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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
2000
2001-2002
2002-2005

Economic Symposium

show timetable

26.08.2014

12:00 - 12:10OpeningPlenary
12:10 - 13:40New Goals for the EconomyPlenary
14:10 - 15:40The End of Conventional WisdomPlenary
15:40 - 16:00Political CornerPlenary
16:30 - 17:30Umverteile und herrsche. Wem gehört der Wohlstand?Partner
18:00 - 19:30Learning from the Care EconomyPlenary
19:30 - 20:30Smart Blue HourSocial
20:30 - 21:45Cello Goes Tango or Cello Goes South AmericaCulture

27.08.2014

06:00 - 06:4514th management club Business Breakfast “Österreich braucht Europa”Partner
07:00 - 08:10Global Division of Labour – How Can Europe Prosper?Plenary
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: Hayek vs Keynes: The Most Important Liberal EconomistsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: A New Economic and Competition Model for EuropeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: Critical Success Factors of Entrepreneurial EducationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: Intellectual Property – A System at the Crossroads?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: US Focus Back on Industry – Blessing or Curse for Europe?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: Clash of Generations – Corporate Cultures Put to the Test by New Working EnvironmentsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: Re-IndustrialisationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: Work to Live, or Live to Work? – Changing Working EnvironmentsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: Putting User Innovation to WorkBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 10: The Future of Corporate Learning – What Makes Businesses Successful?Breakout
10:10 - 10:30Political CornerPlenary
11:30 - 12:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 11: The EU’s Energy and Climate Policy – A Threat to Our Industries?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 12: Inequality Before and After the Financial CrisisBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 13: Schengen for Data: What Is Necessary, What Is Feasible?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 14: Good Is the Enemy of Great – What Distinguishes Leading Enterprises from Others?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 15: Room for CreativityBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 16: Business Development Based on Design ThinkingBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 17: The Key to Innovation – People, Mindset, TechnologiesBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 18: Sharing Economy – Cooperatives in the 21st CenturyBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 19: The Economic Future of EuropeBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 20: From Wallet to Smartphone – Challenges and Opportunities of the Digital World of FinanceBreakout
16:00 - 17:30Peter Drucker Special Lecture: Property or Communities? The Upcoming Challenge for CompaniesPlenary
19:00 - 20:00Don’t Mind the GapCulture
20:00 - 22:00Magenta NightSocial

28.08.2014

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Club 01: In Conversation with: Alexa L. WesnerPartner
06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Club 02: In Conversation with: Franz FischlerPartner
06:30 - 07:00“Kater” BreakfastPartner
07:00 - 08:00The Economy According to the MediaPlenary
08:00 - 08:30Cooperation in EuropePlenary
09:00 - 10:20Europe’s Economy and the Next GenerationPlenary
10:20 - 10:30ClosingPlenary
20:00 - 21:30Brunnhilde – DJanes NightCulture