Human Resources and Management Consulting Entourage is pleased to welcome Merlin Idris and Knut Schwarz to the company. Mr Idris and Mr Schwarz support Entourage as Management Consultants in Life Science.
Entourage, the Munich and Basel-based HR and management consultancy, is expanding its cadre of highly qualified management consultants with Merlin Idris and Knut Schwarz.
Merlin Idris graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Psychology. He followed this with a Master's degree in International Business. Mr Idris has several years of professional experience in the field of data-driven business model innovation and project management with a focus on digitalisation. His core competencies include design thinking, agile and lean methods (Scrum and Kanban) and project management. Merlin Idris supports Entourage as a management consultant.
Knut Schwarz trained as a medical-technical assistant.
During his professional career, Mr Schwarz has worked for renowned pharmaceutical companies and research institutions, both in the operational laboratory area and in clinical, scientific and basic research, as well as in site engineering and IT. His competences include the development of molecular biological methods, development of IT and document management systems and process development and optimisation in the laboratory area under GMP. Knut Schwarz supports Entourage as a management consultant.
Merlin Idris is looking forward to the new projects with Entourage. "Entourage offered me the chance to develop alongside experienced industry professionals. On the one hand, I feel that I can learn a lot here, on the other hand, Entourage offers me the opportunity to contribute myself and my skills."
Knut likes the mix of tasks at Entourage. "Not because it is easy, but interdisciplinary, challenging and diverse. As diverse as the likeable people I get to work with here on varied projects. I met many of my new colleagues at this year's summer party. I believe that the Entourage has a very good mix of professionalism and humanity. I am glad that I chose the company."
Dominik M. Aumer, Managing Partner and founder of Entourage, is pleased about the two new management consultants. "I am very proud that we can welcome two new Management Consultants at Entourage. By strengthening our consulting team, we are responding to the increasing demand of our clients in this market segment."
Short profile Knut Schwarz.
Knut Schwarz trained as a medical-technical assistant at the Philipps University in Marburg.
During his professional career, Mr Schwarz worked for renowned pharmaceutical companies, research institutions and IT companies in an international environment. He has worked for the Human Genome Project, in research and development, technical IT support and site engineering. His long-standing portfolio includes the development of molecular biological methods, laboratory organisation and automation and process development and optimisation under GMP. In addition, Mr Schwarz is experienced in the development of laboratory databases and in the qualification and technical support of analytical equipment.
Knut Schwarz supports Entourage as a management consultant.
Short profile Merlin Idris.
Merlin Idris did a Bachelor's degree in Business Psychology. After that, he did his Master's in International Business. Furthermore, he did two semesters abroad during his studies, one at the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico and one at Berkeley College in New York.
Mr Idris has several years of professional experience in data-driven business model innovation and project management with a focus on digitalisation. His core competencies include design thinking, Agile and Lean methods (Scrum and Kanban) and project management. He has supported consulting projects in the areas of digitalisation, data analysis, HR and IT, among others.
Merlin Idris supports Entourage as a management consultant.
Short profile Entourage.
Entourage is a management and HR consultancy with a focus on pharmaceuticals, medical technology and health care. With the placement of permanent scientific employees and consultants, the Munich and Basel-based company wins experts for the leading life science companies in the DACH region. With Project Consultants, Entourage realises projects for its clients through highly qualified temporary staffing and contracts for work. With the Entourage Task Force (ETF), Entourage bundles selected interim managers and management consultants into a high-calibre consulting unit that implements pharmaceutical and medical technology solution scenarios in consulting projects on an interdisciplinary basis.