Achim Wirtz


Achim brings more than 25 years of experience in marketing and communications, with particular expertise in brand and communication strategies, brand management, communication effectiveness, and issues like internal branding and crisis management.

He has worked with a variety of clients including HSBC, IWC, Swiss Re, Swiss Post, Swisscom, UBS and Zurich Financial. After 3 years as CCO at Ciba’s (today Novartis) Industrial Division he focused on Health Care and Life Science, working with clients such as Bayer, Galenica, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, and Sanofi in the pharma space as well as University Hospital Zurich and Hirslanden Group in the hospital industry. In addition, he's worked with scientific project clients Blue Brain Project, Human Brain Project and FrontiersIn as well as with implant clients Medartis, Nobel Biocare and Straumann.

Achim holds a Master’s degree in economics from Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München and a post-graduate degree in organizational development of Management Centre St. Gallen.

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