Creators, makers, pioneers

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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Stefan Kirschke to be new Körber Chief Financial Officer

Richard Bauer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Körber AG: “We are pleased that with Stefan Kirschke we were able to appoint an experienced internal finance expert to quickly fill this extremely important role within the Group. Mr. Kirschke was substantially involved in the realignment and the strong growth of the Business Area Körber Tissue in recent years. Thanks to his extensive expertise and his detailed knowledge and many years of reliable collaboration with all Business Areas, in his new role he will successfully continue the growth course of the Group together with the other members of the Group Executive Board. On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would‑ like to thank Mr. Vogelsang ‑for the work he has done.
Over the last few years, Stefan Kirschke has held various leadership positions within the Körber Group. Most recently he served as CFO in the Business Area Körber Tissue. Prior to joining Körber, Kirschke worked at the auditing firm Ernst & Young and held various management positions in the field of strategic brand consulting. Stefan Kirschke has a degree in Business Management from the University of Münster.
Press Release December 15, 2017

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Richard Bauer, Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender der Körber AG, dazu: „Wir freuen uns, dass wir mit Stefan Kirschke einen erfahrenen internen Finanzexperten für die direkte Nachbesetzung dieser für den Konzern ausgesprochen wichtigen Funktion bestellen konnten. Herr Kirschke war maßgeblich an der Neuausrichtung und dem starken Wachstum des Geschäftsfelds Körber Tissue in den vergangenen Jahren beteiligt. Er kann den Wachstumskurs des Konzerns in der neuen Funktion dank seiner umfassenden Expertise sowie seiner detaillierten Kenntnisse und langjährigen vertrauensvollen Zusammenarbeit mit allen Geschäftsfeldern gemeinsam mit dem Konzernvorstand erfolgreich fortsetzen. In diesem Zusammenhang danke ich Herrn Vogelsang ‑ auch im Namen des Aufsichtsrats ‑ für die geleistete Arbeit.“

Stefan Kirschke hat in den vergangenen Jahren verschiedene Führungspositionen innerhalb des Körber-Konzerns wahrgenommen. Zuletzt war er CFO des Körber Geschäftsfeldes Tissue. Vor seiner Zeit bei Körber war Kirschke unter anderem bei der Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Ernst & Young sowie in verschiedenen Managementpositionen bei einer strategischen Markenberatung tätig. Stefan Kirschke hat einen Abschluss als Diplom Kaufmann von der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster.

Pressemitteilung 15.12.2017

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