Christiane Schulz

CEO Germany, Regional Client Leader, Member of the EMEA Executive CommitteeRegional Client Leader, Member of the EMEA Executive Committee , Edelman

Christiane Schulz is Chief Executive Officer of Edelman in Germany, the Regional Client Lead for EMEA and as such a member of the EMEA Executive Committee.​ Before joining Edelman in November 2019, she led Weber Shandwick as CEO in Germany for six years and was a member of the EMEA Strategy Board. Christiane was responsible for external communications at Landeskreditbank Baden-Württemberg, among others, as well as a member of the German board at Ketchum Pleon for many years.​ Christiane has worked in the PR industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience covering a wide range of areas from corporate communication to marketing. She has many years of experience advising clients from the pharmaceutical, financial, FMCG, F&B, mobility and logistics industries to the energy and chemical industries.​ As a thought leader, Christiane was included in W&V's list of "100 Brains: the brains of the industry" in December 2019, received the HR Excellence Award in the New Work category in 2018, and was named Manager of the Year in PR, Media & Marketing at the German Stevie Awards in 2015. Previously, she was awarded Maverick of the Year for Women in Business at the 2012 International Business Awards.​ From May 2017 to June 2021, Christiane was President of GPRA, the association of leading agencies in Germany.​ Christiane studied economics in Hanover and is an economist by diploma.