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Dieter ALTHAUS Vice-President, Governmental Affairs Magna Europe, Magna International GmbH, Heilbad Heiligenstadt


1977 Basic military service, dismissed as a private
1979-1983 Teacher Training Physics and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt
1983-1989 Teacher, POS Geismar
1987-1989 Deputy Director, POS Geismar
1990 Member, District School Council, Heilbad Heiligenstadt
Deputy, School, Youth, Culture and Sport, Heilbad Heiligenstadt
1990-2010 Member, Thuringian state parliament, Erfurt
1992-1999 Minister of Education, Thuringian state, Erfurt
1999-2003 Chairman, CDU-Fraction, Thuringian state parliament, Erfurt
2003-2009 Prime Minister, Thuringian state parliament, Erfurt
2003-2004 President, Federal Council (Bundesrat), Berlin
2010 Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Sales VW, Magna International, Heilbad Heiligenstadt
since 2011 Vice President, Governmental Affairs, Magna Europe, Heilbad Heiligenstadt


Chairman of the Kolping-Bildungswerk Thüringen e.V., 1993
Member of the Central Committee of German Catholics, 2000
Board member of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (2010 -2017 co-opted), 2017
Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Economics of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg "Management of educational institutions", 2011


Great Silver Medal on Ribbon for Services to the Republic of Austria, 2004
French Legion of Honor - Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur / Commander of the Legion of Honor, 2005
UMU-Mittelstandspreis of the Union Mittelständischer Unternehmer e.V., 2006
Cavaliers Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, 2009