Wednesday, 1 April 2020, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany: Sandra Gerken was sworn in by Premier of Schleswig-Holstein, Daniel Günther, as the Bundesland’s ‘Plenipotentiary to the Federal Government’. The latter entails that she leads Schleswig-Holstein’s state representation based in Berlin, and coordinate its activities in the Bundesrat (Assembly of Länder).
Gerken succeeds Ingbert Liebing, who changes to the Association of Municipal Enterprises (VKU) as Managing Director. Sandra Gerken was most recently head of staff, Unit for liaison and political coordination matters in the State Chancellery in Kiel.
For further information:
Representation of Schleswig-Holstein to the German Federation: https://www.schleswig-holstein.de/DE/Landesregierung/LVB/lvb_node.html
Picture by State Chancellery of Schleswig-Holstein