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ADT - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Tierzüchter e.V.
Head Office: Adenauerallee 174 • 53113 Bonn • Germany
EU liaision office: Rue du Luxembourg 47-51 • 1050 Brussels • Belgium


The Presidium (Board) of ADT consists of the President, the Vice-President and three other Presidium members. The president and the vice president are members of the board according to § 26 BGB (German Civil Law Code).

The members of the Presidium are elected by the General Assembly for a term of three years. The mandate of the current Bureau runs from 2016 to 2019.

The following persons have been elected to the presidium:
1) Reimer Böge (President)
2) Hans-Benno Wichert (Vice President, German Livestock Association, BRS)
3) Josef Hannen (German Livestock Association, BRS)
4) Theodor Leuchten (German Equestrian Federation, Breeding Division)
5) Friedrich-Otto Ripke (Central Association of the German Poultry Industry, ZDG)

In addition, ADT Managing Director Hans-Peter Schons is a member of the executive committee in an advisory capacity.

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