European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources
Günther Hermann Oettinger is a German politician and, as of 1 January 2017, the European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources. From 2014 to 2016 he was in charge of Digital Economy and Society within the EU Commission. Commissioner Oettinger previously served as Vice President of the Barroso II commission and is affiliated with the European People’s Party (EPP). He served as Minister President of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg between 2005 and 2010 and as chairman of the CDU Baden-Württemberg from 2005 until 2010.