Prestigious support

The Board of Trustees of The Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen was founded in 2011. The orchestra is proud and thankful to have such qualified and prominent figures from cultural, economic and media sectors playing a part of The Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen.

Jens Weidmann

Frankfurt

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Commerzbank AG and professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. He was President of the German Central Bank, member of the ECB’s Governing Council and Chairman of the Bank for International Settlements in Basel. In the Federal Chancellery, he had previously headed the economic policy department and was Chancellor Angela Merkel’s personal representative for the economic summits of the G8 and G20 countries. He has felt a bond with the orchestra since his visit to Bremen a few years ago, when he was impressed by the innovative power of the Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie.

Jasper Parrott

London

Founder and Executive Chairman of Harrison Parrott, one of Europe’s leading artist management companies. Jasper Parrott has been The Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen’s business partner for many years and has been, in this role, instrumental to the orchestra’s success.

Prof. Dr Dr Peter Ruzicka

Hamburg/Munich

Director General of the Salzburg Easter Festival, former Manager of the Hamburg State Opera and Artistic Director of the Salzburg Festival and of the Munich Biennale. Considered one of the most important contemporary composers, sought-after conductors and successful arts managers of today, Ruzicka brought The Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen to the Salzburg Festival in 2004.

Dr Jürgen Heraeus

Hanau

Chairman of Heraeus Holding GmbH. One of the most respected entrepreneurs in Germany. Heraeus also serves as Chairman of the German Committee for UNICEF. He became acquainted with The Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen in 2008, when the orchestra was presented with the German Founders Award.

Gabriele Eick

Frankfurt a.M.

Long-time communications consultant to the EUROPE CULTURAL DAYS of the European Central Bank. Management positions with IBM, A.C. Nielsen Marketing Beratung and Dresdner Bank; Chief Executive Officer of Business and Economic Development Corp. Frankfurt. Founded the management consultancy ›Executive Communications‹ in 2000, with emphasis on marketing and communications. Active on various committees and supervisory boards, including University Council of Goethe University, Frankfurt.

Prof. Dr Alfred Gossner

Munich

Economist and President of the Munich Business School. Previously, he was, among other things, a consultant at McKinsey, a long-standing board member of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft and worked for many years in international management, for example as Managing Director of the Allianz Group in South Africa and Namibia. With his extensive supervisory and advisory board experience and his passion for classical music, he is now actively engaged on behalf of The Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen.

Dr. Thomas Bellut

Supervisory Board mandates at four German television production companies. He was Director-General at Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Germany’s second public broadcaster, for 10 years, and before that Programme Director with responsibility for music programming. He has had ties to the Bremen-based orchestra since the transmission of the awarding of the German Founder’s Prize to The  Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen by ZDF in 2008.

Jens Weidmann

Frankfurt

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Commerzbank AG and professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. He was President of the German Central Bank, member of the ECB’s Governing Council and Chairman of the Bank for International Settlements in Basel. In the Federal Chancellery, he had previously headed the economic policy department and was Chancellor Angela Merkel’s personal representative for the economic summits of the G8 and G20 countries. He has felt a bond with the orchestra since his visit to Bremen a few years ago, when he was impressed by the innovative power of the Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie.

Prof. Dr Dr Peter Ruzicka

Hamburg/Munich

Director General of the Salzburg Easter Festival, former Manager of the Hamburg State Opera and Artistic Director of the Salzburg Festival and of the Munich Biennale. Considered one of the most important contemporary composers, sought-after conductors and successful arts managers of today, Ruzicka brought The Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen to the Salzburg Festival in 2004.

Gabriele Eick

Frankfurt a.M.

Long-time communications consultant to the EUROPE CULTURAL DAYS of the European Central Bank. Management positions with IBM, A.C. Nielsen Marketing Beratung and Dresdner Bank; Chief Executive Officer of Business and Economic Development Corp. Frankfurt. Founded the management consultancy ›Executive Communications‹ in 2000, with emphasis on marketing and communications. Active on various committees and supervisory boards, including University Council of Goethe University, Frankfurt.

Dr. Thomas Bellut

Supervisory Board mandates at four German television production companies. He was Director-General at Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Germany’s second public broadcaster, for 10 years, and before that Programme Director with responsibility for music programming. He has had ties to the Bremen-based orchestra since the transmission of the awarding of the German Founder’s Prize to The  Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen by ZDF in 2008.