On January 31, 2001 in Berlin, the Executive Board of the German Atomic Forum (Deutsches Atomforum e.V. - DAtF) unanimously elected Dr. Gert Maichel, member of the board of RWE AG and chairman of the board of RWE Power AG, as new president of the DAtF. He succeeds Dr. Otto Majewski, deputy chairman of the board of E.ON Energie.
The German Atomic Forum is a private non-profit-making association made up of companies, institutions and private individuals with the aim to promote the peaceful utilisation of nuclear power in Germany.
Dr. iur. Dipl. Ing. agr. Gert Maichel
|February 4, 1949||born in Timmendorfer Strand|
|June 1969||Abitur (upper secondary leaving certificate)|
|1970||Course of studies in agricultural econimics|
|1974||Graduation (Dipl. Inc. agr)|
|1974 until 1977||Course of studies in law|
|1977 until 1979||Traineeship at Lüneburg Highter Regional Court|
|1977 until 1980||Assistant at the Faculty of Law in Göttingen|
|1981 until 1984||BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Central Legal Affairs Department|
|1982||Doctorate in Göttingen|
|1984 until 1989||MOBIL OIL, Hamburg, Head of Legal Affairs Division|
|1989 until 1990||Wintershall AG / Kali und Salz AG, Head of Legal Affairs Division|
|1990 until 1993||Wintershall AG, General Manager of Natural Gas Division|
| 1993 until 1998
|| Chairman of the board of directors of WINGAS GmbH, Kassel,
Managing Director of Wintershall Erdgas Handelshaus GmbH, Berlin
|1998||BASF Aktiengesellschaft, departmental direktor and Head of the Ultraplastics Business Unit|
|January 1999||Chairman of the Board of VIEW Aktiengesellschaft, Dortmund|
|October 2000|| Member of the board of Multi Energy of RWE AG
Chairman of the beard of RWE Power AG
|Since February 1, 2001||President of the German Atomic Forum|
DEUTSCHES ATOMFORUM E.V.