On May 5th, 2017 the IHK München und Oberbayern held a breakfast event for businesses and other interested people to evaluate potential future business opportunities in Australia and New Zealand. Most insightful and first hand information was given by Birgit Tegethoff who is a Director Consulting Services at AHK Australia and Monique Surges who is the CEO of AHK New Zealand. From an investor’s point of view, Prof. Klaus Josef Lutz, CEO (BayWa AG) shared his experiences having invested in both countries in different industry sectors. The presentations were followed by a Q&A session and a networking opportunity.
The German Australian Business Council was represented by its Board Members Melanie Töpfer and Eberhard Goihl who introduced the German Australian Business Council to the participants.