The Board of the Freunde der TUM conducts the association’s activities and is in particular responsible for administrative issues and to ensure that the funds are used in accordance with the guidelines. During the annual general meeting, the Board informs the members about the previous financial year.



Dr.-Ing. Joachim Post
Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG
Purchasing and Supplier Network


Deputy Chairman

Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Hofmann
President of the Technical University of Munich




Ehrensenator Rechtsanwalt Gerhard Hess
Honorary Senator Gerhard Hess




Dr. phil. Walter Prem
former Chief specialist in Group Compliance at BayernLB, Munich



From the History of the Board Members

  • first chairman was Dr. Gottlieb Lippart, Director of MAN
  • 1930–1949 Johannes Hess, longtime General Manager of today’s “Wacker-Chemie”
  • 1949–1961 General Director of MAN Otto Mayer
  • 1961–1971 Ernst Albrecht von Siemens
  • 1971–1987 Heinz Noris, CEO of the company “Held und Francke Bau AG”
  • 1987–1995 Dr. Eberhard von Kuenheim, BMW-CEO
  • 1995–1996 Prof. Dr. Johannes Kohl, CEO of “Wacker-Chemie”
  • 1996–2002 Dr. Otto Majewski, former CEO of the “Bayernwerk AG”
  • 2002–2008 Prof. Dr. Burkhard Göschel, Board Member for Development at the BMW AG until 2006
  • 2008–2017 Dr. Klaus Draeger, Board Member at the BMW AG
  • 2017–2018 Markus Duesmann, Board Member at the BMW AG