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Kurt Herrmann LtGen. (Ret.) Kurt Herrmann

President of the Clausewitz-Society


Lieutenant General (ret.) Kurt Herrmann, President of the Clausewitz-Society since October 2013, gained wide-ranging experience in executive management of various multinational and national organizations. He has a broad background in defence communication and information issues in peacetime and deployed operations, and he has acquired practical experience in change management as well as public-private partnerships. As a former top-level executive, he is a political and strategic thinker.

His last assignment on active duty (2009-2012) was Director, NATO Communication and Information Systems Services Agency (NCSA). Under his auspices the Agency implemented a new structure in parallel to major enhancement of Deployable CIS capabilities and the wide-ranging adjustment of processes.

As Deputy Commander, Joint Forces Support Command, 2008/09, he was deeply involved in supporting German contingents in international missions and in the restructuring of joint Logistics, C4ISR, CIMIC, PsyOps, and Geophysical Services structures and processes.

During his tenure as Head of NATO Military Liaison Mission Moscow, 2005-08, he facilitated military-to-military cooperation activities in close collaboration with NATO HQ International Military Staff and Strategic Commands, the Russian MOD/General Staff, Military Attaché Staffs of NATO and partner nations, and international institutes.

In early 2002, he assumed the position of Commander, German Strategic Reconnaissance Command, a truly joint organization comprising SIGINT, EW and IMINT units from all three Services of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr).

Lieutenant General (ret.) Herrmann joined the German Air Force in 1969. He holds a university degree in Computer Science (Information Technology) from the Technical University in Munich. He is fluent in English and has a basic knowledge of French and Russian. He is married to Ursula, and the couple has two adult sons and a grandson.