People at CODICO

Unbeatable Together

Strong Alone

This is a group picture of CODICO's employees.

Everyone Smiles in the Same Language

The key to success is diversity. As a globally operating family company employing people from 18 nations, we put a great emphasis on understanding others. The different cultures, views, and nationalities of our staff enrich us, as individuals and in our daily work. In our corporate culture, our employees feel that they can be who they really are. Each and every one is appreciated, and different mindsets are considered an opportunity for development. An open-minded approach toward each other helps us discover the different skills and talents of others and face up to challenges together.

It is no coincidence that 50% of the executives in our company are women. CODICO takes a different approach here, offering part-time leadership schemes to its staff. Women have a different style of leadership, and strong diversity at the executive level benefits everyone. Ensuring equal opportunities for our staff is self-evident, and is practised on all levels at CODICO.  We have a long way to go before achieving full equality in our society, but CODICO has been applying this principle without any prejudice since the company was founded.

Get to Know the CODICO Team

Our employees are more than just workers. We are interested in their background, their personalities and their interests. Get to know people at CODICO.


Julia Reiterer, Product Manager & Sales Engineer

My name is Julia Reiterer and I have been working for CODICO as a product manager since 2014. After graduating from a higher-level secondary technical and vocational school, I attended the senior technical college in Wiener Neustadt, where I received a degree in industrial engineering. While still at college, I was given an exciting opportunity to work as product manager for interconnect systems at CODICO. It was a chance I just could not let pass by.

I have been working closely with our suppliers ever since, trying to develop and further expand our product range. Since September 2018, I have also been part of our sales team, covering the western region of Austria as a sales engineer for interconnect systems. My task is to support our customers in their design activities and in finding suitable solutions. Every project is unique, it demands mental flexibility and an eagerness to never stop learning. This exciting combination of being both on the customer and on the supplier side presents me with new challenges on a daily basis, and no two days are the same.

I am privileged to be working in a great team, in which mutual support and delight in one's work are self-evident. With time, work colleagues have become friends, and now we regularly plan joint activities outside work. I like spending my free time with my friends and family, who give me the support I need in life. It's so relaxing to undertake something in nature or just have a cosy evening barbecue together. In recent years, sports has become an essential part of my life and a way to find my inner balance. Sports after work is a must, be it in the gym, on the bike, or running. It helps me wind down after a day at the office, and keeps me active and fit. I use my holidays to travel to near and distant places, be it on beach vacation or on city trips. I just love gathering new experiences and getting to know other cultures and traditions. Fascinating landscapes inspire me, and I love capturing such memorable moments on film. I am proud to be part of the CODICO family!

Petr Roček, Sales Engineer Czech Republic & Slovakia

My name is Petr Roček and I come from Czech Republic. I studied at Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering. All my professional life I worked in support and distribution of electric components. In the 90s I owned a distribution firm which I sold by the end of 1999. After two years at home, I started at CODICO in 2002 as a Sales Representative and later as a Field Sales Engineers for the Czech Republic. I work in this field up to now. Starting this July I´m responsible for the Slovakia market too. My office is located in the north part of the Czech Republic, near the Giant Mountains.

I really enjoy this job because it is very dynamic and keeps me informed about latest market trends. In my function I look for and support design activities through the Czech and Slovak market. I always try to find the best solution based on customer requirements from our portfolio. This give me the possibility to discover different customers, study and learn a lot about their products and applications, so I can provide them with added value solutions which also benefits CODICO. I prefer to speak personally with our customers. It provides me with new inputs for my job. Attending the Gustav Käser sales training inspired me to interact and negotiate with our customers more, to bring both sides benefits.

I´m an optimistic person and I like to have people around me that are also optimistic like me. At the same time, I´m a rational person. When problems arise, I try to solve them with sensitivity, but consistently. I am also open to change, which is especially important nowadays, when things around us change so quickly. To find a healthy balance in my daily work I spend as much time as possible in nature, working out or with my dog. Whenever is possible I go cycling, play basketball, downhill or cross-country skiing or go for a walk. I feel the need to explore new places all over the world. Each year I plan to make an adventurous holiday. I have already visited almost all the countries in Latin America and South-East Asia. I would love to see the Himalayas, Russia and the Eastern part of the US. Let´s see!

CODICO is an international and multicultural company and for me this is a wonderful thing. It is very interesting to speak with our suppliers, coming from different parts all over the world. Every single day gives me opportunities to learn something new and interesting and makes my business live tremendously exciting. Sometimes the job can be challenging, of course, but after all, my goal is to constantly improve myself. If you want to get to know me better, just visit me or give me a call! I´m looking forward to meeting you in person.

Barbara Monson-Henke, Receptionist

I see a friendly »good day« and a warm »welcome« for our customers as my main task at the reception. »Hospitality« has always been both my greatest strength and my passion. In earlier years, I lived this out in the context of looking after patients while working as a medical assistant. Finally, during the past eight years, I have worked as a receptionist in various companies. At CODICO, I am the contact person for many different concerns of guests and colleagues and help with small and larger organisational matters and requests, in addition to the classic tasks of a receptionist. Born and raised in Bern (Switzerland), I was drawn to the south of Switzerland at a young age. I worked for many years as a medical assistant in various medical practices and hospitals around Lugano and learned the Italian language in the process.

In 2000, I moved to Hong Kong with my husband, who has American roots, for professional reasons. We spent three exciting, wonderful and instructive years there. I used the time to further my education and attended the School of Holistic Aromatherapy in Sheung Wan. Four years after our return to Switzerland, the next challenge was already wai- ting for me. Together with my husband, we left our families and our familiar home again, with the children still young at that time, to create a new home in Mödling.

After ten years, I found my professional home at CODICO. I will never forget the warm welcome and the valuable support of my new colleagues here. Despite many challenges, including the pandemic and the subsequent changes in my own job, I enjoy working for the company, which is an important pillar in my life. What I find particularly attractive at CODICO is the Academy Week, which allows me to get together with my colleagues from different countries several times a year. During this week, I can live out my passion and feel comfortable in the midst of this diversity of cultures and mentalities.

As I am always around a lot of people during work, I enjoy the peace and quiet and retreat in my free time. I like to hike through the vineyards at Eichkogel and the Vienna Woods or stroll through Mödling's pedestrian zone. In summer I like to swim my lengths in the Mödlinger swimming pool and plan smaller bike tours. Whenever possible, I of course also travel to my home country, with which I still have strong ties.

Claudia Gotz, Head of Inside Sales

My name is Claudia Gotz and since June 2018 I have been a member of the Interconnect department in Internal Sales. In addition to Germany, which is my main area of responsibility, I also handle countries such as Switzerland, the UK and France. I really enjoy working with my customers, suppliers and colleagues, especially solving new challenges.

I have been leading this team for two years now. I really enjoy this role, as I value the interaction and contact with people. Even if I can't solve every issue, I always have an open ear and take every request seriously. I am very proud of my team and I really appreciate the good team spirit through all the ups and downs. But we also have a lot of fun in difficult times. In a nutshell - I feel very comfortable at CODICO and I am happy to be part of this company with its many social benefits and events. As I have already gained experience in various other companies, I have a good comparison and can truly say "the working environment at CODICO is simply great".

Now a few lines about my private life. I love travelling travelling, especially in Europe, where I am drawn to both the cool north and the warm south. I have already been able to marvel at the midnight sun in Lofoten as well as the northern lights in Tromsø. My sporting activities include running include running, spikeball and hiking. Gardening on the roof terrace with an after-work drink terrace with an after-work drink gives me the balance I need. Music also means
also means a lot to me and should not be missing in my life. Be it cosy on the couch or live at concerts. It can sometimes happen that I have to I sometimes have to travel further afield to see my favourite musicians perform. for a gig by my favourite musicians. I also like to challenge my logical thinking and knowledge with escape rooms and parlour games. My private life is just as varied as my work at CODICO. So I am looking forward to many more satisfied years to come.

Bianca Wurglits, Material Planning

My first day at the company was the 2nd of May 2017. One thing I still remember very well is the warm welcome I received from everyone. Especially from my mentor at the time. Yes, at CODICO every rookie gets a mentor assigned to them: they are there to support them if any uncertainties arise, and always have a sympathetic ear for their concerns. I find this to be a wonderful idea. I started in order processing, where I was in charge of the customer regions UK, Nordics, and partly Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. I always hugely enjoyed the daily contact with our national and international customers and the close collaboration with our colleagues from Sales.

After around 1½ years, I was given the opportunity to change to a new area, Material Planning. Since I am a great fan of new challenges, I seized the opportunity without hesitating. I found the idea of being a customer myself and getting to know the opposite side very appealing. Today, I can safely say that this decision was spot on! I extremely enjoy having to plan for a new demand every day, or to completely reschedule already assigned goods. Being responsible for the right goods being in the right place at the right time and in the right quantity is very often a huge challenge, but that's exactly what I find appealing. I find great pleasure in the daily collaboration with our manufacturers, since only a positive, respectful mutual approach can help us succeed together.

During the winter season, skiing is my absolute favourite. In Austria, we have mountains right on our doorstep. I already stood on a pairof skis at the tender age of four, so a regular visit to a ski slope comes  as a reflex. Apart from skiing, travelling is definitely another passion of mine. I find it absolutely thrilling to visit new countries and to get to know wonderful places. Of course, there's plenty of things to do and see here in Austria, too. I often go out in the city for a pleasant dinner with friends, or for a few cocktails in one of Vienna's bars. During the summer, I enjoy going to concerts, festivals, in-line skating or cycling tours, or driving to one of Austria's numerous lakes. Thank you for reading my introduction and for getting just another glimpse into our CODICO family.

Napoleon Bifsa, Warehouse

After more than 5 wonderful years in the CODICO family, it is a pleasure for me to introduce myself to you! My journey began in 1985 in the south of Albania. I am one of those who left their homeland for a better future, twice. When I was 5 years old, my family left Albania for a better future in Greece. In Athens, I played with my band in different venues until I got my bachelor's degree in business administration. After working in various jobs in Athens, I came to the conclusion that the career prospects in Greece did not meet my expectations and so I moved on, this time to Austria.

When I arrived at CODICO, I was impressed by the organisation and the modern facilities from the very first moment. What impressed me even more, was the way in which the employees and the management treated each other. Respectful and helpful. In the difficult times they stand by your side, in the good times they surprise you! I have got to know many good colleagues and valuable people from different countries and cultures here and I always find it fascinating to talk to everyone! There are also opportunities for further development at CODICO and that really motivates me.

I work in the warehouse at CODICO. This means that, together with my colleagues, I am responsible for the correct processing of our goods traffic. We attach great importance to accuracy and quality and are therefore an important link in our company's customer service chain (Customer Service Operations). Thanks to the latest automated systems available to us, the entire process of storing, processing and dispatching goods is considerably faster and easier for us. But despite the pressure that sometimes accompanies us, there are many moments of laughter!

In my spare time (when I'm not spending time with my daughter), I play basketball or go on day trips with my family. I enjoy reading recommended books and when I'm back home in my village, I like to go fishing, snorkelling and beekeeping. In conclusion, I enjoy my job and look forward to many new challenges. CODICO's values of "responsibility, family, dynamism" make me proud and I am happy to be part of this great family. At the end of the day, it's not the destination that counts, but the journey!

Sergio Rossi, Regional Sales Manger Italy

Hello, my name is Sergio Rossi and I am from Italy. In December 2012 I started to work for CODICO and today I’m responsible for the Italian Active division.Currently, as Italian Active division, we have a beautiful office in Treviso. We are four Italian colleagues for the Active team while we are constantly increasing revenue, enlarging customers’ base and deepening our customer relationship - mainly in industrial, medical and automotive markets.

I love my job which allows to create new fields of business, increasing them steadily and having the consent of the people and companies. Our customers appreciate our professional work – from offering devices to help their R&D and to deliver always on time. The market is appreciating our skills and our efforts, so today more people are asking us for our advice in their projects.

My personal work experience started in 1985 with a small Italian distributor. Afterwards I worked for other electronic distributors for 15 years. I have gained experience in sales, marketing and taking over responsibility for a sales team. In 2001 I was part of Xilinx, the biggest FPGA maker, where I spent 8 years being responsible of the two tier Italian customers and part of the sales team of the Xilinx’s distributor. It was a good experience for some markets segments like military, medical, and industrial.

I’m based in Nova Milanese which is a small city 8kms north of Milan and I am working from home office. I’m married and I’ve daughter. In my private life I spend my free time travelling with the family in Italy and lately around Europe. My favorite hobby is model aircraft which gives me the possibility to spend time with friends in an airfield club for this type of aircraft. I’m also part of an Italian acrobatic team, we participate in contests in Italy during the spring and summer. In the cold seasons we prepare the aircraft for the coming year. 

Back to CODICO again, I value CODICO as a very good company and a very positive place to work. It is a company where employees are given the opportunity to develop personally and professionally as part of a team.

Judith Obermeier, Order Administration

My name is Judith Obermeier and I have been working in the order administration departement at CODICO since 2014. I have been looking after the 7th Region in Germany, as well as a number of important key customers. What I like about my job in particular is that every order is something individual, and something of a challenge. I really like going into details with each customer, and working together with them to come up with the best possible solution.

As well as the everyday work, I really enjoy the exchanges I have with my colleagues here at CODICO. We like having lunch together, and it’s fun for me sometimes to cook for my colleagues as well. Traditional Austrian cuisine is a particular favourite of mine. I love the idea of traditional home cooking bringing in the spirit and the history of Austria. And whether it be from Italy or Hungary, in many Austrian dishes you can detect the influence of our neighbouring countries. And because I simply love to cook, and do a lot of it, my colleagues are also happy if we sometimes enjoy together meals which I have prepared myself.

I have been told that I am a person with a great sense of humour. I’m a great one for jokes, and I’m perfectly ready to laugh at myself too. I like spending my leisure time with my friends and my family. Whether indoors or outdoors, the main thing is to ring the changes. This is reflected in my hobbies, too, my holiday trips, and the whole way I plan and enjoy my leisure time.

For two years now I have been the proud owner of a Vespa. It takes me out into the countryside, but I also like taking part in large Vespa event. And if I’m not out on two wheels, then I enjoy being with my foster dog, »Tim«, a nine-year old terrier. Taking him for walks in the woods around Perchtoldsdorf is a great experience for us both, every time we go out! If you have any questions about order administration or Austrian recipes, just give me a call!