Angela Merkel, German Chancellor

A woman that needs no further introduction, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been for the past 10 years Forbes most powerful woman in the world, and 7 times at that including 2013. Not surprising. After all, she’s the head-of-state of Europe’s largest economy. Now for this kind of Leader, being at the top of the…

Joe Kaeser, Siemens CEO

German engineering firm Siemens has a new boss. Meet Joe Kaeser, the man who replaced Peter Loescher to man the helm. Now, the first thing we would notice is that Kaeser is one of those corporate executives who grew up in his, say, first company. See, just after his business administration studies he immediately joined…

EU. Germany. And Banks.

After many, many sleepless nights and talks of consensus – the EU may just be about to nail an accord on who would really “control” the banks. Yet on it’s path is the most powerful member of the group – Germany. Arguments are good, really. But if arguments take so long while there is still no clear sign…