Executive M.B.L. - HSG alumnus Othmar Karas, leader of the delegation of the Austrian People’s Party (‚ÖVP‘) has been elected one of the Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament.
Karas has been a Member of the European Parliament since the 1999 European elections. He has since been serving on the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. In the past, he has served as a substitute for the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and as member of the temporary committee on policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007–2013. More recently, he joined the Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect in 2015 and the Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion in 2016.
We congratulate and wish Mr. Karas every success!