People at Karger


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Board of Directors 


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Gabriella Karger 

Chairwoman & Publisher


Gabriella Karger is the 4th generation publisher and Chairwoman of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers, a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. She is a member of the Management Board. After several years as a member of Program Management of the cultural channel at the Swiss National Radio, she rejoined the company in 2007, where she had previously worked in various departments before becoming Chairwoman of the Board of Directors in 2018.
Gabriella Karger holds an executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Basel, Switzerland. She was a member of the University of Basel Council from 2010-2017. She was born in 1964 and is a Swiss citizen.


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Daniela Finke

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Daniela Finke has been a member of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers since 2018.
She has been a full Professor for Molecular Medicine in Pediatrics at the University Children's Hospital (UKBB) since 2010. She is also a member of the Department of Biomedicine (DBM) executive board of the University of Basel and member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences. Since 1995 she has worked as an academic researcher in basic immunology in Switzerland and since 2003 as a group leader in developmental immunology and lecturer at the Faculties of Natural Sciences and Medicine in Basel. Daniela Finke is also a board member of various foundations with a focus on health and disease and founder of KOSMOS Basel. She holds a doctor’s degree in medicine from the University of Würzburg, Germany. She was born in 1964 and is a German/Swiss citizen.


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Guy Rueff

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Guy Rueff has been a member of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers since 1993. He is active in consulting in the fields of foundations and fitness. Previously, he was a member of the management board of the Banque Paribas Suisse SA in Basel and Geneva, Switzerland. In 2000, he co-founded and chaired the International Asset Management Company Tareno until 2018. From 2008 until 2018 he was president of the Israelite community of Basel, and vice president of the zoological garden of Basel from 2000 to 2012.
Guy Rueff studied economics at the University of Basel. He was born in 1956 and is a Swiss citizen.


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Caspar Zellweger

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Caspar Zellweger has been a member of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers since 2009. He is a lawyer and partner at a law firm in Basel, Switzerland. He is president of the “voluntary academic society” (Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft (FAG) Basel) whose purpose is to promote scientific education and research in general, and in particular to support the University of Basel and the scientific collections existing in Basel.Caspar Zellweger holds a doctor’s degree in law from the University of Basel. He was born in 1960 and is a Swiss citizen.


Management Board 


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Gabriella Karger

Chairwoman & Publisher


Gabriella Karger is the 4th generation publisher and Chairwoman of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers, a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. She is a member of the Management Board. After several years as a member of Program Management of the cultural channel at the Swiss National Radio, she rejoined the company in 2007, where she had previously worked in various departments before becoming Chairwoman of the Board of Directors in 2018.
Gabriella Karger holds an executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Basel, Switzerland. She was a member of the University of Basel Council from 2010-2017. She was born in 1964 and is a Swiss citizen.


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Daniel Ebneter 

Chief Executive Officer


Daniel Ebneter is the CEO and a member of the Management Board at Karger Publishers, a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. He reports to Gabriella Karger who is the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors and the 4th generation publisher.
Prior to joining Karger in July 2017, Daniel Ebneter was a member of the executive board of the Hogrefe publishing group. Earlier positions include senior roles in business consultancy and industrial trading as well as teaching at universities. He has extensive professional experience in publishing and digital business.
Daniel Ebneter holds a master's degree in applied physics, mathematics and computer science from the University of Bern, Switzerland, as well as an Executive MBA in integrated management from the Universities of Applied Sciences Bern and Fribourg, Switzerland. He was born in 1970 and is a Swiss citizen.


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Andre Janssen 

Chief Operating Officer


Andre Janssen is the COO and a member of the Management Board at Karger Publishers, a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. He reports to Gabriella Karger who is the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors and the 4th generation publisher.
Prior to joining Karger in March 2019, Andre Janssen worked in various executive positions in project management and business integration, for example at Infosys Consulting AG and at Roche Diagnostics. He led many large-scale business integration projects in different industries such as pharmaceuticals and IT business consultancy. His experience and know-how also cover digitalization and change management.
Andre Janssen studied business economics at the University of Maastricht and the HBO Bell College in Maastricht, the Netherlands. He was born in 1965 and is a Dutch citizen.

Management Team 

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Marc Schindelholz

Head of Strategy, Innovation & Ventures


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Christna Chap

Head of Editorial Development


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Iola Forster

Head of Industry & Society Markets


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Paul Lavender

Head of Education & Learning


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Mitja-Alexander Linss

Head of Marketing


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Cora Wirtz-Spycher

Head of Corporate Communications


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Christian Box

Head of Academic and Research Markets


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Joachim Flickinger

Head of Healthcare Markets


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Mike Petersen

Head of Regional Office, Distributor and Agent Management

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Michael Dürst

Head of Publishing Operations Center


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Thomas Kugler

Head of Front Office


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Adrian Harper

Head of Digital Landscape


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Daniela Zimmermann

Head of Human Resources, Employee Lifecycle


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Henna Berger

Head of Human Resources, People & Organizational Development


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Katalin Meier

Head of Corporate Counsel & Data Protection


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Julien Orsini

Head of Finance & Insights


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Elke Arend-Heidbrinck

Head of Product- and Project Management


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Werner Storer

Head of Buildings & Administration



Labs 

Daniel Ebneter

CEO



Strategy, Innovation and Ventures

Marc Schindelholz

Head of Strategy, Innovation & Ventures

Sukhpreet Habermacher

Strategy, Innovation & Ventures Manager

Silvan Häfeli

Strategy, Innovation & Ventures Manager

Mathias Gysin

Strategy, Innovation & Ventures Manager

Stefan Nicolet

Strategy, Innovation & Ventures Specialist, Special Projects

Michael Schäfer

Strategy Innovation and Ventures Specialist



Editorial Development

Christna Chap

Head of Editorial Development



Publication Managers

Marco Casola

Publication Manager

Nikolaos Chatziandreou

Publication Manager

Steffi Hentzelt

Publication Manager

Muna Kugler

Publication Manager

Teresa Mathews

Publication Manager

Grainne McNamara

Research Integrity / Publication Ethics Manager

Rossana Mirabella

Publication Manager

Ines Silva Pires

Publication Manager

Alan Tootle

Publication Manager

Simon Turner

Publication Manager



Publishing Specialists

Silvia Glücklich

Publishing Specialist, Intellectual Property (IP) and Rights

Lara Grieder

Research Integrity / Publication Ethics Specialist

Shelly Schochat

Research Integrity / Publication Ethics Specialist

Manuela Obrist

Publishing Specialist, Editorial Development Communication

Stephanie Sadler

Publishing Specialist, Market and Publishing Analytics



Strategic Competence Centers

Education and Learning

Paul Lavender

Head of Education & Learning


Sonja Mysicka

Strategic Competence Specialist, Education and Learning


Alejandra Speiser

Strategic Competence Specialist, Education and Learning

Séverine Maes

Strategic Competence Specialist, Education and Learning





Experience 

Daniel Ebneter

CEO



Marketing
Head of Marketing

Mitja-Alexander Linss

Head of Marketing



Brand and Communication

Sophie Saberi

Manager, Brand and Communication



Community Relations

Melanie Peter

Manager, Community Relations



Digital Experience

Robert Stoyan

Manager, Digital Experience



Multichannel Campaigns

Melanie Ziegel

Manager, Multichannel Campaigns



Book review requests
Request a Review Copy

Congress announcements



Corporate Communications

Cora Wirtz-Spycher

Head of Corporate Communications



Academic and Research Markets

Christian Box

Head of Academic and Research Markets

Veronika Duhovnikova

Key Account Manager Academic and Research Institutions

Deborah Lautenschlager

Manager Academic & Research Products

Beth Bayley

Manager, Open Science
Academic & Research Markets

Erika Brunner

Executive Assistant, ARM


Open Access inquiries
Open Access inquiries



Healthcare Markets

Joachim Flickinger

Head of Healthcare Markets

Geoff Covey

Manager, Healthcare Publications
Fast Facts and Corporate Sponsoring

Fritz Koller

Manager, Healthcare Publications

Susanne Meister

Manager, Healthcare Publications



Industry & Society Markets

Iola Forster

Head of Industry & Society Markets

Chahrazed Poignant

Business Development Manager, Industry and Society Markets, Europe

Andrea Kismartoni

Industry & Society Services & Markets Specialist

Maria Seminara

Society Services & Markets Manager

Julia Sussner

Industry Services & Markets Manager


Ellen Zimmermann

Manager Industry Services & Markets

Inquiries about sponsored supplement issues, reprints/ePrints, sponsored editorial projects, advertising/banners, bulk purchases, Pharma Collection subscriptions:



Regional Office, Distributor and Agent Management

Mike Petersen

Head of Regional Office, Distributor and Agent Management




Factory 

Andre Janssen

COO



Publishing Operations Center

Mike Dürst

Head of POC

Andreas Beckmann

Process Manager

Richard Pelham

Service Manager Pre-Acceptance

Patricia Bachmann

Operations Manager Standard Journals

Denise Frey

Operations Manager Standard Journals

Kateryna Pysarenko

Operations Manager Standard Journals

Sven Riestenpatt

Operations Manager Special Journals

Naïke Simpson

Operations Manager Special Journals

Dorathe Schindelholz

Operations Manager Non-Journal Project & New Services

Angela Lorenz

Service Manager Pre-Acceptance

Patrick Brunner

Service Manager Distribution & New Services

Benjamin Schaub

Manager, Visual Design



Front Office

Thomas Kugler 

Head of Front Office

Helder Da Silva

Manager, Logistics

Back volumes, single issues and articles, document delivery, PDF by E-mail, Book orders, print and online journal subscriptions

Change of address, claims, returns



Digital Landscape

Adrian Harper

Head of Digital Landscape

Pierre Falzone

Business Analyst / Project Manager

Anselme Millan

Manager, Data Team

Simon Thummel

IT Service-Manager Core Platform

Dominik Fenk

Manager, IT Operations & Support Services

Fernando Rivero

Manager, Software Development




Corporate Office 

Andre Janssen

COO



Human Resources

Daniela Zimmermann

Head of Human Resources, Employee Lifecycle

Henna Berger

Head of Human Resources, People & Organizational Development

Eveline Aebi

Human Resources Specialist

Mirka Stehlik

Human Resources Specialist



Finance & Insights

Julien Orsini

Head of Finance & Insights



Buildings and Administration

Werner Storer

Head of Buildings & Administration



Corporate Counsel & Data Protection

Katalin Meier

Head of Corporate Counsel & Data Protection



Product- and Project Management

Elke Arend-Heidbrinck

Head of Product- and Project Management

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