Volker Albus (D)
Paola Antonelli (USA)
Thomas Bene (A)
Fréderic Beuvry (F)
Max Borka (B)
Torsten Bröhan (D)
Alison Clarke (UK/A)
Erica Clark (USA)
Gerti Draxler (A)
Christian Gärnter (D)
Kostantin Grcic (D)
Harald Gründl (A)
Guta Moura Guedes (P)
Gerhard Heufler (A)
Didier Krzentowski (F)
Joris Laarman (NL)
Herbert Lachmayer (A)
Hans Maier-Aichen (D)
Peter Noever (A)
Paolo Piva (I/A)
Leonid Rath (A)
Julian Riess (A)
August Ruhs (A)
Kerstin Scheuch (MEX)
Petra Schmidt (D)
Jerszy Seymour (D)
Robert Stadler (F)
Pierre Staudenmeyer (F)
Robert Thiemann (NL)
Patricia Urquiola (I)
Christian Witt-Dörring (A)

Thomas Bene  
Managing Director of Marketing and Portfolio, Bene Group, Waidhofen/Ybbs (A)
Thomas Bene (*1963) studied business and administration at Kepler University in Linz. He subsequently worked as a chartered accountant in Zurich, for Maculan Holding in Berlin in 1992 and in 1993 for Haworth Office Furniture in Michigan, USA. He joined the family business in 1994. Thomas Bene was head of marketing until 1997, and was head of sales until 2000 from which time he worked as a member of the management team in marketing and distribution and as the company spokesperson. From 2004 to 2006 he was one of the directors for marketing and portfolio, since 2006 he is managing director of marketing and portfolio of the Bene Group, which is shortly to make its initial public offering.

In dialogues with:  
Christian Gärtner
Leonid Rath
Julian Riess
Petra Schmidt

Time schedule:  
TU 10.10., 09:30-10:20 am
Studio C (german)
Die nächste Generation (The next generation)

TU 10.10., 10:30-11:20 am
Studio A (german)
Alle Jahre wieder (Same time same place)

TU 10.10., 05:30-07:00 pm
Discussion panel with Q&A