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Dr. Pamela Rendi-Wagner Confirmed as Party Leader of the Social Democratic Party of Austria

Published: September 25, 2018; 18:55 · Updated: September 26; 13:00 · (Vindobona)

Pamela Rendi-Wagner, former Minister of Health and Women's Affairs, was nominated new party leader by the SPÖ party executive. This is the first time that a woman has assumed the position of SPÖ chairman. Andreas Schieder made room for Rendi Wagner, Thomas Drozda takes over the federal management from Max Lercher. Who is Rendi-Wagner and what will she do?

Dr. Pamela Rendi-Wagner Confirmed as Party Leader of the Social Democratic Party of Austria / Picture: © SPÖ Presse und Kommunikation / Markus Sibrawa

Rendi-Wagner to restructure party team

Whether Rendi-Wagner will make personnel changes in the party, she herself left open for the time being.

Her predecessor Christian Kern already indicated that she would put together her own team.

As opposition leader, she will only have two posts to fill, that of executive chairman of the parliamentary club and that of…

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