FFI NEC-XPX Boston Planning Exchange Joint Event (Panel Presenters)
When Family Firms move to Non-Family Leadership:
What to do when the next generation isn't ready, interested or available!
Schedule of Events-
Networking with appetizers and open bar: 5:00 PM - 6:10 PM
Featured Presentation: 6:10 PM - 7:45 PM
Coffee and Networking: 7:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Daniel B. (Dan) Hatzenbuehler, Chairman of the Board of E. Ritter & Company
Chairman of the Board of E. Ritter & Company, a fifth generation Arkansas family business located approximately 45 minutes northwest of Memphis, Tennessee, with operations throughout northeast Arkansas, in north central Arkansas and West Tennessee. Through its Agribusiness Division, E. Ritter is engaged in farmland ownership and management as well as grain and cotton marketing and distribution. Through its Communications Division, it provides voice, video, internet and advanced broadband business services and technology solutions. He has served on the Board of Directors of E. Ritter since 1978, and in 1998 joined the Company as Vice-Chair of the Board and Chairman of the Communications Division. In 2001, he was elected Chairman and CEO of the Company and on January 1, 2013, relinquished the CEO position as a part of a structured succession plan put in place in 2010. As of June 30 of this year, he will retire as Chairman of the Board. Immediately prior to joining E. Ritter, he was a partner with Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Memphis, Tennessee, concentrating in securities and mergers and acquisitions.
Werner von Pein Werner, CEO and Board Member
CEO and Board Member of eight different family operations Coffee, Small Appliances, Ceramics, Fruit Juices, Plastics, Cigars (MELITTA), Nutritional Supplements (REXALL SUNDOWN),
Kosher Meat Packing (HEBREW NATIONAL), Italian Food--Pasta, coffee, olive oil (LAVAZZA AND DECECCO), Farming/Packing/Retailing (MANCINI), Renewable Energy (SOLAR TRADE CORP ), Hospitality/Restaurants/Retail (FINANCIER PATISSERIE) , Construction/Marine Service/Real Estate( GARDELLA BROTHERS)