Please note that this event will took place in German!

Regularily, our board member Albert Kehrer invites an inspiring role model of the LGBT*IQ community or an LGBT*IQ Ally for a chat. You can look forward to an interesting exchange about role models and visibility in the LGBT*IQ community.

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GUEST OF THE DAY
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Thorsten Eger
Head HR Switzerland, Johnson & Johnson

Experienced, well rounded global Human Resources leader with a demonstrated history of working in Healthcare (J&J, Roche, Novartis) as well as in high tech (T-Systems, T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom). Skilled generalist with deep OD expertise as well as HR Consulting, Coaching, Executive Coaching, Team Building, and Leadership. Worked in roles on Corporate, global, regional and country level. Strong business minded, people and impact oriented professional with a PhD focused in Sociology from Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. Lived in 5 countries (Germany, Switzerland, UK, Russia, Canada) and love to travel the world (over 60 countries so far). Besides family and friends my passion is Yoga and hiking.

Regularily, our board member Albert Kehrer invites an inspiring role model of the LGBT*IQ community or an LGBT*IQ Ally for a chat. You can look forward to an interesting exchange about role models and visibility in the LGBT*IQ community.

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GUEST OF THE DAY

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Philip Heßen
Head of HR Strategy & Transformation bei Merck
Ranked 6th on the TOP 100 OUT EXECUTIVES list 2020

Philip Heßen joined Merck KGaA, a leading science and technology company based in Germany, in 2014. Initially Philip held the position of Head of Global Rewards, followed by his role as Head of HR Germany and is currently responsible for the Global People and HR Strategy, acting as Head of HR Strategy & Transformation.  

Philips professional career started with Siemens, where he was responsible for the initiation of a share-based incentive and establishing an employee-share-culture. In 2011, he transitioned to the high-tech company OSRAM as Global Rewards and Executive HR Manager and, among other things, supported the company’s flotation (IPO) and Divesture from the parent company Siemens.