Federal chairman, German Civil Service Federation (dbb), Berlin
Born on August 27 in 1961 in Cologne, since November 2017 federal chairman of the dbb beamtenbund und tarifunion, previously since June 2011 dbb’s deputy federal chairman. Silberbach comes from komba gewerkschaft which organizes civil servants and employees in the municipal and local area and whose federal chairman he was from 2011 to 2017. As umbrella organisation of more than 40 affiliated unions the dbb represents the interests of civil servants and employees in the public sector and in the privatized sectors. Current membership: 1.3 million.