15 to 17 November 2021

RE-START:

The anniversary summit

SZ-Wirtschaftsgipfel 2021


"RE-START - The Anniversary Summit"

Welcome to Germany’s largest business summmit! In the heart of the capital, at the Hotel Adlon, CEOs of DAX companies and heads of European corporations debate with owners and managing directors of successful SMEs and start-ups about the central issues that move the economy. In fast-paced talk formats, without long-winded lectures, but with speakers who really have something to say. From November 15 to 17 at the Hotel Adlon in Berlin and online! Learn more about our plans for this year’s anniversary summit!

More information about the 2021 Summit.

In 2021, we are looking forward to the following speakers, among others


Rainer Beaujean
Rainer Beaujean

ProSiebenSat.1 Media

Rainer Beaujean


ProSiebenSat.1 Media

Rainer Beaujean, born in 1968, started at Deutsche Telekom after studying business administration and became CEO of the internet provider T-Online in 2004. He then changed industries several times, working for a crane manufacturer and a packaging specialist. In 2019 he joined the Munich-based TV company Pro Sieben Sat 1, in March 2020 he became CEO and is now changing the strategy, back to the core business, is the motto.

Caspar Busse
Sophie Boissard
Sophie Boissard

Korian

Sophie Boissard


Korian

Sophie Boissard sees herself as a companion in the life of the modern man. A graduate of the University of Ena, she has worked for French politicians, then for the SNCF railway group. Since 2016, she has been head of the nursing home operator Korian. This is perhaps the most difficult task, because it is about the last stage of a person's life. She knows about the bad image of the industry. She wants to change that.

Elisabeth Dostert
Carla Kriwet
Carla Kriwet

BSH Hausgeräte

Carla Kriwet


BSH Hausgeräte

Carla Kriwet, born in 1971, studied business administration and then worked at Linde, Drägerwerk and Philips. There she was most recently a member of the Group Executive Board, based in Boston, before moving to BSH-Hausgeräte, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bosch, as the new head of the company. Kriwet is also involved with Save the Children.

Caspar Busse
Niklas Östberg
Niklas Östberg

Delivery Hero

Niklas Östberg


Delivery Hero
Hanno Renner
Hanno Renner

Personio

Hanno Renner


Personio

He leads a unicorn at the reins: Hanno Renner, born in 1990, is the boss and co-founder of Personio. The industrial engineering graduate built the start-up, which has developed an operating system for HR management, especially for SMEs, with four colleagues in Munich in 2015. In 2019, a consulting firm predicted a billion-dollar valuation, unicorn status in founder-speak, within two years. In January 2021, this goal was achieved. The next is to become an SAP for HR professionals.

Katharina Kutsche
Carsten Spohr
Carsten Spohr

Lufthansa

Carsten Spohr


Lufthansa

Born in 1966, he has been at the helm of the Lufthansa Group since 1 May 2014. The industrial engineer and Airbus A320 captain began his career in management in 1994. Before becoming CEO, he headed the flight business under the Lufthansa brand for three years. Spohr is responsible, among other things, for setting up the low-cost division Eurowings. Getting Lufthansa through the Corona pandemic, in which air traffic temporarily collapsed, is his biggest task to date.

Jens Flottau
Ralf Wintergerst
Ralf Wintergerst

Giesecke+Devrient

Ralf Wintergerst


Giesecke+Devrient

Ralf Wintergerst, born in 1962, has been CEO of Giesecke + Devrient since 2016. He has worked for the group, which specialises in banknotes, smart cards and IT security, since 1998. Giesecke + Devrient produces around five billion banknotes a year in 80 to 100 currencies around the world. Wintergerst holds several offices in cyber security and is a member of the executive committee of the digital association Bitkom. The business economist practised karate as a competitive sport in his younger years; he was German champion several times and became European champion in 1990. "In karate you fight alone, in your job you fight together," he says.

Harald Freiberger

Next summit: November 15 to 17, 2021

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SZ-Wirtschaftsgipfel Salon


18 February 2021 in Munich

The SZ-Wirtschaftsgipfel Salon brings the Wirtschaftsgipfel community together throughout the year and discusses selected topics in a salon atmosphere.

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