GABC Officers / Executive Committee Members

GABC Officers

Lynn Taylor

Laura Lane

Ulrich Gamerdinger
President and Chief Executive Officer

Steve Williams*
Honorary Chairman

Christian Ulrich*
General Counsel

Oliver Moss*

Dr. Ron F. Docksai*
Chairman Emeritus

GABC Board Member Companies

Airbus Group
Represented by
Wolfgang Duerr, Senior Vice President - Director Space

Allianz of America
Represented by
Peter Lefkin, Senior Vice President of Government and External Affairs

Bank of America

Bayer Corporation
Represented by (interim)
Christopher Leahy, Vice President and Head of Government Affairs

BMW Group
Represented by
Bryan Jacobs, Vice President

Boehringer Ingelheim
Represented by
Dr. Ingrid Herzog, Head of Global Public Affairs

Represented by
Candida Wolff, Executive Vice President of Global Government Affairs

Represented by
Jake Jones, Vice President External Affairs

Deutsche Telekom USA
Represented by
Reinhard Wieck, Managing Director

Deutsche Welle TV
Represented by
Miodrag Soric, Executive Director North America

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany*
Represented by
Boris Ruge, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission

General Motors Company
Represented by
Lee Godown, Vice President Global Government Relations

German American Business Council
Represented by
Ulrich Gamerdinger, President and Chief Executive Officer

Lockheed Martin
Represented by (interim)
Ed Whalen, Director Corporate Business Development

Lufthansa German Airlines
Represented by
Juergen Siebenrock, Vice President, The Americas

Merck KGaA / EMD Serono
Represented by
Lynn Taylor, Senior Vice President Global Government Affairs & Policy

Minnesota, Mining and Manufacturing (3M)
Represented by
Jeff Rageth, Vice President Global Public Affairs

Raytheon International, Inc.
Represented by
Caroline Cooper, Regional Director (Europe, Israel and Sub-Saharan Africa)

Represented by (interim)
Peter Selfridge, Global Head of Digital Government

Siemens Corporation
Represented by
Elizabeth Reicherts, Vice President and Head of U.S. Government Affairs

ThyssenKrupp USA
Represented by (interim)
Jonathan Evans, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Represented by
Laura Lane, President of Global Public Affairs

Volkswagen Group
Represented by
David Geanacopoulos, Senior Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Public Policy

*ex-officio board member