DENIC 2022 General Assembly: Elections Supervisory and Executive Boards

At DENIC’s ordinary General Assembly held Wednesday in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the members of DENIC eG voted on the composition of the Cooperative’s bodies through 2025. There were three new members voted onto the Supervisory Board, while members of the current Executive Board were all returned.

The elections of the members to the Supervisory Board and the honorary members to the Executive Board are held every three years in accordance with DENIC’s Statutes. DENIC is the managing organisation and central registry for .de domain names.

The Supervisory Board’s three new members are Stephan Hageleit (INWX GmbH), Marco Hoffmann (InterNetX GmbH) and Christian Müller (Cronon GmbH). Oliver Elste (Smart-NIC GmbH) and Daniel Rink (Profihost AG) were re-elected for another period in office. In the constituent meeting held immediately after the General Assembly, Daniel Rink was appointed chair of the Supervisory Board. He has been a member to the Board since 2016.

The new Supervisory Board of DENIC eG: Stephan Hageleit, Daniel Rink (Chairperson), Marco Hoffmann, Christian Müller, Oliver Elste (from left to right)

Also re-elected and confirmed in office were the honorary members of the Executive Board Martin Küchenthal (LEMARIT GmbH) and Sebastian Röthler ( Internet GmbH).

The Executive Board of DENIC eG: Andreas Musielak, Thomas Keller, Martin Küchenthal, Sebastian Röthler (from left to right)

“Co-determination and participation as equal partners, regardless of the size of a member company, are fundamental values of our Cooperative. The outcome of the elections shows once again that these values are lived practice at DENIC and that our members bring in great personal commitment. The result also stands for a healthy mixture of continuity and further development, the two factors that form the basis for the success of the German country code .de,” says Tom Keller, member of the DENIC Executive Board. “A path we will continue to pursue together in the future.”

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