Why should I become a VARD member?
Aside from financial benefits in the form of special conditions and your chance to network and exchange experience, VARD offers an ideational benefit: The chance to stand up for your conviction as the member of a strong professional association, to actively shape the development of corporate governance in Germany, and to improve awareness and public reputation of being a professional board member.
We would be delighted to welcome you as a new member of the VARD community – simply by filling out the following online application form.
Who can become a member of VARD?
Anyone who meets our statutory requirements can become a member. You can apply directly, or wait for an invitation based on another member’s recommendation.
In addition to the founders of the association, membership with full voting rights is available for any natural person who, at the time of application
serves as a member of a supervisory board, advisory board, or board of directors,
has served as a member of a supervisory board, advisory board, or board of directors in the last 12 months,
has served for at least three years at the executive level of a large, publicly traded company,
or has been recommended by at least three current VARD members.
Become a member
Please fill out the application form if you would like to apply directly.
The board will review your application and get back to you soon.