(born July 27
) is an Austrian
politician from the Freedom Party
. Born in Vorarlberg
, he was vice-president ("Landesstatthalter") of Vorarlberg until 2003
In 2003, he succeeded Herbert Haupt as Vice-Chancellor of Austria. Gorbach is also Austrian Minister for Traffic in a coalition government headed by the People's Party.
Before starting his political career he worked as manager in the textile industry (Getzner).
He is married and loves horses.