GCI Health

GCI Health Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH is a specialist healthcare communications agency in Germany. We support our local and international clients with complex communications challenges, and create solutions designed to be different, rooted in healthcare landscape expertise and compliance know-how.

The owner-managed GCI Health Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH is part of the WPP Group. The company employs 45 people at two offices in Hamburg (headquarters) and Düsseldorf.


Change of name

Change of name to GCI Health Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH
Change of name to Hering Schuppener Healthcare Unternehmensberatung für Gesundheitskommunikation GmbH


Change of name


Established as GCI Healthcare

Established as GCI Healthcare Unternehmensberatung für Gesundheitskommunikation GmbH



Professional consulting requires a profound understanding of the clients’ goals. The related communication challenges need to be defined precisely. For this reason, we listen closely to a briefing and ask for the details beyond the obvious facts. We have a close eye on the market and analyse the specific environment. This enables us to develop tailored communication solutions.


The healthcare market is complex: digital transformation, various interests of a wide variety of stakeholders and scarcity of resources are only some of the factors limiting our clients’ room for manoeuvre. Strategic healthcare communication, therefore, demands a great deal of prudence. We are dedicated to delivering tailored, strategic healthcare solutions that meet our client’s individual goals.


Health and wellbeing are man’s most valuable assets, and ethical standards in the healthcare sector are high. The same should apply for communications in this area. We stand for responsible communication and partner with our clients on sensitive topics every day, delivering the commitment and entrepreneurial spirit needed to succeed in today’s complex environment.

Our Competences

We partner on all healthcare communications.

Press releases

Hering Schuppener focuses on core business

Düsseldorf/Franfkurt am Main – Hering Schuppener, Germany’s leading strategic consulting firm for communications, will focus on its core business in the future. Effective September 1, 2019, its unit for brand and corporate communications in Düs…

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Hering Schuppener appoints Katharina Tolkmitt as Managing Partner

Hamburg/Düsseldorf Katharina Tolkmitt will join the management board of HERING SCHUPPENER Healthcare Unternehmensberatung für Gesundheitskommunikation GmbH effective from May 1, 2019. Together with Dr Horst-Hermann Müther she will be responsible for the company which advises its clients from its locations in Hamburg and Düsseldorf.

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Media Contact

Katharina Tolkmitt, Managing Partner


+49 (0)40-36807517