Re: [board-discuss] Questions To MC Candidates
Hi Andreas & all,
On 8/31/20 9:06 PM, Andreas Mantke wrote:
Hi Uwe, all,
Am 29.08.20 um 06:39 schrieb Uwe Altmann:
Am 28.08.20 um 08:18 schrieb Andreas Mantke:
b) What is your personal take on a 'cooling down' periode between being
a member of leading bodies of the foundation, regarding the first
sentence in the statutes § 12?
This seems only of interest in case a member of the BoD wants to get a member of the MC to prevent
or influence a pending lawsuit against himself.
It is surely desirable to have prevented such a possibility by our statues - but nothing is
perfect. And some kind of self-commitment will not prevent such a case.
On the other hand the time schedule of the board and mc elections is a bit cumbersome for such an
Maybe a look into the second sentence of § 12 is also of interest here.
The MC initiate and supervise the board elections.
a) Could lead to a conflict of interest?
It is hard to say 'never' to such things with many aspects, but I can't
think of a general case right now. One needs to resign from the MC
before nominating for the BoD elections, and he/she is out of the MC
loop immediately. And it is no longer possible to have an effect on the
election process any more.
b) Is not showing solidarity (if MC membership is canceled or
suspended), because more work on less shoulder?
It depends. In terms of the number of the MC members, role of the
resigning member etc. But I wouldn't expect it to have any significant
effect on the process of the BoD elections. It is mostly an
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