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Christian Höferle

Christian Höferle

Interculturalist | Transatlanticist

aQQolade, Inc.

Intercultural Business Consultant, Trainer & Coach | Expat Support Specialist | Cultural Connector

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aQQolade, Inc.

Interculturalist | Transatlanticist

Providing leadership development to corporate executives and senior management in the areas of cultural competency, intercultural leadership & management skills, and transatlantic business.

aQQolade assesses, analyzes, creates, and guides dynamic, interactive communications and leadership development courses for managers and leaders.

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Clarity.fm

Intercultural Expert

Interculturalist. Transatlanticist. Trainer. Coach. Consultant.
As an expert on Clarity I offer advice on how companies & their talent can bridge the cultural gap in work & life.

Feel free to learn more by looking at my profile: https://clarity.fm/christianhoeferle - Just schedule a call so we can talk.

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DFA Intercultural Global Solutions LLC

Intercultural Consultant

Independent contract trainer; mainly cross-cultural programs for US-inbound expatriates.

DFA Intercultural Global Solutions is a global consultancy specializing in cross-cultural information, training and research. Led by Dean Foster for more than 20 years, the DFA team and worldwide network provides intercultural global solutions for Fortune 500 companies and individuals, including assistance in global team-building; cross-cultural negotiations and communication; international family relocation; global 
strategic planning; and cultural business briefings on most major cultures. DFA has offices in the US, 
Europe and Asia.

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Höferle Consulting

Intercultural Business Consultant, Trainer & Coach (owner; sole proprietor)

Höferle Consulting assists clients with a variety of professional services targeted at improving transatlantic business success. The company consults, trains and coaches diverse management and leadership functions, assists clients in setting up operations in the Southeastern United States, provides translation, 
interpretation & localization services, and delivers tailored intercultural training programs.
While Höferle Consulting primarily focuses on transatlantic business with a concentration on German-speaking countries and the United States, the company frequently tailors training and development 
programs for companies and leaders from various national and cultural backgrounds.

Intercultural training programs by Höferle Consulting cover a variety of issues by working out differences and idiosyncrasies as well as commonalities between the the host and the target cultures. Participants 
receive valuable information to adopt in their respective professional environments. 
The main goal of cultural training programs is to develop intercultural competence by creating a structured awareness of the impact of culture on business functions and communications, with a focus on the differences between business culture and organizational culture.
Höferle Consulting prepares program participants to be successful in a global business world.

Some of the customized services offered by Höferle Consulting:
* Intercultural Training, Coaching & Consulting
* Interpretation/Translation
* Bilingual/bicultural PR & marketing support
* Start-up consulting for German companies in the U.S.
* Language tutoring
* Community & Intercultural Relations
* Destination Services

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IOR Global Services

Business Development Manager

At IOR Global Services I held the position of Business Development Manager for the southern and southeastern region of the United States.
IOR Global Services is a Chicago-based provider of intercultural services for the global workforce. IOR 
delivers intercultural management solutions, assessment and cultural competency tools and expatriate support programs (including cultural training, repatriation training, destination services and language 
instruction) to Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies throughout the world. IOR is a Global Performance Consulting business which provides guidance to companies with global presence. IOR responds to client requests with customized programs and innovative services to solve the strategic, technical & tactical 
issues associated with international challenges.

In this newly created position at the company I helped international clients in advancing their global talent.
Accomplishments:
- Supported the needs of IOR’s current clients and oversaw the expansion and development of new 
opportunities for IOR
- Developed and established new business connections for IOR in a previously untapped market
- Introduced IOR to professional networking groups in the Southeast, including the German-American Chamber of Commerce (GACC South), the Metro Atlanta Relocation Council, the Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council, and the Southeastern Regional Relocation Council
- Secured service contracts and/or initiated contacts with several multinational clients, including SNC-Lavalin, Doosan Infracore, Wal-Mart, Provisur, Porsche Cars North America, Hershey‘s, etc.

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IOR Global Services

Destination Services Consultant

Provided destination services for German employees (and their families) relocating to the Chattnooga area for Volkswagen Group of America. Services included home search, school search, daily living advice, banking, utilities, rental furniture, insurance, etc.

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Höferle Consulting

founder & owner

please see details above.

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hoeferle Communications

founder & owner

Owner and founder at hoeferle Communications, a bilingual media services company, founded in 2004 and located in Cleveland, TN.
While focusing on freelance writing, reporting and editing, the company also offers services related to intercultural relations, translation/interpretation (German-English/Deutsch-Englisch).

In addition to working as freelance U.S. correspondent for German trade magazine MusikWoche and its web service musikwoche.de hoeferle Communications has been contracted for projects by publications like Rolling Stone or MusikExpress, by international trade show Popkomm, by German collection society GEMA, and by German music industry trade body Bundesverband Musikindustrie.

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Entertainment Media Verlag (ein Unternehmen von Gruner + Jahr)

Co Editor-in-Chief MusikWoche

MusikWoche is Europe's leading trade magazine for the music industry.
In my position as co editor-in-chief I was responsible for the content production of a weekly print magazine, for several special publications, for different daily PDF-publications (digital delivery) and for the website musikwoche.de.
I represented the magazine and the publishing company at events and trade shows. Establishing and maintaining contacts to executives in all areas of the business was an important part of my duties.
Accomplishments:
- MusikWoche developed into the leading information tool for the music industry and adjacent businesses in GAS
- I helped restructure and expand MusikWoche's vast online database which today serves as a blueprint in the business
- Magazine, database and website reached usage records unseen before in the industry and could maintain their respective levels of editorial standards and distribution/readership long after I left the company.

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Viacom

Producer/Editor at MTV Networks Central Europe

In my position as Producer/Editor at MTV Central Europe I was stationed at the Munich, Germany offices which then served as headquarters for the operation. I was responsible for the creation, production and editing of several TV formats and shows which were filmed at the local studios and/or on-site at several events.

Accomplishments:
- introduction of new formats like Fett MTV or MTV Urban
- successfull implementation of web content in on-air programming

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Universität Passau

-, Political Sciences, American Studies, History

Gymnasium Weilheim

Abitur, English, Chemistry, History