Ingo Friedrich (born January 24, 1942, in Kutno- Wartheland) was a German ( Bavarian) Member of the European Parliament. He was elected on the [1 ] CSU ticket and sits with the EPP-ED Group.
Herr Friedrich holds a University degree in
Economics. He was a member of Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen district council (1972–1996) and was the head of the CSU delegation to the European Parliament between 1992-1999.
Herr Friedrich has been awarded the
Bavarian Order of Merit, and the Federal Cross of Merit, first class.
From July 2004 to January 2007 he was one of the 14
Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament.
From October 2002, he holds the position of Treasurer of the
European People's Party (EPP).
On January 16, 2007, he was elected one of the 6
Quaestors of the European Parliament.
Since September 2009 he has been President of the
European Economic Senate.
On February 20, 2013, Friedrich became Honorary Member of
SME Europe, the pro-business organization within the European People's Party, which aims at improving the situation of small and medium-sized enterprises all across Europe. [2 ]
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