Jürgen Creutzmann MEP is Member of the Committee for Industry, Research and Energy and Substitute Member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection in the European Parliament. He is the Parliament’s Rapporteur for the Programme for the Competitiveness of SMEs (COSME). In addition he initiated and coordinates the ALDE campaign for small and medium enterprises (“Boost SME”) and is vice chairman of the SME Intergroup in the European Parliament.
Between 1973 and 2006 Mr. Creutzmann worked at BASF SE, lastly as Director for Subsidiaries Accounting Services where he was responsible for the accountancy of around 50 subsidiaries and affiliated companies. Since 1983 he has been Treasurer and Board Member of the FDP Rhineland-Palatinate. He has held many positions in German regional politics including serving as member of the Rhineland-Palatinate District Council between 1989 and 2009, Vice President of the Rhineland Palatinate Regional Assembly from 2001 to 2006 and chairman of its Committee for European Affairs between 2006 and 2009. He was elected to the European Parliament in 2009.