Board members, managing directors, supervisory board members - all of them are under pressure today to be personally held accountable for their professional activities. Media execution, criminal prosecution and prison sentences for corporate executives, which are widely discussed in the media, are not uncommon today.
This has not only to do with a changed jurisdiction. Behind this there is also a social polarization, a changed media landscape and globalized markets.
Therefore, leaders from companies are much stronger in the fire, as a few years ago. An unfortunate statement can mean the end of the career.