The official award ceremony took place in the courtyard of the Leibnitz University in Hanover. Each year the business association the ‘FAMILIENUNTERNEHMER’
“This year we are honoring a visionary business leader who is active on a global scale; a man whose company reaches people emotionally with technology of the highest quality”, said Sandra Schirmer, chairwoman of the ‘JUNGEN UNTERNEHMER’
Kay Uplegger, the regional chairman of the ‘FAMILIENUNTERNEHMER’
For more than 65 years the Sennheiser name has stood for exceptional sound quality and innovation in the field of audio technology. In 1945 Professor Fritz Sennheiser, the father of the laureate, founded the company as the ‘Laboratory Wennebostel’
“Independence is our greatest asset”, said Professor Jörg Sennheiser. “Our family wants to be free from outside interference so that we can pursue our business strategy of focusing on technological innovation and first-rate quality. I am committed to this goal, and I advise all who run a family business to do the same.”
The award ceremony of the ‘Family Business Leader of the Year’ takes place under the auspices of the Minister of Economic Affairs of Lower Saxony and is sponsored by the Leibnitz University.
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Sennheiser is a world-leading manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is now a global brand represented in 60 countries around the world with U.S. headquarters in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Sennheiser's pioneering excellence in technology has rewarded the company with numerous awards and accolades including an Emmy, a Grammy, and the Scientific and Engineering Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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