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The board of trustees

The Board of Trustees appoints the foundation’s Board of Executives and supervises the management of the foundation’s business activities. It must be informed about decisions that are of fundamental importance to the foundation. It has five ex officio members and nine additional members.

The ex officio members are as follows (in the order given in the foundation’s statutes):

  • The Premier of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • The Premier of the State of Saarland
  • The Federal Minister of Finance
  • The Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Protection
  • The Chairperson of the Mining, Chemical and Energy Industrial Union (IG BCE)

The nine additional members are each appointed for a period of up to five years. The Chairperson of the Board of Trustees is elected from the group of additional members. The Board of Trustees’ composition is regulated by the foundation’s statutes. The Board of Trustees has the following members:

The members of the Board of Trustees

Chairman:

Dr. Jürgen Großmann Shareholder Georgsmarienhütte Holding GmbH (additional member, since 2012)

Ex officio members (in the order given in the foundation’s statutes):

Hendrik Wüst MP of North Rhine-Westphalia, Premier of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (since 2021)
Tobias Hans MP of Saarland, Premier of the State of Saarland (since 2018)
Christian Lindner Member of the German Bundestag, Federal Minister of Finance (since 2021)
Dr. Robert Habeck Member of the German Bundestag, Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (since 2021)
Michael Vassiliadis (Deputy Chairman), Chairman of the Mining, Chemical and Energy Industrial Union (since 2009)

Additional members:

Martin Albers Chairman of the Working group of Works Councils in the RAG-Stiftung and Chairman of the General works council at Evonik Industries (since 2020)
Dr.-Ing. Burckhard Bergmann former Chairman of the Management Board of E.ON-Ruhrgas AG (since 2012)
Thomas Kufen Mayor of the City of Essen (since 2017)
Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert former President of the German Bundestag (since 2017)
Heiko Maas former Federal Minister (since 2015)
Hildegard Müller President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (since 2020)
Dr. Andreas Reichel Chairman of the Board of Management of STEAG GmbH (since 2017)

photo credits:
Ex officio members:

Hendrik Wüst: Land NRW, Ralph Sondermann

Additional members:
Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert: DBT/Inga Haar
Heiko Maas: SPD Saar/Susie Knoll

Board of Executives of the RAG-Stiftung

Statutes of the RAG-Stiftung

Finances