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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 - 10:30Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 13:30Conflict or cooperation? The human factor in the economyPlenary
13:30 - 14:15Meet the Speaker: Ernst FehrPlenary
13:30 - 14:15Meet the Speaker: Alex ‘Sandy’ PentlandPlenary
14:15 - 15:45Business 2050: Europe’s search for the competitive edgePlenary
16:30 - 18:00ecoplus and “So schmeckt Niederösterreich” Lower Austria EveningSocial
18:00 - 20:00The Alpbach Debate: globalisation and free tradePlenary

30.08.2017

06:00 - 07:0017th management club Business BreakfastPartner
06:45 - 09:30Talk on the Mountain: Decide! Quickly! And correctly!Partner
07:00 - 08:30Artificial intelligence and the future of workPlenary
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 10: It’s the innovation, stupid! How to become a successful entrepreneur in the digital ageBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: Basic income or welfare state?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: Business location vs. intact environment – an irresolvable conflict?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: Climate protection & economy. (No) contradiction?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: Low productivity growth despite the digital revolution? Lessons for EuropeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: The machine colleague – friend or foe?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: Leadership in complex times: doing the splits between conflict and cooperationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: Foreign direct investments – curse or blessing?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: Competition boosts business. Cooperation spurs prices?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: “The power of we”: conflict and cooperation between men and women in the economyBreakout
11:30 - 13:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 18: How the lack of IT and network security threatens the European digital economyBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 12: The social partnership: There’s no time for fussing and fighting, my friend!Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 11: International trade: cooperation vs. autonomyBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 19: Conflict through cooperation: legal liability for human rights abuses in global supply chainsBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 17: Jailhouse rocks? Or wouldn’t it be better to break out of the prisoner’s dilemma altogether?Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 14: Homo faber digitalis: the working (wo)man in the global digital marketBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 20: There can only be one? Revisiting corporate successionBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 13: Talking climate: irritation and innovation engine for economy and societyBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 15: Cooperation vs. competition: economic policy in the EUBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 16: Trends and counter-trends – conflict and cooperation in the economyBreakout
16:00 - 17:30Don’t confuse trying with doing!Plenary
17:00 - 18:30Fireside Talk: Minimum wage – curse or blessing?Partner

30.08.-29.08.2017

Magenta NightSocial

31.08.2017

06:00 - 08:30Alpbach Hike: resources – from conflict potential to potential innovationPlenary
06:00 - 07:00Breakfast ClubPartner
06:30 - 07:30“Kater” BreakfastPartner
08:45 - 09:45We have learned nothing from the crisis!Plenary
09:45 - 10:30Conflict and cooperation in the social partnershipPlenary
14:30 - 18:00Economic DialoguePartner