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communication equipment manufacturing executive

Heinz DURR, industrialist. Board of directors Daimler-Benz AG, Stuttgart since 1986; Supervisory Board Frankfurter Allianz-AG, Frankfurt 1981 -; Advisory' Council Dresdner Bank, Frankfurt since 1980; Central Association Electrical and Electronics Industry of Germany.

Background

Dürr was born in Stuttgart on 16 July 1933 and, aged 12, attended the National-Political Institute of Learning in Rottweil in 1944–45.

Education

He completed his secondary school education in post-war West Germany in 1953.

Career

Manager, managing director, Dürr GmbH (formerly Otto Dürr GmbH), Stuttgart, 1957-1980; chairman managing board, General Electric Company Aktiengesellschaft, Berlin, 1980-1991; chairman managing board, Daimler-Benz AG, Berlin, since 1986; also Chairman, Board Of Directors, Daimler-Benz AG, Berlin, since 1991; Chairman of the Board, president, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bahn, Frankfurt. Chmnn. supervisor board General Electric Company Olympia Aktiengesellschaft, Wilhelmshaven, since 1980, General Electric Company KABEL, Monchengladbach, since 1980, TELEFUNKEN Electronic GmbH, Heilbronn, since 1989, General Electric Company Austria, Vienna, since 1989. Board directors Frankfurter Allianz-Aktiengesellschaft.

Member of advisory county Dresdner Bank AG, Frankfurt, since 1980.

Membership

Board of directors Daimler-Benz AG, Stuttgart since 1986. Supervisory Board Frankfurter Allianz-AG, Frankfurt 1981 -. Advisory' Council Dresdner Bank, Frankfurt since 1980.

Central Association Electrical and Electronics Industry of Germany.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Heide Dürr; 3 children.

father:
Otto D. Dürr

spouse:
Heide Dürr