Founder and CEO ,  HMF Group (Germany)

As founder and CEO of the hmf Group, Hardy Förster is the creative head of an innovative group of agencies focused on brands and products throughout the DACH region (D = Germany / A = Austria / CH = Switzerland) and located in Mannheim, Berlin and Zug (Switzerland).

Basically, leading international companies like Bayer, John Deere, Kimberly Clark, PPG, Reckitt Benckiser and Zentiva decorate the list of clients of the hmf Group. Beeing more and more integrated into their clients‘ corporate architecture, the hmf Group develops cross-media solutions based on the follwing success factors: love, creativity and hard work.

During his studies of economics at the University of Mannheim, Hardy Förtser has been successfully working as a copywiriter and conceptioner for well-known agencies. After graduating in Business Administration (focus: marketing, controlling and psychology) in 2002, he consciously decided to start as an independant. In 2006, he founded the hmf Group in Mannheim after earning some valuable experiences on a few small detours.