Otto Wolff von Amerongen
| Otto Wolff von Amerongen |
(businessman, deep politician)
|Born||6 August 1918|
|Died||8 March 2007 (Age 88)|
|Parents|| • Otto Wolff|
• Elsa von Amerongen
|Member of||Bilderberg/Advisory Committee, Bilderberg/Steering committee|
Bilderberg Advisory Committee member, deep politician
On his father's death he became a board member and co-proprietor of his father's business, the Otto-Wolff-Konzern. In 1942, during World War II, he was sent to Portugal to handle import-export business for the firm. He was briefly interned following the Allied invasion of Germany but was given responsibility for re-establishing the company's export business in 1947.
From 1955 he was Chairman of the German East-West Trade Committee, and served as Chairman of the Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 1966 and 1990.
On the 1966 flotation of the business, Wolff von Amerongen became Chairman of the board, a position he retained for the next twenty years, taking on Peter Jungen as a P.A.
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