Management Forum, a division of Handelsblatt GmbH
Toulouser Allee 27
40211 Düsseldorf
Phone: +49 211 8874-3333
Fax: +49 211 8874-4000

Managing Director: Andrea Wasmuth

Registered office of the company: Düsseldorf
Commercial register number: HRB 85655

VAT ID No.: DE 114 127 780

Design & Programming:
piXel relations GmbH
Luxemburger Straße 93
50354 Hürth


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