Boris von Schwichow
brand management, positioning and business strategy

Boris von Schwichow supports as Senior Consultant the following business areas at derks brand management consultants: brand management, positioning and business strategy. After studying communication science, social science and market and advertising psychology (M.A.) at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, he took responsibility for different leading positions at Marketing & Sales at Bang & Olufsen for over one decade: Distribution Development Manager, Marketing Director, Head of Global Retail Marketing; furthermore he is acknowledged expert for companies at luxury goods sector. He also imparts his experiences as moderator at the network Co-Create.

Klaudia Meinert
strategy, marketing and public relations

Klaudia Meinert has been consultant at derks brand management consultants since 2013. After graduating with a master’s degree in communication sciences from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, she initially worked as study manager at the Bavarian Academy of Advertising and Marketing (BAW). She then worked as independent consultant and author for various magazines, publishing houses, and industrial companies in the premium segment and as lecturer for marketing at LMU München, the Bavarian Academy of Advertising and various publishing houses. She also holds BAW-diplomas in direct marketing and media marketing and won an award at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. She is specialised in the fields of strategy, marketing, and public relations.

Astrid Haverkamp
public relations, corporate social responsibility and brand management

Astrid Haverkamp has been consultant at derks brand management consultants since 2013. After graduating as a communications economist WAK in Cologne, she worked as a consultant in various agencies until she founded her own communications agency in 1990. She served international clients, such as Bayer AG or Sony Europe GmbH, and she also supports the Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) or the Hotel im Wasserturm in Cologne for which her agency developed the entire brand presence. In 2001, her personal plans made her sell her shares and brought her to Vienna and Munich. Astrid Haverkamp is specialised in the fields of public relations, corporate social responsibility and brand management.

Sandra Männel
brand management and business strategy

Sandra Männel supports the team of derks brand management consultants as Consultant. After graduating from the Triple Degree program in Management (M.Sc. mult.) from emlyon (Lyon), LMU Munich, and Aston Business School (Birmingham), she worked in Business Development, and then started her Ph.D. in market-based management at LMU Munich. She holds lectures in Market Research, Marketing, and Scientific Writing at Campus M21 Munich and has gained extensive experience as certified Business Coach and Trainer focusing on Team Management, Leadership, and Creativity. Her specialisations include Strategy, Marketing and Employee Enthusiasm.

Constanze Braun
public relations, organisation and events

Constanze Braun supports derks brand management consultants in the fields of public relations and events. As trained hotel professional and sommelier, she holds a marketing and business diploma from University of applied Sciences Munich. She worked for the international PR agency Fleishman-Hillard and had responsible positions at the press office of the publishing house Gräfe und Unzer for many years. She also has a lectureship in press and public relations at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. She is specialised in public relations, organisation and events.

Michaela Grastat
organisation, marketing and public relations

As Junior Consultant Marketing and PR, Michaela Grastat is contact person for organisational and content questions and supports the company management at project level. She accomplished her professional studies “sports marketing” at Bayerische Akademie für Werbung und Marketing (BAW) in Munich and gained experiences at German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Munich and at the event organisation Medientage München GmbH. In addition, she is certified “Online Marketing Manager IHK”.

moritz-thalmayr_querMoritz Thalmayr
brand management and corporate strategy

Moritz Thalmayr supports the team as Junior Consultant in the areas brand management, marketing and corporate strategy. After successfully completing his studies in communication and media research (B.A.) as well as economic psychology and human factors engineering (B.Sc.) at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, he has gained his first professional experiences in repositioning the company RIXCOM GmbH. Besides, he is lecturer for drums and percussion.

Janina Lennefer
strategy, sales and project management

Janina Lennefer works as Junior Consultant Strategy and Sales in Project Management. After completing her Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Design, she worked in Sales and Retail Management at Wolford AG and most recently as Junior Consultant at Kienbaum Consultants International.