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Stefan Schostok


Mayor and CEO of the City of Hanover from October 2013 until May 2019

12 May 1964 Born in Hildesheim, since 1971 resident in Hannover (interim in Isernhagen)
since 1983 Member of the SPD (Social Democratic Party of Germany)
1985 College of higher education entrance qualification at the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gymnasium Hannover
1986/1987 Civilian service in Isernhagen
1988 - 1991 Ev. Fachhochschule (Protestant College of Higher Education) Hannover, Studies in Social Education
1991 Diploma (FH) as final degree of studies
1991 - 1994 Bildungswerk Niedersächsische Volkshochschulen (employee)
1995 - 1996 Verein zur Förderung der Völkerverständigung (Association for the Support of International Understanding) and 'spw' magazine (Research Assistant)
1996 - 1998 Foundation for Work and Environment of the IG BCE (Research Assistant)
1999 - 2000 Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment (Head of Public Relations)
2000 - 2009 SPD district Hannover (Chief Operating Officer)
2008 - 2013 Member of the State Parliament of Lower Saxony
since 2009 SPD district Hannover (Chairman)
2010 - 2013 SPD parliamentary group in the State Parliament of Lower Saxony (Chairman)
6 Oct. 2013 Elected Mayor and CEO of the City of Hanover
11 Oct. 2013 Took office as Mayor and CEO of the City of Hanover
26 May 2019 Retired