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Berthold Beitz

industrialist

Berthold Beitz, industrialist. Recipient Yad Vashem medal, Israel, Commandorium Star Order of Merit award, Poland, Grosses Bundesverdienstkreuz mit Stern, University Germany. Member of International Olympic Committee (vice president), National Olympic Committee.

Background

Beitz, Berthold was born on September 26, 1913 in Pommern, Germany. Son of Erdman and Erna (Stuth) Beitz.

Education

Abitur, Secondary School. Bank apprentice, Secondary School. Doctor medical honorary (honorary), Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany.

Career

In charge Galician oil fields, Poland, Shell, Hamburg, 1939—1944. Department chairman British Zonal Insurance Control, 1946. Deputy general Iduna Germania Insurance Company, Hamburg, 1949—1953.

General-bevollmachtigter Doctor Alfried Krupp v. Bohlen University, Halbach, 1953—1967. Chairman board trustees Alfried Krupp v.

Bohlen University Halbach Foundation, Essen, Germany, since 1967. Chairman supervisory board Fried Krupp GmbH, Essen, Grundig AG, Furth. Member supervisory board Dresdner Bank AG, Gelsenberg AG, Gewerkschaft Sophia Jacoba.

Madara Reiter-Orden 1. Class, Bulgaria.

Membership

Institute Olympic Committee. ‘pro ruhrgebiet’ Committee. National Olympic Committee, University of Essen.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Yachting, hunting, jazz, modem painting.

Connections

Married Else Hochheim Beitz, December 30, 1939. Children: Barbara, Susanne, Bettina.

father:
Erdman Beitz

mother:
Erna (Stuth) Beitz

spouse:
Else Hochheim Beitz

children:
Barbara Beitz

Susanne Beitz

Bettina Beitz