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The Federal Agency's Executive Board

The Executive Board leads the Federal Agency of Employment and its operations. It consists of the director and two further members.

Biography of Detlef Scheele


Detlef Scheele, Director Labour Market of the Federal Employment Agency

born on September 30, 1956 in Hamburg, married, three children


Job history:
  • 1979–1984: Studies in Political, Sports and Educational Sciences with a focus on government and sports history at the University of Hamburg
  • 1985–1987: Personal assistant to the SPD regional chairman
  • 1987–1995: Zentrum zur beruflichen Qualifizierung, zebra e.V., managing director from 1991 onwards
  • 1995–2008: Managing director of HAB Hamburger Arbeit – Beschäftigungsgesellschaft mbH; from 1997 also managing director of Arbeitsstiftung Hamburg – Gesellschaft für Mobilität im Arbeitsmarkt mbH
  • 2008–2009: State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
  • 2010–2011: Management spokesman, ELBE-Werkstätten GmbH
  • 2011–2015: Senator for Employment, Social and Family Affairs and Integration for the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
  • 2015: Member of the Executive Board of the Federal Employment Agency
  • since 01.04.2017: Director Labour Market of the Federal Employment Agency

Biography of Raimund Becker

Raimund Becker, Member of the Executive Board of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit - BA)

born January 23, 1959 in Neunkirchen/Saar, married, one child
 

Job history:
  • 1979 - 1984: Studies in Law at the Saarland University
  • 1984 - 1987: Practical Legal Training; Complementary Studies at the Europa-Institut
  • 1988 - 1989: Regional Employment Office Rhineland-Palatinate-Saarland: Junior Employee Higher Service
  • 1989 - 1991: Employment Office Bad Kreuznach: Director of the Department Employment Service and Employment Counselling
  • 1991 - 2003: Regional Employment Office Rhineland-Palatinate-Saarland: Director of various Sections, Director Payments Section, Director Specialist Department Human Resources Development, Human Resources Planning, Finances and Infrastructure
  • 2003: Head Office of the Federal Employment Office: Department Director Financial Benefits, Social Insurance, Law, Order
  • since 2004: Member of the Executive Board of the Federal Employment Agency

Biography of Valerie Holsboer

Valerie Holsboer, Member of the Executive Board of the Federal Employment Agency with responsibility for Resources

born on 2 January 1977 in Munich, married, one child

 

Job history:
  • 1996 – 2001: Studied Law at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich (1st State Examination)
  • 2001 – 2003: Legal internship with Munich Higher Regional Court (2nd State Exmination)
  • 2003 – 2007: Employers' Association of Insurance Companies in Germany (agv - Arbeitgeberverband der Versicherungsunternehmen in Deutschland), Legal Department
  • 2007 – 2017: Managing Director, German System Catering Association (BdS - Bundesverband der Systemgastronomie) (employer and trade association for sector
  • 2012 – 2017: Managing Director, Food, Drink and Tobacco Employers' Association (ANG - Arbeitgebervereinigung Nahrung und Genuss)
  • 2010 – 2016: Member of Board of Governors of Federal Employment Agency
  • since 01.04.2017: Member of the Executive Board of the Federal Employment Agency with responsibility for Resources