Austrian Johannes Hahn Becomes EU Budget Commissioner

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: September 10, 2019; 12:33 ♦ (Vindobona)

Today, Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. Austrian Johannes Hahn will be in charge of Budget and Administration, and will report directly to Von der Leyen. According to the President-elect von der Leyen, as a long-serving member of the College, he knows about the importance of nurturing a modern administration.

Austrian Johannes Hahn Becomes EU Budget Commissioner / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Koch / MSC [CC BY 3.0 de (]

The areas of responsibility for the 27 Commissioners-designate of the EU have been defined. The Austrian Johannes Hahn, previously EU Neighbourhood Commissioner, is to take over the important budget portfolio in the EU Commission under the future President Ursula von der Leyen.

Following the announcement of Johannes Hahn's nomination as future EU Budget Commissioner, the…