During his term as President (1986 - 2002), Karl Korinek always helmed Austrian Standards as a neutral and independent organization with a steady hand and great foresight. Thereby, he played a decisive role in enabling Austria to contribute significantly to European and international standardization.
The excellent constitutional lawyer – respect for fundamental rights and freedoms was one of his life-long focal areas, just like issues of self-governance – was always open for new ideas and modern methods.
With the passing of Karl Korinek, we have lost one of the most outstanding personalities of our country, an art-loving man who appreciated intelligent dialogue and was an important companion for Austrian Standards on the way into the 21st century.
With great gratitude Austrian Standards pays respects to its Honorary President and expresses its deepest sympathies and condolences to his family.
In silent mourning
The Presidents Group and Management as well as all employees of Austrian Standards