Hanning Kempe is General Managing Director of FleishmanHillard Germany since 2012. He is recognized as an executive communications consultant in all aspects of dialogue management, corporate strategy development, corporate, change and crisis communications and issues management. His main emphasis is on government, pharma, technology and FMCG. Before joining the agency he served as spokesperson for the Christian Democratic Party (CDU), the Minister of Defense in Germany and the United Nations Mission in Somalia. He was vice president corporate communications at ABB Ltd., managing partner of Zurich based Opcon Communication and CEO of Grayling Germany & Switzerland.