Part of the Högl team


Our head office and expertise centre is situated in Taufkirchen an der Pram, Upper Austria, where the core areas of collection development, marketing, sales and retail are located. We are especially proud of the purely European production of our high-quality shoes at our sites in Hungary and Croatia.

The HÖGL shoe fashion GmbH management team is led by Gerhard Bachmaier (CEO) and Harald Winzer (CSO), whose vision and ambition steer the Austrian premium shoe brand’s operations. Continuous expansion efforts over decades have helped HÖGL to become a forward-looking, globally-competitive company that is conquering international markets from Europe to Asia as well as the hearts of women across the world.

Högl CEO Gerhard Bachmaier

„For decades, we have been passionately working day after day to create and produce comfortable yet fashionable shoes for women. We build the foundations that support our customers every day. A pair of HÖGL shoes means comfortable feet every step of the way.”
CEO Gerhard Bachmaier

HÖGL has only been able to reach key milestones thanks to the motivated and relentless efforts of its staff around the world, who have a special place for HÖGL in their hearts.

Your HÖGL team