Volker Bouffier, Minister President of Hesse, presented the award in the Wiesbaden State Chancellery and emphasized that Professor Viessmann provides an invaluable service to the general public: “With great skill, you have turned the Viessmann Group into a leading international company. Today, the name Viessmann is synonymous worldwide with innovative heating and cooling technology as well as forward-looking power supply. In your home country, your name also stands for a sustainable commitment to people and the environment, tireless efforts for the benefit of the region and entrepreneurial responsibility.”