Studied Business at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and at the Business School of the University of Genoa. In 1988 he began working for his parents’ company and took over management in 1989. To the then-core business of orthopedic technology he added a focus in the areas of medical supplies and rehabilitation technology.
In 1993 came the first steps in the area of planning and complete interior design of healthcare facilities, with a focus on nursing homes, private clinics, and rehabilitation centers. Since 2012 the know-how that has been gained in the development of large projects has also found Europe-wide recognition for projects in the hotel and business industries. As the founder of many companies that are today merged under the maierhofer Group, Herbert Maierhofer is now pursuing the strategic growth of the group and the lasting prosperity of the company with his partner, Dr. Filip Ogris-Martič.