Andrea Schäfer

Senior Consultant, Darmstadt/Germany
andreaschaefer@heitgerconsulting.com
"We cannot change the direction of the wind, but we can adjust our sails." Aristotle
Focus
  • Change Management (stategy implementation, post-merger intergration, restructering)
  • Leadership, leadership development, talent management
  • Coaching of executives and management teams

Languages: German, Englisch
Educational Background
  • Diploma Degree in Business Administration, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt
  • Certified Executive Coach (ISCO AG, Berlin) and member of the German Federal Association of Executive Coaching – DBVC as Senior Coach (DBVC)
  • Systemic Organizational Consulting (Prof. Dr. Fritz B. Simon, Berlin)
  • Change Essentials (Heitger Consulting, Wien)
  • Additional therapeutic training based on Gestalt approach (Dr. Frank-M. Staemmler, Werner Brock, Würzburg and Gestaltinstitut Frankfurt)
Professional Background
  • 11/2008 – today:
      – Independent consultant with a focus on
    • Change Management (stategy implementation, post-merger intergration, restructering)
    • Leadership, leadership development, talent management
    • Coaching of executives and management teams
    – Since 2013: cooperation partner Heitger Consulting, Wien
    – Lecturer at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (personnel development) and HFT Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences (psychological consulting)
    • 1996 – 2008:
    Various positions in international operative and strategic human resources management, for Wella AG and Merck KGaA, most recently as head of Corporate Leadership Tools & Programmes, Design and implementation of numerous change management activities as part of the takeover process Procter & Gamble/Wella and Merck/Serono
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