Voices

Contributors share their personal viewpoints on global trade, industry policy and corporate challenges.
Elżbieta Bieńkowska

Elżbieta Bieńkowska

“Strength in diversity” EU Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska on the development of the industry clusters in Europe.

Dr. Robert Bauer

Dr. Robert Bauer

Dr. Robert Bauer, CEO of SICK AG, on the perspectives of Industry 4.0 in the ASEAN region.

Ralph Linde

Ralph Linde

Ralph Linde, Head of the Volkswagen Group Academy, on “Workforce Transformation” and corporate culture with digitization.

Per Thöresson

Per Thöresson

Ambassador Per Thöresson: “Co-Lab” means Partner Country of Hannover Messe 2019 Sweden’s social culture of innovation.

Dr. Eberhard Veit

Dr. Eberhard Veit

Former CEO of FESTO Dr. Eberhard Veit is involved for many years with the Industry 4.0 platform.

Roland Bent

Roland Bent

Roland Bent, Chief Technology Officer at Phoenix Contact, speaks on prospects for Industry 4.0 in China.

Philipp Harting

Philipp Harting

Philipp Harting of Harting Technologiegruppe: HARTING @ HANNOVER MESSE – A strong connection for 70 years.

Friedhelm Loh

Friedhelm Loh

Friedhelm Loh, owner and CEO of Rittal, on Hannover Messe as the launch pad of global success and future challenges.

Renate Pilz

Renate Pilz

Renate Pilz, owner of safety specialist Pilz on what values motivate her global teams and have lead to long-term success.

Michael Ziesemer

Michael Ziesemer

Michael Ziesemer, President of the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI), on Industry 4.0.

Mateusz Morawiecki

Mateusz Morawiecki

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development and Finance of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, talks about the country.

Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold

Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold

Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold is present for years with Eastern Europe topics at HM. A conversation about his relation to Russia.

Shi Mingde

Shi Mingde

The Ambassador of P.R. China to Germany is sharing China’s opportunities with the world through the new Import Expo in Shanghai.

José Rogelio Garza Garza

José Rogelio Garza Garza

The Undersecretary of Industry and Commerce of Mexico’s Economy Ministry on his country’s economic perspectives.

Michael Müller

Michael Müller

The Governing Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller, about Metropolitan Solutions and the positioning of Smart City Berlin.

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori

The Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates on how SME can benefit from the UAE’s ambitious diversification programs.

Elżbieta Bieńkowska

Elżbieta Bieńkowska

Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska on new EU programmes and incentives to support businesses.

Corina Cretu

Corina Cretu

Corina Cretu, EU-Commissioner for Regional Policy explains how EU is targeting the growth potential of the Danube region.

Albert Speer

Albert Speer

Albert Speer, one of Germany’s best known urban planners, on international success and the future of urban planning.

Dr. Stefan Franzke

Dr. Stefan Franzke

Dr. Stefan Franzke, CEO of Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, on the importance of startups for the German economy.