About ourselves

Under one roof the Fasse + Bieger GmbH & Co. KG. has compiled a team of specialists, the members of which have gained differing forms of experience in issues management and in crisis communication – during engagements both at home and abroad, in large or medium-sized companies. There we have sharpened our profile – be it in ad-hoc assignments, follow-up processes or in prevention.

In doing so we have developed a mutual understanding for our tasks. With us you book the sum of our experiences. With us you have specialists at your side and not just junior consultants. We also speak German, but think internationally. And we prefer to use a foil rather than a sabre – realisation-orientated, word-perfect, and with a sensitive feel for style and culture.

Claudia Fasse

2014

Managing partner Fasse + Bieger Strategic Communications GmbH & Co. KG Hamburg, Wuppertal

2010 – 2014

Head of Corporate Communications and Group Spokesperson, Ströer AG in Cologne

Since 2008

chairwoman/member of the study-group Crisis and Issues Management of the German Public Relations Association (DPRG).

2007 – 2010

Director Global Corporate Media Relations and Group Spokesperson, Beiersdorf AG in Hamburg

2004 – 2007

Spokesperson of department Public Affairs & Communications for the German Coca-Cola System in Berlin Director Corporate Communications, Spokesperson Coca-Cola GmbH, Berlin

2002 – 2004

Senior Consultant with Burson-Marsteller, PR agency in Berlin

Lectureship for crisis management at the Institute for Communication Studies at the University Leipzig, WS 04/05.

2000 – 2002

´Senior consultant with Ahrens & Behrent, PR Agency in Frankfurt

1995 – 2000

Spokesperson and Head of Communications Department for Ministry of Environment, Regional Planning and Agriculture (MURL) in Düsseldorf, NRW

1987 – 1995

Traineeship for broadcasting station Sender Freies Berlin (FSB) and freelance work for Westdeutsches Fernsehen (WDR), both ARD.  Local desk Düsseldorf and Cologne, anchor woman for nationwide “Aktuelle Stunde“. Permanent freelance for ARD-Morgenmagazin in Cologne. Freelance for other stations, like ZDF (“Frontal“) and SAT.1.

1983 – 1990

A-levels from Gymnasium an der Grashofstraße, Essen and Master of Arts in German Studies, Philosophy und Psychology at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin. Academic tutor, internship and freelance work for Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (WAZ) in Hattingen.

Lecturer:Deutsche Presseakademie (DEPAK), Berlin and Fortbildungsakademie Mont-Cenis des Landes NRW, Herne and Deutsches Institut für Public Relations e.V. (DIPR), Hamburg.

Languages: German – native, English – business fluent, French – basic, Italian – basics

Ulrich Bieger

2014

Managing Partner Fasse + Bieger Strategische Kommunikation Hamburg, Wuppertal

2007 - 2014 


Managing Director of Bieger PR with offices in Hamburg and Wuppertal

2002 – 2007 


Communications Director Bombardier Transportation German speaking countries, Benelux, Eastern Europe and Russia in Montreal/Berlin

2000 


Foundation of Bieger PR

1998 – 2000 


Communications Director Salzgitter AG, Salzgitter

1989 – 1998 


State politics correspondent DER SPIEGEL in North Rhine-Westphalia with special mandate in 1990 to establish SPIEGEL office in Erfurt

1984 – 1989 


Head of news department of DER SPIEGEL, Hamburg

1979 – 1983 


Head of department “Aus aller Welt“ for “Die Welt“, and head of reporter team

1974 – 1979 


Internship and subsequent reporter with newspaper “Neue Ruhr/Rhein Zeitung“ in Essen

1974 


Secondary school diploma / Journalist School Cologne

Instructor for Crisis Communications:
 University of St. Gallen, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Continuity Academy Mont Cenis of North Rhine-Westphalia

Languages: 
German – native, English – business fluent, French – fluent, Italian – basics

Publications:
 Book “Krisen-PR – Krisen erkennen, meistern und vorbeugen“, FAZ-Institut; PR Professional