SKIDATA is Salzburg´s Big Player of the Year

The state winner of Austria’s Leading Companies (ALC) competition

SKIDATA is Salzburg´s Big Player of the Year

SKIDATA is Salzburg´s Big Player of the Year (Source: WB/Günther Peroutka)

Dynamic and successful: companies that are characterized as such were recently sought for Austria´s Leading Companies (ALC) competition. The organizers of the competition – the Wirtschaftsblatt newspaper, PwC Austria and KSV1870 – named the winner of the Land Salzburg competition on November 4, 2015 for the 17th time. Their selection was based on various key figures from the balance sheet of past years, as well as sustainability, quality and safety. In the “Big Player” category with revenues exceeding EUR 50 million, SKIDATA, the Salzburg-based company with headquarters in Grödig, was chosen for the third time. After winning the state victory, the stage is now set for the innovative leader for access and ticketing solutions to win the Austrian victory. CEO of SKIDATA Hugo Rohner is very pleased to be among the region´s top employers: “This award is due to our great team at SKIDATA.”

A record year is expected: international expansion pays off

Since its founding in 1977, SKIDATA has consistently been developing. A focus on innovation and international growth is the foundation for success: SKIDATA is currently represented on all continents with 23 subsidiaries and three joint ventures. Now, the majority of revenue is generated abroad. SKIDATA CEO Hugo Rohner expects sales growth of at least 20 percent.

Careers and jobs with a future

In order to maintain and further promote the company´s innovative strength, we regularly seek new employees for various departments such as Controlling & Accounting, Product Management, Service Management, and Research & Development. It´s not only software developers and hardware developers who find a great working environment at SKIDATA that is characterized by team spirit and a love of innovation. Plus, employees are offered the chance to gain international experience and take on jobs abroad.
Find current job vacancies at this top employer and information about careers at Salzburg”s Big Player of the Year at .

Bildquelle: WB/Günther Peroutka

SKIDATA is an international leader in the field of access solutions and their management. Almost 10,000 SKIDATA installations worldwide in ski resorts, shopping centers, major airports, municipalities, sports stadiums, trade shows, and amusement parks provide secure and reliable access and entry control for people and vehicles. SKIDATA places great value in providing solutions that are intuitive, easy to use, and secure. The integrated concepts of SKIDATA solutions help clients optimize performance and maximize profits. SKIDATA Group ( belongs to the publicly traded Swiss Kudelski Group (, a leading provider of digital security solutions.

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