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Public Relations at WHU

The press office is the interface between the school and the public. We connect you to the right expert interviewees who will provide you with qualified information on a variety of economic topics and academic life at WHU.
Our mission is to connect you with the right experts for your journalistic purposes.

The latest updates from WHU on student life, research, and more

An EMBA Graduate’s Story of Career Transformation and Connections

An EMBA Graduate’s Story of Career Transformation and Connections

From banker to entrepreneur: Lama’s path to the start-up world and a lifelong network

 
Start-ups Investment Report

Start-ups Investment Report

Funding rounds, exits, acquisitions, and IPOs of WHU start-ups in Q2 2024

 
Students Give WHU High Marks

Students Give WHU High Marks

WHU students rate the school and their career prospects as exceptional in 2024 edition of the Universum CareerTest

 

WHU Knowledge

Visit WHU’s expertise platform to learn from our latest scientific findings, all of which are presented in an easily accessible way. This platform offers expert opinions on daily topics from our researchers, best practice examples from the world of business, and exciting podcasts and video contributions sure to meet your interests. Learn from experienced professionals and find inspiration in the words of our professors! This is where knowledge becomes action!

WHU Management Experts

Top in management research—in-depth expertise for newspaper, TV, or radio interviews

Our professors cover a wide range of business and economic topics. In both their research and teaching activities, they focus on economic and monetary policy issues, start-ups, leadership, and corporate governance issues. They also specialize in marketing, financing, controlling, and logistics topics. They are happy to act as your discussion partner and provide their respective expertise. 

We would be happy to support you in your search for a suitable contact person. You are also welcome to browse through our expert database on your own to find the contact person who best fits your area of interest. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Professor Nadine Kammerlander
Chair of Family Business
"Areas of expertise:

Company Succession, Family Business, Family Firm, Family Office, Leadership, German Mittelstand
Corporate Venturing, Digitalization, Employer Branding, Entrepreneurial Exit, Innovation"
Professor Martin Fassnacht
Chair of Strategy and Marketing
"Areas of expertise:

Brand Image, Dynamic Pricing, Marketing, Price Management, Consumer Behavior
Discounter, Retail, Trade Goods, Luxury Brands, Online Retail, Omnichannel Business"
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Professor Christoph Hienerth
Chair of Entrepreneurship and Creativity
"Areas of expertise:

Business Creation, Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship, Founder, Incubator, Start-Up Scene
Corporate Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Risk and Uncertainty, Social Entrepreneurship"
Professor Christian Hagist
Chair of Economic and Social Policy
"Areas of expertise:

Healthcare Economics, Healthcare Reform, Pension Schemes, Retirement, Social Insurance
Ageing, Demography, Economic Policy, Economics of Family Firms, Fiscal Sustainability"
Professor Miriam Müthel
Chair of Organizational Behavior
"Areas of expertise:

Business Ethics, Corporate Ethics, Ethics, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Shared Leadership
Crisis Management, Chinese Companies, International Management, Sino-German Collaborations"
Professor Markus Rudolf
Chair of Finance
"Areas of expertise:

Asset Management, Banking, Capital Market Theory, Financial Risk Management, Portfolio Optimization, Panama Papers
Brexit, Grexit, Euro, Crypto Currency, European Monetary Union, Interest Rate Structure, Private Banking"
Professor Sascha L. Schmidt
Chair of Sports and Management
"Areas of expertise:

Bundesliga, Football, Future of Sports, e-sports, Sports Business, SPOAC, Sporttech, National Team, Olympics
Careers for Top Athletes, Digitalization, Sports Management, Sports Economics, Strategic Mangement, Sports Innovation"
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Contact us! We look forward to hearing from you!

The Public Relations team is looking forward to answering any questions you may have about WHU, its programs, or the latest research findings. Please get in touch if you are looking for an expert statement from one of WHU’s professors: presse[at]whu.edu

Our team

Kerstin Leitel
Kerstin Leitel
Press Officer / Associate Director Public Relations
Nicolas Vogt
Nicolas Vogt
Manager Public Relations
Travis Mueller
Travis Mueller
Manager Public Relations
Dajana Leppin
Dajana Leppin
Manager Public Relations
Ines Alwardt
Ines Alwardt
Manager Public Relations

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