She is a Lufthansa veteran, he Pro7 founder. She was the first female CFO at a Dax group, is now a member of the supervisory board of BMW and Deutsche Post and runs a gallery in her native Kiel. He has been one of the most prominent media managers in the republic since he was the foster son of Leo Kirch.
Recently, however, both made other political headlines: Simone Menne, 60, when she joined the Greens. And Georg Kofler, 64, through a 750,000 euro donation to the FDP. What drives them both? WELT invited the top representatives of the German economy to a discussion via video conference.