With over 40 years of experience as top executive in multinational manufacturing companies in North America, Europe, and Asia, Hannes Hunschofsky is a visionary transformation leader and experienced board member successfully implementing strategies involving business turnarounds, improvements and growth, start-ups, acquisition integrations and reorganizations. Throughout his career, Hannes Hunschofsky served as CEO/COO/President/Exec. VP in leading global manufacturing companies in North America, Europe, and Asia. He is an international speaker on leadership, manufacturing or business strategy, and has been a lecturer on leadership for more than ten years. His articles and papers have been published in numerous journals and books, both in the US and Europe. In 2014, Hannes Hunschofsky received the Grand Decoration of Honor for services to the Republic of Austria. Moreover, he was finalist of the Florida Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2012) and Winner of the Florida Manufacturer of the Year Award (2008).
The presentation focuses on the power of network in fostering innovation in manufacturing and the opportunities provided by EIT Manufacturing. Being the backbone of Slovakia’s and Europe’s economy, the strengthening of this sector is vital for the continuous economic growth and prosperity.