List of Directors General of CERN
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List of Directors General of CERN
Director-General of CERN
Directeur général or Directrice générale
Dr Fabiola Gianotti.jpg
Fabiola Gianotti

since 1 January 2016
Reports toCERN Council
AppointerCERN Council
Term length5 years
typical length
FormationOctober 1954
First holderFelix Bloch

CERN Directors General typically serve 5 year terms beginning on January 1.


In office Directors General Country
1952-1954 Edoardo Amaldi (Secretary-General)  Italy
1954-1955 Felix Bloch   Switzerland
1955-1960 Cornelis Bakker  Netherlands
1960-1961 John Adams (acting director)  United Kingdom
1961-1965 Victor Frederick Weisskopf  Austria
1966-1970 Bernard Gregory  France
1971-1975 Willibald Jentschke (co-directors)  Austria
John Adams (co-directors)  United Kingdom
1976-1980 Léon Van Hove (co-directors)  Belgium
John Adams (co-directors)  United Kingdom
1981-1988 Herwig Schopper  Germany
1989-1993 Carlo Rubbia  Italy
1994-1998 Christopher Llewellyn Smith  United Kingdom
1999-2003 Luciano Maiani  San Marino
2004-2008 Robert Aymar  France
2009-2015 Rolf-Dieter Heuer  Germany
2016-2020 Fabiola Gianotti  Italy
2021-2025 Fabiola Gianotti  Italy

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