Directors

In complex transformation processes the important thing is to keep an overview of each individual part of the project and to slot it into the overall context by thinking in terms of overarching processes.

/ Christiane AtassiBIO Contact

/ Christiane AtassiDirector
Düsseldorf

T  +49 211 51332-132
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Christiane Atassi is a Director of the company. She focuses on systematic planning and management of complex change and renewal processes. As an experienced project manager, she has headed up national and international projects, managed campaigns and supported and successfully implemented regional transformation projects.

Christiane has been working as a consultant for 20 years and has extensive expertise in large-scale projects. She majored in sociology, politics and media studies at the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf.

People expect companies to provide answers to societal questions. Successful companies take a position and align their culture and their actions accordingly.

/ Birte Kattelmann-JagdtBIO Contact

/ Birte Kattelmann-JagdtDirector
Düsseldorf

T  +49 211 51332-107
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Birte Kattelmann-Jagdt advises companies on complex change and modernisation processes as well as digital transformation. She focuses on strategy development and communication, creating corporate images and purpose statements as well as designing integration, identity, culture and value processes. This also includes implementing the above in terms of content and design.

Birte studied Romance languages & literature and business adminis­tration at the universities of Mannheim and Santiago de Chile. After completing a journalism internship, she worked for over ten years in the chemicals industry – holding positions such as Group press spokesperson for BASF. She has broad experience in internal and external communications as well as crisis communications. She also specialises in systemic organi­sational consulting.

Companies have to be where relevant stakeholders form their opinions – these days that increasingly happens online.

/ Jörg Kohnen-MayBIO Contact

/ Jörg Kohnen-MayDirector
Düsseldorf

T  +49 211 51332-206
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Jörg Kohnen-May is a Director at the Corporate & Public Affairs division. He focuses on developing communications strategies, content and agenda-setting programmes to position companies and their top management with relevant stakeholders.

Jörg studied English and German literature at the RWTH Aachen, and also gained a Certificate of Advanced Studies in “Curating” at the Zurich University of Arts. Before joining Deekeling Arndt/AMO, he worked for 15 years in other communications consulting firms. He brings with him experience in corporate communications, sustainability/CSR communications as well as risk and reputation management.

The more complex the transformation, the more relevant to success are good communications. The right language and voice are essential in order to win people over to new ideas.

/ Dr Sebastian MarxBIO Contact

/ Dr Sebastian MarxDirector
Düsseldorf

T  +49 211 51332-115
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Dr Sebastian Marx is a director of the company. He advises on transformation processes and the positioning of companies, brands and people. His consulting activities range from strategy development, to conceptualising and implementing content and dialogue formats, right through to communications in crisis situations.

He holds a PhD in German and has extensive experience as well as a wealth of industry knowledge based on many years of working in the agency and corporate sphere, among other things as spokesperson of an energy corporation.

When it comes to transactions, it’s incredibly important not to simply feed information to the capital market, but to set up and implement integrated stakeholder communications.

/ Daniela MünsterBIO Contact

/ Daniela MünsterDirector
Frankfurt a. M.

T  +49 69 97098-511
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Daniela Münster is a director at the Capital Market Communications and Financial Relations division. She focuses on advising national and international clients in all matters of stakeholder communications, in particular with regard to transactions such as M&As or IPOs as well as in subsequent investor relations activities. In addition, she advises companies in special situations, for example in the area of shareholder activism.

Daniela studied English and history in Freiburg and Dundee, in Scotland. After a PR internship and sub­sequent role in PR consulting, she moved to investor relations and capital market communications, supporting a number of medium and large-scale enterprises, both in their mandatory communications and in transactions. Previously she worked for a US non-profit organisation.

The success of a transaction depends not only on the purchase price but also on whether you send out the right messages to convince the stakeholders of the benefits of the transaction.

/ Stephanie Verena PragerBIO Contact

/ Stephanie Verena PragerDirector
Frankfurt a. M.

T  +49 69 97098-533
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Stephanie Verena Prager is a Director at the Frankfurt office. She advises clients on transaction and transformation processes. Some of the areas she focuses on are capital market communications as well as strategic corporate communications and management positioning.

Stephanie holds an M.Sc. in Management, with a focus on Strategic & Organizational Change from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel. Before coming to communications consulting, she worked for around six years in international management consulting companies in the areas of strategic transaction management and organisational development as well as supply chain management and real estate.