Team

Individual consulting by interdisciplinary teams

We see ourselves as communication experts who analyse your challenges from all perspectives. That is why we rely on interdisciplinary teams for consulting. We deliver the commitment and entrepreneurial spirit of a specialist agency whilst providing our client partners access to an established, growing team and active global network. We will specifically select the right team for our clients, making sure we offer the right knowledge, experience and expertise for the job at hand.

Denis Haßing

Director

Katharina Tolkmitt

Managing Partner

Horst Müther

Managing Partner & CEO

Dr. Stephanie Schruhl

Director

Experience & Technical Expertise

Senior Team

Are you looking for a sparring partner for your communication challenges? We are at your disposal with many years of experience and technical expertise. In a joint discussion, we analyze the initial situation and provide you with a highly qualified team of consultants. Contact us.

Horst Müther

Managing Partner & CEO

Dr Horst-H. Müther is Managing Partner and CEO of the company and advises clients in the field of medicine and health care. Together with the Hering Schuppener Group, in 2001 he established the company (trading as GCI Healthcare Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH at the time).

Prior to this, Dr Horst-H. Müther was responsible for advising national and international customers in the field of strategic communications, marketing, PR and lobbying in his role as Practice Leader and Managing Director at Burson-Marsteller. Before this, he made a decisive contribution within the Marketing department of drugs manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline to establish a subsidiary in the field of medical education.

Dr Horst-H. Müther studied biology in Würzburg and Hamburg and was engaged as a scientific assistant at the Heinrich Pette Institute for Experimental Virology and Immunology in Hamburg (HPI).

 

Tel. +49 40 368075-11 // Mob. +49 172 4257055

Fax +49 40 368075-93

horst.muether@gcihealth.de

Denis Haßing

Director

Denis Haßing is a Director in GCI Health. He is responsible for the development of the company’s digital service portfolio. His areas of expertise include digital communications for the healthcare industry. He gives advice to pharmaceutical companies (Rx and OTC), medical technology companies and start-ups in strategic communications, crisis communications, product communications and content-strategies.

Before joining GCI Health, he was entrusted with the development of a health content platform as Head of Content at a start-up of arvato Bertelsmann. His professional career began with a traineeship at GCI Health.

Denis Haßing is Communication Manager M.Sc. and studied at the University of Osnabrück and the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart.

Tel. +49 40 368075-16 // Mob. +49 151 18230716

Fax +49 40 368075-99

Katharina Tolkmitt

Managing Partner

Katharina Tolkmitt is Managing Partner at GCI Health. She advises medical and pharmaceutical clients as well as medical technology companies in all aspects of strategic healthcare communications. Her main areas of focus include: editorial support for scientific symposia and expert meetings as well as medical writing.

Prior to joining GCI Health in 2001, she was a medical editor at Bertelsmann Springer Science and Business Media and responsible for the content and strategic development of medical journals, e.g. in the field of immunology and health economy.

Katharina Tolkmitt holds a diploma in biology from the University of Hamburg. She speaks German, English and Russian.

Tel. +49 40 368075-17 // Mob. +49 170 7996272

Fax +49 40 368075-93

Dr. Stephanie Schruhl

Director

Dr Stephanie Besztejan is Director at GCI Health. She works for clients in the field of medicine (Rx) and healthcare.

Her focus is on strategic communication for complex medical diseases and new therapies, awareness as well as medical and scientific communication. Her experience covers projects in immunology, dermatology, rare diseases and oncology as well as respiratory diseases and drug development (directed evolution, protein design).

She started her professional career in 2015 as a trainee at GCI Health.

Dr. Stephanie Besztejan studied Molecular Life Science (B.Sc. and M.Sc.) in Hamburg. She received her PhD in chemistry from the International Max Planck Research School for Ultrafast Imaging and Structural Dynamics and the University of Hamburg. In addition to her scientific education, she completed the distance learning course “Public Relations” at the Freie Journalisten Schule with the degree “PR-Referent” (final thesis on healthcare topics in a web context between the German Drug Advertising Act and social media).

Tel. +49 40 368075-24 // Mob. +49 151 12515718

Fax +49 40 368075-99

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