Structure

The Steering Committee

The Association

The executive board of Automotive Nordwest consists of a maximum of five members, who are elected for terms of three years. The cluster’s advisory board consists of up to 15 advisors, who support the executive board and offer advice; it meets at least once a year. The cluster management, which includes the administrative office and the cluster manager, support the executive board and implement the activities planned by the executive board and cluster members.

Chairman of the Executive Board

Dipl.-Ing. Ronald Brandes

brandes INNOVATION


Press Spokesman / Board Member

Kai Stührenberg

Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH (WFB)



Treasurer / Board Member

Dipl.-Ing. Marko Schluroff

SALTAND PEPPER Holding GmbH & Co. KG



Board Member

Jan Mohrmann

SWMS Systemtechnik Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH


Board Member

Ralf Soltwedel

SCHULZ Systemtechnik GmbH


ADVISORY BOARD

Chairman of the Advisory Board

Tilman Georg Eckstein

Translink Corporate Finance GmbH & Co. KG


Partner

Advisory Board Member

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Busse

Fraunhofer Institut für Fertigungstechnik und Angewandte Materialforschung (IFAM)


Director

Advisory Board Member

Moritz Döbler

WESER-Kurier


Editor in chief

Advisory Board Member

Klaus Fröhling

Volkswagen Emden


Head of Personnel (Emden Plant)

Advisory Board Member

Dr.-Ing. Torsten Grünendick

ITNW Ingenieurtechnik NordWest


Proprietor

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Robert Ivisic

Mercedes-Benz Plant Bremen


Head of Supply Chain

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Anna Meincke

Metropolregion Nordwest


Managing Director

Advisory Board Member

André Ocken

DEVCO IT GmbH


Managing Director

Advisory Board Member

Björn Schaeper

Oldenburg Chamber of Industry and Commerce


Director of Innovation, Energy, and Environment

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Frank Thoss

Handelskammer Bremen


Managing Director

CLUSTERMANAGEMENT

Cluster Manager

Christian Geier


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