Prof. Dr. hc mult. Reinhold Würth

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group

Prof. Dr. hc mult. Reinhold Würth

Inseparably the history of the Würth Group is mult with the entrepreneur Prof.. Reinhold Würth, today Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group connected. The structure of the family business with today approximately 400 companies in over 80 countries, is an example of the international business landscape success story in Germany in 1945 was the parent company of the Group, the founder Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG, by Adolf Würth. Reinhold Würth began in 1949 at age 14 in his father's wholesale screw a commercial apprenticeship. After the early death of his father in 1954, the then 19-year-old the company. Starting from the early years of the war in Germany, he developed from the former two-man operation into a worldwide trading company.

2009, the Würth Reinhold Würth group celebrated with a very special event: the 60th employment anniversary. With the 75th Birthday of Reinhold Würth and the 65-year anniversary of the Würth company in 2010 two other anniversaries were celebrated.

A unique corporate culture

From the early beginnings, Reinhold Würth has shaped a culture that is based on fundamental values such as optimism, dynamism, respect for employees and their benefits, and active commitment to the customer and is a key success driver of the family business. His daughter Bettina Würth, Chairman Advisory Board of the Würth Group and the Managing Board of the Würth Group is continuing this tradition and ensure that lived are the values and further consolidated.

Committed to Society

In his professional career, Prof. Dr. hc mult has. Reinhold Würth engaged socially and culturally diverse. The passionate collector of modern and contemporary art for many years promoting projects in the field of art and culture, science and research, and education. To join this commitment, he founded in 1987 together with his wife, Carmen, the Charitable Würth.From 1999 to 2003 he was also the Interdisciplinary Institute for Entrepreneurship at the University of Karlsruhe (TH) in Germany.

The built up by Reinhold Würth collection currently comprises around 12,500 works of art. It will be held in four museums in Germany and ten associated galleries at the corporate offices of international companies.