"One of the most respected voices in the HR-world belongs to           Dr. Angelika Dammann"                                                                      'Personalführung, The Magazine for HR-Professionals'

"During her more than 20-years career with leading multinational corporations as Executive Board Member, Chief Human Resources Officer and Labor Relations Director with SAP, Unilever and Royal Dutch/Shell, she consistenly drove innovation in global People Strategies. Known as bold, trend-setting executive she designed and implemented value adding strategies for Change Management, Diversity & Inclusiveness, Talent Management, Leadership Development and HR-Excellence."

Passionately leading global teams and living abroad for many years, she was repeatedly assigned high-profile, mission-critical roles to address key challenges and drive global business transformation. Her professional experience in leading culturally diverse teams in HR, external affairs, finance and law, allowed for a truly business focused agenda, harnessing the richness of the organization and thus delivering outstanding results.

Awarded for her professional achievement, as leading example of the German Economy and for her personal engagement in the area of Gender Equality, Angelika was named:

  • Germany's Female Manager of the Year 2011
  • Germany's Top 100 IT Personalities 2011
  • Germany's HR Manager of the Year 2010
  • Victress Glassbreaker 2010 - supported by the German Ministry of Economics.

Furthermore, Angelika won several external international awards for HR and Communications excellence and best practice solutions in competition with large corporations.

Angelika is a sought after Key Note Speaker and member of leading panel discussions at important conferences and leadership meetings. She acts as counsel to science and politics. As international HR- and Diversity expert she writes for leading magazines such as the Harvard Business Manager and others.

With her column 'Dammans Jobtalk' in Germany's key economic online magazine WirtschaftsWoche, she covers important aspects of the globalized, diverse workplace and its importance to business leaders, HR-experts and staff alike.

With a keen focus on the successful implementation of business strategies through value added people management, Angelika inspires and challenges conference participants and readers. At the same time, she provides clarity in addressing key business challenges whilst offering simple solutions - from business to business!

She speaks to the following topics:

  • Leadership - exceeding expectations in a rapidly changing world
  • Change Management - how well designed change management can support business transformation and organizational change
  • Diversity & Inclusiveness - value to organizations, how to set the right strategy and tailor implementation plans. Focus: successful career management, mixed leadership, cultural diversity, leading global teams, inclusion of minorities
  • Societal and technological changes and their impact on leaders and organizations
  • Education as key success factor in today's world
  • Human Resources/HR excellence delivering value as integral element of business success
  • Special people management topics, ie talent management
  • Operational Excellence: standardization, process management, outsourcing.

Angelika Dammann speaks in German and English. She speaks at leadership team meetings and large scale conferences with several thousand participants. Inquiries please via phone or e-mail.

Future Plan Corporate Governance, Conference "Die WELT", Berlin 2015
Future Plan Corporate Governance, Conference "Die WELT", Berlin
Successful diversity management in organizations
Diversity Welcome! Implementation, Successes, Examples, 2nd German Diversity Day, Hannover
Re: Work - New Paths to Success, Job Conference, Hamburg 2014
Re: Work - New Paths to Success, Job Conference, Hamburg
Economics, Change Management, Diversity, University
Change Management & Diversity, Scope Economics, University Maastricht, NL
Labor, Reform & Trust: The Key to a Stable Workforce
Labor, Reform & Trust: The Key to a Stable Workforce, IWF World Cornerstone Conference, Berlin
Change Management
CHANGE - The Human Dimension, DAX 30 Company Presentation
Talent Management, Sustainability, Business Case, Global Economy
Talent Management - Business Case & Sustainability in the Global Economy, Heidelberg
HR 4.0: People between Power, Innovation and Resilience
Future Forum HR, Bonn
Award Ceremony, Manager of the Year
Handelskammer Hamburg
Chamber of Commerce Hamburg, Female Employers Day
Westfalian Industry Club Dortmund
Award Ceremony, Victress Award, Berlin
German Leaders Institute, Berlin
HR Managers Conference, Berlin
Petersberg Congress for HR Professionals, Bonn

Selected speeches/engagements

Where there is a will ... -
More Gender Diversity in Germany 
German Leaders Conference, Berlin

Female Leadership and changing expectations
Female Future Forum, Dusseldorf

Diversity in the 21st Century -
Women at the Forefront!


Intercultural Management
American-German Expert Forum,

Successful Organizational Change
Association for Trade and Industry,

Knowledge Management as Key Success Factor for Organizations
Benediktbeurer Managementgespräche, Munich

Diversity - The new trend within HR? Petersberg Congress for HR Professionals, Bonn

Future in Progress - Women on board!

Gender Mainstreaming in Recruiting?  Management meets Science
HR Congress, Berlin

Future Leadership
SAP FKOM Americas, Congress for partners & sales,
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Women in Business
Sao Leopoldo, Brasilien

Women's Executive Leadership Session
SAP SAPPHIRE Congress for customers, partners & suppliers, Orlando

Leadership in the 21st Century
SAP FKOM European Congress for partners & sales, Barcelona

Workplace of the Future
SAP HR Management Congress for customers, partners & suppliers, Mannheim

People Management and Business Success: People are our Key Differentiator! 
Global Utilities Congress

Women in European Business
Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

Women in Germany
American Chamber Germany, Berlin

The Importance of Talent for Innovation in High Tech Industry

Human Resources: Integral Part of Business Success,
First German Human Resources Summit, Frankfurt

People Management and Leadership in the 21st Century
Shanghai, Singapore, Bangalore, Palo Alto, Prague, Paris, South Africa & Canada

Co-Determination in Challenging Times
German Corporate Staff Council Summit, Bonn

Future Business: Trends and Working Environment, Zurich

Change Leadership, Global SAP Leadership Summit

Diversity and the role of HR -

From concept to reality;

HR-Forum, Frankfurt

Diversity - WHAT, WHY, WHO

Top 250 Company Leadership Conference, Berlin

Diversity Welcome! Implementation, Successes, Examples - German Diversity Day, Hannover

Leadership Now - Redefining Power and Influence, Zurich

Change Management & Diversity - Scope Economics, University Maastricht, NL

Company of the Future: strategies, trends, customers, Zurich

Future Leadership, Global SAP Senior Leadership Summit

Knowledge Management as Key to Success - Industry Club Westfalia, Dortmund

Focus Diversity: How to successfully implement Diversity, Female Employers Day, Hamburg

Women’s Executive Leadership Session with Angelika Dammann, Orlando

The challenges of creating diversity in the work force...