Executive Vice President Finance, Controlling (incl. Business Administration, Purchasing and Real Estate) and Information Systems

Alfred Gossner

Prof. (Univ. Stellenbosch) Dr. rer. pol.

Prof. (Univ. Stellenbosch) Dr. rer. pol. Alfred Gossner, Executive Vice President Finance, Controlling (incl. Business Administration, Purchasing and Real Estate) and Information Systems
© Photo Ansgar Pudenz/Fraunhofer

Prof. (Univ. Stellenbosch) Dr. rer. pol. Alfred Gossner, Executive Vice President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V. – Finance, Controlling (incl. Business Administration, Purchasing and Real Estate) and Information Systems

Academic/Professional Career

  • 2010 Appointment as »Professor Extraordinary« at the Business School of the University Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • 2002 Senior Vice President Finance, Controlling and Information Systems of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V., Munich
  • 1999–2001 Member of the Board of Management, Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Munich
  • 1996–1998 Chairman of the Executive Committee of Allianz Norddeutschland, Hamburg
  • 1991–1995 Group Managing Director (CEO) of Allianz South Africa, Johannesburg, and Allianz Namibia, Windhoek
  • 1987–1990 Head of department at Allianz Europa, Munich (planning, controlling, IT projects)
  • 1985–1986 Head of department at Allianz Europa, Munich (planning, controlling, IT projects)
  • 1983–1984 Consultant with an international firm of business consultants
  • 1980–1983 Assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Economics
    Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich
  • 1983 Doctorate in economic studies conferred by the University of Munich
  • 1978–1979 Research year as Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford, Balliol College, England
  • 1974–1977 Student of philosophy at the Hochschule für Philosophie SJ, Munich (baccalaureate in philosophy)
  • 1972–1977 Student of economic science, econometrics and politics at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich and the University of Lancaster, UK (degree in economic studies)
     

Supervisory Board Member

Bayern Innovativ GmbH

Honorary functions and membership of associations

  • Baden-Badener Unternehmergespräche (99. Jahrgang)
  • Professor (a.o.) Universität Stellenbosch
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Global Research Alliance
  • Member of the CFO-Council of the Conference Board Europe
  • Bayerische Staatsbibliothek: Member of the advisory council