Who's who Meet Germany's rogues and heroes in our 2018 gallery

What changes will the next year bring to corporate boardrooms? Find out who's leaving and who’s ready to grab the wheel.
He'll stay here, she'll move up and he's getting the boot. Photo sources: DPA, Reuters and PR [M]

From blue-chip DAX companies to promising newcomer companies, managers and teams are changing as the year turns. That spells power struggles, proud successors, family feuds: Germany's business world has all the drama of Shakespeare. Meet 12 executives who have left their mark on their company — for better or worse — or stand to make an impact.

A version of this article originally appeared in WirtschaftsWoche, a sister publication of Handelsblatt Global. To contact the staff: [email protected]