Board of Trustees

Composition of the Board

The Board exists of at least 5, at most to 9 members. Active representatives of the research as well as the Lower Saxony Ministry of Economics, Transport, Building and Digitalization, the rubber associations and the rubber industry should belong to him. The  members of the DIK decides on any exceptions to this principle. The Board chooses a chairperson and up to three deputies from his middle.

Competence of the committee

The Board of Trustees has to supervise the board of directors and to consult. Moreover, the Board has the job to consult on essential association problems and to decide.

Members of the Board of Trustees 

Dr. Volker Schmidt, Arbeitgeberverband der Deutschen Kautschukindustrie e. V.Chairperson
Dr. Holger Spreen, Ministry of Economics, Transport, Building and DigitalizationVice-Chairperson
Michael Wendt, Wirtschaftsverband der Deutschen Kautschukindustrie e. V.Appointed Member
Michael Patrick Zeiner, Deutsche Kautschuk-Gesellschaft e. V.Appointed Member
Prof. Dr. Volker Epping, Leibniz Universität HannoverAppointed Member
Dr. Andreas Jäger, Jäger Gummi & Kunststoff GmbHElected Member
Dr. Matthias Gotta, Arlanxeo Deutschland GmbHElected Member
Dr. Peter Schmidt, Troester GmbH & Co. KGElected Member


If you want to support the association work of the DIK by your membership, then please contact:

Trinidad Rodriguez Gallegos

Phone: +49 511 84201-17