Alexander Dobrindt (2013)
|Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure|
17 December 2013
|Preceded by||Peter Ramsauer|
|Executive Secretary of the C.S.U.
|Political party||Christian Social Union of Bavaria|
|Alma mater||Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich|
Alexander Dobrindt (born June 7, 1970) is a German politician who has been the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure since 2013. Previously, he was the Executive Secretary of the Christian Social Union of Bavaria from 2009.
Dobrindt was born in Peißenberg, Bavaria. He graduated from the Weilheim Highschool in 1989 and continued his studies in the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich finishing with a Master of Arts in Sociology in 1995. After obtaining his degree, he worked in an engineering company as a Financial Director from 1996 to 2001 and as a Managing Director from 2001 to 2005.
He joined the Junge Union (Junior party of the C.S.U.) in 1986 and 4 years later the Christian Social Union of Bavaria. He has been a member of the German National Parliament (Bundestag) since 2002 that he won the direct mandate in the Parliamentary Constituency of Weilheim gathering the 59,4% of the votes. Since 2009, he serves as the District-Chairman of the C.S.U. Weilheim-Schongau.
- KfW, ex-officio Member of the Supervisory Board (since 2014)
- ZDF, Member of the Television Board (2009-2014)
Alexander Dobrindt is a roman catholic, has been married since 2006, and has one son.
- Official Website of M.P. Alexander Dobrindt (German)
- M.P.Alexander Dobrindt in the Official Website of the German Parliament (German)
- Interview of M.P. Alexander Dobrindt in Abendblatt (German)
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