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. In addition, she is responsible for the Design division as Director of the Design Studio. 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.

Companies are in a constant process of transformation. In order to place the message in context as well as get people on board, commu­ni­cations must be both strategic and authentic.

/ Julika BenzBIO Contact

/ Julika BenzDirector
Düsseldorf

T  +49 211 51332-129
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Julika Benz is a Director with our Transformation team of experts. She consults companies on complex change processes as well as in strategy develop­ment and communi­cations. Her main focus is on the inter­faces between strategy, HR and communi­cations.

Julika studied business administration and has many years of experience in designing strategy and communi­cations processes in corporate environ­ments. Before moving to Deekeling Arndt/AMO, she worked for ten years at the world's largest logistics company.

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. 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.

The corona­virus crisis led to disruptive trans­formation in internal communi­cations. Communi­cations have become more approach­able, more virtual and more pragmatic – that is here to stay.

/ Jeanette MeierBIO Contact

/ Jeanette MeierDirector
Düsseldorf

T  +49 211 51332-139
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Jeanette Meier is a Director with our Trans­formation team of experts. For seven years now, she has been advising companies on complex change and trans­formation processes. The main focus of her work is on developing and implementing corporate visions and values as well as designing manage­ment communi­cations and measures to mobilise and involve employees.

Jeanette holds an M.Sc. in Communications Studies from the University of Twente, where she majored in Marketing Communication and Consumer Behaviour. Before becoming a consultant she worked in marketing and market research.

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 with our Capital Market team of experts at our Frankfurt offices. 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.