President

Curriculum vitae Ingo Kramer


Born on 25 January 1953 in Bremerhaven, married, four children

since 18 November 2013 President of the Confederation of German Employers’ Associations Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände (BDA)

1979 Technical University Karlsruhe
Degree in Industrial Engineering

1980/81 Mannesmann Demag AG, Duisburg

since 1982 J. Heinr. Kramer Group, Bremerhaven
Managing Director by the end of January 2018, since February 2018 Partner

1987 – 1992 Bremerhaven City Council
Leader of FDP Group

1996 – 2002 Bremerhaven Chamber of Commerce and Industry
and President
2012 – 2013

since 2001 Jacobs University Bremen
Member of the Board of Governors

2002 - 2016 Coalition of Employer Associations in the Land of Bremen
President

since 2003 Confederation of German Employers’ Associations Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände
Member of Presidential Board

since 2004 Cologne Institute for Economic Research
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln
Vice-President

2007 – 2013 Employer Association Nordmetall
President

2008 – 2014 Federation of German Employers’ Associations in the Metal and Electrical Engineering Industries - Gesamtmetall
Treasurer

since 2010 Foundation of German Business - Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft
Chairman of Executive Board

since 2010 German Maritime Search and Rescue Service
Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger
Member of Executive Board

2011 – 2013 Confederation of German Employers’ Associations Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände
Vice-President

2015 - 2016 BUSINESSEUROPE, Vice-President

Last updated: February 2018
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