CEO of the Year Obermatt Pin


Mid-sized Companies: Germany – 2013

Published: 2013-10-28

Below are all the winners in the competition Mid-sized Companies, Germany, 2013. 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
Dr. Rüdiger Kapitza (DMG Mori)
93
Brian Sullivan (Sky Deutschland)
92
Stefan Klebert (Schuler)
87
Silver
Top 10
Claus Bolza-Schünemann (Koenig & Bauer)
86
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
84
Dr. Markus Braun (Wirecard)
84
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
83
Dr. Günter Blaschke (Rational)
81
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
80
Michael Zahn (Deutsche Wohnen)
78
Stefan R. Fuchs (Fuchs Petrolub)
78
Bronze
Outperformer
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
76
Dr. Ludwin Monz (Carl Zeiss Meditec)
75
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
75
Dr. Michael Mertin (Jenoptik)
74
Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein (Kabel Deutschland)
74
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram (Symrise)
73
Bernhard Burgener (Constantin Medien)
72
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
71
Uwe Röhrhoff (Gerresheimer)
70
Marco R. Fuchs (OHB)
69
Hartmut Retzlaff (STADA)
67
Philip von dem Bussche (KWS Saat)
67
Alexander Margaritoff (Hawesko)
66
Dr. Constantin H. Alsheimer (Mainova)
64
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
62
Dieter Holzer (Tom Tailor)
62
Dr. Markus Flik (Homag)
61
Dr. Markus Litpher (Lechwerke)
60
Werner Andree (Vossloh)
60
Prof. Gregor Schulz (Biotest)
59
Klaus-Peter Schulenberg (CTS Eventim)
59
Dietmar Becker (Allgemeine Gold-u.Silberscheideanstalt)
58
Dr. Rolf Hollander (CEWE)
58
Dr. Uwe Schroeder-Wildberg (MLP)
57
Dr. Wolfgang Schmitt (KSB)
57
Dr. Gert-Jan Huisman (Centrotec Sustainable)
55
Dr. Christoph Traxler (Centrotec Sustainable)
55
Dr. Stefan Wolf (ElringKlinger)
54
Prof. Wolfgang Schäfers (IVG)
54
Hans-Georg Frey (Jungheinrich)
54
Dr. Bernd Schlobohm (QSC)
53
Prof. Thomas Bauer (Bauer)
52
Günther Fielmann (Fielmann)
51
Cem Peksaglam (Wacker Neuson)
51
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
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.

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
Claus Bolza-Schünemann (Koenig & Bauer)
92
Dr. Günter Blaschke (Rational)
91
Dr. Rüdiger Kapitza (DMG Mori)
90
Silver
Top 10
Dr. Andreas Hänel (Phoenix Solar)
88
Hartmut Retzlaff (STADA)
86
Brian Sullivan (Sky Deutschland)
84
Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein (Kabel Deutschland)
80
Michael Zahn (Deutsche Wohnen)
78
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
76
Thomas Hegel (LEG Immobilien)
76
Dr. Heiko Fischer (VTG)
76
Bronze
Outperformer
Uwe Röhrhoff (Gerresheimer)
73
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
73
Dr. Markus Braun (Wirecard)
73
Stefan R. Fuchs (Fuchs Petrolub)
72
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
72
Dr. Achim Kassow (Oldenburgische Landesbank)
71
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
69
Stefan Klebert (Schuler)
68
Dietmar Becker (Allgemeine Gold-u.Silberscheideanstalt)
67
Dr. Markus Flik (Homag)
67
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
67
Philip von dem Bussche (KWS Saat)
67
Prof. Wolfgang Schäfers (IVG)
65
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram (Symrise)
65
Dr. Bernd Schlobohm (QSC)
64
Dr. Markus Litpher (Lechwerke)
64
Dr. Michael Mertin (Jenoptik)
63
Dr. Wolfgang Schmitt (KSB)
63
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
61
Dr. Uwe Schroeder-Wildberg (MLP)
60
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
59
Bernhard Burgener (Constantin Medien)
59
Werner Andree (Vossloh)
59
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
58
Prof. Thomas Bauer (Bauer)
56
Dr. Gert-Jan Huisman (Centrotec Sustainable)
56
Günther Fielmann (Fielmann)
56
Udo Müller (Ströer)
56
Dr. Christoph Traxler (Centrotec Sustainable)
56
Dr. Ludwin Monz (Carl Zeiss Meditec)
55
Klaus-Peter Schulenberg (CTS Eventim)
54
Dr. Rolf Hollander (CEWE)
53
Andreas Schmitz (HSBC Trinkhaus & Burkhardt)
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.

Pin CEO Rank
Gold
Podium
Stefan Klebert (Schuler)
100
Brian Sullivan (Sky Deutschland)
100
Dr. Rüdiger Kapitza (DMG Mori)
97
Silver
Top 10
Joachim Kreuzburg (Sartorius)
96
Dr. Till Reuter (Kuka)
95
Stefan R. Fuchs (Fuchs Petrolub)
93
Dietmar Bichler (Bertrandt)
92
Dr. Ludwin Monz (Carl Zeiss Meditec)
91
Philip von dem Bussche (KWS Saat)
91
Dr. Markus Braun (Wirecard)
90
Bronze
Outperformer
Marco R. Fuchs (OHB)
88
Klaus Weinmann (Cancom)
87
Thomas H. Eckelmann (EUROKAI)
86
Dr. Michael Mertin (Jenoptik)
85
Gerhard Weber (Gerry Weber)
84
Dr. Markus Flik (Homag)
84
Michael Zahn (Deutsche Wohnen)
82
Manfred Bender (Pfeiffer Vacuum)
82
Dietmar Becker (Allgemeine Gold-u.Silberscheideanstalt)
81
Bernhard Burgener (Constantin Medien)
80
Hans-Georg Frey (Jungheinrich)
78
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram (Symrise)
78
Claus Bolza-Schünemann (Koenig & Bauer)
76
Dr. Stefan Wolf (ElringKlinger)
75
Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein (Kabel Deutschland)
75
Wolfgang Grenke (Grenke)
74
Klaus-Peter Schulenberg (CTS Eventim)
73
Dr. Günter Blaschke (Rational)
73
Prof. Gregor Schulz (Biotest)
72
Dr. Gert-Jan Huisman (Centrotec Sustainable)
72
Dr. Rinaldo Riguzzi (Paul Hartmann)
72
Dr. Christoph Traxler (Centrotec Sustainable)
72
Dr. Wolf Schumacher (Aareal Bank)
71
Dr. Thomas Olemotz (Bechtle)
71
Alexander Margaritoff (Hawesko)
69
Dr. Felix A. Zimmermann (Takkt)
68
Dr. Constantin H. Alsheimer (Mainova)
67
Dr. Markus Litpher (Lechwerke)
65
Frank Göring (Villeroy & Boch)
64
Dieter Holzer (Tom Tailor)
63
Dr. Thorsten Reitmeyer (Comdirect Bank)
62
Hartmut Müller (Grammer)
59
Karl-Heinz Streibich (Software)
59
Cem Peksaglam (Wacker Neuson)
59
Hartmut Retzlaff (STADA)
58
Uwe Röhrhoff (Gerresheimer)
57
Wolfgang Bauer (Dyckerhoff)
56
Gerd Brachmann (Medion)
56
Ines Kolmsee (SKW Stahl-Metallurgie)
56
Frank Abele (Mediclin)
55
Matthias Hartmann (GFK)
54
Prof. Reto Francioni (Deutsche Börse)
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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