Rainer Westermann, Munich

Rainer Westermann specializes in Reputation Management, Leadership Communication, Crisis Communication and Litigation PR. He advised and represented many national as well as international clients through legal disputes, reputation risks as well as acute crisis situations. He is the principal of Westermann Advisors, a consultancy for management and communication.

Rainer has many years of experience as a consultant, entrepreneur and corporate officer. He founded and managed Fleishman-Hillard Germany. Later he moved to Canada with his family, where he built a successful corporate communications and investor relations practice for Fleishman-Hillard Canada. After that, he became a Member of the Management Board of LHS Group, a software company based in Atlanta, USA, (NASDAQ: LHSG, Neuer Markt: LHI). Returning from the USA after LHS was sold, he took on the role of CEO Germany for Burson-Marsteller. In 2004, he was named head of global communications for Infineon Technologies, a German DAX 30 corporation. 

Rainer serves on the Executive Education Board of the Executive Education Center at the TUM School of Management and is also active as a lecturer in the EMBA program.