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Willi Adolf Wapenhans

Willi Adolf Wapenhans, German bank executive. Recipient Order of Merit 1st Class, Federal Republic Germany, 1992; German Research Foundation grantee, 1958-1959, British Council grantee, 1959-1960. Chairman Student Association Justus Liebig University, 1955-1956; vice chairman German School Association, Washington, 1968-1974. Member of German Society for Foreign Policy, International Club.

Background

  • Wapenhans, Willi Adolf was born on August 12, 1931 in Kusey, Altmark, Germany. Son of Willi and Frieda Luise Victoria (Streese) Wapenhans.

  • Education

    • Agriculture Engineer, Friedrich Aereboe School, Michelstadt, Federal Republic Germany, 1953. Diploma in Agronomy, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Federal Republic Germany, 1956. Doctor in Agricultural Economics summa cum laude, Justus Liebig Universitat, Giessen, Federal Republic Germany, 1958.

      Habilitation Economics, Justus Lichig Universitat, Giessen, Federal Republic Germany, 1960.

    Career

    • Assistant administrator Domaene Armada, Wiesbaden, 1951—1952. Researcher Institute for Continental Agronomy and Economics Research, Giessen, 1956—1958, Institute for Economics and Fiscal Sciences, Giessen, 1958—1960, assistant professor (docent), 1960—1991. From agricultural economist to senior vice president external affairs, personnel and administration World Bank Development Finance Institute, Washington, 1991-1992.

      Vice president, special advisor to president World Bank, 1991-1992, chairman tast force project implementation. Retired

      Chairman Association Researchers Justus Liebig University, 1958. Senior advisor Republic of Belarus, 1992-1994.

      Secretary development committee Task Force on the Role of Multilateral Development Banks, 1994.

    Works

    • Author books, monographs. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Chairman Student Association Justus Liebig University, 1955-1956. Vice chairman German School Association, Washington, 1968-1974. Member of German Society for Foreign Policy, International Club.

    Connections

    • Married Rosemarie Ingrid Schneider, December 30, 1958. Children: Heike, Kai-Uwe, Kerstin, Henner.
    • father: Willi Wapenhans
    • mother: Frieda Luise Victoria (Streese) Wapenhans
    • spouse: Rosemarie Ingrid Schneider
    • children: Heike Wapenhans
    • Kai-Uwe Wapenhans
    • Kerstin Wapenhans
    • Henner Wapenhans
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    Born August 12, 1931
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    • 1953
      Friedrich Aereboe School
    • 1956
      Justus Liebig University
    • 1958
      Justus Liebig Universitat
    • 1960
      Justus Lichig Universitat
    • 1951 - 1952
      Assistant, administrator Domaene Armada
      Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1956 - 1958
      researcher, Institute for Continental Agronomy and Economics Research
      Giessen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
    • 1958 - 1960
      researcher, Institute for Continental Agronomy and Economics Research
      Giessen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
    • 1991 - 1992
      from agricultural economist, to senior vice president external affairs
      Washington, United States
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