Champions and Hidden Champions: „Succeeding as a global business in a world of populism and discontinuity“

Event Date: March 25th, 2020 at 12:00hrs

Speakter: Gordon Riske

Location: 
Villa Bonn
Siesmayerstraße 12
60323 Frankfurt a.M.

Topic:

“Champions and Hidden Champions”

Gordon Riske

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of
KION GROUP AG

born 1957 in Detroit (USA)

 

Professional Experience

Since 2007 KION Group, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Since 2013 Chief Executive Officer of KION GROUP AG
2008 – 2013 Chief Executive Officer of KION Group GmbH
2007 Member of the Executive Board
2007 – 2009 Linde Material Handling GmbH, Aschaffenburg (Germany),Chairman of the Management Board
2000 – 2007 Deutz AG, Cologne (Germany),Chairman of the Management Board
1996 – 2000
1998
1996
KUKA Roboter GmbH, Augsburg (Germany)
ManagingDirector
Appointment to the position if Director
1991 – 1996
1994
1991
KUKA Schweißanlagen & Roboter GmbH, Augsburg (Germany)
Member of the BoardDivisional Manager,
Robots and Control Technology
1982 – 1991 KUKA Welding Systems & Robot Corporation, Sterling/Michigan (USA),Vice President Robotic Systems Division
1977 – 1982 DeVlieg Machine Company, Royal Oak/Michigan (USA),Electrical engineer
Education
1998 – 2001 MBA programme at GSBA, Zurich, in collaboration with the State University of,New York
1997 – 1998 Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA), Oekreal School,of Business, Zurich
1976 – 1981 Degree course in electrical engineering, Lawrence Institute of Technology, Southfield/Michigan (USA)
Last revised: July 2018