International Graduate Center

Inspired by Diversity

Advisory Board of the International Graduate Center

Angelika Saacke-Lumper

Managing Director at Saacke GmbH

  • Managing Director
  • H. Saacke GmbH & Co. KG
  • Industrial solutions
    For more than 80 years, we have been involved in combustion technology and today are among the world leaders in this field. As specialists, we plan, develop and manufacture burners and system solutions for industrial thermal processes. At the same time, we are represented in the industry with our products and services as well as on ship and offshore installations.

Christian Freese

Managing Director at Freese AG

  • Managing Director
  • G. Theodor Freese GmbH & Co. KG
  • Marine technology
    We are active in the areas of ship decking, flooring technology, corrosion protection and technology. Within these areas, we are highly specialized and aspire to occupy a leading market position.

Dirk Thole

Member of the Board at BTC AG

Dr.-Ing. Günther Diekhöner

President of the Industry Club Bremen

  • President of the Industry Club Bremen
  • Die Denkfabrik Gruppe
  • Consulting
    Denkfabrik Digital (DDX) is a German innovation foundry founded in 1976. It helps customers create the most valuable products and services by solving the root causes that prevent innovation. With equal footprint across Europe and Asia, they help companies of all sizes and sizes maximize their potential.

Imke Langhorst

Member of the Board at Airbus Operations GmbH

  • Member of the Board
  • Airbus Operations GmbH
  • Luft- und Raumfahrt
    Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale.

Janina Marahrens-Hashagen

Managing Director at H. Marahrens Schilderwerk Siebdruckerei Stempel GmbH

Klaus Göken

Patent attorney

  • Patent attorney
  • Eisenführ Speiser Patentanwälte
  • Legal
    The range of services of Eisenführ Speiser encompasses the entire field of intellectual property law as well as the areas of copyright and competition law. Technical inventions, new product designs, attractive brands - they can all be the subject of exclusion rights.

Klaus Freese

Managing Director at DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH

  • Managing Director
  • DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH
  • Manufacturing systems for shoe manufacturers
    DESMA supplies efficient and economical production systems of highest quality, reliable and fast, to footwear manufacturers worldwide.

Dr. Patrick Wendisch

Managing Partner at Lampe & Schwartze KG

  • Managing Partner
  • Lampe & Schwartze KG
  • Consulting
    Lampe & Schwartze Group consists of Underwriting, Broking and Services - with strong and independent subsidiaries.

Ralf Müller

Managing Director at HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

  • Managing Director
  • Hella Fahrzeugkomponenten GmbH
  • Electronics
    HELLA is a global, listed family business with more than 40,000 employees at more than 125 locations in some 35 countries. HELLA specializes in innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics and, as one of the technology leaders, has been an important partner to the automotive industry and the aftermarket for more than one hundred years.

Advisory Board Member - Dirk Thole

The international profile of the students, as well as the wide range of studies offered by the IGC have a very high degree of coverage with the needs and values of BTC AG.

Our diversity approach with welcoming culture and attitude to diversity, as well as the challenging projects in national as well as international context, offer interesting opportunities for the excellently trained students of the IGC. Thanks to this mutually good basis, the partnership between IGC and BTC has a strong foundation. "

Dirk Thole
Board Member, BTC AG.