July 22, 2019

LONDON — Merryck & Co, the global leadership development firm, announces that it has acquired a majority interest in Bernotat & Cie, a top-tier leadership development company based in Hamburg, Germany. The company is one that Merryck has long admired and respected; and both companies share common values and practises.

This acquisition further consolidates and strengthens Merryck’s market position as a leading global operator by extending its reach and capabilities. Combined the firms mentor in over 40 countries worldwide with over 70 per cent of their business coming from listed companies in the Fortune 500, FTSE 100, DAX and ASX.

Commenting Pat Chapman-Pincher, chairman, EMEA Merryck & Co said:
“In highly competitive environments and challenging times, executive organisations are increasingly partnering with leadership development firms to accelerate the performance of their companies and senior leaders.

“Those companies are looking for thinking partners who can meet their needs both locally and globally. By merging with Bernotat & Cie, our customers will benefit from access to an extended faculty of highly experienced multi-lingual mentors, wherever they are in the world.”

Rolf Pfeiffer, a managing partner of Bernotat & Cie commented: “Our customers and clients will benefit from seamless quality with a global reach and local delivery that the combined firms can offer in a more comprehensive way than before. We all very much look forward to working with our Merryck & Co. colleagues around the globe.

The investment by Merryck in Bernotat & Cie gives customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland access to an exceptional Faculty of mentors globally, all of whom have been senior business leaders and understand how to drive exceptional business performance both in individuals and teams.


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About Merryck & Co

Merryck & Co is the only global leadership development firm that provides business mentoring by former CEOs and other top executives. By bringing an operator’s perspective to executive development, Merryck Mentors are committed to helping current business leaders and their teams lead more effectively and build more successful businesses. The firm’s clients include some of the most successful executives within the highest-performing companies in the world, boards of directors, and select teams of individuals. The firm has offices in San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C., London, Singapore and Sydney. For more information please visit:

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