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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Hans-Peter Keitel, Essen

  • former Chairman of the Executive Board of HOCHTIEF AG

(as of November 24, 2016)

Personal data

Year of birth: 1947

Place of birth: Kusel

Education

1966-1971 Studied civil engineering, Stuttgart University (TH)

1971-1973 Postgraduate degree in business administration and economics, Munich Technical University

1975 Doctorate at the Institute for Tunneling and Civil Engineering, Munich Technical University

Career

1975-1987 Lahmeyer International GmbH, Consulting Engineers, Frankfurt/Main

1988-1992 Hochtief AG, Essen

1990-1992 Member of the Executive Board of Hochtief AG

1992-2007 Chairman of the Executive Board of Hochtief AG

1992-1999 Member of the Executive Board of parent company RWE AG, Essen

2009-2012 President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Membership of statutory supervisory boards in Germany

  • Airbus Defence and Space GmbH
  • National-Bank AG
  • RWE AG
  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2010)
  • Voith GmbH (Chair)

Membership of comparable control bodies

  • Airbus N.V./Niederlande (Board und Nomination Committee)
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