DEHNEN.s Corner

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Corporate-Governance

Bundestag & Börse: Drivers of a system and cultural change?

Dear readers of the GermanBoardNews, the call was answered! With a little pride and fresh confidence I write this sentence. Because after the Wirecard scandal, which was made possible by a complete system failure (also at Supervisory Board level), something is finally happening in Corporate Germany – on two levels. Firstly, the Bundestag’s committee of inquiry into Wirecard will take up the governance system issue, as can be seen from …

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Top vs. Flop

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Thomas Rabe

Thomas Rabe & Kasper Rorsted: Does the new Adidas tandem harmonize?

Following the appointment of Thomas Rabe as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, different philosophies collide in Herzogenaurach. This holds potential for conflict – and the chance to learn from each other. One of the most exciting personalities this summer was the election of Thomas Rabe (55) as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Adidas: As planned, the Bertelsmann CEO replaced 76-year-old Igor Landau in August, who had previously served as …

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News from the Scene

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Ernst-Moritz Lipp

Supervisory board of the week: Ernst-Moritz Lipp (Grenke)

Our “Supervisory Board of the Week” is not a new addition this time, but an old campaigner: Ernst-Moritz Lipp (69) has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the MDax company Grenke for a good 15 years, but is now facing what is probably his greatest challenge. He has to refute the serious accusations of an analysis company called Viceroy Research, which sent the share downhill this week. The problem …

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#FutureGoodGovernance

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