Peter Hausmann

Peter Hausmann, born 1954, studied law at the University in Göttingen and then worked as a trainee lawyer  in Braunschweig and Hannover until 1982. Subsequently he worked as an attorney with focus on labor law and consumer protection. 1983 he became secretary at the German Chemical, Paper and Ceramics Industrial Union in Hannover. He started to work at the executive committee division for Youth Education. In 1987 he transferred to the division for Wage Policy/Humanization where he became head of the department wage law and wage law/humanization, respectively. In 2006 he became chairman of the North Rhine District of the German Mining, Chemical and Energy Industrial Union (IG BCE) in Düsseldorf. Since 2009 he has been member of the executive committee of IG BCE in Hannover where he is responsible for wages and finances. Peter Hausmann is a member of the supervisory boards of Bayer AG (Leverkusen), Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Düsseldorf), Continental AG (Hannover), 50 Hertz Transmission GmbH (Berlin) (Vice Chairman), Vivawest GmbH (Gelsenkirchen) and Vivawest Wohnen GmbH (Gelsenkirchen).