|Bodies of the Foundation/ Responsibilities
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The Foundation's bodies are the Board of Trustees and the Managing Director (Secretary General), who manages the business of the Foundation and represents it vis-à-vis third parties. The Board of Trustees consists of one chairperson, his/her deputy and six other members. After her husband Peter's death in 1996, Irene Ludwig is the only member for life. The other members are appointed for a term of five years each, with three members nominated by the Federal Minister responsible for the federal museums and three members nominated by Irene Ludwig. They may be re-appointed.
The tasks of the Board of Trustees include, above all, the administration and disposal of the works of art belonging to the Foundation and expanding the collection through annual purchases.
Board of Trustees
Mrs. Andrea ECKER (chairman)
Mrs. Sabeth BUCHMANN
Mr. Hermann FILLITZ
Mrs. Brigitte FRANZEN
Mr. Max HOLLEIN
Mr. Boris MARTE
Mrs. Katharina SCHMIDT
Mrs. Pia THEIS
Managing Director (Secretary General)
Mr. Gottfried TOMAN