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NYC: How Stable Is Europe? A Stock-Taking of the Latest Developments in Politics and Financial Markets
May 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
The ACG will host a discussion and luncheon with Dr. Joachim Wuermeling, Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank.
RSVP (acceptances only) to the American Council on Germany at 212-826-3636 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joachim Wuermeling took office as a member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank on November 1, 2016. He is responsible for the Directorates General Markets and Information Technology. Prior to taking on his current position, Mr. Wuermeling, who has a Ph.D. in Law, held a variety of executive-level posts in the financial and insurance industries as well as in politics. From 2011 until his departure for the Bundesbank, Mr. Wuermeling was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Sparda-Banken in Frankfurt am Main. Prior to that, he was a member of the Executive Board of the German Insurance Association (Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft) for around three years. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Wuermeling was State Secretary for European Affairs at the Federal Ministry for Economics and Technology, where he was also responsible for coordinating European policy matters. Prior to this, he was a member of the European Parliament (CSU) from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Wuermeling also is a lecturer on European politics at the Universities of Bayreuth and Potsdam.