Strategy& appoints Andreas Späne as European head

Munich, 4 July 2022

Press release

On 1 July 2022, Andreas Späne (49) was appointed as European head of Strategy&, the global strategic consultancy of PwC. He succeeds Dr. Peter Gassmann (55), who remains as Strategy&’s Global Leader and is passing on the position as Head of Europe at the end of his term to Andreas Späne, in parallel with the change in leadership at PwC Deutschland.

“I am delighted by the trust placed in me by the European management team, and I thank Peter Gassmann for his exceptional commitment as Head of Europe for Strategy&. We will continue to work closely together, both at European and also at international level, and to further expand our global collaboration in the Strategy& and PwC network. We will use our growth trajectory to drive forward our positioning as a strategic consultancy for complex transformation and innovation projects,” says Späne.

After studying business engineering at the Fridericiana Technical University in Karlsruhe, Andreas Späne started his career in 1997, in the IT division of Procter & Gamble. In 2001 he moved to Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), where he was made a partner in 2009. In a career extending over more than 25 years, Andreas Späne has gained in-depth experience in advising multinational companies on strategic issues associated with digitalization, IT and supply chain. He is an expert for complex transformation projects in multinational groups operating in the retail, consumer goods and telecommunications industries, and has an extensive network of contacts.

In addition to the change of leadership at European level, on 1 July 2022 Nils Förster and Gregor Kronenberger from the Frankfurt office, Sebastian Marek from the Stuttgart office, Tanjeff Schadt from the Munich office, Ozan Ciğizoğlu from the Istanbul office as well as Guillaume Laffitte-Rigaud and Marcel Otten from the Amsterdam office have been promoted to partner and have become part of the Strategy& management.

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Annabelle Kliesing

Annabelle Kliesing

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