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Gabor Steingart, editor Handelsblatt welcomes the guest, photo: Thorsten JochimModerator Judith Rakers together with the member of the jury Stefan Heidbreder, photo: Thorsten JochimStefan Heidbreder, Nikolaus and Baldwin Knauf and moderator Judith Rakers, photo: Thorsten JochimAntje von Dewitz, the new member of the Hall of Fame 2017 and her laudator Vera-Carina Elter, photo: Thorsten JochimSven Afhüppe, chief editor Handelsblatt, photo: Thorsten JochimJudith Rakers, the member of the Hall of Fame Manfred Fuchs and laudator Sven Afhüppe, photo: Thorsten JochimThe new members, the jury and Judith Rakers, photo: Thorsten JochimValerie and Stefan Heidbreder, Nina Ruge and Jürgen Heraeus, photo: Thorsten JochimSabine and Frank Dassler, photo Thorsten JochimMusical performance by Y'akoto, photo: Thorsten Jochimphoto: Thorsten Jochim
Gabor Steingart, editor Handelsblatt welcomes the guest, photo: Thorsten Jochim
Moderator Judith Rakers together with the member of the jury Stefan Heidbreder, photo: Thorsten Jochim
Stefan Heidbreder, Nikolaus and Baldwin Knauf and moderator Judith Rakers, photo: Thorsten Jochim
Antje von Dewitz, the new member of the Hall of Fame 2017 and her laudator Vera-Carina Elter, photo: Thorsten Jochim
Sven Afhüppe, chief editor Handelsblatt, photo: Thorsten Jochim
Judith Rakers, the member of the Hall of Fame Manfred Fuchs and laudator Sven Afhüppe, photo: Thorsten Jochim
The new members, the jury and Judith Rakers, photo: Thorsten Jochim
Valerie and Stefan Heidbreder, Nina Ruge and Jürgen Heraeus, photo: Thorsten Jochim
Sabine and Frank Dassler, photo Thorsten Jochim
Musical performance by Y'akoto, photo: Thorsten Jochim
photo: Thorsten Jochim

The Handelsblatt Hall of Fame of Family-owned Enterprises honours personalities for their outstanding performance in their companies and for acting as a positive social role model.

Awarding Visionary Entrepreneurs

The award aims at extending the public debate of entrepreneurship in Casino Capitalism. As a business location, Germany is largely dependent on successful and responsible entrepreneurs and their visionary, sustainable and up to date way of business management over generations.

Preserving and Continuing Tradition

Since the launch of the Hall of Fame in 2009, today's successful businessmen as well as the most influencing posthumous entrepreneurial personalities received their well-deserved place in the Hall of Fame of Family-owned Enterprises.

The Laureates 2017

  • Dr. Antje von Dewitz, managing director, VAUDE Sport GmbH & Co. KG
  • Dr. Dr. h.c. Manfred Fuchs, deputy chairman of the supervisory board, Fuchs Petrolub SE
  • Baldwin und Nikolaus Knauf, vice-chairman and chairman of the shareholders<wbr />' committee, Knauf Gips KG

Jury

  • Gabor Steingart
    Publisher and CEO, Handelsblatt (Chairman)
  • Klaus Becker
    CEO Managing Board, KPMG AG
  • Stefan Heidbreder
    Managing Director, Stiftung Familienunternehmen
  • Dr. Martin Herrenknecht
    Chief Executive Officer, Herrenknecht AG
  • Friedrich von Metzler
    Owner, B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. KGaA
  • Dr. Hubertine Underberg-Ruder
    President of the Supervisory Board, Underberg AG

Laureates 2009-2016

LAUREATES 2016

  • Dr. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, chairwoman of the management, Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG
  • Dr.-Ing. h.c. Roland Mack, managing partner Europa-Park Freizeit- und Familienpark Mack KG
  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Sennheiser, member of the supervisory board Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG

LAUREATES 2015

  • Prof. Dr. Michael Popp, Chairmen of the Board, Bionorica SE
  • Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann, Shareholder, Schaeffler Group
  • Hans Peter Stihl, Honorary Member of the Supervisory and Advisory Board, Andreas Stihl AG & Co. KG
  • Hans Liebherr (Honorary Member)

LAUREATES 2014

  • Regine and Erich Sixt, Sixt SE
  • Dr. Peter-Alexander Wacker, Charimen of the Supervisory Board, Wacker AG
  • Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Hagenbeck (Honorary Member)

 

LAUREATES 2013

  • Helga Haub und Erivan Haub, Tengelmann Verwaltungs- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
  • Prof. Anton Kathrein, Managing Director, Kathrein-Werke KG
  • Bertha Benz (Honorary Member)
  • August Oetker (Honorary Member)

 

LAUREATES 2012

  • Prof. Klaus Fischer, owner and chairman of the management board, fischerwerke GmbH & Co. KG
  • Martin Kannegiesser, managing director, Herbert Kannegiesser GmbH
  • Bernard Meyer, managing partner, Meyer Werft
  • Margarethe Steiff (Honorary Member)
  • Johann Vaillant (Honorary Member)

 

LAUREATES 2011

  • Dr. Jürgen Heraeus, chairman of the supervisory board, Heraeus Holding GmbH
  • Dr. Markus Miele and Dr. Reinhard Zinkann, managing Partner, Miele & Cie. KG
  • Gerhard Winklhofer, honorary chairman of the advisory board, Joh. Winklhofer Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. 
  • Robert Bosch (Honorary Member)
  • Hermann Bahlsen (Honorary Member)
  • Rosemarie Veltins (Honorary Member)

 

LAUREATES 2010

  • Friedrich von Metzler, personally liable partner, B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. Holding AG
  • Dr. Heinrich Weiss, chairman and CEO of the managing board, SMS Group
  • Melitta Bentz (Honorary Member)
  • Albert Boehringer (Honorary Member)
  • Carl von Linde (Honorary Member)
  • Carl Zeiss (Honorary Member)

 

LAUREATES 2009 

  • Dr. Martin Herrenknecht, chairman of the board, Herrenknecht AG
  • Prof. Berthold Leibinger, partner, Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG
  • Dr. Heinrich Dräger (Honorary Member)
  • Dr. Konrad Henkel (Honorary Member)
  • Irene Kärcher (Honorary Member)
  • Alfred Freiherr von Oppenheim
  • Emil Underberg I. (Honorary Member)

Information

11 January 2017
Munich

Further Information
The Hall of Fame on Handelsblatt Online

Host

Handelsblatt

Main sponsor

KPMG, audit, tax and advisory services

With special thanks to

The Foundation for Family Businesses in Germany and Europe
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