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Ernst Raue

ER GBS GmbH, Hildesheim, Germany

Award Participations

  • iF product design award 2001
  • iF product design award 2000
  • iF product design award 1999
  • iF product design award 1997
  • iF product design award 1996


Ernst Raue is CEO of ER GBS GmbH – Global Business Services with its head office in Hildesheim, Germany. This company specializes in the B2B fields of “Industry 4.0” / Integrated Industries (machine building, electrical engineering, electronics, logistics, smart factories, smart home and IT). Thanks to the many years that Ernst was Member of the Managing Board of Deutsche Messe AG for HANNOVER MESSE and CEBIT, he was able to gain a great deal of management experience, in-depth know-how in international business development and extensive knowledge of a global network of companies, organizations, institutions and universities. Starting from 1995, he acted as Chairman of the Board for iF Industrie Forum Design e.V. – in April 2018, he took over as Chairman of the Board for the new iF Design Foundation. (June 2018)