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Leitner, Dipl.-Ing. Werner Ramspacher und Dipl.-Ing. Christian Kitzler joined the management team.
The continuous expansion of the company’s fields of operations required the restructuring of the company into a partnership, lead by Prof. Dr. Franz Pacher and Dipl.-Ing. Nejad Ayaydin.
After Dr. Leopold Müllers became professor for rock mechanics at the University of Karlsruhe, Prof. Dr. Franz Pacher took over management of the office. This was the year the engineering office Geotechnik und Tunnelbau came into existence. Between 1960 and 1974, the office worked in close co-operation with Prof. Dr. Ladislaus v. Rabcewicz. This lead the the development of the “new Austrian tunnelling method“ (NATM).
Dipl.-Ing. Franz Pacher joined “Ingenieurbüro für Geologie und Bauwesen”, which had been founded in 1948 by Dr. Leopold Müller. Intensive research in the following years lead to the establishment of the new scientific branch of rock mechanics.
Dipl.-Ing. Zafer Ekici
In addition to planning and infrastructural construction, the field of activity of Mr. Ekici is particularly focussed on geotechnical processing, including all required special measures. Moreover, project related support and consulting of Clients on site is a priority of his work.