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.

Active participation

Active participation in a multitude of organizations and associations gives HARTING the opportunity to bring decisive influence to bear.

Dietmar Harting is

  • Member of the Board, 2015
  • Honored with the Erich-Gutenberg Award, 2013
  • Gold pin awarded by the German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE (DKE), 2010
  • Honorary doctorate from the Leibniz University Hanover, 2010
  • Honorary citizen of the municipality of Espelkamp, 2009
  • Ring of Honor awarded by the German Institute for Standardization (DIN)
  • Honored with the Federal Cross of Merit, First Class / Officer's Cross (Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse), 2009
  • Honored with the trade fair´s honorary medal in gold by Deutsche Messe AG, 2008
  • Honored with the Order of Merit, First Class, of Lower Saxony (Niedersächsisches Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse), 2004
  • Honored with the Federal Cross of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande), 1998
  • Chairman of the Board, 1996-2015
  • Honorary President of the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI)
  • Honorary Member of the Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies (VDE)
  • Honorary Chairman of the German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE (DKE)
  • Honorary chairperson of the Exhibitor Advisory Board of the Hannover Messe
  • Cluster Board member of the “it’s OWL” leading-edge cluster