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Gerhard Fels

Gerhard Fels, German economist, director. Member Aufsichtsrat Swiss Re Germany, Aufsichtsrat Oppenheim Kapitalanlagegesellschaft, Aufsichtsrat Vereinte Hannoversche Versicherung a.g., Beirat der MZM Nestlé.

Background

  • Fels, Gerhard was born on June 17, 1939 in Baumholder, Germany. Son of Karl Ludwig and Frieda (Schug) Fels.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Economics, University Saarbrücken, Federal Republic Germany, 1965. Doctor in Economics, University Saarbrücken, 1969.

    Career

    • Economist Institute Weltwirtschaft, Kiel, Germany, 1969-1971, head department I, 1971-1983, vice president, 1976-1983, director, professor, 1978-1983. Managing director Institute deutschen Wirtschaft, Cologne, Germany, 1983—2004. Member German Council Economic Experts, 1976-1982.

      Member Committee for Development Planning, United Nations, 1978-1982, Group of Thirty, since 1988. Lieutenant Germany Army, 1959-1960.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Aufsichtsrat Swiss Re Germany, Aufsichtsrat Oppenheim Kapitalanlagegesellschaft, Aufsichtsrat Vereinte Hannoversche Versicherung a.g., Beirat der MZM Nestlé.

    Connections

    • Married Waltraut Endres, March 31, 1962. Children: Joachim, Florian, Katrin.
    • father: Karl Ludwig Fels
    • mother: Frieda (Schug) Fels
    • spouse: Waltraut Endres
    • children: Joachim Fels
    • Florian Fels
    • Katrin Fels
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    Born June 17, 1939
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    • 1965
      University Saarbrücken
    • 1969
      University Saarbrücken
    • 1969 - 1971
      Economist, Institute Weltwirtschaft
      Kiel, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1983 - 2004
      managing director, Institute deutschen Wirtschaft
      Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany