WHU Campus for Corporate Transformation is a WHU forum 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. This live and timely event features C-suite reflections and in-depth conversations on how companies can navigate the complex playfield of transformation in a digital era and the proven formulas for agility and growth. You will walk away with inspirational ideas, practical takeaways, pragmatic approaches, and a newfound energy to stay ahead of disruptive forces, lead your organizations through radical transformation, and grow your business in meaningful ways.
The conference will be held in English.
|8:30 – 09:00||Registration|
|09.00 – 09.15||Welcome Note (Prof. Dr. Serden Ozcan, Associate Dean for Corporate Connections, Chair for Corporate Transformation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management)|
|09:15 – 10:00||Perspectives from the Top: The Activist Shareholder Perspective (Lars Foerberg, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Cevian Capital & Board Member ABB)|
|10:00 – 10:45||Perspectives from the Top: The CEO Perspective (Olaf Koch, Chairman of the board, Metro AG)|
|10:45 – 11:15||Coffee break|
|11:15 – 12:00||Perspectives from the Top: The CEO Perspective (Sabine Bendiek, Chairwoman of the Management Board, Microsoft Germany)|
|12:00 – 12:45||Perspectives from the Top: The CFO Perspective (Julian Deutz, CFO, Axel Springer SE)|
|12:45 – 13:45||Lunch|
|13:45 – 14:30||Perspectives from the Top: The CHRO Perspective (Andreas Neumann, Member of the Board of Managing Directors, Corporate Board Division Human Resources, Boehringer Ingelheim)|
|14:30 – 15:30||Plenary Debate: Corporate Transformation: The Advisor’s Perspective (Patrick Siebert, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal & Mike Zöller, Partner, Andersch)|
|15:30 – 16:00||Coffee break|
|16:00 – 17:30||Plenary Debate: Corporate Transformation: The CIO Perspective (Eva Christensen, Head of Corporate Digital Transformation Office, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, Dirk Wollschläger, General Manager Global Automotive, Aerospace & Defense Industry, IBM Corporation, Gerd Niehage, CIO, B. Braun Group & Peter Kreutter, Director WHU Foundation)|
|17:30 – 17:45||Wrap and Way Forward (Prof. Dr. Stefan Spinler, Kühne Institute for Logistics Management, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management)|