Committees

High-ranking corporate representatives with experience of working in or with Asian companies are active within the OAV in an honorary capacity, and shape the work within the network.


Chairman

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Axel Stepken
Chairman of the Board of Management
TUV SUD AG

Vice Chairman

Matthias Claussen
Managing Associate
C. Melchers
GmbH & Co. KG

Vice Chairman 

C. Michael Illies
President & CEO
C. ILLIES & Co.

Treasurer

Frank Brockmann
Executive Board Member 
HASPA Finanzholding
Vice Company Spokesperson
Hamburger Sparkasse


Prof. Thomas Bauer
Chairman of the Board
BAUER AG

Dr. Martin Brudermüller
Chairman of the Board
BASF SE

Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann
Member of the Supervisory Board
SKODA a.s.

Dr. Mathias Kammüller
Managing Associate
TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG


Stefan Messer
CEO
Messer SE & CO. KGaA

Dr. Philipp Meyer
Managing Director JFY International
TRUMPF SE & Co. KG

Cedrik Neike
CEO Smart Infrastructure
Member of the Board
Siemens AG

Dr. Arnd Nenstiel
Global Head of Strategy and Portfolio Management Herbicides, Bayer AG


Dr. Sabine Stricker-Kellerer
Lawyer/Owner
SSK Asia

Matthias Zachert
Chairman of the Board
LAXNESS AG

Alexander von zur Mühlen
CEO Asia-Pacific, Member of the Management Board
Deutsche Bank AG


Board of Directors

The OAV Board of Directors is made up of high-profile representatives of Germany's business operations in Asia across many industries who discuss current issues relevant to the region, and corporate activity.

Members of the Board speak in their capacity as Chairpersons of the foreign trade associations and dictate the economic strategy in each individual country.

All current members of the OAV Board of Directors can be found here.


Advisory Council

In the Advisory Council, important institutional partners, including the managing director of the German Foreign Chamber of Commerce, act as representatives of OAV in the region.

All current members of the OAV Advisory Board can be found here.

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