The executive director of the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe informed the chair of the Foundation, Bundestag President Wolfgang Thierse, that she will be leaving the Foundation when her contract expires on 31. March 2004 to concentrate on other projects.
Thierse said: »In the name of the Board I would like to thank Professor Quack for her exceptional commitment to the work of setting up the Foundation and erecting the memorial. Despite all the public controversies surrounding this complex project, she has brought it a big step forward.«
The position of new executive director will be publicly advertised.