Professor, Professor h.c., Diplom-Designer Fritz Frenkler
Having graduated with a degree in industrial design from the academy of fine arts Braunschweig, Fritz Frenkler worked for Frogdesign Germany and USA. In 1986, he set up and lead Frogdesign Asia in Tokyo. From 1992 to 1997 he held the position of general manager of Wiege Wilkhahn Entwicklungsgesellschaft, before becoming head of design at Deutsche Bahn AG and general manager of Deutsche Bahn Medien GmbH. In addition to his
tasks at f/p design, Fritz Frenkler holds several positions in Organisations and Juries. He has been Chairman of the if Product Design Award Jury for many years and was a board member of the if Industrie Forum Design e.v. since April 2018 he is a member of the board of the iF Design Foundation. He is a regional advisor of WDO (World Design Organisation, formerly icsid), Montreal and Member of the Academy of Arts, Berlin, section Architecture. In 2005 Fritz Frenkler was nominated as a honorary professor in the department of industrial design at the Academy of fine Arts Braunschweig. Since 2006 he holds a chair as university professor in industrial Design at the Technische Universität München (tum).