Dr.-Ing. Walter Hueck passes away
Dr.-Ing. Walter Hueck, former President of the Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V. (GDA), Düsseldorf, passed away in October of this year at the age of 82. Dr. Hueck was President of the GDA from 1995 to 2001, and had spent the time before that shaping and influencing the work of German aluminium industry associations in various capacities and on various committees in the aluminium branch.
Since 1962 Dr. Walter Hueck was a member of the board of management and until 1998 Managing Director of Eduard Hueck GmbH & Co. KG in Lüdenscheid, a leading supplier of aluminium profile systems for windows, doors and facades.
In its message of condolence, the GDA emphasised the importance of Walter Hueck's service to the cause of aluminium and the aluminium industry as a whole. "Through his contribution, he lent a voice to the interests of small and medium-sized businesses in our industry," said Christian Wellner, Executive Member of the Managing Board of the GDA. With his dedication and expertise he has earned great respect of the entire aluminium industry and beyond.