SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

March 22, 2016 08:30 ET

Investment Professionals Pick Germany's Top CEOs, CFOs & IR Professionals

Annual Survey Reflects the Opinions of Nearly 1,665 Investment Professionals

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 22, 2016) - Institutional Investor has announced the winners of the 2016 All-Europe Executive Team, II's annual ranking of the region's corporate leaders. II asked portfolio managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side research professionals to name the best CEOs, CFOs and investor relations professionals at the European companies they cover. Listed below are the CEOs and CFOs who lead companies headquartered in Germany, who rank First, Second or Third in their sector, from a combined buy-side and sell-side perspective.

Top-ranked CEOs in Germany include:

• Kurt Bock   BASF   Chemicals
• Elmar Degenhart   Continental   Autos & Auto Parts
• Dieter Zetsche   Daimler   Autos & Auto Parts
• Timotheus Höttges   Deutsche Telekom   Telecommunications Services
• Ulf Schneider   Fresenius   Medical Technologies & Services
• Kasper Rorsted   Henkel   Household & Personal Care Products
• Reinhard Ploss   Infineon Technologies   Technology/Hardware
• Matthias Zachert   LANXESS   Chemicals
• Nikolaus von Bomhard   Munich Re   Insurance
• Thomas Ebeling   ProSiebenSat.1 Media   Media
• William McDermott   SAP   Technology/Software
• Josef Kaeser   Siemens   Capital Goods

Top-ranked CFOs in Germany include:

• Hans-Ulrich Engel   BASF   Chemicals
• Georg Denoke   Linde   Chemicals
• Wolfgang Schäfer   Continental   Autos & Auto Parts
• Bodo Uebber   Daimler   Autos & Auto Parts
• Friedrich Eichiner   BMW   Autos & Auto Parts
• Carsten Knobel   Henkel   Household & Personal Care Products
• Mark Langer   Hugo Boss   Luxury Goods
• Jörg Schneider   Munich Re   Insurance
• Dieter Wemmer   Allianz   Insurance
• Simone Menne   Deutsche Lufthansa   Transport
• Stephan Sturm   Fresenius   Medical Technologies & Services
• Thomas Dannenfeldt   Deutsche Telekom   Telecommunications Services

The 2016 All-Europe Executive Team reflects the opinions of nearly 755 buy-side analysts and money managers at 422 firms that collectively manage an estimated $4.1 trillion in European equities, and from 909 sell-side analysts at 150 institutions.

For more information on the 2016 All-Europe Executive Team, visit or see the April 2016 issue of Institutional Investor magazine.

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