Münchmeyer, Alwin - from Germany
Country of meeting: in the year 1973
Was a German entrepreneur, owner of the company "Münchmeyer & Co.", President of the German Association of Industry and Commerce (1958-1962) and of the Association of German Banks (1968-1975) as well as holder of numerous other honorary positions in German business.
Alwin Münchmeyer took over his father's trading and private banking house "Münchmeyer & Co." in Hamburg in 1937. After more than 120 years of company history, Alwin Münchmeyer the Younger separated the trading and banking business in 1968 and became, among other things, personally liable partner of the private bank "Schröder, Münchmeyer, Hengst & Co."
In the course of his professional career, he assumed numerous positions and honorary posts within the Hamburg and German economy. These include, among others President of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce (until 1960), President of the German Association of Industry and Commerce (Bonn), President of the Federal Association of German Banks, Member of the Presidium of the German Group of the International Chamber of Commerce (Cologne), Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Association of the Private Banking Industry (Cologne), Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Nord-Deutsche Versicherungs-Gesellschaft (Hamburg) and Nord-Deutsche Lebensversicherungsgesellschaft (Hamburg), Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Vereinsbank (Hamburg), Hamburg-Bremer Rückversicherungs-AG (Hamburg), Niedersachsen-Versicherungs-AG (Hamburg), of Lederwerke Wiemann AG (Hamburg), member of the Supervisory Board of Blohm & Voss AG (Hamburg), Bayerische Vereinsbank (Munich), Union-Investment-Gesellschaft (Frankfurt am Main), Deutsch-Asiatische Bank (Hamburg), Kampnagel AG (Hamburg) and Deutsche Maizena-Werke GmbH (Hamburg). Münchmeyer was also a member of the Trilateral Commission.
From 1959 to 1966 he was a member of the Advisory Board of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation.
Activities in the Orangization:
Member, Europe Group