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Marcel Philipp

Mayor of the City of Aachen

Marcel Philipp

Marcel Philipp has been Mayor of the City of Aachen since October 21, 2009. Furthermore, he is Member of the Board of the Association of Cities in NRW (Städtetag NRW) and Member of the Supervisory Boards of the companies EVA, STAWAG, ASEAG, and regio iT GmbH Aachen. Also, he is Chair of the Administrative Board of Sparkasse Aachen.

Between 1999 and 2009, Philipp was Member of the Council of the City of Aachen and Chair of the Commission for Business, Science, and European Matters. Also, he is Chair of Ratshausverein e.V. and and the Board of the Aachen City Hall Foundation.

Before his appointment as Mayor, Philipp was active as a master craftsman of painting and varnishing, with a state certification for business administration from the Aachen Chamber of Crafts (HWK), and a state certification in restoration in painting. In 1996 he became managing partner at a skilled labor company.