Gerd Gies (born 24 May 1943 in Stendal, Germany) is a German politician (CDU). He was the 1st Minister President of Saxony-Anhalt after its creation following the reunification of Germany. Gies held office from October 1990 to 4 July 1991, when he was forced to resign after he was accused of having collaborated with the Stasi. He was succeeded by Werner Münch. Gies remained a parliamentary delegate until 1998. Afterwards, he worked in the energy industry and served on the board of Electrabel Germany.