Klaus Kobjoll

The very spirit of enterprise with solid business thinking

Kobjoll inspires admiration because he practises what he preaches. He went independent at the age of 22 and has by now successfully started up ten companies, long before the term "start-up" became common, so he knows what he is talking about.
His entrepreneurial success stems largely from his methodical use of enthusiasm, as well as his consistent and systematic use of reflection, out-of-the-box thinking and renewal.
Success happens when you follow your own path. His 14 awards, including the European Quality Award, testify to what is feasible with planning, a clear vision and a good team.

  • 9 x Germany’s best conference or seminar hotel
  • 2 x German Marketing Prize (HSMA)
  • 3 x Germany’s leading quality award: the Ludwig Erhard Prize
  • 1 x European Quality Award
  • 2003: EFQM Special Prize Customer Focus
  • November 2004: Klaus Kobjoll’s Schindlerhof wins the Special Prize for People Development, 2004, of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).
  • 2009: Klaus Kobjoll honoured for his life achievement and inducted to the German Speakers Hall of Fame
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK: Germany's best employer of 2013 among all companies with less than 500 employees
  • 2015: Hall of Fame for the best conference hotels in Germany
  • 2018: Great Place to Work 1st place Germany-wide and across the sector in the category 0f 50-100 employees
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