Johann Horn

District manager
IG Metall


Johann Horn (63) has headed the IG Metall district of Bavaria with around 373,000 members since 2018. As union negotiator for employees in the Bavarian metal and electrical industry, he actively advocates social and ecological change in the automotive industry. The trained toolmaker became a works councilor at AEG in 1981 and has dedicated himself full-time to organizing workers* since 1987: first as a union secretary in Nürnberg, and from 1999 to 2018 as a representative at the IG Metall branch office in Ingolstadt. In addition to his work as IG Metall district leader, Johann Horn is a member of the supervisory boards of Siemens Healthcare GmbH and BMW AG.