- August 03, 2011
In a SPIEGEL interview, ThyssenKrup CEO Heinrich Hiesinger discusses his plans to radically restructure the steelmaking firm. He says the traditional German company is deeply concerned about the European debt and currency crisis as well as Chancellor Angela Merkel's expensive plans for an energy revolution. more... [ Comment ]
- February 08, 2011
The European Union is still struggling to find a long-term strategy to deal with the crisis that has befallen its common currency. SPIEGEL spoke to Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian about how Greece can get back on its feet, the fine line Germany is treading and why the US, despite high debt, is in better shape. more...
- February 02, 2011
During the financial crisis, US taxpayers bailed out Citibank to the tune of 45 billion dollars. Now, the bank is once again profitable. SPIEGEL spoke to CEO Vikram Pandit about what he has learned from the crisis, the future of banking in the US and why Indians make good bankers. more...
- December 15, 2010
Since September, the German construction giant Hochtief has been fighting off a takeover bid by the Spanish company ACS. SPIEGEL spoke to Hochtief CEO Herbert Lütkestratkötter about the recent investment from Qatar, his wariness of the Spaniards and why he is uninterested in a high severance payment. more... [ Comment ]
- September 28, 2010
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn, 63, discusses his goal of replacing Toyota as the world's largest automaker, the risks associated with the Porsche takeover and the company's plans to turn around troubled units like Audi, SEAT and Skoda. more... [ Comment ]
- August 04, 2010
In a SPIEGEL interview, Random House CEO Markus Dohle, 42, discusses the world's biggest publisher's plans for the e-book age, his company's tough negotiations with Apple and why the printed book will continue to dominate publishing. more... [ Comment ]
- May 22, 2010
CEO of Deutsche Bahn, Rüdiger Grube, spoke to SPIEGEL about the recent technical problems that have plagued Germany's national rail carrier. He also discussed plans for expansion, tragedies on the rails, and why he once tried to phone German supermodel Heidi Klum. more...
- May 10, 2010
In a SPIEGEL interview, Washington Post Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli discusses the global media crisis, the death of the "paper of record" and the iPad hype. He argues there is still a bright future for the kind of quality journalism his newspaper made famous through its 1970s breaking of the Watergate story. more... [ Comment ]
- February 24, 2010
German car maker BMW has long had a reputation for producing sporty luxury cars. Now, CEO Norbert Reithofer wants to shift toward sustainability. He spoke with SPIEGEL about how he intends to combine greater fuel efficiency with high performance. more... [ Comment ]
- December 19, 2009
In a SPIEGEL interview, London banker and lay preacher Stephen Green, group chairman of HSBC, discusses the divide between his Christian faith and the pursuit of profit, the morality of being involved in the subprime mortgage business and whether he and his fellow bankers have learned anything from the financial crisis. more...