Within the time frame of a single year the pandemic has irrevocably changed our world. Businesses around the globe have been forced to undertake urgent and fundamental transformation in the way they connect with customers, organize supply chains, define work practices and manage people’s careers.
The WHU CCT 2021 event focusses on 4 key existential questions:
- How do leaders envision a post-Covid world?
- What transformation agenda did the pandemic set into motion?
- How have leading companies been able to deal with the challenges and opportunities presented by the pandemic?
- And how can your organization start rethinking and reconfiguring to be more successful in a post-Covid world?
You will gain deep insights from first-class speakers and inspiring leaders on how they are mastering the disruptive challenges of today to bring more agility and growth to your organization.
Leading Corporate Transformation in a Post-Covid World
23 September 2021
Dr. Martin Brudermüller
Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors
Member of the Supervisory Board
Signify NV & Saint-Gobain SA & Lanxess AG
Dr. Hannes Ametsreiter
Chief HR Officer
Dr. Lars Grünert
Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG
Chairman of the Management Board
|08:30 - 09:00||Registration|
|09:00 - 09:15||Welcome Note||Prof. Dr. Serden Ozcan , Chair of Innovation and Corporate Transformation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management|
|09:15 - 10:00||Session 1 – Perspectives from the Top||Dr. Martin Brudermüller, CEO, BASF SE|
|10:00 - 10:45||Session 2 – Perspectives from the Top||Pamela Knapp, Supervisory Board Member, Signify NV & Saint-Gobain SA & Lanxess AG|
|10:45 - 11:15||Networking Session|
|11:15 - 12:00||Session 3 – Perspectives from the Top||Hannes Ametsreiter, CEO, Vodafone Germany|
|12:00 - 12:45||Session 4 – Perspectives from the Top||Martina Merz, CEO, ThyssenKrupp AG|
|12:45 - 13:45||Lunch|
|13:45 - 14:30||Session 5 – Perspectives from the Top||Deitmar Eidens, Chief HR Officer, Merck KGAA|
|14:30 - 15:15||Session 6 – Perspectives from the Top||Dr. Lars Grünert, CFO, TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG|
|15:15 - 15:30||Networking Session|
|15:30 - 16:30||Four interactive workshops based on real-life transformational case studies||Alvarez & Marsal – FTI Consulting – Andersch – PricewaterhouseCoopers – E.ON EnerjiSA|
|16:30 - 17:15||Closing Keynote||Matthias Hartmann, Chairman of the Management Board, Techem GmbH|
|17:15 - 17:30||Wrap up and Way Forward|
Renowned WHU faculty members Professor Dr. Serden Ozcan and Professor Dr. Martin Glaum are your expert hosts ensuring peer-level, strategic interaction among Europe’s top business leaders on corporate transformation.
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