Montblanc de la Culture Dr Arend Oetker close-up

Patron of Art Edition 2010 Elizabeth I - Germany

Dr Arend Oetker

On 18 June 2010, the German Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award was presented to Dr Arend Oetker in the "Ballsaal" of the Hotel de Rome in Berlin. He has been honoured for his extraordinary engagement and generosity as an outstanding patron of the arts and culture. In particular, his commitment to the Berlin Philharmonics, the “Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben”, and the “Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst” has been emphasised by Thomas Schnädter, Managing Director of Montblanc Germany and Lang Lang, Chairman of the Montblanc Cultural Foundation and a world-renowned pianist. Dr Arend Oetker further demonstrated his support for the “Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V.” and the “Villa Romana” in Florence by giving them the €15,000 prize money. In addition to this, Dr Oetker donated another €15,000 privately.