G.H. (Günther) Oettinger

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Günther Oettinger (1953) is the European Commissioner for budget and human resources in the Juncker Commission on behalf of Germany. Oettinger holds this post since January 2017. Before that he was the Commissioner for digital economy and society from November 2014 until December 2016. In the Barroso II he was Commissioner for energy. Oettinger is a member of the German party Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), which is aligned with the European People's Party.


Personal data

Name and surname

Günther Oettinger

Date of birth

15 october 1953 (Stuttgart)




Political affiliation

National party

Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands

European political group

European People's Party