Supporting our partners’ growth for more than 30 years.

We are a leading sales and marketing partner for first-class paper and cardboard manufacturers and internationally renowned producers of packaging machines.

Our History

POLO Handels AG was founded in 1986. Since that time, the focus has been on delivering exceptional outsourced sales, service, and marketing for our partners. We have been selling their products mainly in Central & Eastern Europe while cooperating with them on an exclusive basis (in most cases).

We supply to our customers world-class paper & packaging products as well as machinery. With over 90 experts in 14 countries, we are capable of providing innovative custom packaging solutions for a broad range of industries such as dry foods, liquid foods, pharma, print & paper and other markets.

Our Management Team

Florian Binder - Krieglstein

Chief Executive Officer

Florian Binder-Krieglstein started at Polo in 2000 and took over a sales and backselling responsibility for the graphical paper business. In 2003 he founded the machinery division within Polo and led this until 2010.

In the same year he left Polo to gain more experience within the Finance Industry, focus on restructuring of distressed companies, before he returned to Polo in 2015 as a member of the board.

Wilhelm Massegg

Vice President

Shareholder and Member of the Board

Harald Brettlecker

Chief Financial Officer & HR Manager

Harald Brettlecker joined Polo in 1998 as a consultant in the financial accounting and continued his career at Polo in 1999 as Chief Financial Officer.

Martin Gerstner

Director Machinery Division, Authorized Officer

Martin Gerstner has spent 20 years in international companies, being responsible for the Sales & Service organisations and he joined Polo in the beginning of 2012.

He took the lead for the entire Machinery Business Unit of Polo, working with international first-class suppliers for Process and Packaging Technologies.

Johann Schned

Sales Director Austria & CEE

Johann Schned joined Polo in 2017 and has a long experience in paper in Austria and CEE markets.

Approach us anytime for samples, inquiries, meetings or if you just want to say hello!     

Our Mission

We are committed to strengthen our position as a reliable partner for superior, cost-effective paper and packaging solutions in our mission to save you time, headaches and money with innovative services.

We will achieve this by providing you the highest quality services and by making strategic investments that maintain an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

Our Values

We are a passionate & ambitious family-owned company understanding the important role of our team to accomplish our goals .

Our solid values of trust, responsibility and excellence are represented within our daily decisions and actions.

Our core principles shape our corporate culture and daily work:

Passion & Care

We like what we do and stand up for what we believe in. We go the extra mile to solve problems and win our business partners' confidence and appreciation.

Integrity and Ethics

By being trustworthy & reliable colleagues and business partners, we lay the foundations for authentically advising our clients with the right recommendations.

Quality Mindset

Taking the decision to choose a high-quality product of our portfolio, we are convinced that it supports our customers` competitive position and long-term success.

Professional Excellence​ & Service Orientation

Our team of over 90 paper & packaging specialists strives to deliver not only satisfying solutions but also to provide instant service and availability where needed.

Financial Solid​ity

Having a financially solid foundation is crucial in developing stable partnerships, offering new products/services and exploring innovative business opportunities.

Get more information about us and what sets us apart!     


Join the Polo Family!
Great people are the heart of our company and you will notice this in every moment of our collaboration, whether you are a colleague from another part of the world, a long-term business partner or a customer.


For job applications, please contact

Harald Brettlecker

CFO & HR Manager

Polo AG in Numbers

Evolution of our sales* in million euros between 1995 and 2020

* for agency and trade business





€250 MIL

In sales



In Vienna



Orders in 2019


By entering your email, you agree to our Cookie and Privacy Policy.

UID NUMBER: ATU 14844203

POLO Handels AG
Hainburger Straße 34a
A-1030 Wien

Tel.: +43 1 712 70 90
Fax: +43 1 712 70 98

Copyright © 2019 POLO HANDELS AG. All Rights Reserved.