Junker, Pöllath, Reitzle: Why the time is ripe

Too old? No, but too long at the helm. Which supervisory board heads should let go. Sometimes different reports have more in common than they seem at first glance. For example, the departure of Beiersdorf CEO Stefan De Loecker and the high loss of the automotive supplier Mahle, both announced this week. For those who read on after the respective core information came across an astonishing parallel: the role of …

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Wolfgang Reitzle

Wolfgang Reitzle: Pioneer of an excessive shareholder value culture?

At Linde, another wind is blowing after the merger with the US company Praxair. This is the clear message of a double interview with CEO Steve Angel and Chairman Wolfgang Reitzle in the Handelsblatt: From his point of view, “continuous improvements and shareholder value” are central, said Angel, who last collected 22 million dollars a year. Wolfgang Reitzle also spoke in detail about the shareholders and referred several times to …

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