DMAN Shareholders

Land Niedersachsen

Together with several corporate and public partners, the Federal State of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) founded DMAN in 1989 in order to support and promote the federal state's foreign trade relations. Until today, Niedersachsen is the academy's largest shareholder. www.lower-saxony.de

Deutsche Messe

Deutsche Messe is the world's foremost trade fair company. Based in Hannover, Deutsche Messe develops, plans and runs trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany and abroad, including its flagship fairs CeBIT and Hannover Messe.  www.messe.de

TUI

TUI AG is Europe's leading tourism company. With its three sectors TUI Travel, TUI Hotels & Resorts and TUI Cruises, the integrated travel group covers the entire range of services around holidays and travel.  www.tui-group.com

Volkswagen

Headquartered in Wolfsburg, the Volkswagen Group is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest car maker in Europe. The Group is made up of ten brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, Skoda, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Scania and MAN.  www.volkswagenag.com

Nord/LB

NORD/LB is the leading universal bank in the north of Germany. As the "Landesbank" of Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, it supports the public sector in municipal financing. As a commercial bank, NORD/LB offers an extensive range of financial services to its private, corporate and institutional customers.  www.nordlb.com

V-Line

The V-LINE group of companies is a global provider of maintenance, repair and operating materials. V-LINE was founded in 1979 to assist large plants in locating and purchasing OEM spare parts. Today, the scope of services ranges from traditional inquiry/offer to long-term full-service contracts. www.v-line.com 

GP Papenburg

Founded in 1963 as a family business, GP Günter Papenburg AG is active in many sectors today, including: raw materials extraction, production of building materials, structural and civil engineering, road and railway construction, construction vehicles, transport, recycling and disposal.  www.gp.ag

Sartorius

Sartorius is a leading international laboratory and process technology provider covering the segments of biotechnology and mechatronics. Founded in 1870, the Goettingen-based company has its own production facilities in Europe, Asia and America and sales subsidiaries and local agencies in more than 110 countries.  www.sartorius.com

IHK Hannover

The Chambers of Industry and Commerce are the self-governing bodies of trade and industry. They represents the commercial sector to the government and the authorities and help when a member company needs advice, assistance or information.  www.hannover.ihk.de

IHK Lüneburg-Wolfsburg

The Chambers of Industry and Commerce are the self-governing bodies of trade and industry. They represents the commercial sector to the government and the authorities and help when a member company needs advice, assistance or information.  www.ihk-lueneburg.de

Bildungswerk der Niedersächsischen Wirtschaft

To educate people in different phases of their professional lives with the highest possible degree of practice-orientation: This has been the main idea of BNW since its foundation in 1969. BNW's mission is to integrate young people and adults in the labour market, to ensure their employability, and to strengthen self-reliant and competent professional behaviour.  www.bnw.de

Unternehmerverbände Niedersachsen

UVN is the umbrella organization of 65 employers and business associations in Niedersachsen and  the voice of its members and the many commercial, retail, services, handicraft and agricultural businesses they represent.  www.uvn-online.de

Supervisory Board

Dr. Andreas Gruchow (Chairman)
Deutsche Messe AG

Ralf Pospich
Niedersachsen Ministry of Economics, Labour and Transport

Nicole Ewert-May
Niedersachsen State Chancellery

Stephan Kirsch
Niedersachsen Ministry of Finance

Susanne Scherber
TUI AG

Ralph Linde
Volkswagen Group Academy

Vera Buschmann
NORD/LB

Detlev Daues
V-LINE EUROPE GmbH

Günter Papenburg
GP Günter Papenburg AG

Michael Zeinert
Sartorius AG
IHK Lüneburg-Wolfsburg

Dr. Horst Schrage
IHK Hannover

Dr. Volker Müller
Unternehmerverbände Niedersachsen e.V.