Edelman appoints Thomas Walther (47) Managing Director Strategy in Germany, effective as of 1 October 2019. In this position, Thomas Walther will report directly to the Chief Creative Officer, Manuel Frank.
As a Media Sciences expert, Thomas Walther has been working for the Edelman communications agency since early 2015 and, from Hamburg, manages the area of Strategic Planning as well as supporting executive management in strategic development of the agency. In his new role, he will also be responsible for the topic of Digital Transformation as well as working as Senior Strategic Counsel for several major clients of the communications agency.
Thomas Walther avails of more than 19 years of experience as a strategist for integrated communication in various digital, advertising, dialogue and PR agencies for major local and global brand-name clients. Previous positions have included management positions at Tribal DDB Hamburg and Blast Radius.
Manuel Frank, Chief Creative Officer: “I have come to know Thomas Walther as a communication expert who attaches importance to the targeted collaboration of various areas of communications and who stands for a new, contemporary and successful communication for confident brands and ambitious companies. He appreciates the value of a unique voice and distinctive interaction in a connected world and in the relationship with clients and stakeholders who are increasingly more self-confident.”