Board of Chairmen
The VDMA General Assembly elects a President and two Vice Presidents for a period of four years. Together, they form the Board of Chairmen.
The Executive Directorate manages the association
The Restricted Board debates and makes decisions on key association matters.
VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) represents more than 3,200 mostly medium-sized companies in the capital goods industry, making it the largest industry association in Europe.
VDMA is the responsible body for DIN/NAM and DIN/NWM, who are in charge of German machinery standardization. Via this route VDMA experts represent Germany in CEN and ISO.