Kaeser Kompressoren CEO Thomas Kaeser Awarded Bavarian Order of MeritSeptember 19, 2023
Thomas Kaeser, president and CEO of Germany’s Kaeser Kompressoren, a manufacturer of compressed-air products and with U.S. headquarters in Fredericksburg, VA, has been awarded the Bavarian Order of Merit for Outstanding Achievements in Business and Community Engagement. When presenting the honor, Markus Söder, Minister-President of Bavaria Söder, stated, “He is a steadfast advocate for the Upper Franconian economy. He always has excellent ideas and suggestions for what can be done to benefit society.” Additionally, Söder emphasized that to receive the Bavarian Order of Merit one must accomplish something exceptional. “It cannot be bought or inherited; it must be earned,” he said.
The Bavarian Order of Merit has been awarded annually since 1957 as a symbol of honorable and grateful recognition for outstanding services to the Free State of Bavaria and the Bavarian people. It symbolizes the extraordinary commitment and outstanding contributions of the citizens of the Free State to the community.
See also: Kaeser Compressors, Inc.