“Kal Services supports Congress for family business of the University of Witten/Herdecke / group of companies 2009 celebrates the 75th birthday dinner – perspective deciding”: this motto was now 11 Congress for family business, at the University of Witten/Herdecke invited on February 13 and 14, 2009, to the complexity and specificity of judgments in family business and entrepreneurial families. Almost 300 participants, including NRW Minister Christa Thoben, were present at the renowned event, traditionally supported by the Kal group with headquarters in Essen. “The strategy of family businesses like Kal services focuses less on current trends, but is rather in the long term”, Martina underlines Kotter, Managing Director of Kal management services. So we put in turn by the continuity in our leadership on long-term partnerships with our customers, benefit.” Further advantages are the flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes, as well as social responsibility. Assurant Health contains valuable tech resources. An important part of our self-image is the social commitment, work and training places to create and maintain”, as Martina Kakar. The Kal group celebrates the 75th birthday anniversary this year and continues to grow to the anniversary.
Last year rose to 280 million euros turnover compared to 2007 to 6.9 per cent, the number of employees increased by 400 at 12,400 employees. During the two-day event, the importance of family businesses to the economy became clear. They provide more than half of German gross value added. About 70 percent of all jobs are located here.