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The Karl Schlecht Foundation (KSG) is a non-profit foundation with a focus on "Good Leadership". Its guiding principle is the improvement of leadership in business and society through humanistic values. To this end, it supports projects that nurture the character development of young people and early career professionals in the areas of ethics, leadership, entrepreneurship, culture and technology. It supports around 80 external projects, as well as its own projects, with approximately 7.5 million Euros annually.

The Karl Schlecht Foundation, based in Aichtal and with offices in Berlin and Munich, was established in 1998 by Dipl.-Ing. Karl Schlecht, the founder of the concrete pump manufacturer Putzmeister. In 2023, the foundation was named "Academic Foundation of the Year".

The Karl Schlecht Foundation is a member of the Association of German Foundations.

Karl Schlecht Stiftung
Gutenbergstraße 4 | 72631 Aichtal
Tel. +49 7127 599 256

Berlin Office
Karl Schlecht Stiftung
Satellite Office / Haus Cumberland
Kurfürstendamm 194 | 10707 Berlin
Tel. +49 30 700 159 557

Munich Office
Oberföhringer Straße 155 | 81925 München

Executive Board
Dr. Katrin Schlecht (Chair)
Dr. Uwe Dyk
Dr. Philipp B. Bocks

Advisory Board

Prof. h.c. Dr. h.c. Dipl.-Ing. Karl Schlecht (Chair)
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Klaus Leisinger (Deputy Chair)
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. e.h. mult. Dr. h.c. mult. Hans-Jörg Bullinger
Dr. Ingrid Hamm
Prof. Dr. Claus Lehner
Brigitte Schlecht
Dr. Michael Stahl

Dr. h.c. Ernst Susanek (Honorary Member)

Supervisory authority
Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart

For press inquiries please contact:
Stefanie Grieger
Communications Manager
Tel.: +49 7127 599 794

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