Marie-Christine Ostermann, 36, has been the Federal Chairperson of the German Association of Young Entrepreneurs from 2009 to 2012. In 2006 she joined the foodstuffs wholesaler Rullko Grosseinkauf GmbH & Co. KG as a managing shareholder. In 2010 she was appointed to the SME advisory board of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and also belongs to the supervisory board of Fielmann AG. Since 2013 she is a member of the executive committee of the BGA, the Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services. She also belongs to the executive committee of the German Association of Family Entrepreneurs.