Leoni AG

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Leoni AG
Traded as FWBLEO
Industry Manufacturing, engineering
Founded 1917
Headquarters Nuremberg, Germany
Key people
Klaus Probst (CEO and chairman of the management board), Werner Rupp (Chairman of the supervisory board)
Products Power, instrumentation and telecommunications cables, cable harnesses
Revenue €2.956 billion (2010)[1]
€130.7 million (2010)[1]
Profit €67.1 million (2010)[1]
Total assets €2.017 billion (end 2010)[1]
Total equity €481.2 million (end 2010)[1]
Number of employees
55,160 (end 2010)[1]
Website www.leoni.com

Leoni AG, based in Nuremberg, Germany, is a cable and harnessing manufacturing firm with branches throughout the world.

Leoni made all cables and powercords for Dell and Gateway 2000 during the dot-com boom of the 1990s in their plant in Birr, Offaly, Ireland, which was then moved to Slovakia.

It is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is a member of the mid-cap MDAX index, and is claimed as global leader of cable systems.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Report 2010" (PDF). Leoni. Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Hermann Simon notes the company in his correspondent book as an example of a "Hidden Champion" (Simon, Hermann: Hidden Champions of the 21st Century : Success Strategies of unknown World Market Leaders. London: Springer, 2009.- ISBN 978-0-387-98147-5. P. 39f.)

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