Kristina Pilz

"Clear communication and satisfied customers are in the focus of my work."

Kristina Pilz | M.A., Communications (University of Alabama) | MBA Systematic Organization Development, University of Augsburg
Kristina Pilz | M.A., Communications (University of Alabama) | MBA Systematic Organization Development, University of Augsburg

Efficiency and empathy are characteristics for my way of work regarding my

approach in both personal and professional coaching sessions.

 

After having finished my studies at the University of Kassel (English and German studies and psychology) and right afterwards Masters of Arts studies in communication science at the University of Alabama I held different positions in the public relations departments of DaimlerChrylser.

 

Ever since 2007, I’ve been working as a self-employed consultant, interim manager and coach. I have worked with employees and managers of international firms as well as private individuals facing changes.

 

Languages

  • German (native speaker)
  • English (business fluent)
  • Dutch (fluent)
  • Spanish (basic knowledge)
  • Chinese (basic knowledge)

 

Professional Stages

 

Starting 2007 Consultant for organizational communication & development

Kristina Pilz Coaching & Communications

2005–2007 Manager, Executive Communications, DaimlerChrysler AG, Stuttgart

2004–2005 Manager, Corporate Communications/PR Manager DaimlerChrysler Canada, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

2002-2004 Manager, Executive Media Relations DaimlerChrysler AG, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA

2001-2002 Editor, group-wide executive board media DaimlerChrysler AG, Stuttgart

2000–2001 Editor, Internal communication DaimlerChrysler AG, Sindelfingen

1997-2000 Specialist, Internal/External Communications Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

 

Teaching assignments

  • Internal organizational communcation, University of Wien
  • Internal communication, public relations, Technische Akademie Esslingen

 

Further education

  • Education: Business-Coach, Columbia University, New York
  • Education: Business-Coach, RKW Baden-Württemberg
  • Coaching Essentials, Coach University, USA
  • Education Mediator, German Society for Mediation
  • Basic Transactional Analysis, Institut für Transaktionsanalyse Stuttgart

Studies

 

2007-2010 MBA Systematic Organization Development, University of Augsburg

1995-1997 Master of Arts (MA) in Communications, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

1994-1995 Exchange Program: American studies, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

1991-1992 Exchange Program: American studies and Linguistics, University of Manchester, England

1990-1994 American studies, German studies and psychology, Universität / Gesamthochschule Kassel