According to the statute, the Board of Directors is the sole official organ of the Samuel Foundation and is thus the supreme decision-making body for Foundation activities at the head office as well as at the branch offices.
The Board consists of three members. According to the internal allocation of tasks, one member of the Board is responsible for the management of the business as a whole, and the other two members function on an honorary basis as internal supervisory body. The members of the Board are to come from the family of the founders. The degree of family affinity is irrelevant.
Our Board introduces itself
Chairman of the Board
(Great nephew of Hedwig Samuel): Lawyer from Düsseldorf, he was appointed to the Board in January 1984 and assumed the position of Managing Director in January 1990. He has been Chairman of the Board since April 1999.
(Great niece of Hedwig Samuel) Foreign language correspondent from Stuttgart, she was an informal member of the Advisory Board of the Foundation from 1995 onward. Since May 1999, she has been an honorary member of the Board.
(Great nephew of Hedwig Samuel) Construction engineer from Neustadt an der Weinstraße, he was an informal member of the Advisory Board of the Foundation from 1995 onward. Since May 1999, he has been an honorary member of the Board.