Entourage grows. With Management Consultants. In Life Science.

Entourage grows. With Management Consultants. In Life Science.

Munich, July 31, 2019.

Personnel and management consultancy 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, a personnel and management consultancy based in Munich and Basel, is expanding its management team of highly qualified management consultants to include Merlin Idris and Knut Schwarz.
Merlin Idris holds a bachelor’s degree in business psychology. He then went on to earn a Master’s degree in International Business. Mr. Idris has several years of professional experience in data-driven business model innovation and project management with a focus on digitization. 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.
Throughout his career, Mr. Schwarz has worked for renowned pharmaceutical companies and research institutions, both in the operative laboratory area and in clinical, scientific and basic research, as well as in site engineering and IT areas. His competencies include the development of molecular biological processes, the development of IT and document management systems and process development and optimization in the laboratory area under GMP. Knut Schwarz supports the Entourage as a Management Consultant.

Testimonials.

Merlin Idris is looking forward to the new projects with Entourage. “Entourage gave me the opportunity to develop further alongside experienced industry experts. On the one hand I have the feeling that I can learn a lot here, on the other hand Entourage offers me the opportunity to bring in myself and my skills”.
Knut likes the mix of tasks at Entourage. “Not because it’s easy, but because it’s interdisciplinary, demanding and diverse. As diverse as the likeable people with whom I can work on varied projects. I met many of my new colleagues at this year’s summer party. I think that the mixture of professional and human aspects fits very well at Entourage. I’m glad that I decided to join the company.”
Dominik M. Aumer, Managing Partner and founder of Entourage, is delighted with the two new management consultants. “I am very proud to welcome two new management consultants to Entourage. By strengthening our consulting team, we are responding to the growing demand from our clients in this market segment.”

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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 well-known pharmaceutical companies, research institutions and IT companies in an international environment. During his career he worked for the Human Genome Project, in research and development, in technical IT support and in site engineering. His long-standing portfolio includes the development of molecular biological processes, laboratory organization and automation, and process development and optimization under GMP. In addition, Mr. Schwarz is experienced in the development of laboratory databases and in the qualification and technical support of analytical instruments.
Knut Schwarz supports the Entourage as a Management Consultant.

Short Profile Merlin Idris.

Merlin Idris holds a bachelor’s degree in business psychology. He then completed his master’s degree in International Business. He also spent two semesters abroad during his studies, one at 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 digitization. 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 digitization, data analysis, HR and IT.
Merlin Idris supports Entourage as a Management Consultant.

Short Profile Entourage.

Entourage is a management and personnel consultancy focusing on pharmaceuticals, medical technology and health care. The company, which is based in Munich and Basel, recruits experts for the leading life science companies in the DACH region by placing permanent scientific employees and consultants. With Project Consultants, Entourage implements projects for its clients via highly qualified temporary employment agencies and work contracts. With the Entourage Task Force (ETF), Entourage bundles selected interim managers and management consultants into a top-class consulting unit that implements pharmaceutical and medical technology solution scenarios in consulting projects on an interdisciplinary basis.