Eckhard Zanger takes up the role of director of corporate communications at the beginning of next month. Formerly vice president of communications finance at aerospace company EADS, he will manage the media relations, internal communications and analyst relations departments. Christian Ratsch will head brand management, while marketing communications is the responsibility of Thomas Spreitzer.
Cartier has ended it relationship with Frankfurt agency Schrader Consult ,and brought its PR in-house, to correspond with global policy. It has appointed Christina Schulz for the task.
Swiss Life Deutschland has appointed Josef Kiener as director of corporate communications. He replaces Max Ochsenkuhn, who retires in February 2005, and will manage the press and public relations, strategic marketing and market research divisions. He is also responsible for the development of the company's Internet and Intranet presence.