Dr Margarete Haase, a member of the Board of Management of
DEUTZ AG, has been vot- ed 'Female Manager of the Year
2011' by Financial Times Deutschland.
She came first in a ranking of Germany's 25 leading
businesswomen in the fourth such an- nual survey carried
out by Financial Times Deutschland. Dr Haase, 58, has been
a member of DEUTZ AG's Management Board since 2009 and
is responsible for Finance, Human Re- sources and Investor
Relations. She was chosen by a six-person jury in a
multiple-stage selection process and received the award
last Thursday in Frankfurt.
Steffen Klusmann, editor-in-chief of the FTD, initiator of
the award and a member of the jury, spoke in glowing terms
at the award ceremony: "Margarete Haase is the best
possible proof that women are now indispensible even in
male-dominated industries and in core functions such as
All of the candidates nominated for the award were managers
at companies or organisa- tions that are registered in
Germany. The candidates also had to be in a senior manage-
ment position, play a role in determining the strategy of
their organisation and have a track record of success.
"I am delighted to have received this honour,"
commented Dr Haase. "For me, the title 'Fe- male
Manager of the Year' is more than just a recognition of
my personal achievement. This is something that will
encourage younger woman to have faith in their own ability
- its value in terms of providing a role model should not
be underestimated", commented Dr Haase.
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