The Gazprom headquarters hosted today a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee and Henning Voscherau.
Gazprom will nominate Mr. Voscherau as Chairman of South Stream Transport AG Board of Directors at the first meeting of the Board to be held in April.
“We are confident that the great experience gained by Henning Voscherau in international regulatory organizations and his fine reputation will make a great contribution to successful and timely implementation of the South Stream project having strategic importance for Europe,” said Alexey Miller.
Henning Voscherau was born in 1941 in Hamburg. In 1968 he graduated from the University of Hamburg. He is a Doctor of Law.
From 1974 he was employed as a Notary Public in Hamburg.
Between 1974 and 1997 – Member of the Hamburg Parliament.
Between 1988 and 1997 – First Mayor of Hamburg.
Between 1990 and 1991 – President of the Upper Chamber of the German Parliament.
Between 1992 and 1997 – President of the Joint Constitutional Commission, later on – President of the Conciliation Committee of the Upper and Lower Chambers of the German Parliament.
Between 2000 and 2011 – President of the Foundation Commission, then Head of the Board of Trustees and Member of the Supervisory Board of the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg. Member of the Board of Trustees of the Ebelin and Gerd Bucerius ZEIT Foundation.