Rainer PLAßMANN, President of the European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services and Services of General Interest (CEEP)
Rainer Plaßmann studied Law at the Universities of Cologne and Marburg. He has been occupying several positions since 1988 at the Stadtwerke Köln GmbH – e.g. Deputy Head of the legal department, head of strategy and central services. Since 1990 he has represented the Stadtwerke Köln in several national associations of public services. Moreover, he is President of the board of the Academy on extra-occupational studies at the University of Cologne (VWA) and member of the supervisory board of the occupational pension fund for the companies of the City of Cologne (ZVK Köln). From 2000 to 2008, he was Secretary General of CEEP.
From 2008 to the beginning of 2020, he was Director of Human Resources and Organization and Head of the unit “services of general interest” at the Stadtwerke Köln. Late June 2019 he was elected President of CEEP (European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services and Services of general interest).