DEHNEN.s Corner

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Deutsche Börse & ISS – Is the influence of institutional investors on corporate governance standards and management growing?

Dear readers of the GermanBoardNews, in the past few days, there has been even more activity in Corporate Governance Germany than we had expected. Without wanting to define priorities, we will only be able to deal with some topics in greater depth in the coming issues. I am thinking here of the new quota regulation for members of the Management Board and the Wirecard Committee of Inquiry (as well as …

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Top vs. Flop

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Hasso Plattner vs. Manfred Bischoff: Our Supervisory Board of the Year 2020

Age does not protect you from performance: Why the head of the SAP supervisory board did many things right this year – and what his counterpart at Daimler missed out on. Admittedly, at first glance there is little to speak for Hasso Plattner as “Supervisory Board of the Year 2020”: First, co-chair Jennifer Morgan had to take her hat off after only six months. Then the Group revised its forecast …

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News from the Scene

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Supervisory Board of the week: Günther Oettinger (Herrenknecht)

Martin Herrenknecht brings another prominent politician to the Supervisory Board: On January 1, the former Minister President of Baden-Württemberg and former EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger (CDU) will join the board. The company has now confirmed a corresponding report by the WirtschaftsWoche newspaper. Currently, the supervisory board of the tunnel boring machine specialist includes former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder (SPD) and the former head of Deutsche Bahn, Rüdiger Grube, among others. …

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#FutureGoodGovernance

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