He graduated in Mechanical Engineering, Production Technology (Dipl.-Ing.) at the Technical University in Munich. He began his career joining Josef Gartner GmbH in 1993, he has been appointed General Manager in 2002, and since 2012 he has served in different positions within the Permasteelisa Group.
Dr. Gartner studied mechanical engineering at the University of Munich where he also did his doctorate.
He is a great-grandson of the company founder and was the managing partner of the family-owned business from 1973 to 1998.