Zurich/Shanghai – Michael Adick and his colleague, Stephen Curtis, are appointed partners of the BRAINFORCE Group to support the work of this internationally operating company. These two leaders have many years’ experience in interim and project management across medium-sized companies and large corporations. As Head of E.X.P.E.R.T. 3-Solutions® China and Head Coach respectively, Michael Adick and Stephen Curtis will be supporting the BRAINFORCE subsidiary in China.

BRAINFORCE have recognized in Articulate the combination of operations management and consulting solutions based upon a systematic approach and extensive leadership experience.

Michael_4_green_gradiant_squareMichael Adick is Managing Director and Owner of Articulate in China. Adick is from Germany where he studied Business Administration and Management at University Paderborn and subsequent various leadership positions with Siemens China. In 2013 he graduated MBA at the renowned China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). The 40-year-old is specialized in leadership, strategy, sales & marketing, as well as project management, crisis management and change management. In addition, he is a consultant to the members of the European Chamber of Commerce Shanghai. Therefore Michael Adick is ideally suited as Head of E.X.P.E.R.T. 3 -Solutions® China at BRAINFORCE.

Stephen Curtis is a colleague of Michael Adick and BRAINFORCE China Head Coach. Stephen_CurtisOriginally from the United Kingdom, he has been in Asia for more than 30 years. With a military background, Curtis has held various leadership positions at GE Healthcare and Microsoft as well as a period at PWC consulting practice. With a strong focus upon operational excellence he has led large scale change programs, business start-ups and outsourcing. As Six Sigma Master Black Belt he has supported Lean & Six Sigma programs across multiple industries and countries in Asia. Also trained as a professional coach he currently coaches executives, teams and individuals for optimal performance.

BRAINFORCE Owner and CEO Martin Schneider: “I am very happy to expand our presence in this still-thriving Asian region through this cooperation and to strengthen our leading position as a leading interim management solution provider in China.” Michael Adick and Stephen Curtis will work closely with BRAINFORCE China’s General Manager Mrs. Frances Yao in Shanghai so that the activities of BRAINFORCE across greater China region will be intensified.

About BRAINFORCE (www.brainforce-ag.com):
BRAINFORCE AG, headquartered in Switzerland, is the leading provider of Interim Management Services in Europe with fully owned subsidiaries in Germany, Austria, Estonia, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, Hong Kong and China. Since 1979, the BRAINFORCE Group’s core competencies have been in Interim Management, Project Management, bridging management gaps, restructurings, succession solutions and operational support of companies in their international expansion. Moreover, BRAINFORCE, with its E.X.P.E.R.T.3-Solutions®, utilizes specific know-how of its senior managers for consulting services for mid-sized companies.
The international BRAINFORCE M.A.S.T.E.R.3-Pool® consists of globally in excess of 5,000 carefully selected and specialized interim managers, project managers and experts with at least ten years of line management or functional management experience, which can be deployed at short notice.

For further information:
Articulate, Mr. Michael Adick, Phone +86 185 0168 0561, Email: michael.adick@articulate-and-win.com; BRAINFORCE AG, Mrs. Pascale Kassel, Phone +41 44 448 41 41, Email: pascale.kassel@brainforce-ag.com.