Supervisory Board Member

Reiner Hoffmann*


Member of the Supervisory Board effective October 2006, elected until 2022
Member of the European Economic and Social Committee of the European Union





* employee representative


Curriculum Vitae

May 30, 1955 born in Wuppertal, Germany
1972–1974 Vocational training as a wholesale and export clerk at Hoechst AG
1975–1976 Civilian service at Wuppertal Hospital
1977–1982 Degree in economics at the University of Wuppertal, Economics Department
1983                       Assistant in the Economic and Social Committee (ESC) of the European Community, Brussels, and Scientific Employee in the Economics Department at the University of Wuppertal 
1984–1994 Various roles at the Hans Böckler Foundation, Düsseldorf
1994–2003 Director of the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), Brussels
2003–2009 Deputy Secretary General of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
2009–2014    North Rhine District Secretary of the German Mining, Chemical and Energy Industrial Union, Düsseldorf
2014–2022 Chairman of the German Trade Union Confederation