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More than 12,000 employees, globally active and passionate about innovation — that is the way to achieve both market and technological leadership. We are Körber. Presenting our Group.

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We are Körber

Körber is a leading international technology group that has more than 12,000 employees at over 100 locations worldwide. We are the home for entrepreneurs — we turn entrepreneurial thinking into customers success. Körber AG manages the Group and its four Business Areas: Digital, Pharma, Supply Chain and Technologies.


The Körber Insights shows the entire spectrum of the Körber world: We give our view of exciting developments and trends, as well as innovations and technologies. We also highlight personalities who drive Körber forward every day with their entrepreneurial spirit and new ideas.



Wanted: team players. The know-how, creativity, and dedication of our employees have made us a successful technology company in Germany and worldwide. Now we want to shape the future — with you! We offer exciting positions for experts, young professionals, university students, and high school students.

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"Modern leadership culture has a performance-enhancing effect"

A working climate that promotes innovation, diversity, and the courage to tell uncomfortable truths is more central than ever to a company's success today. In an interview, Gabriele Fanta, Head of Group Human Resources, explains how the new leadership principles at Körber specifically strengthen fruitful collaboration in everyday working life.

What comes after traineeship, Max?

Experience report: After graduating in mechatronics and mechanical engineering, Max Döring became a trainee at Körber. Today, he is Technical Product Manager at our Körber Business Area Pharma.

Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Joint future-proof activities are the foundation of sustainable procurement. Körber, as a globally leading technology group, therefore places great value on the optimal purchasing of materials and services.

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Körber Group Executive Board will in future have Chief Digital Officer as additional function

At its meeting on March 22, 2018, the Supervisory Board of Körber AG appointed Dr. Christian Schlögel onto the Group Executive Board of Körber AG as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) with effect from September 1, 2018. In the Group Executive Board Dr. Schlögel will be taking over responsibility for the Business Area Körber Digital, which was newly founded at the end of 2017.
Richard Bauer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Körber AG: “Dr. Schlögel brings to Körber a proven expertise for applications in the areas of industrial software applications as well as Industry 4.0 and digital system solutions. We are delighted that, building on his broad, longstanding and international experience, he will be advancing these subjects that are vital for the implementation of the Group strategy. In cooperation with his colleagues on the Executive Board, Dr. Schlögel will be consistently implementing the ongoing digital advancement of the Group which is a significant prerequisite to meet our claim to market leadership through technological leadership.”
Dr. Christian Schlögel, currently CTO and CDO of Kuka AG, ‑ one of the world's leading providers of intelligent automation solutions and robotics, ‑ is also CEO of the Kuka in-house IoT provider Connyun GmbH.
After studying informatics at the University of Karlsruhe, Dr. Schlögel began his career at SAP. While working there, he gained a doctorate from the University of Passau. At SAP, he held a wide range of management positions in Waldorf and Palo Alto. Before moving to Kuka, he was Vice President of Global Software Development and Product Management at Wincor Nixdorf.

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Der Aufsichtsrat der Körber AG hat in seiner Sitzung am 22. März 2018 Dr. Christian Schlögel mit Wirkung zum 1. September 2018 als Chief Digital Officer (CDO) zum Mitglied des Konzernvorstands der Körber AG bestellt. Dr. Schlögel wird im Konzernvorstand die Verantwortung für das Ende 2017 neu gegründete Geschäftsfeld Körber Digital übernehmen.
Richard Bauer, Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender der Körber AG, betont: „Mit Dr. Schlögel konnten wir einen ausgewiesenen Experten für Anwendungen in den Bereichen industrielle Software-Applikationen sowie Industrie 4.0- und digitale Systemlösungen für Körber gewinnen. Wir freuen uns, dass er mit seiner breiten, langjährigen und internationalen Erfahrung diese für die Umsetzung der Konzernstrategie wesentlichen Themen weiter vorantreiben wird. Dr. Schlögel wird gemeinsam mit seinen Vorstandskollegen die laufende digitale Weiterentwicklung des Konzerns als eine wesentliche Voraussetzung für die Einlösung unseres Anspruchs auf Marktführerschaft durch Technologieführerschaft konsequent umsetzen.“ 

Dr. Christian Schlögel, derzeitiger CTO und CDO der Kuka AG ‑ einem der weltweit führenden Anbieter von intelligenten Automatisierungslösungen und Robotik ‑ ist gleichzeitig CEO des Kuka-internen IoT-Anbieters Connyun GmbH.

Nach seinem Studium der Informatik an der Universität Karlsruhe startete Dr. Schlögel seine Karriere bei SAP. Neben dieser Tätigkeit promovierte er an der Universität Passau. Bei SAP verantwortete er verschiedenste Managementpositionen in Waldorf und Palo Alto. Vor seinem Wechsel zu Kuka war er Vice President Global Software Development und Product Management bei Wincor Nixdorf.


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