Management Thinker

Management Thinker


Hermann Simon is a member of Thinkers50, the list of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers (rank 25).
Since 2005, he has continuously been elected the most influential living management thinker in German-speaking countries.



Academic Honors and Awards

  • Award of German Brand Association (Preis des Markenverbandes)
  • Erich Gutenberg Award
  • Georg Bergler Award
  • Award Zerilli-Marimò by French Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques
  • Honorary Doctorate University Siegen, Germany
  • Honorary Doctorate IEDC School of Management, Bled, Slovenia
  • Honorary Doctorate Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland
  • Honorary Professor of University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China
  • Business Ambassador of the City of Bonn, Germany