Family Constitution, Succession Planning, Family Governance, Next Generation
Dominik von Au is Managing Director of INTES Family Business Academy as well as Partner and Family Governance Leader in PwC's Familienunternehmen & Mittelstand (Family Business & SME) unit. He is passionate about the strategic development of INTES as well as the entrepreneurial families around the world, for whom he helps create family constitutions and structure succession planning. He also frequently serves as a sparring partner for members of the Next Generation. Dominik von Au is a member of the Kommission Governance Kodex für Familienunternehmen (Commission on Governance Code for Family Businesses) in Germany and Austria, and plays a key role in other important initiatives for family businesses. These include the jury for "Family Business Owner of the Year" and the jury for the "Berenberg-Preis für unternehmerische Verantwortung" (Berenberg award for corporate responsibility). Having lived in Frankfurt and Hamburg, Dominik von Au now resides with his family in his home town of Munich in southern Germany.
Phone: +49 228 36780 - 64
Training and Development, Advisory Board Placements, Networking
Gerold Rieder is Managing Director of INTES Family Business Academy with a special focus on the company's broad event and seminar offering. He also supports business owners in appointing advisory and supervisory board members based on his extensive network. Before founding the INTES Academy together with Peter May in 1998, he held a management position at “Universitätsseminar der Wirtschaft (USW)" at Schloss Gracht near Cologne. Gerold Rieder studied at the University of Augsburg and obtained his degree in Business Administration. He lives with his family in Bonn.
Phone: +49 228 36780 - 64
Advisory Board Placements, Seminar Program, Lateral Thinker
As Project Manager, Sabine Strick manages the ongoing development of INTES Family Business Academy's seminar program, supports companies in assigning members to their advisory boards, and oversees editing of the INTES UnternehmerBrief publication for business owners. The journalist and qualified interpreter was a long-time coordinator for all formats of "wir - Das Magazin für Unternehmerfamilien" (magazine for business families) issued by the F.A.Z. Group. She looks "beyond the horizon" by taking extraordinary trips together with her daughter.
Phone: +49 228 36780 - 62
Event Management, Hotel Management
Jennifer Steinberg works together with Sandra Bessel to organize the INTES Family Business Academy seminars. She serves as the first point of contact for clients and instructors. The trained hotel specialist draws on many years of experience in the event management, hospitality and hotel sectors. Having worked for many years with HRS - Hotel Reservation Service, she herself has gained extensive experience in a family business.
Phone: +49 228 36780 - 61