CEO of the Year Obermatt Pin


Mid-sized Companies: Germany – 2012

Published: 2012-05-21

Below are all the winners in the competition Mid-sized Companies, Germany, 2012. 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
Stefan Klebert (Schuler)
89
Frank Göring (Villeroy & Boch)
80
Dr. Markus Braun (Wirecard)
80
Silver
Top 10
Dr. Thorsten Reitmeyer (Comdirect Bank)
78
Dietmar Becker (Allgemeine Gold-u.Silberscheideanstalt)
77
Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein (Kabel Deutschland)
77
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
77
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
74
Cem Peksaglam (Wacker Neuson)
74
Wolfgang Bauer (Dyckerhoff)
73
Dr. Stefan Wolf (ElringKlinger)
73
Bronze
Outperformer
Dr. Ludwin Monz (Carl Zeiss Meditec)
72
Brian Sullivan (Sky Deutschland)
72
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
71
Michael Zahn (Deutsche Wohnen)
71
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
71
Dr. Rolf Hollander (CEWE)
70
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
70
Dr. Michael Mertin (Jenoptik)
69
Dr. Helmut Leube (Deutz)
66
Wolfgang F. Driese (DVB Bank)
66
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
66
Dieter Holzer (Tom Tailor)
66
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
63
Dr. Markus Litpher (Lechwerke)
63
Ulrich Gehrmann (Kontron)
62
Dr. Günter Blaschke (Rational)
62
Philip von dem Bussche (KWS Saat)
61
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
60
Dr. Uwe Schroeder-Wildberg (MLP)
60
Klaus-Peter Schulenberg (CTS Eventim)
59
Robert Köhler (SGL Carbon)
59
Robert M. Hartung (Centrotherm Photovoltaics)
58
Dr. Wolf Schumacher (Aareal Bank)
57
Hartmut Müller (Grammer)
57
Alexander Margaritoff (Hawesko)
57
Rainer Binder (Delticom)
56
Andreas Prüfer (Delticom)
56
Andreas Schmitz (HSBC Trinkhaus & Burkhardt)
55
Marco R. Fuchs (OHB)
55
Günther Fielmann (Fielmann)
54
Stefan R. Fuchs (Fuchs Petrolub)
53
Dr. Constantin H. Alsheimer (Mainova)
53
Dr. Heiko Fischer (VTG)
53
Dr. Bernd Schlobohm (QSC)
52
Bernhard Burgener (Constantin Medien)
51
Hans-Georg Frey (Jungheinrich)
51
Dr. Thomas Olemotz (Bechtle)
50
Prof. Reto Francioni (Deutsche Börse)
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
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
97
Dietmar Becker (Allgemeine Gold-u.Silberscheideanstalt)
95
Dr. Stefan Wolf (ElringKlinger)
93
Marco R. Fuchs (OHB)
93
Silver
Top 10
Stefan Klebert (Schuler)
92
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
86
Dr. Wolf Schumacher (Aareal Bank)
85
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
85
Robert M. Hartung (Centrotherm Photovoltaics)
84
Dr. Helmut Leube (Deutz)
84
Dr. Bernd Schlobohm (QSC)
84
Brian Sullivan (Sky Deutschland)
84
Udo Müller (Ströer)
84
Dieter Holzer (Tom Tailor)
84
Bronze
Outperformer
Cem Peksaglam (Wacker Neuson)
82
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
80
Ulrich Gehrmann (Kontron)
79
Dr. Markus Braun (Wirecard)
79
Dr. Markus Litpher (Lechwerke)
78
Dr. Heiko Fischer (VTG)
76
Michael Zahn (Deutsche Wohnen)
75
Dr. Uwe Schroeder-Wildberg (MLP)
74
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
74
Dr. Gert-Jan Huisman (Centrotec Sustainable)
73
Dr. Christoph Traxler (Centrotec Sustainable)
73
Dr. Ludwin Monz (Carl Zeiss Meditec)
72
Wolfgang Bauer (Dyckerhoff)
72
Hartmut Müller (Grammer)
72
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
72
Dr. Rolf Hollander (CEWE)
69
Andreas Schmitz (HSBC Trinkhaus & Burkhardt)
69
Dr. Michael Mertin (Jenoptik)
68
Dr. Thorsten Reitmeyer (Comdirect Bank)
67
Dr. Günter Blaschke (Rational)
64
Wolfgang F. Driese (DVB Bank)
62
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
61
Hans-Georg Frey (Jungheinrich)
60
Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein (Kabel Deutschland)
60
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
57
Klaus-Dieter Peters (Hamburger Hafen und Logistik)
56
Friedhelm Päfgen (Surteco)
56
Alexander Margaritoff (Hawesko)
56
Dieter Ammer (Conergy)
55
Frank Göring (Villeroy & Boch)
52

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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
Frank Göring (Villeroy & Boch)
96
Brian Sullivan (Sky Deutschland)
94
Wolfgang Bauer (Dyckerhoff)
93
Silver
Top 10
Dr. Stefan Wolf (ElringKlinger)
92
Cem Peksaglam (Wacker Neuson)
92
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
91
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
90
Ulrich Gehrmann (Kontron)
88
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
85
Dieter Holzer (Tom Tailor)
85
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
85
Bronze
Outperformer
Dr. Helmut Leube (Deutz)
84
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
84
Dr. Thorsten Reitmeyer (Comdirect Bank)
82
Wolfgang F. Driese (DVB Bank)
81
Dr. Uwe Schroeder-Wildberg (MLP)
79
Stefan Klebert (Schuler)
79
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
73
Dr. Ludwin Monz (Carl Zeiss Meditec)
71
Uwe Röhrhoff (Gerresheimer)
71
Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein (Kabel Deutschland)
71
Dr. Wolf Schumacher (Aareal Bank)
69
Hartmut Müller (Grammer)
69
Klaus-Peter Schulenberg (CTS Eventim)
68
Hans-Georg Frey (Jungheinrich)
67
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram (Symrise)
67
Philip von dem Bussche (KWS Saat)
67
Michael Zahn (Deutsche Wohnen)
66
Dr. Rolf Hollander (CEWE)
64
Dr. Markus Braun (Wirecard)
64
Stefan R. Fuchs (Fuchs Petrolub)
63
Bernhard Burgener (Constantin Medien)
62
Dr. Michael Mertin (Jenoptik)
61
Prof. Gregor Schulz (Biotest)
60
Rainer Binder (Delticom)
60
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
60
Ines Kolmsee (SKW Stahl-Metallurgie)
60
Andreas Prüfer (Delticom)
60
Klaus-Dieter Peters (Hamburger Hafen und Logistik)
57
Prof. Reto Francioni (Deutsche Börse)
56
Marco R. Fuchs (OHB)
56
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
55
Dr. Rinaldo Riguzzi (Paul Hartmann)
54
Erich Sixt (Sixt)
53
Robert M. Hartung (Centrotherm Photovoltaics)
52
Dr. Rüdiger Kapitza (DMG Mori)
52
Dr. Bernd Schlobohm (QSC)
52

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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.

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


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