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Andreas von Specht moderated a panel discussion at the « EY Global Family Business Summit » in Monte Carlo

June 2017

In June 2017, Andreas von Specht participated at the “EY Global Family Business Summit” in Monaco. In front of delegates from family businesses around the world, he moderated a panel discussion on “When genes are not enough: how to attract, retain and nurture top non-family management”. Member of the panel included Guido Vanherpe, Managing Director of the third generation Belgian La Lorraine Bakery Group, Charly Kittredge, head of the sixth generation US Company Crane & Co., and Dr. Mohsen Sohi, the second external and first non-German CEO of the Freudenberg Group. Together, they discussed the value external managers can add to family businesses and how to ensure their successful integration.