Our Team

We are a team with complementary qualifications and experiences.

Through this we generate the necessary synergies which we need for our day-to-day work with our clients.

In the case that added experience is needed, we have a vast network of trusted cooperating partners which we can rely on.

Andreas Klöpzig

Managing Director and Consultant
Accredited TMS-Master Consultant and
Project Management Professional (PMI)
Born 1961
Founder of targo

“Diplom-Mathematiker” (diploma in mathematics)

Working Languages: German, English and French

Studied mathematics and educational sciences in Oldenburg and Montpellier until 1988. Followed by
two years as a freelancing trainer for IT and automation technology.

Eight years of experience working for a technology group in Paris and Düsseldorf as project leader and trainer, as well as the director of personnel development and the in-house training centre. Partner of a consulting company in 1997. Founder of targo Unternehmensberatung in 2000.

“I accompany and consult my clients on the topics of project management and team and leadership development. A main focus is placed on leadership skills and the promotion of suitable personal competencies.”

Petra Simajchl

Office Manager and Project Organisation

"I coordinate all relevant information, projects and schedules within the targo team. My main focus is on conceptual, organisational and administrative tasks and of course all your concerns and requests. As our Managing Director’s right hand I would be happy to provide you with any desired information."

Stephan Ziegler

Consultant and trainer
Born 1986
With targo since 2012

M.A. in Intercultural Humanities
Working languages: German and English

Studied English and Sports Science in Bremen and Carlisle, PA, USA, until 2009. Moved on to study Intercultural Humanities in Bremen, Germany, until 2012.

Ten years of experience in international education management and administration. Thereof four years as head of corporate relations and communications of an international business school.

“I support and advise our clients primarily on the topics of communication, leadership and change management, in particular on dealing with conflict-prone situations, and work in an intercultural context. Furthermore, I support our clients with the development of their high potentials.”

Lea Maria Groß

Consultant and trainer
Born in 1988
With targo since 2016

M.A.: Intercultural Personnel Development
Working languages: German, English

Studies in Personnel and Organizational Development with focus on Industrial Organizational Psychology at FSU Jena as well as International Information Management at the University of Hildesheim.

Professional experience in training, HR development and management of gender equality. Founding member of an association for intercultural personnel development.

“As a trainer I am responsive to different target groups in an individual and flexible way. My focus is, together with short and well-grounded inputs, on methods which enable my attendees to jointly work out their findings. My main areas of concentration are communication, conflict resolution, intercultural cooperation and new work.”

Dr. Catalina Dumitru

Consultant and trainer
Born in 1986
With targo since 2017

M.A. in Psychology and Career Counseling
Working languages: English, German and Romanian

I am a researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the research industry, skilled in HR Consulting, Training and HR Policies; undergoing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program focused on Organizational Behavior Studies at Jacobs University Bremen. My research interests include organizational trust development, challenges of cross-functional teams, and multilevel as well as practice perspectives in organizational theory.

„I am interested in how people work together in cross-functional teams, and how they build trust between themselves and with the leader. In my opinion, this is the key ingredient to achieving successful results.“