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New director of communications and public relations at Hager Group

Hager Group appoints Michael Schattenmann, an accomplished communications & PR specialist for the B2B sector, as new Group Communications & PR Director. He took up his new position on 1st May, 2020 and will report to Franck Houdebert, Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the Management Board at Hager Group. Michael Schattenmann succeeds Harald Börsch, who has left the company at his own request.

In his new position, Michael Schattenmann is responsible for internal communications, the group-wide media relations, in addition to public relations and sponsoring. He’ll be responsible for the corporate identity and brand architectures, contributing to the corporate branding of the Group. His scope of accountability also includes the lead of the Hager Forum, the company's collaborative platform where customers, employees and visitors engage in dialogue, learning and innovation, shaping their future together with Hager Group.

"We’re very pleased to welcome Michael Schattenmann, an experienced manager in the field of communications, in times when we’re re-shaping our future with our new company project," said Franck Houdebert. "With his expertise and international experience, he will play an important role in positioning our group to existing and new target audiences in the coming years. In line with our ambition to play a leading role in tomorrow’s electrical world.”

Michael Schattenmann was formerly Global Head of Storytelling & Marketing at the family-owned technology group Heraeus. Before this, he held various positions in public affairs and communications at Airbus in Berlin, Toulouse and Munich.


About Hager Group
The Hager Group is a leading provider of solutions and services for electrical installations in residential, industrial and commercial buildings. Our services range from energy distribution and cable management to security systems and smart building automation. We are an independent, family-run business with headquarters in Blieskastel, Germany, and one of the leading innovators in our sector. Our 11,500 employees generate a turnover of around €2 billion. Customers in more than 120 countries rely on our components and solutions, which we produce in 22 locations around the world.


Press release: New director of communications and public relations (DOC, 55 KB)

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Michael Schattenmann
Michael Schattenmann
Group communications
and PR Director
Hager Group
Nadja  Hoffmann
Nadja Hoffmann
Group Media Relations
Hager Group
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