April Six hires Michaela Gross as Managing Director DACH

Michaela Gross, former MD of Grayling Germany, is to join April Six as MD 


24th January 2023

Munich, 18th January 2023 – April Six, part of The Mission Group, has appointed Michaela Gross as Managing Director DACH, working out of the Munich office.

Michaela joins from Grayling Germany, where she most recently served as Managing Director responsible for technology, B2B and corporate and managed global accounts including Deloitte, LinkedIn, Leica, Huawei and TikTok. She brings extensive consulting and technology expertise, as well as more than 20 years of leadership experience in agency and corporate comms.

April Six has teams in the UK, North America and Singapore and had a presence in Munich since 2019. The agency specializes in integrated communications and marketing solutions, predominantly for companies in the technology, automotive/mobility and science sectors, and offers strategy & consulting, executive profiling, public relations, as well as content creation, social media & digital marketing, media planning and corporate publishing.

Commenting on the appointment, Fiona Shepherd, Founder and CEO of April Six said: „Michaela is a highly regarded communications experts in our industry, with a proven track record of building high-quality teams that deliver impact and value for clients. Her profound experience with international accounts, combined with her wealth of industry expertise and extensive network will be a great asset to our clients and extended global team. I am delighted that we have been able to attract her to April Six and look forward to working with her.  Her appointment at this point in time shows even more that we will intensively continue our ambitious growth plans in the German-speaking region and further establish our integrated service portfolio. “I am very excited to be part of the April Six Senior Leadership Team. April Six has a well-established comms business in Germany and I look forward to taking it to the next level. With its international positioning, being part of The Mission Group PLC and a compelling offering, April Six is excellently positioned to provide companies of all shapes and sizes with sustainable and future-oriented marketing communications solutions“, added Michaela Gross.

For press inquiries: Michaela Gross, April Six GmbH, michaela.gross@aprilsix.com, Phone: +49 172 5189071

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