City of Düsseldorf
Annette is Head of Department of International Business Service at the Office of Economic Development of the City of Düsseldorf. Among others, she and her team are in charge of supporting foreign companies in Düsseldorf.
She started her carrier with a practical training in Business Administration and Marketing at a Düsseldorf based newspaper publisher. After her studies in economic history and geography she became Area Sales Manager Germany of Oxford University Press, Academic Division.
From 2001-2007, Annette worked as Trade Officer at the headoffice of UK Trade and Invest in Germany.
In 2007, Annette joined the Office of Economic Development of the City of Düsseldorf, initially as Area Manager Europe, North America and India, since 2009 as Head of Department, International Business Service.
Düsseldorf – Germany´s Top Location for Business and Foreign Investment
Düsseldorf is a buzzing, cosmopolitan, dynamically growing city – constantly attracting new companies and start-ups from all over the world. It is one of Europe´s most important commercial, services and media centres. Its balanced, diverse and robust economic structure has made the city a host of top international companies encompassing a broad range of sectors such as fashion, advertising, life sciences, law, business consultancy, technology, telecoms, banking insurance, and manufacturing.