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Johannes Hahn

Personal details
  • Austrian
  • Born December 2, 1957 in Vienna, Austria
Current duties
  • Since November 2014: Member of the European Commission in charge of European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations
Political career
  • Since 2014: Member of the European Commission in charge of Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations
  • 2010-2014: Member of the European Commission in charge of Regional Policy
  • December 2008-January 2009: acting Federal Minister for Justice
  • 2007-2010: Federal Minister for Science and Research
  • 2003-2007: Member of the Regional Government of Vienna
  • 1996-2003: Member of Regional Parliament of Vienna
Professional career
  • 1997-2003: Board Member, later CEO of Novomatic AG
  • 1992-1997: Executive Director of the Austrian’s People Party Vienna
  • 1989-1992: Managerial functions in different areas of Austrian industry
  • 1987-1989: Secretary General of the Austrian Managers Association (Wirtschaftsforum der Führungskräfte)
  • 1985-1987: Federation of Austrian Industries
Education
  • 1987: Graduated with a Doctorate in philosophy (University of Vienna)
  • 1975: Graduated from high school
Languages
  • German: mother tongue
  • English: fluent