Prof. Dr. Michael Otto
Prof. Dr. Michael Otto is and has always been an entrepreneur way ahead of his time. He has been innovative and yet maintained a sense of proportion at all times. His long-term vision has ensured the success of the Otto Group. As a donor, he has been committed to not only environmental protection, but also primarily social justice to this day. As a citizen, he has had his eye on both people and society as a whole.
Prof. Dr. Michael Otto’s approach and actions have proven that courage, the acceptance of responsibility and action focused on values and the common good are not only a special personal mindset, but also a guarantor for sustainable, economic success.
Michael Otto has already made numerous contributions to a better tomorrow with his entrepreneurial expertise and his ideas. There is much to learn from him: curiosity, empathy and the willingness to self-reflect: What can we and what must we do even better?