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20: There can only be one? Revisiting corporate succession

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Corporate succession is a central, strategic task for every business – be it the transition from one CEO to another or that of one generation to another. How can the transfer be successfully organised? What differences are there between management and family-led businesses?

Member of the Management Board, REWE International AG, Wiener Neustadt
Chief Executive Officer, REWE International, Wiener Neudorf
Chairman of the Board, Berndorf AG, Berndorf
Member of the Board, Berndorf AG, Berndorf
Managing Director, Gehrer Plötzeneder DDWS Corporate Advisors GmbH, Vienna

Mag. Marcel HARASZTI

Member of the Management Board, REWE International AG, Wiener Neustadt

Management Trainee, REWE International AG Vorstandsassistent, Eurobilla Chief Executive Officer, BILLA Ukraine Chief Executive Officer, BILLA Rumänien Chief Executive Officer, IKI Baltikum Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung REWE Markt GmbH, Regionsleiter REWE Süd
2001
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2012-2016

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
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Mag. Norbert ZIMMERMANN

Chairman of the Board, Berndorf AG, Berndorf

Matura Handelsakademie, Bregenz Mag. rer. soc. oec., Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Systems Engineer und Kundenberater, IBM Wien Controller, Leitung des Finanz- und Rechnungswesens, Spar Österreichische Warenhandels AG Geschäftsführer, Böhm Ges.m.b.H. Geschäftsführer, Berndorf Metallwaren Ges.m.b.H. Management-Buy-out, Miteigentümer und Vorstand der Berndorf AG
1966
1971
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Mag. Sonja ZIMMERMANN

Member of the Board, Berndorf AG, Berndorf

Karenzvertretung und Trainee, Berndorf AG Mag.phil., Übersetzer- und Dolmetscherausbildung, Universität Wien Ogilvy & Mather Karenz Geschäftsführung, Romedius Management GmbH und Mitglied des Vorstands, Berndorf Privatstiftung Mitglied des Vorstands, Berndorf Industrieholding AG und Mitglied des Aufsichtsrats, Berndorf AG
1997-2000
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2000-2004
2005-2008
seit 2008
seit 2010

Mag. Christian GEHRER

Managing Director, Gehrer Plötzeneder DDWS Corporate Advisors GmbH, Vienna

Fremdenverkehrskolleg des Bundes, Innsbruck Accor Gruppe, Hotel Novotel Paris Les Halles Studium der Internationalen Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck Auslandsstudienjahr, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australien TRIO Werbe und Public Relations GmbH Partner Pleon Publico Public Relations & Lobbying Geschäftsführer Managementclub Österreich Lektor IMC - International Management Center Krems
1989-1991
1991-1993
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2005-2007
seit 2005

Economic Symposium

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29.08.2017

08:00 - 10:30 Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good Purpose Social
12:00 - 12:30 Opening Plenary
12:30 - 13:30 Conflict or cooperation? The human factor in the economy Plenary
13:30 - 14:15 Meet the Speaker: Ernst Fehr Plenary
13:30 - 14:15 Meet the Speaker: Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland Plenary
14:15 - 15:45 Business 2050: Europe’s search for the competitive edge Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 ecoplus and “So schmeckt Niederösterreich” Lower Austria Evening Social
18:00 - 20:00 The Alpbach Debate: globalisation and free trade Plenary

30.08.2017

06:00 - 07:00 17th management club Business Breakfast Partner
06:45 - 09:30 Talk on the Mountain: Decide! Quickly! And correctly! Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Artificial intelligence and the future of work Plenary
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 10: It’s the innovation, stupid! How to become a successful entrepreneur in the digital age Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 01: Basic income or welfare state? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 08: Business location vs. intact environment – an irresolvable conflict? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 05: Climate protection & economy. (No) contradiction? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 02: Low productivity growth despite the digital revolution? Lessons for Europe Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 04: The machine colleague – friend or foe? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 07: Leadership in complex times: doing the splits between conflict and cooperation Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 06: Foreign direct investments – curse or blessing? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 03: Competition boosts business. Cooperation spurs prices? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 09: “The power of we”: conflict and cooperation between men and women in the economy Breakout
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch Reception Social
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 18: How the lack of IT and network security threatens the European digital economy Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 12: The social partnership: There’s no time for fussing and fighting, my friend! Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 11: International trade: cooperation vs. autonomy Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 19: Conflict through cooperation: legal liability for human rights abuses in global supply chains Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 17: Jailhouse rocks? Or wouldn’t it be better to break out of the prisoner’s dilemma altogether? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 14: Homo faber digitalis: the working (wo)man in the global digital market Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 20: There can only be one? Revisiting corporate succession Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 13: Talking climate: irritation and innovation engine for economy and society Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 15: Cooperation vs. competition: economic policy in the EU Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 16: Trends and counter-trends – conflict and cooperation in the economy Breakout
16:00 - 17:30 Don’t confuse trying with doing! Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 Fireside Talk: Minimum wage – curse or blessing? Partner

30.08.-29.08.2017

Magenta Night Social

31.08.2017

06:00 - 08:30 Alpbach Hike: resources – from conflict potential to potential innovation Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club Partner
06:30 - 07:30 “Kater” Breakfast Partner
08:45 - 09:45 We have learned nothing from the crisis! Plenary
09:45 - 10:30 Conflict and cooperation in the social partnership Plenary
14:30 - 18:00 Economic Dialogue Partner