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.
Dr. Arnd Nenstiel
Senior Project Lead EU Green Deal,
Bayer AG, Crop Science Division, Monheim
Prof. Dr. Clas Neumann
Senior Vice President,
Head of Global SAP Labs Network, SAP SE,
Shanghai / VR China
C. Michael Illies
President & CEO,
C. ILLIES & Co. (GmbH & Co.) KG, Hamburg
Dr. Dirk Lorenz-Meyer
Member of the Board, Behn Meyer Holding AG,
Honorary Consul General of Singapur, Hamburg
Chairman of the Board
Messer Group GmbH,
Dr. Philipp Meyer
Managing Director JFY (Member of the TRUMPF Group),
TRUMPF GmbH & Co. KG,
Managing Director & Regional Head Asia/Pacific,
LBBW - Landesbank Baden-Württemberg,
C. Melchers GmbH & Co. KG, Bremen
Dr. Michael Schleef
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Axel Stepken
Retired Chairman of the Board of TÜV SÜD AG,
Member of the Board, TÜV SÜD Foundation,
Dr. Sabine Stricker-Kellerer
Dr. Christian Vollmer
Member of the brand board for production and logistics,
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.
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.