September 26, 2018 | Digital Transformation – Perspectives from the Top | WHU Campus Düsseldorf

Campus for Corporate Transformation is a new WHU initiative dedicated to exploring the challenges and opportunities of corporate transformation.

It brings together prominent corporate leaders in Germany for a dynamic, inspiring exchange of ideas, insights and practical advice on the key issues facing executives in transforming their businesses to prevail in the long-run.

The theme for the inaugural event is digital transformation. This live and timely event will feature C-suite reflections and in-depth conversations on how companies can navigate the complex playfield of digital transformation and the proven formulas for success.

Impression of the CCT 2018


Friedrich Joussen


Lothar Harings

Chief HR Officer Kuehne + Nagel

Dr. Yorck Schmidt

CFO Lenze SE

Maximilian Viessmann

Group Co-CEO Viessmann

Christopher Delbrück

CFO Uniper

Mike Zöller

Partner Andersch AG

Dr. Renko Dirksen

Member of the Management Board ARAG SE

Dr. Peter Kreutter

Director WHU Foundation (panel moderator)

Dr. Jesper Mellenthin

CEO & Head of Sales SMS Digital


Language: The conference language is English.

Location: WHU Campus Düsseldorf


08.30 – 09.00Registration
09.00 – 09.15Welcome Note by Prof. Serden Ozcan Academic Director, WHU Executive Education
09.15 – 10.00Keynote: Digital Transformation – The CEO Perspective (Friedrich Joussen, CEO, TUI AG)
10.00 – 10.15Coffee Break
10.15 – 11.00Keynote: Digital Transformation – The CFO Perspective (Dr. Yorck Schmidt, CFO, Lenze SE)
11.00 – 11.45Keynote: Digital Transformation – The CEO Perspective (Maximillian Viessmann, Group CEO, Viessmann)
11.45 – 12.45Lunch
12.45 – 13.30Keynote: Digital Transformation – The CHRO Perspective (Lothar Harings, CHRO, Kuehne + Nagel)
13.30 – 14.15Keynote: Digital Transformation – The Advisor´s Perspective (Tammo Andersch, CEO, Andersch AG)
14.15 – 15.00Coffee Break & Networking
15.00 – 15.45Keynote: Digital Transformation – The CFO Perspective (Christopher Delbrück, CFO, Uniper)
15.45 – 16.45Digitalization Panel (Dr. Renko Dirksen, Member of the Management Board, ARAG SE Bernhard Steenken, CEO, SMS DigitalPanel Moderator: Dr. Peter Kreutter, Director, WHU Foundation
16.45 – 17.00Coffee Break
17.00 – 18.00Workshop and Closing



Organized by

Professor Serden Ozcan

Academic Director, Executive Education & Prof. and Chair Innovation and Corporate Transformation

Professor Stefan Spinler

Director of the Kühne Institute for Logistics Management

Dr. Peter Kreutter

Director of the WHU Foundation and Managing Director of the Wipro Center for Business Resilience at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management


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