German Structure

Stock Corporation

In Germany one organizational structure exists for a Stock Corporation (in German: “Aktiengesellschaft”) pursuant to the German Stock Corporation Act:

  1. An Executive Board (in German: “Vorstand”) and a Supervisory Board (in German: Aufsichtsrat”).

Limited Liability Company

In Germany 2 organizational structures exist for a Limited Liability Company (in German: “Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung”) pursuant to the German Limited Liability Company Act and, as the case may be, the German Co-Determination Acts (in German: “Mitbestimmungsgesetze”):

  1. One or more Managing Directors (in German: “Geschäftsführer”) and a Supervisory Board (in German: “Aufsichtsrat”).
  2. One or more Managing Directors only.

Please see, respectively, “Executive Board” and “Supervisory Board”, “Managing Directors” in the left side menu for a more in-depth description of each structure, including how to change the respective board members.

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