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Ensuring your leaders have what it takes. Now and for the future. Locally and globally.

We help organisations hire, promote, and develop exceptional leaders. From first-time managers to C-suite executives, our commitment is to be by your side to help you tackle leadership challenges that impact your 480-minute workday. We invite you to spend a few minutes getting to know us, and our approach to leadership.

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Welcome to DDI Germany

Since 1996 DDI’s German office supports national and multinational organisations in design, planning, implementation and measurement of their leadership development and assessment initiatives. We ensure projects run efficiently, are scalable and deliver outstanding results for our clients in Europe and around the world. We are experts in delivering solutions in the virtual format and in person, supporting your leaders in millions of critical moments throughout their careers.

DDI is one of few truly global service providers in the European marketplace. We speak your language, live in the same culture and know the challenges you and your leaders face. We are your local experts with over 50 years of global expertise—helping you select, assess, promote and develop better leaders wherever you do business.

Global Leadership Forecast 2021

DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast (GLF) is now open! This is our largest research survey ever, in partnership with leading global industry analyst Josh Bersin.

By participating in the survey, you can get a free benchmarking report valued over $50,000 for your organisation, comparing your leaders’ data to others in your region, industry, and top performers.

Participating is simple. The GLF is comprised of 2 surveys. You’ll take the 10-15 minute HR Survey, then you’ll automatically receive a unique link to the Leader Survey, which takes about 10 minutes to complete. Just send that link on to your leaders.

Take the 10-15 minute HR Survey

Download the 2018 Europe Report

The program’s results—the positive impacts to our business—are impressive, but I’m most excited by what I’m hearing from leaders.

— Andy McNeill, Global Talent Development Manager, Fugro

By Your Side in Times of Crisis: Resources

As communities and business quickly adapt to the global pandemic of Covid-19, people are looking for strong leadership more than ever. We're working hard to build and share resources to help you and your leaders pivot to meet these challenges.

We're by your side to help

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The Leadership Development Playbook

Explore trends and proven best practices to design powerful development experiences in a disruptive leadership development landscape.

Our playbook will help you:

  • Spot the trends disrupting leadership today
  • Understand common challenges leadership development teams face
  • Explore new perspectives to reimagine your approach to developing leaders
  • Tap into 5 best practices to deliver high-impact leadership experiences
  • Create blended learning journeys in multiple formats

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Meet Our Local Team


When you trust us to help your leaders excel today and tomorrow, you allow this team to keep your organisation’s needs top of their mind.
Get to know our local leaders.

Bruce Watt, Ph.D.
Vice President

Dr. Bruce Watt, Ph.D., is the Vice President for DDI Europe, India, Australia, licensee operations, and our Global Centre for Excellence.

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Dave Mayer
Director, European Project Management Office

Dave leads DDI’s European Project Management function and is responsible for the smooth rollout of solutions and programs for our clients worldwide.

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Dorothea Müller-Stassek
Consulting Manager, DDI Germany

Dorothea partners with global clients on the design, implementation and sustainability management of specific client solutions and programs. She leads and develops the DDI’s consulting team in Germany

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Paul Todd
Group Finance Controller Europe, India and Australia

Paul leads operations function in DDI’s European offices and heads up finance in European offices, India and Australia.

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Elizaveta Stronskaya
Europe Marketing Team Leader, DDI Russia Branch Director

Based mainly in Moscow, Elizaveta is responsible for DDI's operations in Russia and the marketing team in Europe.

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Joe Cox
Sales Team Leader, DDI UK

Joe is focused on helping clients achieve their business and cultural goals through long term successful partnerships with DDI.

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Laurence Pintenat
Sales Team Leader, Senior Consultant, DDI France

Based in DDI’s Paris office, Laurence leads the team working with global organizations to consult, define and implement the leadership strategy and solutions supporting business and people strategies

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Chris Helm
Europe Consulting Leader

Chris leads our Europe Consulting Team and is responsible for providing end-to-end consulting and sustainable implementation of DDI solutions that cater to the varied needs of our clients

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