Germany

Martin Herrenknecht has no Intention of Retiring at 75

2017 marks the 40th jubilee of the setting up of the Herrenknecht Concern, but for its founder and board chairman there was a further reason to celebrate: on June 24, 2017, Dr.-Ing. E.h. Martin Herrenknecht turned 75.

For once he took all of three days off to mark the occasion with friends and relatives. “That’s the limit”, Herrenknecht declared, “there’s always a need for tunnels, duty calls”. And duty calls globally for Martin Herrenknecht, who runs his company both from his desk at its headquarters in Schwanau – but he is also present where international tunnelling projects are planned and...

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