Eckhardt Rehberg

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Eckhardt Rehberg (2017)

Eckhardt Harald Rehberg (born April 3, 1954 in Ribnitz-Damgarten ) is a German politician ( CDU ).

From 1990 to 2005 he was chairman of the CDU parliamentary group and from 2001 to 2005 regional chairman of the CDU in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2005 . Eckhardt Rehberg is budget policy spokesman for the CDU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag. Since 2018 he has also been a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bahn AG. From March 2020, following the resignation of Vincent Kokert , until the election of Michael Sack on August 7, 2020, he temporarily took over the state chairmanship of the CDU Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania .

Life and work

After completing his vocational training with a high school diploma as a skilled worker for data processing in 1973, Rehberg did his military service in the National People's Army and then worked in data processing from 1975 to 1989. In addition to the professional activities he graduated from 1977 to 1983, a university - distance learning in Berlin and Dresden, which he ended as "graduate engineer in information processing," which the West German "Dipl.-Ing. ( FH ) ”. In 1984, at the suggestion of the local CDU (GDR block party), he was appointed district judge at the Ribnitz-Damgarten labor court.

After the fall of the Wall , he took over the management of the Ostsee-Schmuck company in 1990 .

Rehberg is Catholic, married and has two sons.

Political party

Rehberg joined what was then the GDR CDU in 1984 and was a member of the GDR CDU's executive committee between 1989 and 1990. Rehberg was from 1990 to 1993 chairman of the CDU district association Ribnitz-Damgarten and from 1991 also belonged to the CDU state executive committee of the CDU Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania , initially as deputy chairman. From 2001 to 2005 he was its state chairman (predecessor: Steffie Schnoor , successor: Jürgen Seidel ).

For the state elections in 2002 , Rehberg was nominated on November 3, 2001 as the top candidate of the CDU for the office of Prime Minister of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The CDU received significantly fewer votes than the SPD (31.4 to 40.6 percent) - incumbent Harald Ringstorff (SPD) ran again - and remained in the opposition.

On April 8, 2017, he was elected one of three deputies of the new chairman Vincent Kokert at the state party conference of the CDU Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania .


Rehberg was a member of the state parliament of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania from 1990 to 2005 and during this time also chairman of the CDU state parliament group. From 1999 to 2009 he was a member of the community council of his place of residence, Marlow.

After the federal election in 2005 , Rehberg moved into the Bundestag via the state list of the CDU Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania . In the 2009 federal election he was directly elected in the Bad Doberan - Güstrow - Müritz constituency. Since 2009 he has been the spokesman for the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania regional group within the CDU / CSU parliamentary group . In the federal election in 2013 he won a direct mandate again, this time in the newly formed federal constituency Mecklenburg Lake District II - Rostock III district . He remained the spokesman for the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania state group and also became the spokesman for all the CDU state groups and thus a member of the executive committee.

He is also a member of the trust committee for the secret budget of the federal intelligence services .

Social offices

Rehberg was CEO of Hansa Rostock from 1997 to 2001 . After almost 20 years, he resigned from the Ostseeklub in autumn 2015. Close links between the club's management and the ultra scene were decisive for this.


Web links

Commons : Eckhardt Rehberg  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Back chairs in the railway supervisory board: Christian Schmidt and Eckhardt Rehberg become new railway supervisors. Retrieved November 14, 2019 .
  2. Supervisory Board of DB AG | Deutsche Bahn AG. Retrieved November 14, 2019 .
  3. Michael Odenwald confirmed as chairman of the supervisory board until 2025 • DB supervisory body is becoming more female. Deutsche Bahn, March 25, 2020, accessed on March 26, 2020 .
  4. ^ Süddeutsche Zeitung dpa-News channel: MV-CDU: New election of state party leader at the end of March. Süddeutsche Zeitung, February 23, 2020, accessed on June 9, 2020 .
  5. CV on the homepage
  6. ^ "Kokert elected head of the state CDU",, April 8, 2017
  7. On the person. Accessed June 15, 2020 (German).
  8. Ex-Boss Rehberg resigned because Dahlmann at Hansa , April 6, 2016 Retrieved on November 29, 2016