Brunswick Group, the strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues, today announced that Jan-Peter Schwartz will join as a Partner in Munich on February 1, 2021.
Jan-Peter brings more than three decades of corporate communications and media relations experience across a range of sectors, notably in Energy, Industrials and TMT. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & Brand Strategy at Osram Licht AG, where he was responsible for global internal and external communications, public affairs, investor relations, sustainability and brand strategy. Prior to that, he was Corporate Vice President for Energy Communications at Siemens AG. Jan-Peter also spent over 10 years working in broadcast journalism, including as an editor and in management roles. At Brunswick, Jan-Peter will bring his deep corporate, financial communications and media relations expertise to bear for clients in Germany and across the world.
Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are delighted to welcome Jan-Peter to Brunswick. He will add even more expertise to our Munich office and to our firm, and his experience will be invaluable to clients across every sector as they engage with their most critical issues.”
Janos Goenczoel, Europe Managing Partner, said: “We had another very strong year in Germany in 2020 and we are thrilled that Jan-Peter is joining us at such an exciting time. His senior in-house experience, deep sector knowledge and background in journalism will complement our existing advisory capabilities and be highly additive to our clients.”
Fiona Claire Littig, Partner and Munich Office Head, said: “Over the last decade, we have built an extremely strong team in Munich focused on helping clients navigate business critical situations. We see tremendous opportunity to help more clients solve their most complex problems. Jan-Peter will be an invaluable addition to our team and I look forward to the contribution he will make to Brunswick and to our clients as we look toward the next ten years.”
On joining Brunswick, Jan-Peter said: “Brunswick is the pre-eminent advisor on business critical issues to many of the world’s leading companies. It is a privilege to join the firm and I look forward to working with my esteemed colleagues in Germany and across the globe to bring even more of our expertise and capabilities to clients.”
About Jan-Peter Schwartz
Until January 2021, Jan-Peter served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & Brand Strategy at Osram Licht AG, a leading global technology company, where he was responsible for global internal and external communications, public affairs, investor relations, sustainability and brand strategy. Prior to that, he was Corporate Vice President for Energy Communications at Siemens AG where he oversaw all corporate and marketing communications in 200 countries. Jan-Peter also held senior communications positions at RWE AG. Previously, Jan-Peter spent over 10 years working in broadcast journalism, including as an editor and in management roles at Westdeutscher Rundfunk. He has also spent time as a consultant and executive coach, advising companies across a range of sectors on internal and external communications.
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