The Germand Word “Vorstandsvorsitzender” referst to the “Chairman of the Board” of certain companies. A “Vorstandsvorsitzender” is a natural person who chairs a “Vorstand” of a company or institution.

A “Vorstandsvorsitzender” in the legal sense is a natural person who chairs a board of directors designated as “Vorstand” by German law, which is an executive body of an “Aktiengesellschaft” (incorporated company limited by shares), a “Verein” (association) or a “Stiftung” (foundation).

How to Cite

The definition given above was proposed as part of the Digital Era Framework by Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld. The text was first published in: Jörn Lengsfeld: Digital Era Framework. Please refer to the original publication if you want to cite the text.