We want to develop both people and organizations and to support them in their efforts to achieve their goals. We see ourselves as companions and pathfinders and have combined our varied and extensive experience to form a holistic approach.
has successfully supported executives and organizations in realizing their strategic goals as a coach and organizational developer in over 30 countries. His focus has always been on the “Human Side of Change”.
Axel has helped companies and organizations in managing complex change processes and improving the collaboration and performance of both teams and executives.
His customers have included Lufthansa, EY, Fresenius, Unilever, the African Union Commission, Canon Europe, Levi’s, GIZ and T-Systems.
He has published several articles in trade magazines in which he has shared his experiences and practical suggestions. In 2016 his book “Parachuting Cats into Borneo: And Other Lessons from the Change Café”, co-authored with Alan AtKisson, appeared.
uses his deep understanding of changes in brands, markets and customers to develop sustainable strategies for communication, marketing and product development.
In 25 years as a strategist in the media and communications industry in Germany, London and New York, Johann has held national (Germany, USA), regional (Central and Eastern Europe, North America) and global leadership positions in leading agency groups (WPP, Dentsu Aegis).
For over 20 years, he has been involved in the digital transformation of the media and marketing business – two of the earliest industries to be affected – for agencies as well as for advertisers in daily practice.
During his tenure as global Chief Strategy Officer Vizeum was for many years the fastest growing international agency network worldwide.
is an experienced executive and knows the challenges of strategic alignment, building organizations and implementing change initiatives from hard-won experience.
he has 30+ years of experience in the media business and leading global agency groups (WPP, Dentsu Aegis). In Germany and Switzerland he was responsible for media brands Mediacom, HMS and Vizeum, he was part of Vizeum’s international founding team and led its development in Central and Eastern Europe and South Africa.
As a member of Dentsu Aegis’ management board for over 15 years he accompanied the development of the group from 500 to over 1,200 employees and led client service for FMCG, trade and services clients.
As DentsuAegis’ Head of Media Purchasing he led the department’s transformation into a strategic area for investment management, trading and negotiation, as well as digitization through data-supported, programmatically-automated purchasing processes.