Dr Otto Majewski has been elected the new president of the German Atomic Forum. At the Annual Nuclear Technology Conference in Karlsruhe he took over from Dr Wilfried Steuer, who had headed this private organisation for the promotion of the peaceful use of nuclear energy since 1995.
Dr Majewski was born in Munich in 1943 and has been chairman of the management board of Bayernwerk AG since the middle of 1993. This is also based in Munich, and is the third-largest electric power utility in Germany. A doctor of law, he has been on the management board since 1988, having previously worked in the Bavarian Ministry of the Environment since 1971 and later in the Bavarian Finance Ministry.
Dr Majewski also works in various honorary functions. Amongst other things, he is a member of the European Nuclear Council, an organisation for companies which work at the European level of the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
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