New hire: Dr Robert Vollrath strengthens the capital markets team as a partner

Frankfurt/Düsseldorf, February 1, 2019 – Hering Schuppener Consulting is pleased to announce a top-class addition to its partner group: Effective February 1, 2019, Dr Robert Vollrath, an experienced and proven investor relations professional, joins the Frankfurt capital markets team of Germany's leading strategic communications consultancy.

Portrait Dr. Robert Vollrath, Partner Hering Schuppener Frankfurt Shooting January 2019 Photographer Sigrun Strangmann

Robert Vollrath is a respected executive with extensive experience in investor relations and in-depth knowledge of the German and international capital markets. Since 2012, he has held various positions in Investor Relations at Deutsche Bank, most recently as Deputy Global Head of Investor Relations. Prior, he spent three years at Deutsche Börse, where he was responsible for setting up the OTC Clearing business within Eurex Clearing. He began his career at the management consultancy McKinsey & Company, where he managed to become a Junior Partner from 2001 to 2009. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the German Investor Relations Association (Deutscher Investor Relations Verband e.V.).

Dr Phoebe Kebbel, Managing Partner of Hering Schuppener Consulting, said: “The demands placed on communication with capital market players have increased continuously in recent years. Dialogue with investors – whether committed for the long term or motivated by activism – is vital for the strategic positioning of listed companies and thus also a central element of our consulting approach. We are very pleased to welcome Robert Vollrath, such an experienced expert of the investor relations scene, to our partner team.”

With immediate effect, Robert Vollrath will advise and support Hering Schuppener’s clients from the Frankfurt office in the areas of investor communication, dealing with activists and organizing capital markets days. “It has always been a great challenge to convey the right messages to the capital market. At the same time, however, it also offers a great opportunity to win investors over to its goals in the long term. After almost ten years on the corporate side, I am looking forward to returning to consulting and working with one of the strongest financial communications teams in the world to support companies in their strategic communications,” said Robert Vollrath, commenting on his new role.


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Hering Schuppener Consulting is one of the leading communications consultancies in Continental Europe and the clear market leader in Germany, with offices in Berlin, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt as well as an office in Brussels. Hering Schuppener has specialized in strategic communications solutions for companies in mission-critical situations such as M&A transactions, IPOs, restructuring and change processes as well as crises. Moreover, the company advises its clients on a continuous basis in reinforcing their reputation and managing their brand, in management and controlling of international communications activities, in issues related to corporate campaigning and corporate affairs, CEO positioning, digital corporate communication and transformation as well as in long-term press and investor relations activities.

Hering Schuppener Consulting, Finsbury and The Glover Park Group (GPG) have formed a strategic partnership. With 15 offices and more than 500 consultants, the companies have created one of the very few global platforms for integrated strategic communications advice, providing clients with sophisticated counsel and seamless execution, regardless of geography. The firms have advised on nearly 1,500 transactions with a total value of more than US$ 2 trillion in the last 10 years alone.

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