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CMS Reception in Davos 2020: Oliver Bäte and Werner Baumann

February 19, 2020 CMS Netherlands Season 3 Episode 6
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CMS Reception in Davos 2020: Oliver Bäte and Werner Baumann
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CMS Reception in Davos 2020: Oliver Bäte and Werner Baumann
Feb 19, 2020 Season 3 Episode 6
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CMS in conjunction with Germany’s leading weekly newspaper Die Zeit, hosted its annual reception in Davos on 22 January. This year the topic was “Challenges and Business Opportunities in the World of Tomorrow”. The event included an introduction by Pierre-Sébastien Thill, Chairman at CMS and an exclusive discussion with Werner Baumann (Chief Executive Officer of Bayer) and Oliver Bäte (Chief Executive Officer of Allianz). Laura Rudas (Executive Vice President Strategy of Palantir Technologies) provided insights into how data will drive many of the strategies businesses will adopt to navigate change in the future. Additionally, climate activist Luisa Neubauer discussed the impact of climate activism.

The final episode of the Davos series includes an exclusive discussion with Werner Baumann (Chief Executive Officer of Bayer) and Oliver Bäte (Chief Executive Officer of Allianz). Looking at how businesses can turn challenges into opportunities, Oliver Bäte speaks about how his company works on finding a balance between keeping traditions and values, while still being agile enough to compete in today's business environment. Werner Baumann emphasises the importance of engaged employees, adding that when things get tough and the company faces challenges, then people stand together.

Show Notes

CMS in conjunction with Germany’s leading weekly newspaper Die Zeit, hosted its annual reception in Davos on 22 January. This year the topic was “Challenges and Business Opportunities in the World of Tomorrow”. The event included an introduction by Pierre-Sébastien Thill, Chairman at CMS and an exclusive discussion with Werner Baumann (Chief Executive Officer of Bayer) and Oliver Bäte (Chief Executive Officer of Allianz). Laura Rudas (Executive Vice President Strategy of Palantir Technologies) provided insights into how data will drive many of the strategies businesses will adopt to navigate change in the future. Additionally, climate activist Luisa Neubauer discussed the impact of climate activism.

The final episode of the Davos series includes an exclusive discussion with Werner Baumann (Chief Executive Officer of Bayer) and Oliver Bäte (Chief Executive Officer of Allianz). Looking at how businesses can turn challenges into opportunities, Oliver Bäte speaks about how his company works on finding a balance between keeping traditions and values, while still being agile enough to compete in today's business environment. Werner Baumann emphasises the importance of engaged employees, adding that when things get tough and the company faces challenges, then people stand together.