A board of trustees has been constituted for the Business Metropole Ruhr GmbH (BMR), consisting of fifteen voluntary members. These members are representatives of renowned companies with a clear commitment for the region. The chairman of the advisory body is Tobias Nadjib, Executive Officer of VW Infotainment GmbH.
The board of trustees shall function as idea and impetus provider, in the sense of a strategic working group. The BMR is represented in the meetings by its Board of Management. In the first meeting, the work priorities “promotion of the digital economy”, “securing skilled personnel” and “location marketing” have been identified. Project-related, the know-how and the networks of the members can be used. The board of trustees works in close coordination with Initiativkreis Ruhr and other alliances in order to avoid double structures.
Patron of the board of trustees is Thomas Eiskirch, Lord Mayor of the city of Bochum and Chairman of the BMR supervisory board.