ICUnet – partner
for your success.
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ICUnet is your reliable partner when it comes to international cooperation within companies. We provide you with comprehensive advice, enable you and your employees with a carefree start in the destination country and accompany you on your way to success. A spirit of innovation, the highest quality consultants, intercultural expertise and technical solutions that make life easier are all parts of the ICUnet complete package – for every service we offer.
Our innovative analysis tools make your itinerary efficient, effective and enjoyable.
With our ICUnet Relocation and Global Mobility Services, we offer you a targeted expatriation management that is perfectly adapted to your company and your employees.
Our intercultural qualification ensures an optimal introduction of your employees to new working and living environments and helps to pave the way for successful cooperation in intercultural teams.
Specific collaboration consulting and training supports your company and your employees in the implementation of international teams and in their efficient management.
… and with ICUnet’s intercultural assessments you can record and analyse all performance relevant characteristics and work-related preferences of your employees and hence always assign the best qualified people.
Out of Passau and into the world.
The “three-river city” proudly cultivates its traditions, but also knows how to find recognition on the international stage. Being the incubator, Passau shapes the DNA and history of today’s globally operating ICUnet Group.
Personal Profile Dr. Fritz Audebert
After his primary school years in Eggenfelden, Dr. Fritz Audebert attended the Kurfürst-Maximilian Gymnasium in Burghausen and then trained as a wholesale and foreign trade merchant at Pollozek in Pfarrkirchen. After completing his bachelor’s, he studied administrative economics at the Fachhochschule Hof, after which Audebert worked as office manager at the Simbach forestry office. Inspired by intercultural differences through assignments abroad as a project manager in Ecuador, Colombia, Peru and Brazil, Audebert was one of the first to study language, economic and cultural studies at the University of Passau and then went to Russia for a year as an employee of a German company. After returning to the University of Passau, where he worked as an assistant to Prof. Dr. Klaus Dirscherl from 1996 to 1999, Audebert founded the kuwi netzwerk international e.V. in 1995, which has since become the largest alumni association of a single degree program. He was also involved as coordinator of the study program Languages, Economic and Cultural Studies. After completing his doctorate on the subject of “The Time Factor in International Television Advertising”, he founded ICUnet.AG in 2001 and has been its CEO ever since. He is also chairman of “Impulse für Passau e.V.”, the “Neuburger Gesprächskreis” at the University of Passau, supervisory board member of Caritas für Stadt und Landkreis Passau e.V., advisory board member of the AOK management in Passau and board member of the AOK Bayern. Dr. Audebert is also ambassador of Lower Bavaria, initiator of the annual congress #rethinkeurope and member of juries of several business plan competitions.
Personal Profile Samuel Audebert
Samuel Audebert is Vice President Global Innovation. Together with his team, he manages all global innovation projects – from ideation to market launch. The focus is on systemic and integral organizational consulting, learning & development, data mining and digitization.
He has been supporting icunet for more than 7 years in building up the consulting methodology and developing digital tools and apps.
Samuel Audebert studied economics at the Free University of Berlin alongside years of international experience in Australia.
As founder and partner of a successful marketing consultancy, he manages the marketing and PR department of icunet in addition to the innovation incubator. He holds a Micro Master degree in Design Thinking from the Rochester Institute of Technology and has many years of experience in UX/UI design.
Personal Profile Agnes Schmidt
Agnes Schmidt is Head of Finance at the ICUnet Group. She is responsible for the strategic planning and operational implementation of all finance and controlling processes of the group of companies. Together with her team, she manages the overall budget, tax obligations and corporate accounting of the entire organisation and its subsidiaries.
Agnes Schmidt has extensive management experience in various industries. With her holistic understanding of all operational and strategic topics relevant to corporate management, she complements the ICUnet management team.
Personal Profile Daniel Werder
Daniel Werder is the Managing Director of Global Mobility Services GmbH. He joined the ICUnet.Group in July 2021 as Director of Global Growth and, in November 2021, took over as Managing Director of the Global Mobility division.
Daniel Werder r of Arts degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of Minnesota in the US, and a Master of Arts degree in Communication from Bethel University. He also holds a Global Mobility Specialist, Talent Management (GMS-T®) certification from the Worldwide ERC.
Daniel Werder has over 20 years of experience in leading global sales and operational teams, developing and strategically expanding global, B2B businesses within both the Global Mobility and ecommerce industries, including subject matter expertise in innovative language and cross-cultural services for expatriates.
This extensive Global Mobility knowledge and intercultural know-how on top of extensive expertise in entrepreneurship, business sales strategy and change management gives Daniel Werder a true strategic advantage when positioning Global Mobility Services GmbH for growth across Europe and further afield.
Personal Profile Julia Bindrich
Julia Bindrich is Managing Director of ICU Business Consulting GmbH and responsible for the consulting, training and coaching division. Ms Bindrich has many years of experience in leading international remote teams and has built up new business areas and the ICUnet subsidiary in Shanghai, China, among other things.
As a trained trainer, coach and Agile Transformation Manager, she and her team support ICUnet’s clients in all areas of international cooperation and in the context of diversity, equity and inclusion measures.
Personal Profile Sascha Pringsheim
Sascha Pringsheim is Head of HR, Organization and Processes at ICUnet Group. He is responsible for the strategic alignment of HR processes, recruiting, personnel planning as well as the overall organization and corporate processes. Sascha Pringsheim was born in Passau, Germany, and after graduating from the Gymnasium Leopoldinum, he successfully studied business administration at the University of Passau.
Sascha Pringsheim has extensive management experience, which he gained in a process-oriented company. He has proven his leadership skills in various management positions. His other skills include training as a quality manager and extensive knowledge of regulatory topics (compliance, data protection and risk management).
Personal Profile Mathias Taubert
Mathias Taubert is responsible for Training & Human Resources Development and Business Consulting within icunet. His mission is to support people in developing their diversity and potential in a changing work environment. For this purpose Mathias and his team of 20 employees develop customized solutions in the field of personnel development and consulting. With the systemic-integral methodology, he has been in charge of developing an innovative approach that supports the cultural change in companies in a targeted manner.
Mathias himself has been working for icunet as a trainer and consultant since 2004 and was responsible for setting up the icunet office in Frankfurt. In the meantime, he was sales manager and strategic buyer for bio raw materials in South America and Germany for several years before taking over the management of Business Consulting GmbH in 2018.
Mathias studied languages, business and cultural studies in Passau and speaks fluent English, Spanish and French in addition to his native German.
Personal Profile Stephanie Reckmann
Stephanie Reckmann heads the Global Mobility Business Unit of icunet with a team of 45 employees. Her focus is on operational excellence, digitalization and global mobility strategy & policy transformation.
She brings to icunet extensive experience and expertise from over 22 years of responsible activity in International HR & Global Mobility Management in both corporate and medium-sized structures as well as consulting.
After studying business administration at the University of Passau, she started her career as a trainee at ThyssenKrupp Elevator. In the following years she held various specialist and management positions with a focus on International HR at PwC, Metro, Ferrostaal and Merck, including 15 years as Head of Global Mobility.
Her main responsibilities included the conception of a global mobility strategy and policy, the management of shared service centers, the implementation of outsourcing solutions, global vendor management and responsibility for compliance & governance.
Stephanie Reckmann speaks German and English. She also has basic knowledge of Spanish and French.
Personal Profile Daniel Niebauer
As Vice President Digital Services, Daniel Niebauer is responsible for icunet’s information technology and product development. Mr. Niebauer has been with the company since 2014 and is responsible for the strategic and operational development of software and digital products worldwide, digital transformation and the topics technological innovation as well as process optimization and automation.
During his professional career of more than 15 years in various specialist and management positions in corporations and medium-sized companies, his main tasks included strategic and operational planning, conception, implementation and operation of software products and solutions, development and implementation of strategies in the context of digital transformation as well as the management of local and global development teams including outsourcing and vendor management.
Daniel Niebauer speaks German and English.
A strong team.
Only those who have a strong team will go from success to success in the long run. Over the past 20 years, founder Dr. Fritz Audebert has built up a management team with clear visions and a high level of innovative power – know-how ICUnet customers worldwide benefit from.
Dr. Fritz Audebert
CEO and Founder
Managing Director of ICU Business Consulting GmbH
Head of Finance
Head of HR, Organization & Processes
Global Head of Client Services
Team Lead Relocation Management
Team Lead Global Mobility Services Outbound
Team Lead Global Mobility Inbound
Team Lead Global Mobility Inbound
Location Management Hauzenberg & Team Leader Move Management
Head of Legal Department
Head of Software Development
Team Lead IT Administration
Team Lead Digitalization & Operations
Head of Consultants, Trainers, Coaches & Trainings Management
Head of Sales Strategy & Concepts
Head of Digital Learning
Head of External Trainer Network
Team Lead Strategy Consulting
Our team. Your key to success.
A solid network.
ICUnet has hubs in 7 countries and assists you and your employees with highly trained intercultural experts in 75 countries around the globe.
Take off together – career at ICUnet.
The ICUnet Group is constantly looking for fresh new members for its successful team. You have read this far and want to be part of it? Here you can learn more about the career opportunities.