GPM is a Managing Director for the first time in its history a Nuremberg, 08.07.2010 Rainer Luddemann (48) has an excellent background in the associations from now Managing Director of the German Association for project management Laha GPM: after seven years serving wholesale, trade, services (BGA), most recently as a member of the Executive Board for the Federation, he served for a decade as Managing Director of the Federal Association of broadband communications (BREKO). The trained lawyer is admitted as Attorney at the Office and regional court of Bonn. The GPM has evolved tremendously in the last few years: high member growth, growing numbers in terms of qualification, certification and products, as well as at events, such as the PM Forum. Due to this growth, the General Assembly of the GPM decided end of 2009 to employ a General Manager. Work fields are the leadership of the headquarters and the capital Office of GPM, the internal control Structures as well as the representation of the Association to the outside. So to be the clout of the GPM as a modern Association continues to expanded and appropriate structures set up and consolidated.
Rainer Luddemann: Professional project management becomes increasingly the key qualification in international economic life. The GPM as largest association and expertise in the German-speaking world and on the European continent has a central role to promote project management, to spread and to develop. I am delighted to make the further process of professionalization of GPM with the members and employees.” GPM German Association for project management The GPM is the leading professional association for project management in Germany. With currently over 5,700 members and 280 corporate members from all sectors of the economy, universities and public institutions, the GPM is the largest network of project management professionals on the European continent. The primary target of 1979 founded GPM is to promote the application of project management in Germany, to develop, to systematize, standardize and redistribute.