2021 Deans Dinner Rolf Schroemgens

Dean’s Dinner 2021: Celebrating the #hhlspirit

by Sigrid Fischer | January 13, 2022
On 10 November 2021, HHL’s Dean Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner invited stakeholders, alumni and supporters to the annual Dean’s Dinner. This year the “Ludwig Trippen Medal” was awarded to HHL alumnus Rolf Schrömgens, co-founder of trivago and leadership.sprouts.

Annual Dean’s Dinner held in Leipzig

On 10 November 2021, HHL’s Dean Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner invited stakeholders, alumni and supporters to the annual Dean’s Dinner. As in the previous years, the Dean’s guests joined for an evening of updates from HHL, networking opportunities with students and faculty as well as for intellectual stimuli.

 

Speakers offer insight and motivation

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lehner, Prof. Dr. Georg Milbradt, Pater Dr. Dr. Justinus Pech, Shalini Dave and Rolf Schrömgens where the speakers of the evening providing insights and inspiration. As one highlight of the evening, the “Dr. Tessen von Heydebreck International Study Trip” was announced. The former Chairman of the Supervisory Board generously donated the funding to allow HHL students to participate in an academic student trip to Poland for the next ten years.

“Ludwig Trippen Medal” awarded to HHL alumnus Rolf Schrömgens

2021 Deans Dinner Rolf Schroemgens

Every year, the HHL Foundation honors remarkable personalities that have contributed to the development of HHL. This year the “Ludwig Trippen Medal” – named after the founding Dean of HHL in 1992 – was awarded to HHL alumnus Rolf Schrömgens, co-founder of trivago and leadership.sprouts.

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The award distinguishes his continued support for HHL in a multitude of dimensions and specifically his sponsorship of the “Rolf Schrömgens Chair of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer” at HHL. “Only because of the funding from Rolf, we were able to establish this Chair which is vital for our entrepreneurship offerings at HHL,” emphasized Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner, Dean of HHL.

The award was presented by the Board of the HHL Foundation: Prof. Dr. Georg Milbradt, Prof. Winfried Pinninghoff and Dr. Gerd Robertz. HHL alumnus Pater Dr. Dr. Justinus Pech held the laudation.

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