BRAINFORCE AG grows and expands its management team

Zurich, 01.11.2021. The internationally active BRAINFORCE Group, known for its interim management services, is now strengthening its Chemicals, Life Sciences and General Industries division. With Heiko Schickel, the management team is being expanded for this purpose.

The BRAINFORCE Group is responding to the growing demand for interim management and high-value consulting services in the chemical/life sciences and general industry sectors and is strengthening its market presence accordingly.

Heiko Schickel joins BRAINFORCE from his top executive management position in the Freudenberg/Klüber Lubrication Group and now becomes a new member of the Executive Board. He will assume responsibility for this critical, rapidly growing industry segment.

“We are very excited to strengthen our management team with Heiko,” says Martin Schneider, CEO and shareholder of the globally active BRAINFORCE Group. “With his broad international experience, Heiko will be able to support our clients with interim executives and high-quality consulting services for strategy and organizational development,” Schneider continues.

Heiko Schickel, a Swiss national, holds a degree in chemistry. He began his professional career in 1992 at the Sika Group in various functions. This was followed by a position at Mett-ler-Toledo as Head of Product/Marketing Management. At Air Liquide, he was head of the business unit for medical technology and pharmaceuticals for eight years. Since 2011, he has served in various management positions at the German Freudenberg Group in specialty chemicals. He started as Managing Director of Klüber Lubrication Switzerland. Then, as General Manager of Klüber Lubrication in China, over the past three years, he was Divisional Head with global responsibility. He was also a member of the Klüber Group Executive Board based in Munich forvarious industries.

The Swiss BRAINFORCE Group, headquartered in Zurich, is a leading global interim management provider with its own subsidiaries in Germany, Austria, Portugal, Baltic States, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, China, and Japan.
Since 1979, BRAINFORCE has been providing core operational competencies in interim management and project management for bridging solutions, restructuring, succession planning, post-merger integration and international expansion. In addition, BRAINFORCE brings specific know-how and methodology to medium-sized companies within the framework of its E.X.P.E.R.T.3-Solutions® thanks to leadership experience.
The international BRAINFORCE M.A.S.T.E.R.3-Pool® consists of more than 6,500 carefully selected and specialized Interim Managers, Project Managers and Experts with sound, long-term management, or specialist function experience, who can be deployed at short notice.

Further information:
BRAINFORCE AG, Ms. Pascale Künzi, phone +41 44 448 41 41, email: