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Gerhard Fels

director , economist

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.

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