Jürgen Schrempp’s dedication to a wide range of domains has earned him numerous awards from specialist circles in commerce and industry.
For instance, he has been named “European Manager of the Year” by the Spanish business magazine Futuro, “Manager of the Year” by Business Week, “Industry Leader of the Year” by Manager Magazine and “Man of the Year” by Automobile Magazine. Schrempp’s international efforts gained him the prestigious Premio Capo Circeo under the patronage of the European Commission. This cultural prize has been awarded annually for the last 28 years by the German-Italian Friendship Association. It is given to public figures who have made a major positive impact on German-Italian relations in politics, business and culture and who have promoted a shared European culture. He has also received the Golden Steering Wheel from the German Sunday paper “Bild am Sonntag”.
His efforts for the wider community and society have been honored in numerous ways. Both he and former South African President and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Nelson Mandela, received an Honorary Bambi, a highly prized annual award from the German publishing company Burda Verlag for their exemplary joint efforts in the fight against Human immunodeficiency virus infection/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS). He bears the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany and two Orders of Merit from German federal states – Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. Other honours he has received include the Commander of the French Legion of Honour and the Commander of the National Order of Merit of the French Republic, the The Vaticans Cross of the St. Gregory Order, the Grand Gold Decoration with Star for Services to the Republic of Austria and the Brazilian Order of the Southern Cross.
Schrempp received the Vernon A. Walters Award from the Atlantic Bridge and the Armonk Institute Award for the Promotion of German and American Jewish Relations; the Global Leadership Award of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship of the renowned Woodrow Wilson Center. He bears the Richard Merton Badge of Honour of the Stifterverband, (a joint initiative of German industries to promote science and higher education), the Hans Peter Stihl Award of the Forum of the Stuttgart Region, and he is an Honorary Senator and member of the Curatorium of the University of Applied Sciences Offenburg as well as Professor of the State of Baden-Württemberg, Honorary Doctor of the University of Graz and Honorary Doctor of Economics (h. c.) of the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.
Jürgen E. Schrempp is member of the Advisory Board since 1999.
“IT IS IMPORTANT THAT A PERSON SHOULD MAKE A CONTRIBUTION, WHETHER IN FAMILY LIFE OR PROFESSIONALLY, AND NOT JUST GO WITH THE FLOW.”
He was awarded a very special and indeed personal honor by Nelson Mandela in 1999, when he received the Order of Good Hope, the highest civil honor for foreign citizens in South Africa. This award recognized his extraordinary support for the country, not just recently but above all during the difficult years of apartheid.
|3. Juni 1992||Cross of the Order of Merit, Germany|
|17. Juni 1993||Commander of the National Order of Merit of the French Republic|
|13. Juli 1995||Bavarian Order of Merit|
|1996||Vernon A. Walters Award|
|6. März 1998||Vatican´s Cross of the St. Gregorius Order|
|10. Dezember 1998||Global Leadership Award of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies|
|28. Januar 1999||„Order of Good Hope“ the highest civil Honor in South Africa|
|4. März 1999||Honorary Doctorate of Economics (h. c.) of the University Stellenbosch, South Africa|
|6. Juli 1999||Grand Gold Decoration of Honour with Star for Services to the Republic of Austria|
|7. Oktober 1999||Brazilian Order „Southern Cross“|
|28. September 2000||Medal of Merit of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg|
|9. Oktober 2000||Professorship of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg|
|26. Oktober 2000||Commander of the French Legion of Honor|
|19. November 2003||Honorary Doctorate of the University of Graz, Austria|
|26. Juni 2004||Richard-Merton-Badge of Honour the Stifterverband, a joint initiative of German industries|
|16. Juni 2005||“Woodrow Wilson” Award for Corporate Citizenship|
|28. Oktober 2005||“Hans-Peter-Stihl“ Award 2005 of the Forum of the Stuttgart Region|