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14:04 Dec 27, 2000
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Chairman of the Board
Title for a business card
Andres Darvasi
German translation:Chairman of the Board
Explanation:
If it's an American Company, you might be well advised to leave the title in English; "Chairman of the Board" is widely used in German as well. See, for instance, the following (from among 3,000+ hits):

Carly Fiorina jetzt auch Chairman bei HP
Fiorina - Präsident, CEO, und Chairman of the Board
Das Board of Directors von Hewlett-Packard hat am Freitag Carleton (Carly) S. Fiorina zum Chairman of the Board gewählt. Damit tritt sie in die Fußstapfen von Richard (Dick) A. Hackborn, der dem Board allerdings weiterhin angehört.
http://www.golem.de/0009/9951.html

Walter Scott ist seit September 1979 Chairman des Board of Directors von Level 3 und seit April 1964 Director des Unternehmens. Mr. Scott ist seit März 1998 Chairman Emeritus von Peter Kiewit Sons’ (PKS). Davor war er Chairman und President von PKS.
http://www.level3.de/de/info/aboutlevel3/boardofdirectors

Tom Kelly, bisher Chief Executive Officer (CEO) von Blaze, wird als Chairman dem
Board of Directors der amerikanischen Tochtergesellschaft Brokat Inc. vorstehen ...
www.boerseninfos.de/ak/adhoc/news/522190-20000620-083815.ht...

For a list of titles in German and in English, this site might be useful:
http://www.personalseite.de/titel.htm

HTH
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 16:22
Grading comment
Many thanks for your thorough explanation
Andres
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Summary of answers provided
naChairman of the BoardUlrike Lieder
naVorsitzender des Aufsichtsrates
Mats Wiman


  

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Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrates


Explanation:
Vorsitzender=chairman
Aufsichtsrat eines Unternehmens=The Board of Directors of a company


    Norstedts en<>sv+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 01:22
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 711

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Chairman of the Board


Explanation:
If it's an American Company, you might be well advised to leave the title in English; "Chairman of the Board" is widely used in German as well. See, for instance, the following (from among 3,000+ hits):

Carly Fiorina jetzt auch Chairman bei HP
Fiorina - Präsident, CEO, und Chairman of the Board
Das Board of Directors von Hewlett-Packard hat am Freitag Carleton (Carly) S. Fiorina zum Chairman of the Board gewählt. Damit tritt sie in die Fußstapfen von Richard (Dick) A. Hackborn, der dem Board allerdings weiterhin angehört.
http://www.golem.de/0009/9951.html

Walter Scott ist seit September 1979 Chairman des Board of Directors von Level 3 und seit April 1964 Director des Unternehmens. Mr. Scott ist seit März 1998 Chairman Emeritus von Peter Kiewit Sons’ (PKS). Davor war er Chairman und President von PKS.
http://www.level3.de/de/info/aboutlevel3/boardofdirectors

Tom Kelly, bisher Chief Executive Officer (CEO) von Blaze, wird als Chairman dem
Board of Directors der amerikanischen Tochtergesellschaft Brokat Inc. vorstehen ...
www.boerseninfos.de/ak/adhoc/news/522190-20000620-083815.ht...

For a list of titles in German and in English, this site might be useful:
http://www.personalseite.de/titel.htm

HTH

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 16:22
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1505
Grading comment
Many thanks for your thorough explanation
Andres

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