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14: Prosperity for All? Austria’s Top Managers in Dialogue with Ludwig Erhard

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Supported by REWE Group
In 1957 Ludwig Wilhelm Erhard (1897-1977) published “Prosperity for All”, proclaiming free enterprise as a prerequisite for achieving “Prosperity for All”. Whether in finance or the real economy, Erhard’s positions seem to be as relevant today as they were in 1957. Together with three of the most important Austrian top managers from finance and the real economy we will discuss experiences and values, the long-term validity of economic principles, and the supposed difference between the real economy and finance based on quotes by Ludwig Erhard.

Chief Risk Officer, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, REWE International, Wiener Neudorf
Chancellor, Republic of Austria, Vienna
Managing Director, Gehrer Plötzeneder DDWS Corporate Advisors GmbH, Vienna Chair

Array Willibald CERNKO

Chief Risk Officer, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna

Account Executive, Raiffeisenbank, Obdach-Weißenkirchen Corporate Banking Division, Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Deputy Head, Corporate Banking Division, Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Head, Corporate Banking Division, Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Head, CEE Division, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Member, Management Board, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Member, Management Board, HVB AG, Munich Head, Retail Germany and Austria Division with the Group Title of Executive Vice President, UniCredit, Vienna Country Chairman Austria and Member of the Management Committee with Title of Senior Executive Vice President, UniCredit S.p.A., Milan
1983-1985
1985-1996
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since 2009

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. Christian KERN

Chancellor, Republic of Austria, Vienna

 Christian Kern was sworn in as Austria's Federal Chancellor on 17th May 2016. After working as a journalist and in the Austrian Parliament and Federal Chancellery, Mr. Kern launched a career in the energy sector in 1997. At Verbund AG, Austria's largest energy utility, he was appointed to the group's management board in 2007. He then switched to the Austrian Federal Railways Group, where he served as Chairman of the Management Board from 2010 onward. In this capacity, he also became Chairman of the Brussels-based Community of European Railways (CER) in 2014. Under Mr. Kern's leadership, the Austrian Federal Railways investigated the railway operator's role during the Nazi era in a project entitled "Suppressed Years". Mr. Kern was born in Vienna on 4th January 1966, and he graduated from an academic secondary school in Vienna's 11th district (Simmering). He then went on to study sociology, political science and communications at the University of Vienna.

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
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2005-2007
seit 2005

Economic Symposium

show timetable

27.08.2013

12:00 - 12:20OpeningPlenary
12:20 - 13:30Finance and the Real Economy: Together or Apart?Plenary
13:30 - 13:50Political CornerPlenary
14:50 - 16:30Making Finance Meet the Real Economy’s RequirementsPlenary
18:30 - 19:30Miha Pogacnik: What Businesses can Learn from MusicPlenary
19:30 - 20:30Smart Blue Hour hosted by IBMSocial

28.08.2013

06:00 - 06:45management club Business Breakfast “Integrationsfall Europa”Partner
06:00 - 06:45Sustainable Entrepreneurship – Book Presentation on the Business Model of the FuturePartner
07:00 - 08:10The Future of Corporate FundingPlenary
08:10 - 08:30Political CornerPlenary
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 01: The Real Economy and Finance in the “Network of Responsibility”Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 02: Business, Society and Politics: Assigning Responsibility for ResultsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 03: What Happens to Our Values if Computers Learn how to Think?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 04: Touch the Future – Security and Identity in a Digital WorldBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 05: Living with Risk and SpeculationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 06: The Pension System as a Ponzi Scheme?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 07: Workforce Diversity: Living with and Managing Demographic ChangeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 08: Implementing the New World of Work, a Progress ReportBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 09: Design Thinking as a Tool for InnovationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Working Group 10: New Energies for Europe – Between Cooperation and CompetitionBreakout
11:30 - 12:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 11: Connected Learning, Connected SchoolsBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 12: Financial Literacy, Decision-Making in Complex SituationsBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 13: Our Life After the Digital RevolutionBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 14: Prosperity for All? Austria’s Top Managers in Dialogue with Ludwig ErhardBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 15: Rethinking Capitalism: The Future of Our Economic ModelBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 16: Alternative Sustainable Economic ConceptsBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 17: From Goodwill to Financial Company ValueBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 18: Back to the Real Economy – Towards a New Industrial Policy for EuropeBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 19: Industrial Production in the City of the FutureBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Working Group 20: Rating Agencies Between Governments and BusinessesBreakout
16:00 - 17:30Peter Drucker Special Lecture: Leadership and Values in a Complex WorldPlenary
19:30 - 21:30get2gether hosted by T-MobileSocial

29.08.2013

06:30 - 07:00“Kater” BreakfastPartner
07:15 - 08:15The New Role of Central Banks in Crisis-ManagementPlenary
08:45 - 10:20New Growth in Europe?Plenary
10:20 - 10:30ClosingPlenary
14:45 - 18:00Generali 3 Banken Business Dialogue “Experiences and Values”Partner