Claus J. Raidl

President, Oesterreichische Nationalbank

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Personal Data:
born in Kapfenberg, Austria, November 6, 1942
married, three children

Education:
1960/61 High school diplomas from the U.S.A. and Austria
1961–1966 Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, master’s degree in commerce (1966) and doctoral degree in economics (1971)

Professional background:
1970–1971 Senior assistant at the Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research
1971–1974 Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations
1974–1981 Worked for the insurance company Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG
1981–1982 Member of the Executive Board of Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H.
1982–1986 Member of the Executive Board of ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG)
1986–1988 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President of VOEST-ALPINE AG
1988–1992 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President of VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG
1993–1994 Member of the Executive Board AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG
1991–2010 Chairman and CEO of BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG
2007–2010 Member of the Executive Board of voestalpine AG
as of Sept 1, 2008 President of the OeNB

Supervisory board positions:
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Science and Technology (I.S.T.) Austria
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Technisches Museum Wien
Member of the University Council of the University College of Teacher Education in Lower Austria
Vice-President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Publications:
Various articles on current economic affairs and financial issues in economic journals and other publications.

Last up-date: June 2014