Joachim Naumann – Lord of the Tunnels for Germany’s Highways – steps down

On April 9, 2010 Ministerialrat Dipl.-Ing. Joachim Naumann, the head of the section for bridges, tunnels and other engineering structures in the highways department at the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (BMVBS turned 65.

Generally speaking when a civil servant reaches such a milestone in his career it signifies that he is forced to retire. This clearly gives the opportunity to look back on and reflect about the life and work of a colleague of many years standing, who has become a friend on the basis of lengthy collaboration and mutual esteem.

Joachim Naumann was lord...

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