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Banking executive

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 (Streese) Wapenhans. came to the United States, 1961.

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

Administrator, Agricultural Estate, Wiesbaden, Federal Republic Germany., 1951-1952; researcher, Institute for kontinental Agronomy and Economics Research, Giessen, Federal Republic Germany., 1956-1958; researcher, Institute for Economics and Fiscal Sciences, Giessen, Federal Republic Germany., 1958-1960; assistant professor (docent), Institute for Economics and Fiscal Sciences, Giessen, Federal Republic Germany., 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, Washington, 1991-1992; chairman tast force project implementation, World Bank, Washington retired. Chairman Association Researchers Justus Liebig U., 1958. Senior advisor Republic of Belarus, 1992-1994.

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

Works

  • Other Work

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

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:
Henner Wapenhans

Kai-Uwe Wapenhans

Kerstin Wapenhans

Heike Wapenhans