Dietmar Harting

Dietmar Harting - Portrait

After joining the company in 1967, Dietmar Harting was initially engaged in the commercial area. Today he is Member of the Board and is also active in numerous organizations and associations. In acknowledgement of his achievements, Dietmar Harting was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit, First Class.

Dr.-Ing. E.h. Dietmar Harting

Date of birth: September 15, 1939

Studied electrical engineering and economics in Munich, Hanover and Cologne

1967 Graduated in Business Administration

1967 Joined his father's company

1973 Managing shareholder

2015 Partner

 

Dietmar Harting is

  • Honorary President
    of the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI), since 2004, for life
  • Honorary Member
    of the Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies (VDE), since October 2006
  • Honorary Chairman
    of the German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE (DKE), since 2010
  • Honorary Chairman
    of Professional Association 23 (Electronic Components and Systems/ECS) of the ZVEI, since May 2003
  • Personal Member
    of the State Board of Trustees of the German Industry Association Promoting Science and Learning in North Rhine Westphalia, since September 2010
  • Chairman
    of the Exhibitor Advisory Board of Hannover Messe, from January 1997 to October 2014
  • Honorary Member
    of the Exhibitor Advisory Board of Hannover Messe, since October 2014
  • Member
    of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Messe AG, from November 1996 (Deputy Chairman as of 2002) to June 2014
  • Member
    of the Presidential Committee of Deutsche Messe AG, from February 2002 to June 2014
  • Member
    of the Messe München Exhibitor Advisory Board, January 2003 to December 2004
  • Member
    of the Cluster Board of the Leading-Edge Cluster it's OWL, since September 2011
  • President
    of CENELEC – the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization, from January 2008 to September 2009
  • President
    of the German Institute for Standardization (DIN), from November 2003 to September 2009

 

Awards

2013 Erich Gutenberg Award

2010 Gold pin awarded by the German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE (DKE)

2010 Honorary doctorate from Leibniz University Hanover

2009 Honorary citizen of the town of Espelkamp

2009 Ring of Honor awarded by the German Institute for Standardization (DIN)

2009 Federal Cross of Merit, First Class

2008 Honorary gold medal of Deutsche Messe AG

2004 Order of Merit, First Class, of Lower Saxony

1998 Federal Cross of Merit