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banker and government official

Hans Tietmeyer, German former banker and government official, recipient numerous awards from universities.


TIETMEYER, Hans was born on August 18, 1931 in Metelen, Westphalia, Germany. Son of Bernhard and Helene Tietmeyer.


Diploma in Economics, University Cologne, 1958. Doctor of Economics and Social Sciences, University Cologne, 1960.


With Federal Ministry for Economy, Federal Republic Germany, Bonn, 1962-1968, ministerial director, 1972-1982. Managing director Foundation Cusanuswerk, 1959-1962, officer division basic issues of economic system and policy, 1962-1967, head directorate European Common Market/relations with 3d world, 1970-1972, head directorate basic issues of economic, business cycle, growth, 1972-1973, head directorate general I, 1973-1982. Permanent secretary Ministry of Finance, Federal Republic Germany, 1982-1989.

Vice president Deutsche Bundesbank, 1991-1993, president, board directors, 1993-1999. Chairman G-10 Central Bank Governors, 1994-1999, German Governor to International Monetary Fund. President economic policy committee European Economic Community, Brussels, 1974-1976, president monetary committee, 1985. President group for positive adjustment policies Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1977-1978, chairman. Honorary professor economics Faculty Economic Sciences Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, 1996. Chairman European Commission Economic Policy Committee, European Commission Monetary Committee. Board directors several banks and companies.


  • Other Work

    • Author books and articles.


Economics Policy Committee of European Community and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1972-1982. Board of directors, Bundesbank since 1990.


  • Other Interests

    Sport, rambling.


Married 1st Marie-Luise Tietmeyer (died in 1978), 2nd Maria-Therese Tietmeyer in 1980.


Helene Tietmeyer

Marie-Luise Tietmeyer