Dr Wolfgang Ruttenstorfer

CV as per end of term

Personal Data

Nationality: Austrian
Year of Birth: October 15, 1950


  • University of Economics and Business Administration Vienna
  • Doctorate in Economics and Business Administration

Professional career

  • 1976-1984
  • 1985-1989
    Head Planning and Strategic Development
  • 1990-1992
    Head Marketing and the distribution of mineral oil products
  • 1992-1996
    Member of the Executive Board of Directors, responsible for Finance, Controlling and Chemical
  • 1996-1997
    Member of the Executive Board of Directors, responsible for Exploration & Production, Natural Gas & Chemical
  • 1997-1999
    Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance
    Secretary of State (Deputy Minister), responsible for Economic and Monetary Union, International Financial Institutions, capital markets and public services
  • 2000-2002
    Deputy Chairman, responsible for Gas and Chemicals
  • since 2002
    Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board

Other Directorships

  • 1998
    Chairman of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group.
  • 1998
    Chairman of the EU-Budget Council during Austria’s EU-Presidency.