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Heinz Dürr

  • Born in 1933
  • Nationality:
German
1954 - 1957Practical training as a steel fitter, studies at the
Technical University of Stuttgart
1996Honorary doctorate from the Rheinisch-
Westfälische Technical University (RWTH), Aachen
1975 - 1980Chairman of the Baden-Württemberg Metalworking 
Industry Association and member of the executive
committee of the German Metalworking Industry Federation
1980 - 1990Chairman of the Management Board of AEG
1986 - 1990Member of the Management Board of Daimler Benz AG
1990 - 2013Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Dürr AG
1991 - 1999

Chairman of the Management Board of the Deutsche
Bundes- und Reichsbahn, later renamed Deutsche
Bahn AG (German Rail), and Supervisory Board
Chairman from 1997

1999 - 2003Commissioner of the Carl Zeiss Foundation
since 2013Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Dürr AG
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