Interel hires Heiko Weiss as new Germany Head
PRESS RELEASE – Heiko Weiss joins Interel Group today as its new Managing Director of Interel Germany. He succeeds Markus Weidling who will leave the company by the end of the year.
Heiko Weiss joins Interel Group from Advice Partners GmbH, where he had been Director Public Affairs & Head of the Policy unit since 2015. Prior to this, he held senior management positions in public affairs at Deutsche Bank AG, as well as positions as Vice President and Senior Consultant in Public Affairs at several consultancy firms, including Fleishman Hillard Germany and IPA Network International Public Affairs.
In his new role, he will extend Interel’s service offering in Germany and lead our Berlin team, building on his extensive experience and excellent professional knowledge. In his capacity as Managing Director of Interel Germany, Heiko Weiss will join Interel’s Executive Committee.
“We are delighted to welcome Heiko. He will play a critical role in the growth of our German service offering as we continue to strengthen in a strategically important market in Europe. This will complement our offering in Brussels, Paris, London and across Europe”, says Grégoire Poisson, CEO of Interel Group.
“We would like to thank Markus Weidling for the many years of collaboration that have brought Interel Germany to the level it has reached today. We are excited to start working with Heiko to further boost our presence in Berlin”, adds Geoffrey Ghyoot, COO of Interel Group.
Heiko Weiss commented: “I am looking forward to driving Interel’s growth in Germany and having the opportunity to advise and serve current and future Interel clients. It is with great enthusiasm that I am joining the Interel team, whose reputation and dynamism are amongst the best in our sector”.
Heiko Weiss holds a Master of Arts (MA) in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick and a Master of Science (MSc) in Economics from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn.
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