Prepared for Lars L. | Delivered May 6, 2020
Remarkable and Controversial CEO Statements Goal
To provide additional remarkable or provoking CEO/President statements concerning the corona crisis of mid-to-large sized companies in Europe that will include the company name, CEO/President name, and the quote/statement of the CEO/President.
World Economic Forum
Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder, and CEO of the World Economic Forum made some remarks in recognition of the important
by the forum in the creation of the Global Fund, GAVI, as well as the Coalition for
Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI)
remarks were aired during an
“Every business is challenged
today to contribute with its
and with its resources to the solution of this challenge, of this problem, which is of utmost significance for the future of humankind.”
Professor Schwab also added,
We would like
to assure you, that business as far as the Forum can mobilize it, is behind this initiative and we will support you in any way we can."
European Research Council
The European Research Council president, EU’s top scientist, Professor Mauro Ferrari, handed his resignation after failing to convince Brussels to prepare a
in readiness to counter Covid-19.
Professor Ferrari handed his resignation to the EU commission president in the first week o
f April 2020.
“I have been extremely disappointed
by the European response to Covid-19. I arrived at the ERC a fervent supporter of the EU [but] the Covid-19 crisis completely changed my views, though the ideals of international collaboration I continue to support with enthusiasm.”
An article published by TechCrunch provides that GetYourGuide co-founder and CEO Johannes
It’s the biggest nuclear winter
I’ve ever seen in online travel. Everyone goes and prepares for
and that is not at all happening. All the
seem to be in
“None of our Italian customer
s are booking, the German customers have degraded rapidly. Fr
ance and Spain
have recently followed.
has been more stable but seems to follow the same course now. And the US since [Trump announced the travel ban] as well… The US travel ban is now sealing it. So this will be a year of extreme
turbulence of the travel market.”
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