Leading Corporate Transformation: The WHU Podcast, powered by PwC

WHU Campus for Corporate Transformation is proud to announce an exciting series of podcasts – Leading Corporate Transformation: The WHU Podcast, powered by PwC, featuring inspiring transformational leaders from renowned European companies.

The podcast series was brought to life by the two organizers of the WHU CCT conference series, Prof. Dr. Serden Ozcan, Chair of Innovation and Corporate Transformation, and Prof. Dr. Martin Glaum, Chair of International Accounting, together with Gori von Hirschhausen, European Head of Financial Transformation and partner at PwC.

You can listen to the podcasts on a variety of platforms:
Spotify, iTunes, Deezer, Amazon Music and Google Podcasts

Episodes are in English or German, depending on the content and those involved.


Episode #1


Transformation is here to stay

Episode #2

Purpose-driven transformation

with Matthias Hartmann, CEO Techem Energy Services GmbH

Episode #3

Vom Maschinenbauer zum High-Tech Unternehmen

with Dr. Lars Grünert, CFO Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG

Episode #4

Transforming to a platform business

with Gisbert Rühl, former CEO Klöckner & Co. SE

Episode #5

Good people have good people

with Prof. Dr. Hanns-Peter Knaebel, CEO Röchling Group

Episode #6

Innovative strength coupled with stability is attractive for talent

with Dr. Peter Zattler, CFO Giesecke + Devrient

Episode #7

Unless we change our business model, we will not survive

with Dr. Julian Deutz, CFO Axel Springer SE

Episode #8

We see ourselves like a shoppable magazine

with Sebastian Säuberlich, CFO Westwing Group

Episode #9

It is a bet into the future

with Eva Kienle, CFO and Executive Board Member, KWS Saat SE

Episode #10

Scaling the business allows to further improve

with Lars Kaestle, CFO and Managing Director, Breitling SA

Episode #11

The first thing you need to do is to really understand what it means for your company

with Christian Ladurner, CFO, Hensoldt AG

Episode #12

We want to serve the market, we dont want to oversupply the market.

with Harald Wilhelm, CFO, Mercedes-Benz Group

Episode #13

Sustainability has always been a big part of IKEA and is very much in our DNA

with Gillian Drakeford, Former IKEA CEO UK, Ireland and China

Episode #14

We need to enable the biggest innovators

with Dr. Joachim Peerlings, Managing Director, Keysight Technologies Germany