Margrit Harting

Margrit Harting entered the company as managing partner in 1987. Today, she holds the position of Senior Vice President and Partner, and is also strongly engaged in social and cultural projects in the company’s region. Together with her husband, Margrit Harting was nominated honorary citizen of the municipality of Espelkamp in 2009, in acknowledgement of her work.

Margrit Harting

Date of birth: February 3, 1945

Studied Business Administration in Bonn, Würzburg, Innsbruck, Mannheim and England

1971 Graduated as a teacher of business studies

1973 Second state examination

1973 – 1979 Teacher at the Dr. Kohlhase private commercial school in Rahden, Westphalia

1979 – 1986 Parental leave

1987 Managing Director of HARTING Technology Group

since 1990 Partner

Margrit Harting is:

  • Vice president
    of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Eastern Westphalia, Bielefeld, since September 2006
  • Member
    of the General Assembly of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Eastern Westphalia, Bielefeld, since September 1996
  • Honorary Chairwoman
    of the Philharmonic Society, Eastern Westphalia Lippe, Detmold, since December 2012
  • Chairwoman
    of the Board of Trustees of the Philharmonic Society, Eastern Westphalia Lippe, Detmold, from September 1993 to February 1997
  • Chairwoman
    of the Philharmonic Society, Eastern Westphalia Lippe, Detmold, from November 1996 to December 2012
  • Honorary Chairwoman
    of the association to promote the district of Minden-Lübbecke as a business location, since December 2003
  • Honorary Chairwoman
    of the Espelkamp Adult Education Scheme, since December 2003
  • Chairwoman
    of the Espelkamp Adult Education Scheme, from November 1993 to December 2003
  • Member
    of the Board of Trustees of the "Wirtschaftliche Gesellschaft für Westfalen und Lippe e.V." (Business Association for Westphalia and Lippe), Münster, since September 1999
  • Member
    of the Board of Trustees of the foundation "Sparkasse Minden-Lübbecke for the Promotion of Art and Culture", since November 1999
  • Member
    of the Board of Trustees of Westfälisch-Lippischen Universitätsgesellschaft, Bielefeld, from December 1977 to December 2012
  • Chairwoman
    of the Board of Trustees of Westfälisch-Lippischen Universitätsgesellschaft, Bielefeld, from March 2000 to April 2002

Awards

2009 Honorary citizen of the town of Espelkamp

2009 Federal Cross of Merit, First Class

2002 Espelkamp medal

1998 Federal Cross of Merit