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Dr. Johanna RACHINGER Director General, Austrian National Library, Vienna

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1986 Doctoral degree, Studies of Dramatics, German Language and Literature, University of Vienna
1987-1988 Editor, Wiener Frauenverlag, Vienna
1988-1992 Head of Book Advisory Committee, Österreichisches Bibliothekswerk, Salzburg
1992-1995 Head of Programme, Ueberreuter Publishing House, Vienna
1995-2001 General Manager, Ueberreuter Publishing House, Vienna
since 2001 Director General, Austrian National Library, Vienna

Memberships

Vice-Chairman, Austrian Science Board, 2004-2009
Senate, the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Supervisory Board, DIE ERSTE oesterreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung
Supervisory Board, UNIQA Versicherungsverein Privatstiftung
Supervisory Board, Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft

Awards

Viennese Woman's Award, City of Vienna, 2003
Austrian of the Year, Cultural Management category, Austrian newspaper "Die Presse", 2010
Manager of the Year, Vienna University of Economics and Business, 2012
Communicator of the Year, Public Relations Association Austria, 2013
Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, First Class, 2016