16th March 2020
Corporate governance and investor relations leader Thomas von Oehsen joins capital markets team
Frankfurt, March 16, 2020 – Hering Schuppener Consulting is gaining another experienced head and distinguished capital market expert for its consulting team: On 1 April 2020, Thomas von Oehsen will join the Berlin team of Germany's leading strategy consultancy for communications as Managing Director. For the past 14 years, most recently as Head of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, he has represented the interests of institutional investors at ISS (Institutional Shareholder Services), the world's leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, gaining deep insights into the demands and requirements of large investors.
Alexander Geiser, Managing Partner at Hering Schuppener Consulting in Frankfurt, commented: “Thomas von Oehsen provides an extraordinarily valuable body of experience from which our listed clients can benefit greatly. Especially in volatile times, it is crucial to meet stakeholder expectations in the best possible way. With our strong Investor Relations team, we can now provide our clients with even more comprehensive advice and prepare them for the challenges of the coming years”.
It is becoming increasingly important for companies to articulate their corporate governance and sustainability strategies comprehensively and convincingly to all stakeholder groups. Against this background, it is a strong signal to the clients of Hering Schuppener to have Thomas von Oehsen, a proven expert, in the team, who from an investor perspective has played a decisive role in shaping this development in recent years.
Moreover, Thomas von Oehsen is no stranger to the consulting business. Even before his time at ISS, he worked as a consultant with his own consulting firm, accompanying his clients in strategic, financial and legal matters. He started his career in the financial services division of former DaimlerChrylser AG.
“I am very much looking forward to a change in perspective after such a long time on the investor side. Hering Schuppener has unique expertise in the capital market communications and investor relations sector. After, according to the votes entrusted in me, being a critical observer of listed companies for such a long time, I am now looking forward to better preparing companies for the current requirements as an active player”, comments Thomas von Oehsen.
Dirk von Manikowsky
Hering Schuppener Consulting
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About Hering Schuppener
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 und The Glover Park Group (GPG) together form a global strategic partnership. The combination of these three market leaders is one of the few global platforms advising clients across all communication issues leveraging over 500 consultants in 16 offices around the world. The strategic partnership provides combined global practice groups in Capital Markets, Crisis, Corporate Reputation and Public Affairs to give clients greater cross-market access and the best and most relevant strategic counsel. This strategic advice includes all available communication channels including an integrated digital offering. Finsbury, Hering Schuppener and The Glover Park Group are specialized operating companies of WPP, the world’s largest communications services group.