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Breakfast Club 08: European Union – The Cards are Being Reshuffled

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Rogger-Saal
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in deutscher Sprache

Brussels is discussing and deciding on who will determine the direction of the EU’s political future. Get up to speed on recent developments and learn how these decisions will impact the finance industry.

Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission, Brussels
Senior Editor, Europe and NATO, DER STANDARD, Brussels Chair

Günther H. OETTINGER

Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission, Brussels

 Günther H. Oettinger is European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources since January 2017. From November 2014 to December 2016, he held office as European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society after being European Commissioner for Energy from February 2010 to October 2014 and lastly also Vice-President of the European Commission in 2014. From 2005-2010, he was Prime Minister of Baden-Württemberg (Germany) and, since 1984, a member of the regional Parliament ("Landtag"). He was the leader of the CDU Landtag group from January 1991 to April 2005. A lawyer by training, Günther H. Oettinger became actively involved in politics during his adolescence. He is a member of the Federal Executive Committee and of the Steering Committee of the CDU Germany.

Thomas MAYER

Senior Editor, Europe and NATO, DER STANDARD, Brussels

from 1982 Studies, Philosophy and German Literature, Vienna
from 1984 Journalist, Der Falter, Vienna
1986-1987 Journalist, Kleine Zeitung, Graz
1987 Freelancer, Profil, Vienna
since 1988 Staff member, DER STANDARD, Vienna
1994-2002 European Editor, DER STANDARD, Brussels
since 2002 Managing Editor and Head of Newsroom, DER STANDARD, Vienna
since 2009 Editor, Europe and NATO, DER STANDARD, Brussels

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