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Aachen, Germany, 7 October 2021 – Maren Thurow has joined the research-based pharmaceutical company Grünenthal as Head Global Commercial Communication on 1 October 2021. In this newly created role, she will lead the strategic communication for Grünenthals commercial organization and position the company as a leader in pain management. She will lead a team of communicators in Grünenthal affiliates in Europe and Latin America. Maren Thurow reports directly to Florian Dieckmann, VP Global Communication, with a dotted line to Mark Fladrich, Chief Commercial Officer.

Maren Thurow joins Grünenthal from FleishmanHillard, where she served as a Director in the London healthcare team. During her time there, Maren led global communication programmes for some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical brands, coordinating multi-market campaigns to support commercial and business objectives, primarily in the areas of cardiovascular and immunology.

“Maren brings a wealth of experience in strategy and execution of global communication programmes in complex business environments. She has demonstrated the return on investment of strategic communication both at the corporate and brand level. I am looking forward to welcoming her to Grünenthal as we continue to transform the company and the way we do communication”, says Florian Dieckmann, VP Global Communication.”


About Grünenthal
Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in around 100 countries. In 2020, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 bn.


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Florian Dieckmann, Head Global Corporate Affairs & Communication

Florian Dieckmann

Head Global Corporate Affairs & Communication

Grünenthal GmbH

52099 Aachen


Phone +49 241 569 2555