Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel

Vienna, Austria
Former Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria

Year of birth: 1945
Place of birth: Vienna, Austria
Nationality: Austrian
 


Education

Obtained a degree in economics and law at the University of Vienna
Obtained a doctorate


Career

1975 - 1991Secretary General of the Austrian Economic Association
1979 - 2011Member of the Austrian National Council
1989 - 1995Minister of Economics
1995 - 2007Chairman of the Austrian People’s Party
1995 - 1999 Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister
2nd half of '98Chairman of the EU Council for General and Foreign Affairs
2000 - 2007Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Austria
1st half of '06Chairman of the EU Council
since 2008 President of the Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria (UNA-AUSTRIA)

Membership in other mandatory supervisory committees

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Membership in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory boards of commercial enterprises

Adenauer foundation (Chairman of the Board of Trustees)

 

Special other functions

Foundation „Demoskopie Allensbach“

 

Core competences

Utility sector - including international

Public sector - including EU and other countries

Managerial experience

Co-determination

Accounting, auditing and internal audit