2024 Election of German Chamber North China Board

Dear Members,

We invite you to our Annual General Meeting & Board Elections 2024 followed by a Chamber Dinner held on Thursday, May 23, 2024, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM, in the Kempinski Hotel Beijing Yansha Center. We welcome all our Members, Voting Members and Non-Voting Members alike, to participate.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to attend the Annual General Meeting where you can learn about the Board member candidates and vote for the individuals who will best represent you and your companies interests for the upcoming two years.

Please find more information on the event page: [May 23 | Beijing] Annual General Meeting, Board Elections 2024 & Chamber Dinner (bagevent.com)


Candidates for the Board Election 2024:

(Candidates in alphabetical order according to last name)

Daniel Albrecht | Starke (Beijing) Intellectual Property Co. Ltd.   

Elaine Chen | Corporate Public Affairs; DHL Group

Dr. GOU Jianhui | Flender Ltd., China

Dr. Matthias Goebel | Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Dr. Mike Hofmann | Melchers (Beijing) Ltd.

Dr. Martin Hofmann | Volkswagen Group China

Andrej Jautze | Viessmann Heating Technology, Beijing & Viessmann China Ltd., Hong Kong

Susanne Rademacher | ADVANT Beiten

Hubertus Troska | Mercedes-Benz Group AG & Mercedes-Benz Group China Ltd.

Felix Zhou | BADER China Ltd.

ZHOU Xiaolan | Bayer AG, Bayer Pharmaceuticals China & Bayer Greater China      

Yuna Zhu | Deutsche Boerse AG Beijing Rep Office


Download Candidate Brochure

More Information and Registration



This year's Board Election 2024 will be held in a hybrid format with online and offline voting options. The online voting period is from April 28, 2024, to May 19, 2024, and the offline voting with an in-person ballot will occur on the day of the Annual General Meeting on May 23, 2024. The final election result will be presented during the General Meeting on May 23, 2024.

Option 1: Online Voting

This year's Board Election Online Voting is possible during the online voting period of April 28, 2024, 00:00 CST to May 19, 2024, 24:00 CST. As a voting member of the German Chamber, you will receive an email with an access link and login credentials to our online voting platform at a later point.

Option 2: In-person Voting on May 23, 2024

Voting members that haven’t already casted their vote during in the Online Voting can cast their vote by attending the Annual General Meeting on May 23, 2024, and casting an in-person ballot. The ballots must be cast by a Voting Member or one of its Representatives as stated in the Voters’ Register. Each Voting Member may authorize another Voting Member to represent the former in the Annual General Meeting by signing a proxy statement in accordance with the Statutes of the Chamber. Such a proxy statement must reach the Executive Director latest on May 22, 2024, at 18:00 CST. If you would like to authorize another voting member, please contact Kathrin Wolfsgruber, Deputy Executive Director via wolfsgruber.kathrin(at)china.ahk.de.  

Important Notice - Paid Membership Fee

Only Corporate and Individual Members who have already fully paid their membership fee for 2024 and before are eligible to vote. Every member can only cast their vote once. Please note that for this reason, we will send the online voting invitation only to the permanent representative.

If you are not sure who is registered as representative of your company with voting rights or if you have any other inquiries, please contact Ms. Qi Cuiyun at qi.cuiyun@china.ahk.de. For further information, please find the Procedures for the 2024 Election of the Board of Directors here.


18:00 - 18:30: Registration 

18:30 - 19:10: Annual General Meeting & Board Election 2024* (members only)

  • Opening Address by Hubertus Troska, Chairperson of the German Chamber of Commerce in China - North China
  • Annual Report by Jens Hildebrandt, Executive Director of German Chamber of Commerce in China - North China 
  • Treasurer’s Report 2023 and Budget Overview 2024 by Dr. Matthias Goebel, Treasurer of the German Chamber of Commerce in China - North China
  • Introduction of the 12 Board Member Candidates
  • Voting (for those Voting Members that haven’t already casted their vote in the Online Voting)

19:10 - 21:30: Chamber Dinner (open to members and non-members) 

  • Buffet Dinner and Drinks
  • Keynote Speech & Discussion
  • Announcement of the newly elected Board of Directors by Election Committee
  • Dessert Buffet and Networking