Clemens Tönnies has rejected resignation-speculation following the massive Corona outbreak in one of its slaughterhouses. "I'm going to lead this company out of this crisis," said the 64-Year-old on Saturday at a press conference in Rheda-Wiedenbrück. He added: "And then we'll see. I'm not from the dust.“
In the years since led to the dispute to Germany's largest Slaughterhouse, Robert Tönnies had before, his uncle Clemens in a letter of 19. June asked, to make the way free. His son, Max Tönnies to take over the work of the Board of management. In addition, Robert a called for the convening of extraordinary shareholders ' meeting.
the relationship between The district of Gütersloh, in which the affected site is located, and the company Tönnies is meanwhile distraught. "The confidence we have in the company, Tönnies, is equal to Zero. I have to say so clearly,“ said the head of the crisis staff, Thomas Kuhlbusch.
More than 1000 Tönnies employees tested positive
After the Corona onset at the meat producer toennies, meanwhile 1029 employees positive to the Virus tested. This is the district administrator of the Kreis Gütersloh, Sven-Georg Adenauer, informed, on Saturday afternoon. A total of 3127 findings of the fittings. More than 6500 people work at the location in Rheda-Wiedenbrück. District Adenauer stressed at the same time, there is yet "no significant entry" of the Virus in the General population. The meat operation Tönnies in Rheda - Wiedenbrück is closed for 14 days. The have has the circle, as the head of the crisis staff, Thomas Kuhlbusch, announced on Saturday in Gütersloh, Germany
Kuhlbusch also reported that Tönnies had delivered up to Friday, lists of employees, in which 30 percent of the addresses were missing. In the case of inquiries to the company have been always hesitant. Employees of the district administration and the working environment were, therefore, in the night to Saturday in the case of Tönnies and had gained access to the personal data reported to the district administrator Adenauer. The company had "managed to yesterday at midnight", the authorities in all of the residential addresses of the surrender in the case of Tönnies employees, he criticized. Since 01.30 p.m. this would be available now, finally.
in Total, there were approximately 1300 residential addresses in the district of Gütersloh, said Adenauer. This would now visited all of the "mobile Teams". This took swabs and informed the people about the imposed quarantine.
Adenauer described it as a "top priority" to prevent a lockdown of the Region. Such a Lockdown in North Rhine-Westphalia Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU), had not excluded. There is still a Chance to prevent this, according to the district administrator.Updated Date: 20 June 2020, 14:20