Stefan Messer was inducted into the family business's Hall of Fame on 16 January 2019 in a ceremony in Munich in front of around 200 invited guests from business, politics and society.
Every year, with the support of the auditing and consulting firm KPMG and the Foundation for Family Businesses, Handelsblatt honors outstanding personalities from family groups and medium-sized companies. Stefan Messer accepted the prize for sustainable entrepreneurship, in particular for the positive development of Messer since its return to family business.
The inclusion in the "Hall of Fame for Family Businesses" joins the awards given to Stefan Messer to this day, which are among the most important in the German economy, such as the "Axia Award", which was awarded to Messer in 2016 by Deloitte and WirtschaftsWoche. in the category "best in-house successor" or the 2014 "honorary award for family business" received by Ernst & Young as well as the award for "Family Entrepreneur of the Year 2010" by INTES and Impulse and the Entrepreneur Award "Fokus für Exzellenz 2010" from Liberalen Mittelstand Hessen eV.