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14: Good Is the Enemy of Great – What Distinguishes Leading Enterprises from Others?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Faced with global developments, European enterprises have to make fundamental decisions. But which factors decide whether they will be able to tap their full potential and become leading enterprises or remain average and be overtaken by others? The CEOs of some of the leading enterprises on the Austrian market and an Austrian pioneer and economic expert will discuss the fundamentals of long-term success and top market performance.

Chief Executive Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, VERBUND AG, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, REWE International, Wiener Neudorf
Director, Agenda Austria, Vienna
Managing Partner, Gehrer Plötzeneder DDWS Corporate Advisors GmbH, Vienna

Dr. Hannes AMETSREITER

Chief Executive Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna

International Brand Manager, Procter & Gamble Produktmanager, mobilkom austria Vorstand Marketing und Vertrieb, mobilkom austria Vorstand Marketing, Telekom Austria TA AG (zusätzlich zur bisherigen Vorstandsfunktion) Generaldirektor, A1 Telekom Austria AG (hervorgegangen aus der Fusion von mobilkom austria und Telekom Austria TA AG)
  Studium, Publizistik, Kommunikations- und Sportwissenschaften, Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg
  Diverse MBA-Module, Pepperdine University, USA
  Executive-Kurse, Stanford University, USA und INSEAD, Frankreich
bis 1996
1996
2001
2007
seit 2009

Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang ANZENGRUBER

Chief Executive Officer, VERBUND AG, Vienna

Study of Mechanical Engineering and Business Management, Vienna University of Technology Leading Positions with SGP Simmering Graz Pauker AG, SYSTEC Industrieautomation GmbH, ABB Industrie GmbH, ABB Energie AG and ABB Industrie- & Gebäudesysteme GmbH Member of the Managing Board, Salzburger Stadtwerke AG Member of the Managing Board, Salzburg AG Chief Executive Officer, Palfinger AG
1977-1982
1983-1999
1999-2000
2000-2003
2003-2008

Dkfm. Frank HENSEL

Chief Executive Officer, REWE International, Wiener Neudorf

Sales-Manager, Nestle AG Deutschland Vorstandsassistent (und andere Funktionen im Unternehmen), SPAR AG Hamburg Direktor (gesamtverantwortlich für den Bereich Supermarkt/Großhandel für alle Regionen Deutschlands), SPAR Handels AG Deutschland REWE Group im internationalen Bereich, REWE Zentral AG Geschäftsführer, REWE Ungarn Vorstandsmitglied, BILLA AG Österreich, zuständig für Italien und Vorsitz der Geschäftsführung für BILLA/Standa Italien Vorstandsmitglied, REWE Group Austria Vorstandsvorsitzender, REWE Group Austria
  Studium der Betriebswirtschaft
1988
1990
1996
1999
2000
2002
2005
2008

Dr. Franz SCHELLHORN

Director, Agenda Austria, Vienna

Bankausbildung in der Creditanstalt Bankverein Studium der Handelswissenschaften, WU Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Wirtschaftsredaktion, "Die Presse", Wien Leiter der Wirtschaftsredaktion, "Die Presse", Wien Stellvertretender Chefredakteur, "Die Presse", Wien
1990-1991
1992-1997
1997-2013
2004-2013
2011-2013

Mag. Thomas PLÖTZENEDER

Managing Partner, Gehrer Plötzeneder DDWS Corporate Advisors GmbH, Vienna

Trainee, Saatchi & Saatchi, New York Community Exchange, Cargill Investors, New York Trainee, Ted Bates, New York Studium der BWL, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Marketing Manager, AZ Tageszeitung Account Supervisor, Ogilvy & Mather Account Director, Lintas Wien Client Service Director, Region: Zentral- und Osteuropa, Lowe GGK Chief Operating Officer, Region: Zentral- und Osteuropa, Lowe GGK Mitglied des Vorstandes, Lowe GGK Holding AG Advanced Management Programme (AMP 37), Wharton Business School, Philadelphia, U.S.A. General Manager, Lowe & Partners Europe Chief Executive Officer, Lowe GGK Holding AG
1983
1985
1987
1989
1989-1990
1990-1991
1991-1993
1993-1997
1997-1999
1999-2005
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2001-2002
2002-2005

Economic Symposium

show timetable

26.08.2014

12:00 - 12:10 Opening Plenary
12:10 - 13:40 New Goals for the Economy Plenary
14:10 - 15:40 The End of Conventional Wisdom Plenary
15:40 - 16:00 Political Corner Plenary
16:30 - 17:30 Umverteile und herrsche. Wem gehört der Wohlstand? Partner
18:00 - 19:30 Learning from the Care Economy Plenary
19:30 - 20:30 Smart Blue Hour Social
20:30 - 21:45 Cello Goes Tango or Cello Goes South America Culture

27.08.2014

06:00 - 06:45 14th management club Business Breakfast “Österreich braucht Europa” Partner
07:00 - 08:10 Global Division of Labour – How Can Europe Prosper? Plenary
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 08: Work to Live, or Live to Work? – Changing Working Environments Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 07: Re-Industrialisation Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 02: A New Economic and Competition Model for Europe Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 10: The Future of Corporate Learning – What Makes Businesses Successful? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 06: Clash of Generations – Corporate Cultures Put to the Test by New Working Environments Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 01: Hayek vs Keynes: The Most Important Liberal Economists Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 09: Putting User Innovation to Work Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 05: US Focus Back on Industry – Blessing or Curse for Europe? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 03: Critical Success Factors of Entrepreneurial Education Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 04: Intellectual Property – A System at the Crossroads? Breakout
10:10 - 10:30 Political Corner Plenary
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch Reception Social
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 16: Business Development Based on Design Thinking Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 17: The Key to Innovation – People, Mindset, Technologies Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 14: Good Is the Enemy of Great – What Distinguishes Leading Enterprises from Others? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 13: Schengen for Data: What Is Necessary, What Is Feasible? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 15: Room for Creativity Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 12: Inequality Before and After the Financial Crisis Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 20: From Wallet to Smartphone – Challenges and Opportunities of the Digital World of Finance Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 18: Sharing Economy – Cooperatives in the 21st Century Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 19: The Economic Future of Europe Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 11: The EU’s Energy and Climate Policy – A Threat to Our Industries? Breakout
16:00 - 17:30 Peter Drucker Special Lecture: Property or Communities? The Upcoming Challenge for Companies Plenary
19:00 - 20:00 Don’t Mind the Gap Culture
20:00 - 22:00 Magenta Night Social

28.08.2014

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club 01: In Conversation with: Alexa L. Wesner Partner
06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club 02: In Conversation with: Franz Fischler Partner
06:30 - 07:00 “Kater” Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:00 The Economy According to the Media Plenary
08:00 - 08:30 Cooperation in Europe Plenary
09:00 - 10:20 Europe’s Economy and the Next Generation Plenary
10:20 - 10:30 Closing Plenary
20:00 - 21:30 Brunnhilde – DJanes Night Culture