People and Organization


Learn more about our organization and meet the people working at Karger.
 

Headquarters (CH)

Karger Publishers

P.O Box, CH-4009 Basel (Switzerland)
Allschwilerstrasse 10, CH-4055 Basel


+ 41 61 306 11 11
+ 41 61 306 12 34



Board of Directors

Portrait Gaby Karger

Gabriella Karger

Chairwoman & Publisher


Gabriella Karger is the 4th generation publisher and Chairwoman of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers, a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. She is a member of the Management Board. After several years as a member of Program Management of the cultural channel at the Swiss National Radio, she rejoined the company in 2007, where she had previously worked in various departments before becoming Chairwoman of the Board of Directors in 2018.
Gabriella Karger holds an executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Basel, Switzerland. She was a member of the University of Basel Council from 2010-2017. She was born in 1964 and is a Swiss citizen.



Portrait Jörg Duschmalé

Jörg Duschmalé

Dr.

Jörg Duschmalé has been a member of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers since 2022. An organic chemist by training, since 2020 he is a member of the Board of Directors of Roche Holding AG, where he is a representative of the founding families. He also serves on the board of the POLG Foundation, which supports research into a rare genetic disorder, and a member of the Board of Directors of Inspiration Lucullus S.A., Basel. Jörg Duschmalé holds a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Basel. He was born in 1984 and is a Swiss citizen.



Portrait Daniela Finke

Daniela Finke

Prof. Dr. med.

Daniela Finke has been a member of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers since 2018.
She has been a full Professor for Molecular Medicine in Pediatrics at the University Children's Hospital (UKBB) since 2010. She is also a member of the Department of Biomedicine (DBM) executive board of the University of Basel and member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences. Since 1995 she has worked as an academic researcher in basic immunology in Switzerland and since 2003 as a group leader in developmental immunology and lecturer at the Faculties of Natural Sciences and Medicine in Basel. Daniela Finke is also a board member of various foundations with a focus on health and disease and founder of KOSMOS Basel. She holds a doctor’s degree in medicine from the University of Würzburg, Germany. She was born in 1964 and is a German/Swiss citizen.



Shay Karger

Shay Karger

Shay Karger has been a member of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers since 2022. He is researching at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, in the field of amyloid-related human diseases. He will finish his master’s degree of Science in “Chemistry and Business Studies” from the University of Zurich soon. He is responsible for business development and network building at AloxX LLC, a chemical start-up in the field of eco-friendly corrosion inhibition. Shay Karger was born in 1995 and is a Swiss citizen.



Portrait Guy Rueff

Guy Rueff

lic. rer. pol.

Guy Rueff has been a member of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers since 1993. He is active in consulting in the fields of foundations and fitness. Previously, he was a member of the management board of the Banque Paribas Suisse SA in Basel and Geneva, Switzerland. In 2000, he co-founded and chaired the International Asset Management Company Tareno until 2018. From 2008 until 2018 he was president of the Israelite community of Basel, and vice president of the zoological garden of Basel from 2000 to 2012.
Guy Rueff studied economics at the University of Basel. He was born in 1956 and is a Swiss citizen.



Portrait Caspar Zellweger

Caspar Zellweger

Dr. iur.

Caspar Zellweger has been a member of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers since 2009. He is a lawyer and partner at a law firm in Basel, Switzerland. He is president of the “voluntary academic society” (Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft (FAG) Basel) whose purpose is to promote scientific education and research in general, and in particular to support the University of Basel and the scientific collections existing in Basel.Caspar Zellweger holds a doctor’s degree in law from the University of Basel. He was born in 1960 and is a Swiss citizen.

Management Board

Portrait Gaby Karger

Gabriella Karger

Chairwoman & Publisher


Gabriella Karger is the 4th generation publisher and Chairwoman of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers, a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. She is a member of the Management Board. After several years as a member of Program Management of the cultural channel at the Swiss National Radio, she rejoined the company in 2007, where she had previously worked in various departments before becoming Chairwoman of the Board of Directors in 2018.
Gabriella Karger holds an executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Basel, Switzerland. She was a member of the University of Basel Council from 2010-2017. She was born in 1964 and is a Swiss citizen.



Portrait Daniel Ebneter

Daniel Ebneter

Chief Executive Officer


Daniel Ebneter is the CEO and a member of the Management Board at Karger Publishers, a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. He reports to Gabriella Karger who is the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors and the 4th generation publisher.
Prior to joining Karger in July 2017, Daniel Ebneter was a member of the executive board of the Hogrefe publishing group. Earlier positions include senior roles in business consultancy and industrial trading as well as teaching at universities. He has extensive professional experience in publishing and digital business.
Daniel Ebneter holds a master's degree in applied physics, mathematics and computer science from the University of Bern, Switzerland, as well as an Executive MBA in integrated management from the Universities of Applied Sciences Bern and Fribourg, Switzerland. He was born in 1970 and is a Swiss citizen.



Management Team

Marc Schindelholz

Marc Schindelholz

Head of Strategy, Innovation & Ventures



Christna Chap

Christna Chap

Head of Editorial Development



Portrait Iola Forster

Iola Forster

Head of Industry & Society Markets



Paul Lavender

Paul Lavender

Head of Education & Learning



Mitja Alexander Linss

Mitja-Alexander Linss

Head of Marketing



Christian Box

Christian Box

Head of Academic and Research Markets



Naike Simpson

Naike Simpson

Head of Publishing Operations Center



Elena Tsolaki

Elena Tsolaki

Head of Publishing Operations Center



Thomas Kugler

Thomas Kugler

Head of Front Office



Adrian Harper

Adrian Harper

Head of Digital Landscape



Daniela Zimmermann

Daniela Zimmermann

Head of Human Resources, Employee Lifecycle



Henna Berger

Henna Berger

Head of Organisational Development



Elke Arend-Heidbrinck

Elke Arend-Heidbrinck

Head of Agile Coaching



Katalin Németh

Katalin Németh

Head of HR & Legal



Julien Orsini

Julien Orsini

Head of Finance & Insights



Werner Storer

Werner Storer

Head of Buildings & Administration

Labs

Daniel Ebneter

CEO


Strategy, Innovation and Ventures

Marc Schindelholz

Head of Strategy, Innovation & Ventures

Sukhpreet Habermacher

Strategy, Innovation & Ventures Manager

Silvan Häfeli

Strategy, Innovation & Ventures Manager

Michael Schäfer

Strategy Innovation and Ventures Specialist


Editorial Development

Christna Chap

Head of Editorial Development

Marco Casola

Publication Manager

Nikolaos Chatziandreou

Publication Manager

Steffi Hentzelt

Publication Manager

Muna Kugler

Publication Manager

Teresa Mathews

Publication Manager

Grainne McNamara

Research Integrity / Publication Ethics Manager

Rossana Mirabella

Publication Manager

Ines Silva Pires

Publication Manager

Alan Tootle

Publication Manager

Silvia Glücklich

Publishing Specialist, Intellectual Property (IP) and Rights

Lara Grieder

Research Integrity / Publication Ethics Specialist

Shelly Shochat

Research Integrity / Publication Ethics Specialist

Stephanie Sadler

Publishing Specialist, Market and Publishing Analytics


Education & Learning

Paul Lavender

Head of Education & Learning

Alejandra Speiser

Strategic Competence Specialist, Education and Learning

Sonja Mysicka

Strategic Competence Specialist, Education and Learning

Shereen Kadir

Education and Learning Specialist, Multimedia


Publishing Operations Center

Naike Simpson

Head of POC

Elena Tsolaki

Head of POC

Andreas Beckmann

Process Manager

Richard Pelham

Service Manager Pre-Acceptance

Cristiana Baffone

Operations Manager Standard Journals

Kateryna Pysarenko

Operations Manager Standard Journals

Sven Riestenpatt

Operations Manager Special Journals

Naïke Simpson

Operations Manager Special Journals

Dorathe Schindelholz

Operations Manager Non-Journal Project & New Services

Elena Tsolaki

Operations Manager Non-Journal Project & New Services

Angela Lorenz

Service Manager Pre-Acceptance

Patrick Brunner

Service Manager Distribution & New Services

Experience

Daniel Ebneter

CEO


Marketing

Mitja-Alexander Linss

Head of Marketing

Laurence Delafon

Manager, Brand and Communication

Melanie Peter

Manager, Community Relations

Robert Stoyan

Manager, Digital Experience

Melanie Ziegel

Manager, Multichannel Campaigns


Corporate Communications


Academic & Research Markets

Christian Box

Head of Academic and Research Markets

Francesca Brazzorotto

Customer Engagement Manager

Veronika Duhovnikova

Key Account Manager Academic and Research Institutions

Deborah Lautenschlager

Manager Academic & Research Products

Beth Bayley

Manager, Open Science, Academic & Research Markets


Healthcare Markets

Jonathan Gifford

Manager, Healthcare Publications

Fritz Koller

Manager, Healthcare Publications

Joanna Mathisen

Manager, Healthcare Publications Development

Susanne Meister

Manager, Healthcare Publications

Chahrazed Poignant

Business Development Manager, Healthcare Markets, Global


Industry & Society Markets

Iola Forster

Head of Industry & Society Markets

Andrea Kismartoni

Industry & Society Services & Markets Specialist

Oliver Kuchenbuch

Product and Project Manager, Healthcare Portfolio, Digital Solutions

Maria Seminara

Society Services & Markets Manager

Julia Sussner

Industry Services & Markets Manager

Ellen Zimmermann

Manager Industry Services & Markets


Regional Office, Distributor & Agent Management

Ellen Zimmermann

Manager Industry Services & Markets

Factory


Front Office

Thomas Kugler

Head of Front Office

Helder Da Silva

Manager, Logistics


Digital Landscape

Adrian Harper

Head of Digital Landscape

Mike Dürst

Business Analyst / Project Manager

Anselme Millan

Manager, Data Team

Simon Thummel

IT Service-Manager Core Platform

Dominik Fenk

Manager, IT Operations & Support Services

Fernando Rivero

Manager, Software Development

Corporate Office


Human Resources

Daniela Zimmermann

Head of Human Resources, Employee Lifecycle

Katalin Németh

Head of HR & Legal

Mirka Stehlik

Manager, HR Administration


Organisational Development

Henna Berger

Head of Organisational Development


Agile Coaching

Elke Arend-Heidbrinck

Head of Agile Coaching


Finance & Insights

Julien Orsini

Head of Finance & Insights


Buildings & Administration

Werner Storer

Head of Buildings & Administration

Karger Freiburg (DE)

S. Karger Verlag für Medizin und Naturwissenschaften GmbH

Schnewlinstraße 12, D–79098 Freiburg


+49 761 45 20 7-0
+49 761 45 20 7-14



Management

Fritz M. Koller

Managing Director

+49 761 45 20 7-15

Selina Stefan

Engagement and Relationship Specialist

+49 761 45 20 7-0

Healthcare – Media & Communications

Ellen Zimmermann

Manager, Healthcare – Media & Communications

+49 761 45 20 7-17

Olga Denisow

IHealthcare – Media & Communications Manager

+49 761 45 20 7-32

Verena Hering

Healthcare – Media & Communications Specialist

+49 761 45 20 7-19

Petra Düde

Healthcare – Media & Communications Specialist

+49 761 45 20 7-22

Elke Tränkle

Healthcare – Media & Communications Specialist (Administration)

+49 761 45 20 7-21

Production Editing

Maria Zimmermann

Manager, Production Editing

+49 761 45 20 7-34

Laura Serio

Production Editing

+49 761 45 20 7-34

Healthcare Publications

Fritz M. Koller

Manager, Healthcare Publications

+49 761 45 20 7-15

Susanne Meister

Manager, Healthcare Publications

+49 761 45 20 7-18

Alexander Eitner

Healthcare Publications Editor

+49 761 45 20 7-30

Christoph Habel

Healthcare Publications Editor

+49 761 45 20 7-28

Axel Oehler

Healthcare Publications Editor, DermaCompass

+49 761 45 20 737

Christine Schiller

Healthcare Publications Editor

+49 761 45 20 7-12

Julia Weber

Healthcare Publications Editor

+49 761 45 20 7-29

Patrick Welge

Healthcare Publications Editor

+49 761 45 20 7-23

Finance & Accounting

Cornelia Witz

Manager Finance & Accounting

+49 761 45 20 7-20

Carola Scherer

Accountant

+49 761 45 20 7-36

Branches in the United Kingdom

Karger Publishers Ltd.

Elizabeth House, Queen St, Abingdon OX14 3LN, United Kingdom

+44 1235 523233

(Head of Medical Engagement, Healthcare)

Research Publishing International Ltd.

20 Westend Office Suites, Westend, Stonehouse
Gloucestershire, GL10 3FA

+44 1453 828 951

(Head of Medical Engagement, Healthcare)



Board of Directors

Gabriella Karger

Director

Daniel Ebneter

Director

Management

Frank Waaga

Head of Customer Relations

Publication Development

Tammy Brown

Healthcare Publications Developer

Jonathan Gifford

Healthcare Publications Developer

Lowri Stewart

Healthcare Publications Developer

Editorial

Sharon de Botte

Healthcare Publications Editor

Joanna Mathisen

Healthcare Publications Editor

Robert Blundell

Production Manager

Accounting & Finance

Karen Nadin

Management Accountant

Regional Offices & Representatives

We're present in different countries around the globe. Reach out to our local representatives.

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