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Margrethe Vestager

Exekutiv-Vizepräsidentin der Europäischen Union


Margrethe Vestager is Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age and Competition, European Commission. She previously served as Commissioner for Competition (2014-19).

She was Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior (2011-14) and Minister for Education (1998-2001) of Denmark; President of the ECOFIN Council during the Danish EU Presidency (2012).

She was Political leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party (2007-14), and has worked for the Danish Ministry of Finance (1993-95).

Ms. Vestager holds an MSc in Economics (University of Copenhagen).


  • Setting the strategic direction of the political priority "Europe Fit for the Digital Age".
  • Chairing the Commissioners’ Group on a Europe Fit for the Digital Age
  • Commissioner for Competition.
  • Co-leading on a strategy on small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups and a long-term strategy for the EU's industrial future, including competition aspects.
  • Ensuring synergies between civil, defence and space industries.
  • Coordinating work on a European strategy on data and on a European approach to artificial intelligence, including its human and ethical implications.
  • Steering work on upgrading liability and safety rules for digital platforms, services and products as part of a new Digital Services Act, ensuring working conditions of platform workers are properly addressed.
  • Coordinating the Commission's work to achieve fair digital taxation.
  • Strengthening the enforcement of, and reviewing, EU competition rules.

Letzte Veranstaltung mit Margrethe Vestager

05 Mai 2021

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