Norbert Essing



born in 1960


until 1980: Schooling (school leaving certificate) in Rheine, Westphalia, followed by two years´ military service as a regular soldier
1984: WDR public broadcasting company (Editor)
1988: Bayer AG (Global Communication Team, PR Officer)
1989: BASF AG (Global Communication Team, incl. CI)
1990: ABB AG (initially Head of Media Relations, then Head of Corporate Communications)
1995: Audi AG (Head of Global Corporate Communications)
1997: Deutsche Börse AG (German Stock Exchange) (Head of Global Corporate Communications)
1999: Formation of Norbert Essing Kommunikation GmbH, Managing Director


1983 to 1988: Communication Studies graduating with a Master´s degree (M.A.)


Curator for the Kestner Society, Hanover
Curator for Friends of the Elbe Philharmonic Hall, Hamburg
Member of the Friends of the Salzburg Festival
Member of the German Journalists´ Association
Member of the German Public Relations Association
Member of the Atlantic Bridge
Member of various administrative and supervisory boards (incl. insurance groups, maritime industry)
Initiator and Founding President of the Society for the Promotion of Business Journalism


(Selected examples)

European Investor Relations Award
German Communications Award
PR Consultant of the Year