CEO Klaus Engberding on the last financial year: “Our strategy is working.”
The KPIs from the 2019/20 Annual Report show that the EOS Group is performing very strongly. But what’s behind this success? And which challenges need to be mastered in the future? In this interview, EOS CEO Klaus Engberding gives us a look behind the scenes.
- In fiscal 2019/20, EOS reported the most successful year in the Group’s history.
- Definitive success drivers: investments in secured and unsecured receivables and in digitalization and cultural change.
- In the last financial year more than EUR 25 million were invested in technology, a crucial success factor.
- Biggest challenge is the transformation into a responsive company.
Mr. Engberding, please describe the last financial year for us in a few sentences. What are the three most important keywords?
What contributed in particular to last year’s success?
Our companies operating in 26 countries are the main elements of the organization in which these results are being achieved. However, I’d also like to thank the many people working in departments at our head office, whose support and expertise create the framework for smooth business operations. Again, it is clear that a company’s performance is always a team effort.
From your perspective, what makes EOS better than other companies?
EOS is focusing particularly on the use of technology. What’s been happening here?
We are a globally connected financial investor driven by technology and entrepreneurial spirit.