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Professor of Management Practice in Regulated Environments

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Prof. Dr. h.c. mult. Roland Koch has been Professor of Management Practice in Regulated Environments at Frankfurt School since November 2017; he also works as a lawyer in his own law firm.

Roland Koch is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UBS Europe SE, Member of the Supervisory Board of Vodafone Deutschland and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Peter Dussmann Foundation.

He was Prime Minister of the state of Hesse from 1999 to 2010, chairman of the Hessian CDU between 1998 and 2010 and deputy federal chairman of the CDU between 2006 and 2010. After serving as Prime Minister, Roland Koch was Chairman of the Executive Board of Bilfinger SE from 2011 to 2014 and, since 2011, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UBS Deutschland AG.

In October 2017, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Hanoi Law School. In September 2018, he received an honorary doctorate from the Law School of the European Business School Wiesbaden.

Curriculum Vitae
 

2017 – Present Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chairman of the Supervisory, Board of Dussmann, Service Deutschland KGaA at Peter Dussmann Foundation
2015 – Present  Member of the Supervisory Board at Vodafone Deutschland
2015 – Present Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Compensation Committee and the Nomination Committee at UBS Europe SE
2011 – 2015 Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Compensation Committee at UBS Deutschland AG
2011 – 2014 Chief Executive Officer, President Bilfinger North America at Bilfinger SE, Mannheim
2004 – 2010 Deputy Chairman National Leadership at Christian Democratic Party, Germany
1999 – 2010 Member of Deutscher Bundesrat (upper house of the German parliament)
1999 – 2010 Minister President (Governor) of Federal State of Hesse*
1993 – 1999 Leader of the opposition of State Parliament of Hesse
1987 – 2008 Legislator State Parliament of Hesse
1986 – 1999 Attorney at Law, Specialized in business and labor issues at Koch & Partner (Founded firm in 1986)
1985 Admission to the bar at State of Hesse, Germany

Publications

Courses

Title Programme Semester
Market Economy and Regulatory Frameworks Bachelor Winter
Leadership & Change Management MBA Summer
Organisational Behaviour & Leadership MBA Winter