CEO of the Year Obermatt Pin


Mid-sized Companies: Germany – 2011

Published: 2011-05-02

Below are all the winners in the competition Mid-sized Companies, Germany, 2011. Publicly-listed companies are included in this competition when they meet this criterion:

Criteria to participate: Companies with revenues between €0.4 and €2 bn.

All Winners in the Market

The gold winners are the top three on the list. These CEOs receive an Obermatt gold pin – an 18-karat gold pin that is personally presented to the winners in recognition of their outstanding performance. The next best CEOs up to 10th place are the silver winners. The bronze winners are all those CEOs that outperformed the market with a ranking over 50.


Combined Performance

These CEOs showed the best overall performance in growth, operating efficiency and investment performance.

Pin CEO Rank
Gold
Podium
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
91
Dr. Helmut Leube (Deutz)
88
Rainer Binder (Delticom)
86
Andreas Prüfer (Delticom)
86
Silver
Top 10
Ines Kolmsee (SKW Stahl-Metallurgie)
83
Gert Wendroth (H&R)
81
Karl-Heinz Streibich (Software)
81
Rolf Knoll (Homag)
78
Stefan R. Fuchs (Fuchs Petrolub)
77
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
76
Bronze
Outperformer
Dr. Georg Sick (Wacker Neuson)
75
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
74
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram (Symrise)
74
Dr. Stefan Wolf (ElringKlinger)
73
Hartmut Müller (Grammer)
72
Dr. Gert-Jan Huisman (Centrotec Sustainable)
71
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
71
Dr. Christoph Traxler (Centrotec Sustainable)
71
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
71
Friedhelm Päfgen (Surteco)
70
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
69
Hans-Georg Frey (Jungheinrich)
67
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
67
Alexander Margaritoff (Hawesko)
67
Wolfgang F. Driese (DVB Bank)
66
Klaus-Peter Schulenberg (CTS Eventim)
65
Jochen Stotmeister (Sto)
65
Dr. Markus Litpher (Lechwerke)
65
Michael Zahn (Deutsche Wohnen)
64
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
64
Dr. Bernd Schlobohm (QSC)
64
Dr. Markus Braun (Wirecard)
64
Dr. Thomas Olemotz (Bechtle)
63
Marco R. Fuchs (OHB)
63
Dr. Günter Blaschke (Rational)
63
Dr. Rolf Hollander (CEWE)
61
Werner Andree (Vossloh)
61
Helge Hansen (Koenig & Bauer)
60
Dr. Wolf Schumacher (Aareal Bank)
59
Prof. Wolfgang Schäfers (IVG)
58
Robert Köhler (SGL Carbon)
58
Dr. Manfred Scholle (Gelsenwasser)
55
Brian Sullivan (Sky Deutschland)
54
Prof. Thomas Bauer (Bauer)
53
Dieter Ammer (Conergy)
53
Andreas Schmitz (HSBC Trinkhaus & Burkhardt)
53
Dr. Rinaldo Riguzzi (Paul Hartmann)
53
Jürgen Tonn (Schuler)
53
Günther Fielmann (Fielmann)
50

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In the Multi-year rankings, you can see cumulative performance for each CEO over the years.

Growth Performance

These CEOs drove the highest growth among their peers.

Pin CEO Rank
Gold
Podium
Ines Kolmsee (SKW Stahl-Metallurgie)
98
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
97
Marco R. Fuchs (OHB)
95
Silver
Top 10
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
89
Dr. Helmut Leube (Deutz)
88
Karl-Heinz Streibich (Software)
88
Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein (Kabel Deutschland)
87
Dieter Holzer (Tom Tailor)
85
Dr. Stefan Wolf (ElringKlinger)
84
Rolf Knoll (Homag)
84
Bronze
Outperformer
Rainer Binder (Delticom)
81
Wolfgang F. Driese (DVB Bank)
81
Dr. Markus Braun (Wirecard)
81
Andreas Prüfer (Delticom)
81
Gert Wendroth (H&R)
80
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram (Symrise)
78
Andreas Schmitz (HSBC Trinkhaus & Burkhardt)
77
Dr. Markus Litpher (Lechwerke)
77
Klaus-Peter Schulenberg (CTS Eventim)
74
Friedhelm Päfgen (Surteco)
72
Alexander Margaritoff (Hawesko)
72
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
70
Udo Müller (Ströer)
70
Stefan R. Fuchs (Fuchs Petrolub)
69
Benedikt Buhl (Oldenburgische Landesbank)
69
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
68
Brian Sullivan (Sky Deutschland)
68
Hartmut Müller (Grammer)
64
Dr. Thomas Olemotz (Bechtle)
62
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
61
Wolfgang Bauer (Dyckerhoff)
60
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
59
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
58
Prof. Thomas Bauer (Bauer)
57
Dr. Georg Sick (Wacker Neuson)
57
Jochen Stotmeister (Sto)
56
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
56
Michael Zahn (Deutsche Wohnen)
54
Werner Andree (Vossloh)
54
Dr. Ludwin Monz (Carl Zeiss Meditec)
53
Dieter Ammer (Conergy)
52
Helge Hansen (Koenig & Bauer)
52
Philip von dem Bussche (KWS Saat)
51
Dr. Rolf Hollander (CEWE)
50

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In the Multi-year rankings, you can see cumulative performance for each CEO over the years.

Operating Performance

These CEOs managed their companies most efficiently and delivered the strongest profit growth compared with their peers.

Pin CEO Rank
Gold
Podium
Dr. Georg Sick (Wacker Neuson)
97
Brian Sullivan (Sky Deutschland)
93
Dr. Helmut Leube (Deutz)
89
Silver
Top 10
Rainer Binder (Delticom)
83
Andreas Prüfer (Delticom)
83
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
82
Robert Köhler (SGL Carbon)
81
Dr. Gert-Jan Huisman (Centrotec Sustainable)
80
Dr. Christoph Traxler (Centrotec Sustainable)
80
Dr. Manfred Scholle (Gelsenwasser)
79
Bronze
Outperformer
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
78
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
78
Wolfgang F. Driese (DVB Bank)
77
Gert Wendroth (H&R)
77
Hans-Georg Frey (Jungheinrich)
77
Udo Müller (Ströer)
77
Dr. Stefan Wolf (ElringKlinger)
76
Stefan R. Fuchs (Fuchs Petrolub)
75
Prof. Wolfgang Schäfers (IVG)
75
Dr. Wolf Schumacher (Aareal Bank)
73
Karl-Heinz Streibich (Software)
73
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram (Symrise)
73
Ines Kolmsee (SKW Stahl-Metallurgie)
71
Rolf Knoll (Homag)
69
Benedikt Buhl (Oldenburgische Landesbank)
69
Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein (Kabel Deutschland)
67
Dr. Constantin H. Alsheimer (Mainova)
67
Frank Göring (Villeroy & Boch)
66
Dr. Günter Blaschke (Rational)
65
Jürgen Tonn (Schuler)
65
Dr. Markus Braun (Wirecard)
65
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
63
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
63
Andreas Schmitz (HSBC Trinkhaus & Burkhardt)
62
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
61
Alexander Margaritoff (Hawesko)
61
Dr. Markus Litpher (Lechwerke)
57
Friedhelm Päfgen (Surteco)
56
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
56
Jörg Deisel (ALNO)
54
Dr. Rolf Hollander (CEWE)
52
Hartmut Müller (Grammer)
51
Werner Andree (Vossloh)
51
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
50
Jochen Stotmeister (Sto)
50

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In the Multi-year rankings, you can see cumulative performance for each CEO over the years.

Investment Performance

These CEOs pursued strategies and made investments which attracted investors the most. As such, they achieved the highest Total Shareholder Returns (TSR) amongst their peers.

Pin CEO Rank
Gold
Podium
Hartmut Müller (Grammer)
100
Dr. Bernd Schlobohm (QSC)
100
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
99
Silver
Top 10
Rainer Binder (Delticom)
96
Andreas Prüfer (Delticom)
96
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
95
Hans-Georg Frey (Jungheinrich)
94
Dr. Gert-Jan Huisman (Centrotec Sustainable)
92
Michael Zahn (Deutsche Wohnen)
92
Dr. Christoph Traxler (Centrotec Sustainable)
92
Bronze
Outperformer
Dr. Wolf Schumacher (Aareal Bank)
91
Helge Hansen (Koenig & Bauer)
91
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
91
Jochen Stotmeister (Sto)
90
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
90
Dr. Thomas Olemotz (Bechtle)
87
Dr. Helmut Leube (Deutz)
87
Stefan R. Fuchs (Fuchs Petrolub)
87
Jürgen Tonn (Schuler)
86
Gert Wendroth (H&R)
85
Alois Kettern (Wasgau)
84
Erich Sixt (Sixt)
83
Karl-Heinz Streibich (Software)
83
Friedhelm Päfgen (Surteco)
83
Dr. Rolf Hollander (CEWE)
82
Rolf Knoll (Homag)
82
Ines Kolmsee (SKW Stahl-Metallurgie)
81
Dietmar Becker (Allgemeine Gold-u.Silberscheideanstalt)
79
Klaus-Peter Schulenberg (CTS Eventim)
79
Gerd Brachmann (Medion)
79
Werner Andree (Vossloh)
79
Marco R. Fuchs (OHB)
78
Prof. Gregor Schulz (Biotest)
77
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
77
Dr. Heiko Fischer (VTG)
76
Günther Fielmann (Fielmann)
75
Dr. Ulrich Wandschneider (Mediclin)
75
Dr. Rinaldo Riguzzi (Paul Hartmann)
75
Dr. Günter Blaschke (Rational)
75
Dr. Wolfgang Schmitt (KSB)
74
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
73
Dr. Georg Sick (Wacker Neuson)
72
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram (Symrise)
71
Dr. Michael Mertin (Jenoptik)
70
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
70
Jörg Deisel (ALNO)
69
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
69
Alexander Margaritoff (Hawesko)
68
Prof. Wolfgang Schäfers (IVG)
67
Klaus-Dieter Peters (Hamburger Hafen und Logistik)
64
Dr. Rüdiger Kapitza (DMG Mori)
63
Dieter Ammer (Conergy)
62
Robert Köhler (SGL Carbon)
61
Dr. Markus Litpher (Lechwerke)
61
Dr. Stefan Wolf (ElringKlinger)
60
Prof. Thomas Bauer (Bauer)
56
Thomas H. Eckelmann (EUROKAI)
55
Dr. Andreas Hänel (Phoenix Solar)
53

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In the Multi-year rankings, you can see cumulative performance for each CEO over the years.


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