Markus Spillmann becomes new partner of Klaus-Metzler-Eckmann

The consulting partnership of Ruth Metzler-Arnold, Daniel Eckmann and Hans Klaus, founded in 2011, will be expanded as of October 1, 2015 with Markus Spillmann, the former Head of Journalism and Editor-in-Chief of the NZZ. The new name is Klaus-Metzler-Eckmann-Spillmann.

Klaus-Metzler-Eckmann advises, accompanies and supports leaders, boards, companies and organizations strategically, conceptually and in challenging situations. With Markus Spillmann joining the firm, the primary areas of activity of strategy, leadership and communication are expanded to include consulting activities in the field of journalism. Each of the partners has proven experience in operational and strategic management, in political and corporate communications and in crisis teams, as well as in national and international relations. Hans Klaus specializes in mandates in the field of corporate and crisis communications, Ruth Metzler chairs Switzerland Global Enterprise, Aquila & Co. and sits on various other boards of directors, and Daniel Eckmann is a lecturer at the University of Bern in addition to his mainly strategic consulting activities.

Hans Klaus / Ruth Metzler / Daniel Eckmann / Markus Spillmann

Klaus-Metzler-Eckmann expands the consulting community for the first time and in a targeted manner. Leading Partner Hans Klaus: "Markus Spillmann ideally rounds off the complementary competencies of our trio thanks to his many years of experience in the strategic, conceptual and operational management of complex leadership situations and problems, and with his extensive know-how in the media industry. He also fits seamlessly into our joint activities as a personality." Markus Spillmann will start his business activities with his company Spillmann Publizistik, Strategie, Management in Zurich on October 1, 2015. Spillmann stepped down as Editor-in-Chief of the NZZ in December 2014 ( reported).

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