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Andreas Gegenfurtner

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Andreas Gegenfurtner, President of the Federal Agency for Digital Radio of Security Authorities and Organisations | Photo: BDBOS/Wilke

Andreas Gegenfurtner (born 30 June 1959 near Stuttgart) is a German police officer and since 21 June 2016 President of the Federal Agency for Digital Radio of Security Authorities and Organisations (BDBOS).

Life

Gegenfurtner joined the Baden-Württemberg police force in 1978 after graduating from high school. In 1987, he began his studies at the Baden-Württemberg Police University, which he completed in 1990 as a Diplom-Verwaltungswirt (FH) in the field of police.

From 1990 to 1996, Gegenfurtner worked in various areas at the Stuttgart 1 State Police Directorate. In 1996, he completed a second degree at the German Police University in Münster. He then worked as a police leader in the Tübingen State Police Directorate and, from 2004, in the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of the Interior as a telecommunications officer. In 2006, he became the overall project manager for the introduction of digital radio for authorities and organisations with security tasks in Baden-Württemberg.

In 2007, Gegenfurtner moved as vice president to the newly established Federal Agency for Digital Radio of Security Authorities and Organisations, which he took over as president on 21 June 2016.

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