Messer has been announced as a winner of the Axia Best Managed Companies Award 2020.

Presented by Deloittte, German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche and the Federation of German Industries (BDI), this is the third time the world’s largest family-run industrial gases specialist has been presented with the award, previously winning it in 2016 and 2019.

“As one of the honourees, Messer is once again showcased for its top-notch corporate governance, with excellent innovation, a strategy based on long-term developments and strong governance structures,” Lutz Meyer, partner and Head of the medium-sized enterprise programme at Deloitte, emphasised.

“This not only makes Messer a benchmark for superbly managed medium-sized enterprises but also a symbol for Germany’s future as a business location.”

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In light of measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, the award was presented personally on 15th May (2020) at Messer’s headquarters in Bad Soden near Frankfurt, Germany.

Stefan Messer, owner and CEO, and Marcel Messer, Adviser to the Management of Messer Group, accepted the prize in person.

Commenting on the award, Stefan Messer said, “Since Messer Group GmbH was founded, we have been pursuing long-term objectives in order to lead the company independently and economically into the future.”

“With this in mind, we take a future-oriented and continuous approach that considers the different circumstances in our existing markets.”