Dr. Nicole Schwäbe
Executive Vice President Human Resources & Communications

From her academic background in rhetoric to her current activities, Dr. Nicole Schwäbe is devoted to words. At work or in her private life, she is seldom seen without a notepad. She enjoys spending her free time “getting back to basics” at the seaside – preferably on Germany’s North Sea coast.

1975

Born in Newport News, Virginia, USA

1994

"Abitur" (A-Levels/final secondary school examinations)

1994-1995

Nine-month internship abroad, in Milton Keynes, England

2001

Master’s degree in rhetoric and linguistics earned at Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen, Germany

2003

Doctorate at Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen, magna cum laude

During studies
- Various projects (e.g., at a corporate consulting firm)
- Various internships, including in the segments of print (Schwäbisches Tagblatt newspaper), radio (SWF/SWR broadcasters) and TV (editorial support for Nachtcafé program, with Wieland Backes)
- Assistant researcher under Professors Häusermann and Knape in Tübingen

2004

Joined peiker as Head of PR department

2005

Corporate Spokeswoman

2006

Vice President

2008

Head of Human Resources department

2010

Executive Vice President

2011

Department Manager Human Resources & Communications

2012

6 months secondment to Ciudad Juárez as organizational developer for the Mexican plant

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