Instinctif Partners Welcomes Christoph Schlüter as Managing Director for Germany
London January 22, 2024 – Instinctif Partners, the EMEA communications consultancy, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Christoph Schlüter as its new Managing Director for Germany, overseeing operations in Frankfurt and Berlin. Schlüter assumes the role from Martin Gosen, who served as interim managing director since March 2023.
Bringing a wealth of experience from his leadership role at international advisory firm H/Advisors, where he headed the Frankfurt office, Schlüter has a proven track record advising financial institutions, managing capital transactions, and providing strategic counsel to major international corporates. His background also includes Director at US bank Citigroup, overseeing the communications department in Frankfurt, as well as roles with The Boston Consulting Group and US heritage law firm Latham & Watkins.
Commenting on his new position at Instinctif Partners, Schlüter expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “I’m eagerly anticipating this new role. Instinctif is a globally renowned advisory firm, equipped with all the essentials to empower clients to outshine their competitors in effective stakeholder communication: unparalleled excellence in thinking and execution, profound market and brand insight, and, not least, a unique creativity that sparks genuine market transformation.”
In outlining his vision for growing the German business, Schlüter stated, “Our focus is on expanding in the vital areas of the communications market crucial to our clients: Reputation management, capital transactions, crisis management, restructuring, market entry, and growth.”
The targeted growth strategy will revolve around a comprehensive approach to client service. “Our clients stand to benefit from our international, multi-office, and interdisciplinary teams, leveraging their expertise in engaging with diverse stakeholders such as investors, media, employees, other interest groups, and trade associations, as well as decision-makers in governments and parliaments across Germany, Europe, and beyond.”
Ed Amory, CEO of Instinctif Partners says: “We are delighted that Christoph is joining us to lead our business in Germany. Christoph has a proven track record in business development under demanding circumstances, as well as in positioning business organisations brilliantly in relation to their stakeholders. His energy, ambitions, and creativity will elevate Instinctif Partners in Germany to the next level. Given Germany’s status as Europe’s largest economy, it holds tremendous relevance for our overall growth, and we are committed to investing in our teams in Frankfurt and Berlin.”