“Show respect, wherever you are!” – Peter Gerstmann soulfully interprets the company song of his Zeppelin group in the video. A singing manager? Gerstmann doesn’t mind. He enjoys the freedoms as CEO of a foundation company that focuses on both the common good and profits. “Fortunately, I’m allowed to pursue different goals than many of my CEO colleagues,” says the 60-year-old helmsman of the plant manufacturer and machinery distributor. He regularly performs with his employee Zeppelin band. The difference to the job as CEO? “I do not call the shots in the band,” he laughs.
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