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Dynamics Group is a team of specialists

offering strategy consulting, communications

and research services.

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The Group

Dynamics Group brings together leading experts in three business areas that complement each other: strategic advisory, communication management and research and analysis. We offer each single service at the highest level of quality, although it is particularly in combination that we are able to provide the greatest value to our clients.

Dynamics Group works for more than 150 national and international clients. The partnership was founded in 2006 and is managed by 11 Partners. Total staff is 25 persons in 3 offices in Zürich, Bern and Geneva. Research and Analysis is provided by a team of 30 Business/Financial Analysts and Market Researchers in India.

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We offer comprehensive consulting services with a focus on 

positioning and reputation management, corporate communications, 

capital market communications and public affairs. 

Our Services

Dynamics Group assists its clients in shaping their relationships with stakeholders – the market, investors, employees, the political scene as well as the public. We offer comprehensive consulting in all areas of communications, where the focus is on positioning and reputation management, corporate communications, capital market communications and public affairs. For non-core services, we cooperate with specialized service providers.

Our consulting philosophy is as comprehensive: We support our clients not only through strategy consulting, but also through communications management and research. Here, fact-based analysis is the foundation for the decision-making process. From this base, we derive an appropriate positioning and clear targets. This is the core of the strategy development. We then implement the defined measures with consistency and commitment.

Our aim is to have a long-term relationship with our clients. Depending on the requirements, we are a consultant, sparring partner or outsourcing partner for communication services. Mandates are managed only by partners. We are available for you 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. You can count on this.

Strategic Advisory

Dynamics Group unites specialists from different disciplines of communication. We have long-standing experience and an extensive network of decision-makers and opinion leaders from business, finance, politics and the media. And we know the business models of our clients, their way of thinking and their challenges.

Based on this, we develop tailored communication strategies that position our clients in the right way and set clear goals. Our clients benefit from the dynamics and creativity that result from the interdisciplinary collaboration between the partners. This continuous dialogue is essential for us.

Range of Services

  • Positioning of companies and individuals
  • Relationship management
  • Reputation monitoring and management
  • Crisis management and training
  • Capital market transactions (IPO, M&A, capital increases, secondaries)
  • Lobbying and public affairs
  • Thought leadership programs
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Communication Management

Dynamics Group handles the planning, implementation and monitoring of communication activities. The work is carried out by our own specialists, who have extensive experience in their respective fields and meet the highest quality standards. For specific tasks we find solutions in collaboration with our domestic and international partners.

We cover a wide range of sectors, from financial services to healthcare and real estate. On request, we serve as the media office for our clients and in case of listed companies can serve as the contact point for investor relations. Moreover, we offer desktop-publishing services, media planning as well as media buying.

Range of Services

  • Corporate communications and media relations
  • CI/CD development
  • Capital market communications and investor relations
  • Company reports and publications
  • Lobbying and public affairs
  • Websites and online media
  • Event management
  • Desktop publishing
  • Media planning and media buying
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Research

Dynamics Group has a global research team. It comprises three experienced analysts focusing on the industrial and healthcare sectors, based in our office in Zürich, and a team of around 30 highly qualified financial analysts and market researchers in India.

Our research team in Zurich and India monitors selected media worldwide and delivers analysis with minimal lag time, conducts research on markets and companies and creates tailored analysis, valuations, equity research reports as well as questionnaires for due diligence processes. These services are mainly for the (financial) industry. Dynamics Group also supports SMEs in creating business plans and evaluating expansion plans.

Services

  • Independent research
  • Media monitoring
  • Investor handbooks
  • Fundamental analysis
  • Audits and due diligence
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Our goal is long-term cooperation with our clients. Depending 

on the requirements, we serve as consultant, sparring partner 

or outsourcing partner for communication services. 

Team

Simone Arbus
Simone Arbus Senior Consultant
Simone Arbus
Simone Arbus
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Simone Arbus

Senior Consultant

Areas of expertise: Design of capital market-oriented publications, transactions communications and media buying

Simone Arbus (1964) is responsible for the graphics and desktop publishing activities of Dynamics Group in Zurich and India and leads the media planning and media buying activities. She has extensive experience in graphic design, layout and production of publications and advertisements, with a focus on financial reporting. Since 1998 she serves as the Director of a media and graphic design agency and is a recognized media consultant of the Swiss Association of Advertising Agencies, VSW. Simone Arbus was previously responsible for the marketing production at IP Multimedia (currently known as Goldbach Media) and prior to that worked for various companies in the PR and marketing sector.

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Thomas Balmer
Thomas Balmer Partner
Thomas Balmer
Thomas Balmer
Partner
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Thomas Balmer

Partner

Areas of expertise: Corporate Communications, Positioning and Reputation Management, Capital Market Communications and Investor Relations, Corporate Publishing

Thomas Balmer (1967) has more than 15 years’ experience in Corporate and Capital Market Communications. As a member of the executive committee of an international agency, independent advisor and co-partner of an advisory firm specialized in financial communications, he acted as an advisor to domestic and international clients and supported capital market transactions. Before his career as an advisor, he worked as a financial analyst for small and mid-cap companies. Thomas Balmer holds a master’s degree in Business, Law and Psychology from the University of Zurich.

Language skills: German, English, French

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Philippe Blangey
Philippe Blangey Partner
Philippe Blangey
Philippe Blangey
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Philippe Blangey

Partner

Areas of expertise: Capital Market Communications, Corporate Reputation and Crisis Management, Corporate Communications and Publishing

Philippe Blangey (1972) has extensive experience in the area of business and financial communications. As Senior Consultant with a leading Swiss PR Agency and independent consultant and Partner with Dynamics Group, he has advised domestic and international clients, accompanied international capital market transactions and manages several crisis communications mandates. He previously worked as a trading and sales specialist for different financial institutions. Philippe Blangey holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences (HWV).

Language skills: German, English, French

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Jessica Defferard
Jessica Defferard Office Manager
Jessica Defferard
Jessica Defferard
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Jessica Defferard

Office Manager

Jessica Defferrard (1988) joined Dynamics Group in September 2011. Before, she worked at the Administration Department of Manor SA. She is currently attending a part-time work program in Business Administration at the Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève in order to obtain her Bachelor’s degree. She also has a first diploma in Business Administration.

 

Language skills: French, Spanish, Italian, English

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Andreas Durisch
Andreas Durisch Senior Partner
Andreas Durisch
Andreas Durisch
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Andreas Durisch

Senior Partner

Areas of expertise: Strategic Advisory, Corporate Reputation and Crisis Management, Media Training Programs, Public Affairs

Andreas Durisch (1954) is a communications expert and media veteran. He advises companies and organizations on their relationships with the political scene, the public and the media. He also supports high-profile individuals in positioning and reputation management. As a recent editor-in-chief of SonntagsZeitung, he has an interdisciplinary network and is familiar with the specific characteristics of the media landscape.

Language skills: German, English and French

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Hannes Egger
Hannes Egger Senior Consultant
Hannes Egger
Hannes Egger
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Hannes Egger

Senior Consultant

Areas of expertise: Public Affairs, Corporate Communications, Campaigning

Hannes Egger (1979) has several years’ experience in all areas of public affairs, corporate communications and the design and execution of political campaigns. Before joining Dynamics Group he was a consultant for three years with the Zurich communications agency Bretscher & Partner, where he handled mandates in the areas of aviation, finance, health and energy. In 2014 he served as personal assistant to the marketing director of the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, and was a member of the core team responsible for the organisation and success of this major event, which took place in August 2014. Hannes Egger studied political science and European law in Zurich and Berlin. He received a Master of Arts in 2009.

Language skills: German, English, French

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Franz Egle
Franz Egle Senior Partner
Franz Egle
Franz Egle
Senior Partner
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Franz Egle

Senior Partner

Areas of expertise: Public Affairs, Communication Strategies, Positioning, Reputation and Crisis Management

Dr. Franz Egle (1957) is a co-founder of Dynamics Group with thirty years of experience in the development and realization of communication strategies. He is an advisor for companies, organizations and personalities in the areas of public relations, media and politics. Before co-founding Dynamics Group he was a Partner at the communications and financial consultancy Hirzel.Neef.Schmid Konsulenten. At the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, he was in charge of Communications and worked as an advisor to Federal Councilor Flavio Cotti. Franz Egle holds a master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Sociology and a doctorate in Sociology from the University of Zurich.

Language skills: German, English, French

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Olivia Gerig
Olivia Gerig Senior Consultant
Olivia Gerig
Olivia Gerig
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Olivia Gerig

Senior Consultant

Areas of expertise: Corporate Communications, Financial Communications, Media Relations

Olivia Gerig (1978) has extensive experience in corporate communications. Before joining Dynamics Group, she worked in public relations, media relations, journalism and event management. She started her career at the Geneva University Hospitals, where she was responsible for media relations and public relations, and then took over event management for Essilor. Subsequently, in 2008, Olivia Gerig handled client mandates at the Geneva communications agency Rochat & Partners, where she became a partner the same year. In 2011, she turned to the humanitarian sector and managed communications for the NGO Handicap International in Geneva. Olivia Gerig also wrote for the press from 2009 to 2011, in particular for the magazine “Bilan” and the daily “l’Agefi”. Her first novel will be published in January 2015.

Olivia Gerig holds a federal diploma in public relations (2004) and received a Master’s in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva in 2002.

Languages: French, German and English

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Rahel Hofmann
Rahel Hofmann Office Manager
Rahel Hofmann
Rahel Hofmann
Office Manager
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Rahel Hofmann

Office Manager

Rahel Hofmann (1963) has many years of professional experience in office management in various fields such as banking, industry and trade. Prior to joining Dynamics Group, she worked with one of the partners of a Zurich-based business law firm. She completed a commercial apprenticeship and has outstanding organizational skills. 

Language skills: German, English and French

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Christophe Lamps
Christophe Lamps Senior Partner
Christophe Lamps
Christophe Lamps
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Christophe Lamps

Senior Partner

Areas of expertise: Strategic counselling in corporate, media and investor relations, reputation and crisis management

Christophe Lamps (1958) has a strong background in corporate communications and investor relations, both in an agency setting and within specific companies. Has been partner of Rochat & Partners for 8 years. Before that, was for ten years Head of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs and Investors Relations, as well as spokesman, of Serono, Europe’s largest biotechnology company. Was Managing Director of Hill & Knowlton in Paris (1984 to 1989). Started working for the World Economic Forum, where he took part in the organization of the Davos Symposium, after receiving a Bachelor's degree from the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva) and a Master's degree (MALD) from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Boston).

Language skills: French, German, English

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Kaspar Loeb
Kaspar Loeb Senior Partner
Kaspar Loeb
Kaspar Loeb
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Kaspar Loeb

Senior Partner

Areas of expertise: Reputation Monitoring and Management, Corporate and Personal Branding, Crisis Communications, Thought Leadership Programs

Kaspar Loeb (1956) is one of Switzerland’s leading experts in brand positioning. He was CEO of the advertising agencies Seiler DDB, Publicis and Saatchi & Saatchi in Switzerland. Prior to that he was a member of the Executive Board of the renowned branding consultancy Interbrand and worked for twelve years for several Swiss print and electronic media. His experience as an advertiser, brand consultant and journalist gives him a comprehensive perspective on complex communication issues. Kaspar Loeb holds a law degree from the University of Basel and also completed the Ringier School of Journalism.

Language skills: German, English, French

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Alexandre Müller
Alexandre Müller Partner
Alexandre Müller
Alexandre Müller
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Alexandre Müller

Partner

Areas of expertise: Capital Market Communications, Investor Relations, Research and Financial Analysis

Alexandre Müller (1972) has extensive communication and research experience. As a member of the management team of two investment companies in the biotech and medtech sectors, he acquired extensive knowledge in the areas of investor relations, financial analysis and research. He has a large network in the financial community and is familiar with the requirements of various market participants, including brokerage firms, corporate finance, private banking and asset management companies. Before that he worked as a product manager with an international pharmaceutical corporation. Alexandre Müller has a master's degree in Science (Biochemistry) from ETH Zurich.

Language skills: German, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

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Bettina Mutter
Bettina Mutter Partner
Bettina Mutter
Bettina Mutter
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Bettina Mutter

Partner

Main areas of expertise: Public Affairs, Communication Strategies and Lobbying, Reputation and Crisis Management, Positioning, Communication and Media Training  

Bettina Mutter (1965) has extensive experience in the area of political communication and media relations, specializing in lobbying, positioning and media strategy. Before joining the consulting business, she worked for 15 years as a political journalist and correspondent for national media at the Federal House in Berne.  

Language skills: German, English, French

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Stephan Post
Stephan Post Partner
Stephan Post
Stephan Post
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Stephan Post

Partner

Areas of expertise: strategic consulting, comprehensive communication plan, crisis management, editorial support and publishing, event management, coaching, media and support of professional athletes

Stephan Post graduated from the “Centre Romand de Formation des Journalistes”, in Lausanne (CH), He worked for different medias in France and in the French speaking part of Switzerland, before being in charge of the marketing & communication department of several important banks in Geneva (UBS, Discount Bank, UBP). In 2005, he worked as a Consultant for different companies in Geneva in the field of communication, publishing, event and public relations. He joined Dynamics Group in 2009.

Language skills: English, French 

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Marion Schihin
Marion Schihin Senior Consultant
Marion Schihin
Marion Schihin
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Marion Schihin

Senior Consultant

Areas of expertise: Corporate Communications, Corporate Publishing, Media Relations, Internal Communications

Marion Schihin (1980) has many years’ experience in corporate communications, with a focus on media relations, internal communications and corporate publishing. She manages different communications and public affairs mandates. Prior to joining Dynamics Group, she was responsible for communications and investor relations at a Swiss pharmaceutical distributor. From 2008 to 2011, Marion Schihin was media spokesperson for the largest Swiss insurance company and was responsible for various internal communications and change projects within the company. Marion Schihin studied French language and literature, journalism and social psychology in Zurich and Paris.

Language skills: German, French, English

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Doris Rudischhauser
Doris Rudischhauser Partner
Doris Rudischhauser
Doris Rudischhauser
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Doris Rudischhauser

Partner

Areas of expertise: Capital Market Communications, Investor Relations, Research and Financial Analysis

Doris Rudischhauser (1967) has extensive communications and research experience. As Head of Analysis and Sell-Side Financial Analyst with international brokerage companies, she was responsible for business analysis focusing on medical technology, chemistry and small and mid-caps. Prior to that, she was responsible for the Investor Relations department at an SMI corporation. Doris Rudischhauser holds a master’s degree in Political Science/International Relations from the University Of St. Gallen (HSG).

Language skills: German, English, French

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Nadja Siebenmann
Nadja Siebenmann Project Manager
Nadja Siebenmann
Nadja Siebenmann
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Nadja Siebenmann

Project Manager

Areas of expertise: Project Management, Corporate Publishing

Nadja Siebenmann (1964) has more than 15 years’ experience in business journalism. She creates financial and image publications for private and listed companies as well as for public sector organizations in Switzerland. Her sector expertise includes construction, banking and clean technology.

Language skills: German, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

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Melanie Tavernier
Melanie Tavernier Senior Consultant
Melanie Tavernier
Melanie Tavernier
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Melanie Tavernier

Senior Consultant

Areas of expertise: Communication Strategy, Event Management, Product Communication, Media Relations, Account Management

Mélanie Tavernier joined Dynamics Group in 2008 and is in charge of clients in Luxury fields, event management, Sports, Hotel trade and Wine & Spirits industry. Mélanie started her career as Communication Coordinator for a major multinational company based in Geneva. Then, she worked as Press Officer for luxury brands (LVMH Group), and later, as Consultant for the communication agency Rochat & Partners. Mélanie studied law and has a degree in Business Administration.

Language skills: French, English, Italian

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Edwin van der Geest
Edwin van der Geest Senior Partner
Edwin van der Geest
Edwin van der Geest
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Edwin van der Geest

Senior Partner

Areas of expertise: Strategic Advisory, Corporate Reputation and Crisis Management, Capital Market Communications, Investor Relations, Transaction Management

Edwin van der Geest (1963) is an advisor for individuals and companies with specialization in the fields of public relations, media and finance. He supports numerous listed companies and their bodies in terms of positioning within the capital market and interactions with the financial community. Additionally, he has extensive experience in the field of capital market activities, IPOs, secondaries (equity- & debt), public takeovers and proxy fights. As an active investor, he is familiar with the mechanisms and requirements of the private equity industry. Edwin van der Geest holds a master’s degree in History and Economics from the University of Zurich.

Language skills: German, English, French, Italian, Dutch

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Julia von Känel
Julia von Känel Project Manager
Julia von Känel
Julia von Känel
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Julia von Känel

Project Manager

Main areas of expertise : Corporate Publishing, Media Relations, Event Management

Julia von Känel (1973) has strong experience in Media Relations, Corporate Publishing and Event Management. Prior to joining Dynamics Group Julia von Känel was working with Müller-Möhl Group, where she was responsible for media relations and web publishing. Previously she worked as Project Leader for the FDP (Swiss Liberal Party), where she accompanied election campaigns and public initiatives. She was Press Officer at Swisscoy (KFOR Peacekeeping Operations) from 2003 to 2004. Julia von Känel studied Sociology, Environmental Sciences and Journalism in Zurich and Munich.

Language skills: German, French, English

 

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Pia Zürcher
Pia Zürcher Accountant
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Pia Zürcher
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Pia Zürcher

Accountant

Pia Zürcher is responsible for the accounting at Dynamics Group. She prepares monthly reports and provides necessary figures to the management. She has a wide experience in accounting and has been working in this field since 2005. Prior to joining Dynamics Group, she worked with an asset manager and a fiduciary office. Additionally, she attended a training course for the federal vocational exam in fiduciary operations. Pia Zürcher has a business school degree and has also completed an apprenticeship as a florist.

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Contact

Office Zurich

Dynamics Group AG
Utoquai 43
CH-8024 Zurich

Tél. +41 43 268 32 32
Fax +41 43 268 32 39

Office Bern

Dynamics Group AG
Zeughausgasse 22
CH-3011 Bern

Tel. +41 31 312 28 41
Fax +41 31 312 28 49

Office Geneva

Dynamics Group AG
21, rue des Caroubiers
CH-1227 Carouge/GE

Tel. +41 22 308 62 20
Fax +41 22 308 62 36